9AM-12:30 PM ET/HKT Stream*

*Streamed twice to accommodate a global audience

Sourcing Journal’s Global Outlook takes a worldview at the ever-evolving landscape. From shipping and logistics to consumer sentiment and outlook, this event shrinks the globe into a digestible understanding. This information-packed virtual conference will cater to our global Sourcing Journal community, providing our readers with an update on what is happening across the supply chain as well as forward-facing projections on what is to come.



Raw Materials: Managing your business amid a challenging economy is difficult enough. Factor in volatile inputs costs, and labor issues and planning becomes near impossible. Find out where these costs are headed and the best ways to mitigate risk and exposure to the unexpected.

Asia Trade Issues: It’s never been more difficult to plan ahead with geopolitical factors in play. The U.S.-China trade war is simmering hotter, concerns about actions in Taiwan are growing by the day, and tangential issues stemming from the Russia-Ukraine conflict have pervaded virtually all aspects of business. This panel unpacks it all, from what to keep an eye on to in the near term to potential unfolding scenarios you may not have considered.

Sourcing Outlook: Get your information straight from the Source. Here from manufacturers working on the ground across the globe to find out what the current state of affairs really in. From labor issues, to payment concerns and run rates and order quantities, these speakers tell it like it is.

Fiscal Foundations: From recessionary woes, to bank failures and a stymied consumer. The outlook looks grim on many fronts. This panel features experts across the financial spectrum to fill you on what they are seeing, how they are counseling their clients and will share best practices that can be applied to your own business.

Logistics Update: They say the supply chain can be a source of differentiation rather than just an added cost. What does that look like in practice? Logistics has become a catch-all for everything that encompasses getting your goods from ideation to consumer. Find out the latest trends in the space from new technology to new systems that add visibility, efficient and (ideally) cut your costs.

Who Should Attend

You are responsible for raw material procurement for your organization

You are a CEO who needs better visibility into your entire operation

You are a logistics officer looking to future-proof your distribution channels

You are an executive trying to navigate potential legislation that could impact manufacturing, production compliance and transportation

You are a sourcing manager at a brand looking to diversify your sourcing supplier map

You are a hiring manager searching for forward thinkers to help propel your business forward

You are a compliance officer who needs to stay up on the latest laws

You are seeking new trade financing options for your business

You are trying to understand what the conflict between China and Taiwan could mean for your business 



Thursday, June 15, 2023
Welcome9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
Panel 19:10 AM - 9:45 AM
Presentation 19:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Panel 210:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Presentation 210:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Panel 311:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Case Study or 1:111:45 AM - 12:10 PM
Presentation 412:10 PM - 12:25 PM
Closing 12:25 PM - 12:30 PM

*Agenda timing subject to change

Audience Benefits

Sourcing Journal provides attendees with exclusive access to:

Inspirational keynotes
Insightful panels
Creative thinkers
Director up to C-suite- digital, ecomm, social media, marketing, digital marketing
The best in emerging trends and technologies

With a program crafted by Sourcing Journal editors to ensure compelling content and dynamic discussion, our events offers endless opportunities for:

Fostering strong business relationships
Generating new areas of business and growth

Connect to an Ideal Industry-Leading Audience


Brands / Retailers


Industry Service Providers


C-Suite Executives, Founders, Partners, Principals


Senior Level Executives, EVPs, SVPs, VPs

Ticket Rates

SUBSCRIBER Early Rate: $199
Standard Rate: $299

*early bird rate ends on April 14

NON-SUBSCRIBER Early Rate: $349
Standard Rate: $399

*early bird rate ends on April 14



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Allix Cowan
Manager, Audience Development


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