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April 18, 2024

New York City

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Building a strong community of higher education professionals

Unimarket's Day of Collaboration is a biennial, one-day, client-driven conference in New York City. It's an opportunity for our global Unimarket community to network, share ideas, and learn from each other.

Gain a deeper understanding of the Unimarket platform, expand your professional network, and be part of our community of like-minded procurement professionals sharing ideas, solutions, and advice.

Day of Collaboration is free to attend for all global Unimarket customers and focuses on pragmatic, hands-on learning. The event has been designed to help you:

  • Learn, share, and collaborate on best practices from your peers
  • Optimize your organization's time-to-value utilizing Unimarket's spend management platform
  • Gain insights into how other Unimarket customers are leveraging our platform

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Many thanks to Touro University who are hosting us at their campus in the bustling heart of New York City.

5 reasons to attend

1. Meet other higher education
procurement experts

Build your professional network with like-minded experts.

2. Learn from other
Unimarket users

Get the most out of the Unimarket platform with advice and tips from our other users.

3. Be part of the conversation

All sessions are interactive and discussion and questions are encouraged.

4. Learn about product enhancements

Get a first look into the new features and functionality we're working on.

5. Have some fun!

We're hosting a social event at the end of the day so everyone can network and enjoy a well-earned break.

Free to attend for all Unimarket global customers!

There is no cost for Unimarket customers to attend the Day of Collaboration, but attendees are responsible for their accommodations and travel to and from New York City. On the day, we will provide you with light refreshments on arrival, a hearty lunch, tea and coffee throughout the day and drinks and finger food at the evening social event.

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Venue and accommodation


Touro University

3 Times Square
New York City, NY 10036


Evening Social Event

Times Square
222 W 44th St
New York, NY 10036


Aliz Hotel Times Square

310 W 40th St, New York, NY 10018

$239/night Unimarket Room Rate


Alicia Montefusco



Conference: 8 AM - 5PM ET
Customer social: 6 PM ET




Breakfast and Registration Check-in

Come early to check-in, grab a seat, and enjoy a light breakfast before we kick off the event.


Welcome to Unimarket Day of Collaboration 2024: Solving the Mystery of eProcurement

Phil Kenney, CEO, Unimarket

Our goal is to collaborate in solving the mystery of eProcurement! Phil will set the stage for an exciting day packed with content and discussions, so all attendees leave the event with clarity instead of chaos. 


Metrics: Facts of the Case

Julie Wetzel, Head of Customer Success, Unimarket

We certainly can’t solve the mystery without the facts of the case!  Julie is going to lead attendees through their actual Unimarket metrics, including key indicators to help uncover areas of improvement. 


Unraveling the Complexity of Approvals

Claudette Stern, Director of Budget and Administrative Services, Hobart & William Smith Colleges 

What’s harder than identifying the approval configuration for your organization?  It’s getting approval to update the configuration later!  Claudette will share her story of how she did a deep dive analysis of the approval process at her organization and used her findings to create a more streamlined approach using data and logic to support her decision. 


Morning Break

Stretch your legs and have a quick break before we jump back in for more collaboration!


Message from Huron Consulting Group

Learn about Huron Consulting and the services they offer to higher education institutions. Big thanks to Huron for sponsoring our breakfast today!


Collaboration Stations

It's time to do some investigation on the case with your fellow Unimarket customers.  Choose three of the Collaboration Stations below to dig deeper into the topic and learn together in a roundtable style discussion.

There will be three 20-minute sessions with a 5 minute transition between sessions to choose your next station.

Optimizing Catalog Usage Month and Fiscal Year End Streamlining Accounts Payable
Blanket Order Usage Approval Configurations Virtual Mailroom
Payments Processing Retrofit Management  

Networking lunch

Enjoy a delicious lunch and some great conversation.


Message from Finexio

Discover what a payments partner can offer to your organization from Finexio. Huge thanks to Finexio for sponsoring our lunch today!


Session 4 - TBD


Becoming a Cost Savings Sleuth

Christopher Rust, Director of Consulting Services, Unimarket

Learn how to finally get to the bottom of tracking the cost savings you are achieving with Unimarket.  Christopher is sharing his experience in practical ways to calculate your cost savings and communicate the value it holds to your organization.


Hidden in Plain Sight: Unimarket Features You Forgot

Dan Mackay, Head of Sales Engineering, Unimarket

We are equipping you with the tools needed to solve the case!  Dan is going to highlight some great features within Unimarket that you may have overlooked.



Afternoon Break

Stretch your legs and have a quick break before we jump back in for more collaboration!


Message from Consolidus

Hear more about how Consolidus can spice up your promotional product offerings and provide great service to your organization. Big thanks to Consolidus for sponsoring our event swag!


Collaboration Stations

Let’s continue along in our investigation with your fellow Unimarket customers.  Choose three of the Collaboration Stations below to dig deeper into the topic and learn together in a roundtable style discussion.

There will be three 20 minute sessions with a 5 minute transition between sessions to choose your next station.

Automation through Integration Procure to Pay Trends Metrics & Analytics
Process Improvements Invoice & Payment Automation Cost Savings Tracking
P-Card Spend Management Product Feedback  

Message from Connection

Take your technology game to the next level with the help of Connection. Huge thanks to Connection for sponsoring our social event this evening!


Undercover Unimarket: What's Coming Next

Justin Gillion, Chief Operating Officer, Unimarket

We’re sharing the insider details of what’s coming next on the Unimarket platform. Justin will be highlighting new features and functionality that are sure to close the case on your eProcurement mystery.


Customer Social Event at Bowlero

Join us for a fun-filled evening of food, drinks, music and games at Bowlero! 

Thank you to our host, Touro University

Thank you to our event sponsors

Have any questions? Need help or more information?

Julie Wetzel - Account Manager & Solution Consultant
p: 443 331 9192
e: julie.wetzel@unimarket.com

Dan Mackay - Head of Sales Engineering, North America
p: 443 345 2801
e: dan.mackay@unimarket.com