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Monday 14 - Tuesday 15 October 2024

Join us in Atlanta for World Commerce & Contracting's 2024 Americas Summit where we explore our theme for the year, Contracting for Outcomes: uniting process, technology, and skills



Join us in Atlanta, USA

14-15 October 2024


Explore the cutting-edge landscape of contract management at the WorldCC's Americas Summit in 2024, set in the vibrant and innovative city of Atlanta. Get ready to embark on a journey of inspiration, enlightenment, and empowerment as you engage with influential figures in the field, visionary thinkers, and like-minded professionals from our international community.
Event highlights
  • Keynote presentations
  • Panel discussions
  • Case studies
  • Interactive workshops
  • Networking opportunities
  • Speed tech demo

Key themes
  • AI adoption and challenges
  • Contract drafting and negotiation
  • Balancing technology and society
  • Agile and relational contracting
  • Outcome based contracting
  • Negotiation skills
  • AI tools
  • Sustainable contracting practices
 Ticket includes
  • Two-day entry to the Summit
  • All food and drinks, including a drinks reception on the evening of the 13th
  • 12 CPD points

Member ticket: $1295

Non-member ticket (includes one year membership to WorldCC): $1495

Group of 5 of more: special rates apply, contact to find out more.

Methods of Payment
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We have a stellar agenda in-store that is guaranteed to inspire, inform, and empower you as you connect with industry leaders, thought innovators, and fellow professionals from around the globe.

This year we are running three tracks, so no matter your skill set or experience level, WorldCC's 2024 Americas Summit is a beacon for the contracting community from across the region. It is set to be an inspiring convergence of cutting-edge technology, innovative contract management strategies, and forward-thinking perspectives.

track 3
track 2

Operational Excellence Track

Designed for professionals looking to enhance their day-to-day operations. This track provides practical skills and insights to immediately enhance, upgrade, or transform daily operations for more effective contract management.

Gain a toolkit of operational skills that will have a direct impact on day-to-day work, ensuring tangible improvements and operational success.

Strategic Value Track

From navigating global trends to mastering innovative practices, his track offers strategic leaders a high-level perspective on contracting, covering adaptability, transformation, relationships, team-building and more.

Gain foresight to shape the future of contracts and strategically position your organization for long-term success.

Professional Development Track

This track focuses on leadership, career growth, communication skills and handling difficult conversations. It goes beyond technical skills to address the interpersonal and leadership abilities needed for career advancement and fulfillment.

Gain valuable skills and strategies for handling difficult conversations, CV writing, and the crucial skill of effective communication.


Roy Anderson Follow me on LinkedIn

Senior Procurement Advisor
Glynt. AI

Lita Bollimpalli Follow me on LinkedIn

Associate General Counsel

Hal Bretan Follow me on LinkedIn

Contract Standards Executive in Residence
World Commerce & Contracting

Larry Bridgesmith Follow me on LinkedIn

Strategic Advisor, Guardrail Foundation; Adjunct Professor, Program on Law & Innovation Coordinator
Vanderbilt Law School

Leslie Pierce Connor Follow me on LinkedIn

Associate general counsel
Adzerk Inc. dba Kevel

Tim Cummins Follow me on LinkedIn

World Commerce & Contracting

Leandro Doca Follow me on LinkedIn

VP, Head of CCM for Americas

Sheila Dusseau Follow me on LinkedIn

Head of Global CLO Operations & Innovation
Ferring Pharmaceutical

Laurie Ehrlich Follow me on LinkedIn

Founder and Chief Strategist

Janice Ellingsworth Follow me on LinkedIn

Group Head of Contract Management

Adam Ferree Follow me on LinkedIn

Senior Director- Merchandising, eCommerce & Negotiation Capability

Milva Finnegan Follow me on LinkedIn

Contracts Manager & CEO
Karhu, LLC

Sally Guyer Follow me on LinkedIn

Global CEO
World Commerce & Contracting

James Hawkins Follow me on LinkedIn

Associate Partner and Senior Director

Keld Jensen Follow me on LinkedIn

Author, Negotiation Strategist & Professional Speaker

Ceah Justice Follow me on LinkedIn

Head of Global Employee Engagement (RTX Diversity, Equity & Inclusion)

