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Coupa's Global Impact on Display with Event Series in Asia Pacific

Savings-as-a-Service Leader to host four regional events for customers and executives to exchange best practices for Spend Management

SINGAPORE — October 27, 2015 — Coupa Software, the leader in cloud-based spend management, will host a series of events in Asia Pacific to offer Coupa’s rapidly growing customer base across the region with opportunities to learn, network, and exchange best practices.

The four events bring together experts from Spend Matters, Procurement Leaders, Consus, and Coupa to offer resources, knowledge, and networking opportunities to financial executives and procurement leaders at organizations across the region. The events are scheduled in October and November and will be hosted in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

“Our growth in Asia Pacific is built first and foremost on unparalleled customer success,” said Bryan Tan, Coupa’s regional vice president, Asia. “The events we are hosting provide financial leaders and our rapidly growing Asia Pacific customer base the opportunity to learn from industry leaders, Coupa experts, and senior spend management professionals. Our goal is to help organizations across Asia Pacific achieve the unprecedented spend visibility and savings our industry-leading spend management software enables.”

Thomas Kase, vice president of research at Spend Matters to Host CoupaCONNECT Roundtable

Coupa’s global roadshow, CoupaCONNECT, continues in Singapore on October 28, 2015, with a complimentary roundtable dinner. The event brings together industry leaders from the procurement, IT, and AP sectors to participate in discussions about spend optimization trends and best practices.

This year, the CoupaCONNECT global tour will visit three continents, five countries and 18 cities over a three-month span between September and November. After Singapore, the tour will continue with events in Montreal, Miami, Orange County, Chicago, and more.

In Singapore, Thomas Kase, vice president of research at Spend Matters, will moderate the panel and roundtable discussion from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. SGT Wednesday, October 28 at the Tower Club. He will be joined by executives and industry leaders from across the Asia Pacific region.

Coupa’s Global Leadership on Display at Procurement Leaders Forum 15

Coupa’s customer success and spend management leadership will be on display November 3-4, 2015 at Procurement Leaders Forum 15, the Asia Pacific region’s leading event for procurement professionals. Coupa Vice President of Strategy and Market Development Gabe Perez will present and host breakout sessions at the event.

  • Date: November 3-4, 2015
  • Location: The Westin Singapore
  • Time: Two-day event

A Coupa customer will lead a case study breakout and a roundtable session on November 4, to illustrate best practices and results achieved by bringing spend under management. In addition, Coupa Vice President of Strategy and Market Development Gabe Perez will speak on November 4 on “2016: The Year of the Chief Spend Officer, The Evolution of the CPO.”

The Singapore Forum, hosted by Procurement Leaders, offers procurement professionals the opportunity to hear innovative strategies, participate in deep-dive roundtables, and network with more than 150 senior peers.

Consus to Host Kuala Lumpur CFO Event with Coupa Vice President of Strategy and Market Development Gabe Perez

Coupa partner, Consus, will host an event on November 5, 2015, to bring together key financial executives for a presentation on the intersection of technology and the role of the CFO. Attendees of this cocktail event will include CFOs and CPOs of Top 200 companies in Malaysia.

  • Date: November 5, 2015
  • Location: DoubleTree by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur
  • Time: 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. MYT
  • Consus Sales Director, Madhuri Govilkar, will host Gabe Perez, Coupa vice president of strategy and market development, for an intimate roundtable on best practices for CFOs and financial executives from leading companies in Malaysia.

Coupa Partners with Procurement Leaders Awards to Recognize Innovative Organizations

Coupa has partnered with Procurement Leaders to recognize the best procurement teams in Asia Pacific at an awards event in Singapore on November 14, 2015. The awards provide an opportunity for procurement leaders to network with industry peers, make valuable contacts, and join Coupa in showing support for those leading the way in the industry.

  • Date: November 14, 2015
  • Location: The Westin, Singapore

Organizations shortlisted for the 2015 Procurement Team Award include Axiata Group, DBS, Indus Tower, Kellogg’s, Merck, ST Microelectronics, and WA Health. The winner will be announced at the event on November 14, 2015.

About Coupa Software
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