Art of Procurement Acquires Buyers Meeting Point and MyPurchasingCenter

Combining networks and expanding the existing media footprint
By: Art of Procurement
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. - Oct. 31, 2023 - PRLog -- Art of Procurement, a media company focused on the value potential of corporate procurement and supply management, has announced its acquisition of Buyers Meeting Point and MyPurchasingCenter, complimentary content creation and community resource organizations with a similar mission and focus.

The acquisition creates a multi-brand, multi-channel procurement and supply management-focused media organization supported by a community of over 50,000 procurement and supply chain professionals and a back catalog of over 2,500 freely available podcasts, videos, and educational articles.

"We have worked closely with Buyers Meeting Point for many years, and I'm excited by the opportunity to integrate their strong community and content archive as we continue to grow Art of Procurement into the world's largest source of free, high quality inspirational and educational content for procurement and supply chain professionals." said Philip Ideson, Founder and Managing Director of Art of Procurement.

"This acquisition provides the platform for Art of Procurement's growth into adjacent verticals, where we will continue to apply our market leading ideation and content creation processes to help inspire, guide, and advise the procurement leaders of today, and tomorrow."

As part of the acquisition, Kelly Barner, who has owned and managed Buyers Meeting Point since 2009, will be named as co-founder of the combined entities. She has held a role at Art of Procurement since 2017, and currently works as the company's Head of Content and Operations.

"Helping the members of the procurement community achieve their full potential has been my passion since founding Buyers Meeting Point 15 years ago," said Barner. "Bringing these respected brands together in one aligned organization will multiply the impact we can have and significantly increase our reach."

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