Jenifer Lampi Follow me on LinkedIn

Negotiation Strategy Advisor and Coach, Former Accenture

Mari Le Coche Follow me on LinkedIn

Director Contract Management
Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp

Ashley Miller Follow me on LinkedIn

General Counsel, Financial Services, N. America & Head of Legal Operations, N. America

Serge Milman Follow me on LinkedIn

Managing Partner
Sourcing Advisors Group

Sharon Morris Follow me on LinkedIn

Group Regional Head, APAC
World Commerce & Contracting

Stewart Prizeman Follow me on LinkedIn

Regional Sales Head - North America
World Commerce & Contracting

Jerry Silber Follow me on LinkedIn

Senior Legal Advisor,; Legal Consultant
Frontier Internet

Philippa Smith Follow me on LinkedIn

Division Manager, Contracts & Field Management
BC Hydro

David Tollen Follow me on LinkedIn

Tech Contracts Academy & Sycamore Legal

Rod Wade Follow me on LinkedIn

Vice President, Contract Management & Procurement
MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc.

Greg Williams Follow me on LinkedIn

The Master Negotiator & Body Language Expert
The Master Negotiator

Robert Zafft Follow me on LinkedIn

Founder, Ethics Expert and Keynote Speaker, Executive Leadership Developer, Author
The Right Way to Win LLC

 Book your stay

Don't forget to book your accommodation!
As always, we've secured a number of rooms at a special rate for Summit attendees, for the conference hotel, The Westin Buckhead Atlanta.

To book your discounted group rate at The Westin Buckhead Atlanta, book online here.

Further information on the conference venue can be found here.
Westin lobby

If that's not enough to draw your attention, here is why you should attend...

Enhance your expertise: Immerse yourself in cutting-edge insights, trends, and best practices that will elevate your knowledge in contract management.

Expand your network: Make valuable connections with experts, influencers, and peers who share your enthusiasm for contract management, opening doors to collaborative opportunities.

Global insights: Gain a worldwide perspective on contract management practices, drawing from diverse cultures and industries to enrich your skill set.

Fuel innovation: Participate in interactive sessions, workshops, and discussions designed to ignite innovative approaches to contract management, allowing you to push boundaries creatively.

Stunning venue: Enjoy the blend of learning and leisure in the vibrant city of Atlanta, where culture harmoniously meets innovation.

Learn from the best: Engage with our lineup of inspirational keynote speakers who will challenge your perspectives and inspire new ways of thinking in contract management.

Embrace technology: Stay at the forefront of the field by discovering the latest technological advancements reshaping contract management processes, ensuring you remain competitive.

Unlock growth potential: Whether you're a seasoned professional or just embarking on your career journey, uncover growth opportunities tailored to your specific career stage, ensuring your continuous advancement.

Special thanks to our Event Partners!

Cobblestone Software
Sirion NEW

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Americas Summit 2024 Prospectus

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Please leave your details below to access our prospectus on Sponsorship Opportunities for WorldCC's Americas Summit, and a member of our events team will be in touch.

Feedback from Americas 2022 Summit in Phoenix

I just had to express my thanks for one of the best conferences I have attended in my career. The content, the speakers, the was so relevant and applicable to what we are all facing right now. I know the work put into planning one of these is astronomical, so my gratitude is endless!

2022 Americas Summit Attendee

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A Memorable Experience
"Not only were the sessions informative and beneficial in my development both professionally and personally, but I walked away with new friendships. Thank you to all involved in making this a memorable experience."
A Seamless Mix
"It was a seamless mix of hard skill discussions with practical soft skill considerations from speakers... Looking forward to the next one"
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