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BOSTON, MA, October 17, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The American Purchasing Society, Denali Group, Procurement Academy, and ThomasNet all recognize the value of working with an organization dedicated to the education and advancement of all procurement professionals. The successful reception of the Buyers Meeting Point sponsorship program validates Buyers Meeting Point's value proposition and trusted role in the procurement community.
Buyers Meeting Point serves as a facilitator and a filter for procurement professionals at all levels, helping them wade through the large volume of content, events and resources available to them and make decisions about where to invest their scarce development time. Having sponsors allows Buyers Meeting Point to serve the procurement community in this capacity at no charge to individuals or their companies.
"We pride ourselves on being an objective resource for our audience," said Buyers Meeting Point Co-founder and co-owner Cindy Allen-Murphy. "While we do have marketing interests, we will not exclusively represent any one focus area. We have always been very clear about separating our opinions from facts and will continue to do so, particularly as relates to our sponsors."
Buyers Meeting Point welcomes inquiries from interested sponsors and partners interested in expanding their global visibility by becoming a sponsor for only $250 annually. "We display the logos of all our sponsors on our site to encourage patronage from our diverse group of followers," said co-owner Kelly Barner. "We take pride in our association with organizations serving the procurement community and take every opportunity to maximize the impact of the news and events that affect our audience."
For the details on becoming a sponsor, visit http://buyersmeetingpoint.com/sponsorbmp2012
About Buyers Meeting Point's new sponsors:
American Purchasing Society
The American Purchasing Society is a professional association of buyers and purchasing managers, and is dedicated to the elevation of the purchasing function in business. The Society was the first organization to establish certification for buyers and purchasing professionals. For more information visit, http://www.american-purchasing.com.
Since 1996 Denali Group's innovative solutions have helped Fortune 1000 companies transform organizational capabilities, improve execution efficiencies, increase spend under management and accelerate time to savings year over year --- they do what is necessary to drive procurement's value. Denali Group offers four service lines to ensure value across the procurement landscape: Denali Consulting - helping companies to transform Procurement and optimize supply chains; Denali Sourcing Services - providing outsourcing solutions for sourcing and procurement; Denali Intelligence - providing companies with subscription and custom supply market intelligence; and Denali Recruiting & Staffing - helping companies with their procurement and sourcing staffing needs. For more information, visit http://denaliusa.com.
Procurement Academy focuses on procurement competency development rather than on a single ad-hoc training. Following an online assessment, buyers receive Personal Development Plans (PDPs) that highlight strengths and gaps. The basis of your Academy will be a unique style of "High Impact E-learning" courses designed to be engaging and to have a similar effect to classroom learning. To discover our extensive range of strategic, tactical and operational courses or to take one of the 60 demos and discover why blue chip companies such as Siemens, BASF, Carlsberg, Baxter as well as national procurement associations are using our courses, visit http://www.procurement-academy.com/.
ThomasNet.com is industry's leading free platform for supplier discovery and product sourcing of MRO, OEM and other products and services needed by industrial, manufacturing, commercial and institutional businesses. Find multi-page profiles on over 610,000 trusted manufacturers, distributors, MRO providers, and custom services that can be selected by category, certification, ownership, location, and UNSPSC codes. Source over 100 million products with new parametric search technology powered by a proprietary classification system. And use the free RFP Manager that integrates the supplier database and allows you to send and track RFPs seamlessly in a single, secure interface. For more information visit, http://www.thomasnet.com/.
For a complete list of Buyers Meeting Point's sponsors, visit: http://buyersmeetingpoint.com/about-us/our-partners
About Buyers Meeting Point
Buyers Meeting Point is an online knowledge and professional development resource for procurement and supply management professionals. Our mission is to support overburdened professionals by making information accessible - by centralizing access to resources on our site, by digesting content and evaluating sources looking for the highest quality information, and by making sure all our coverage is done clearly and simply with no presupposition of pre-existing knowledge or experience. There is a world of information available to you and our site and resources provide an avenue for you to gain market knowledge and expertise from others and to apply them where appropriate for your business. Watch our news articles and blog postings for information on webinars, solutions, research reports, publications and whitepapers being discussed by your colleagues. Make sure you get a well-rounded perspective on procurement by reading our Flip Side content featuring "The Sales Guy". We are convinced you will find something among our resources to assist you with your current challenges. For more information, please visit www.buyersmeetingpoint.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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