(FRAMINGHAM, MA) January 28, 2019 – Peerless Media and SCMR announce the launch of the NextGen Supply Chain Conference, the premier educational conference for senior-level SCM professionals that answers the question: “What’s next in supply chain management?”

The two-day conference will take place at the iconic Chicago Athletic Association, now a top-rated hotel, on April 16-17 and feature educational sessions and a small booth exhibit. More than 200 senior-level supply chain, operations, procurement and corporate executives will attend the inaugural event on downtown Chicago’s Magnificent Mile.

The NextGen Supply Chain Conference is the only conference exclusively dedicated to preparing senior-level supply chain professionals, those with significant influence over their companies’ domestic and global supply chain operations, for the new technologies and processes that will have the most transformative impacts on their supply chains.

“Our NextGen Supply Conference has brought together more than 20 industry leaders on our advisory board to create cutting-edge technical sessions,” said Brian Ceraolo, president of Peerless Media. “The NextGen Supply Chain Conference will focus on the emerging supply chain technologies shaping and powering tomorrow’s supply chains—including how those technologies are being applied to supply chain processes today and will be applied tomorrow.”

The NextGen Supply Conference will offer nearly a dozen keynotes, sessions and panel discussions on Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Robotics. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with peers, consultants, academics and leading providers of supply chain solutions. View the agendapresenting companies and speakers.

Sponsors for the event include: Honeywell Intelligrated (Diamond sponsor and exhibitor); Association for Supply Chain Management (Platinum sponsor); IDC (Silver sponsor); and Dematic and WISE Systems (Associate sponsors and exhibitors) 6 Rivers Systems (exhibitor)….more to be announced soon.

About Peerless Media

Founded in 2010, Peerless Media is the leading provider of independent business content and information serving the supply chain, logistics, materials handling and design engineering industries. Through our flagship brands (Logistics Management, Modern Materials Handling, Supply Chain Management Review, Material Handling Product News, Supply Chain247.com, MaterialHandling247.com, Digital Engineering, and DigitalEngineering247.com), we offer unparalleled B2B coverage via publications, Websites, newsletters, conferences, and research. Visit peerlessmedia.com