2019 Seminar Fees

Early Bird Registration*

Registration begins in December for the 2019 Purchasing Seminar.  The early bird discounted registration ends May 1, 2019.


First attendee: $1,325

Additional attendees: $1,200


Registration after May 1, 2019*


First attendee: $1,525

Additional attendees: $1,400


Optional Sunday Session: $425

This add-on gets you in to the Sunday session on Market Fundamentals. Market Fundamentals is a primer on ingredient buying for beginners or veteran purchasing executives brushing up on their skills.


Evening Only Cocktail Receptions: $425

Evening only option is available with a full time attendee registration only (1 for 1 per company).



One copy of the Purchasing Seminar book per registered attendee.



  • Cocktail Reception - Palmer House Hilton


  • Breakfast - Palmer House Hilton
  • Monday Morning Purchasing Seminar Session
  • Lunch - Palmer House Hilton
  • ​Monday Afternoon Session & Breakouts
  • ​Cocktail Reception - Palmer House Hilton



  • Breakfast - Palmer House Hilton
  • Tuesday Morning Purchasing Seminar Session



Hotel, transportation & meals (other than those listed above) are not provided by the Purchasing Seminar.


Make Checks Payable to:  Sosland Publishing Company

Mail Checks to:

Sosland Publishing Company

4801 Main Street

Suite 650

Kansas City, MO 64112



Full refunds up to the amount paid will be issued as long as the cancellation notice is received by

May 1, 2019.


*Cancellations after the cutoff date will receive a credit. This credit is only applicable for the next year's seminar.


Hotel Registration

The 2019 Purchasing Seminar will take place at the historic Palmer House Hilton in downtown Chicago.  Located in Chicago's theatre and financial district, the Palmer House Hilton is the oldest continuously operating hotel in North America.  Just one block away from Millennial Park and the Art Institute of Chicago, the Palmer House Hilton is also in close proximity to many Chicago restaurants and attractions.


Palmer House Hilton: p. 1-800-HILTONS (445-8667)




Each seminar attendee will receive a perfect bound 4-color program book. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the 2-day event, complete with maps, schedules and speakers' PowerPoint presentations. Each attendee will receive only one copy of the Purchasing Seminar book.



When you check in, either Sunday evening or Monday morning, you will be given your book and a badge that allows you access to the Seminar events.

2019 Seminar

Attendee Impressions


Sosland Publishing Company, 4801 Main St. Suite 650, Kansas City, MO 64112, (816) 756-1000 or toll free at (800) 338-6201