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CAPS Research is the leading B2B non-profit research center serving supply management leaders at Fortune 600 and Global 1000 member companies. 

Our unbiased and in-depth research maps out the future of the function, benchmarking helps you chart your course, and our global networking events create the peer-to-peer connections that clear your path to transformation.

CAPS membership benefits & levels

All our offerings past and future are completely sales-free and consultant-free. Membership gives your entire supply management group access to the benefits below

Membership Levels Premier Preferred Benchmarking
Annual membership $25,000 $17,000 $8,000
Grants access to select CAPS resources and services for your entire group Companies of $3B+ annual revenue Companies of $3B+ annual revenue Companies of $1B-3B annual revenue
CAPS Library
30 years of benchmarking reports, and event presentations
Benchmarking reports only
Monthly news on research releases, survey opportunities, upcoming events
CAPS Connect
Biweekly member-only insights and takeaways
CAPS Stats
Biweekly infographic featuring timely, relevant metrics
Research reports
Leading topics in supply management
Priority for case study input and full access Full access to reports  
Research Pipeline Meeting
Annual meeting to drive practitioner-focused research topics and initiatives
Priority invitation to 2-3 team members Invitation for 1-2 team members  
Leading-topic surveys
Value-driven metrics and reports on savings, spend, ROI, suppliers, etc.
Full access and priority for custom breakouts Full access and custom breakouts Full access and custom breakouts
Industry-specific surveys
Topics relevant to your industry
Benchmarking requests
Topics requested by member companies
3 requests/year, access to results 1 request/year, access to results  
Best practices teleconference
CAPS facilitated calls on a specific topic with other relevant member companies
Priority requests  
Voice of the Supplier
Custom survey of up to 1,000 suppliers
$8,000 fee $10,000 fee $10,000 fee
CPO Roundtable
Exclusive to CPO/SM Executive Leader
Complimentary for senior leader Complimentary for senior leader  
Supply Management Roundtables
Choice of global events in North America, Asia, and Europe
2 complimentary seats included ($3,400 value) Registration fee applies  
Critical Issue Events
1-day deep dive on a topic you select and co-host the event
Co-host priority; complimentary attendance Complimentary attendance  
Supply Management webinars
Member-only webinars and Q&A with our expert speaker
Industry group meetings
Focus on industry topics, give input on industry-specific surveys

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