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Contingent Workforce Professionals/Buyers

Contingent Workforce Professionals/Buyers

SIA’s independent research and analysis, trusted advisory, global news and editorial, inspiring events, recognized industry certification, and unparalleled peer networking deepen competencies around the engagement and management of contingent labor. SIA empowers contingent workforce management professionals and buyers of contingent labor in their workforce programs and practices, allowing them to develop new talent strategies, realize efficiencies, implement cost-savings, and navigate risk.

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CWS Council Membership

CWS Council membership

SIA’s Contingent Workforce Strategies (CWS) Council Membership delivers full access to SIA’s world-class expertise and supports workforce management professionals in achieving new levels of success for their contingent workforce programs.

CWS Council members are served by dedicated analysts, along with an entire team of researchers. Make better informed decisions, validate business models, and address your toughest contingent workforce challenges with the help of SIA’s premier advisors, knowledge, and data.

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SIA’s vast array of research reports, interactive content, up-to-the-minute coverage and more help you understand and address the opportunities, challenges, disruptions and paradigms that are emerging in the rapid evolution of workforce solutions ecosystem, and across the globe. A selection of cutting-edge reports, key findings and topical and timely analyses are immediately available to all contingent workforce professionals.

SIA’s robust collection of research, which further features over 200 new reports annually and includes interactive tools, templates and highly relevant insights focused on the most pertinent aspects of contingent workforce program management, is an exclusive SIA CWS Council Membership benefit.


News & Editorial

SIA’s publications range from our award-winning CWS Global Daily News and weekly CWS 3.0 newsletter to our Who’s Who in the workforce solutions ecosystem recognition lists to our Staffing Stream blog, with varied perspectives from across the ecosystem.

Spotlighting breaking news related to staffing suppliers, contingent work and global labor markets, and covering key trends, regulatory updates and notable personalities and practices of interest to contingent workforce program professionals, SIA’s highly-valued publications are available online to the entire workforce solutions ecosystem on a complimentary basis. 

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Certification & Training

SIA offers one-of-a-kind training and accreditation designed for professionals managing or supporting corporate contingent staffing.

Our Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) accreditations, offered in Contingent Workforce (CW) Program Management and Statement of Work (SOW) Management, set the industry standard for program expertise. Risk management and compliance workshops allow you to assess program risks and improve your risk mitigation strategies. CWS Council member rates apply to all certification and training courses.

Certification and Training


SIA’s renowned global events are a must attend for any professional involved in the management of a contingent workforce program. From Fortune 500 corporations to leading international businesses, attendees at the annual CWS Summit North America and CWS Summit Europe gather to experience new ideas, real-world solutions from actual business cases, and high-impact strategies on the future of contingent labor.

Designed for seasoned practitioners as well as industry newcomers, the CWS Summit is an amazing opportunity network with peers from all over the world and enhance your program. Collaboration in the Gig Economy is a one-of-a-kind conference where tech, talent solutions and suppliers converge to collaborate on strategies and innovations for the evolved workforce of tomorrow.

Buyer Conferences


SIA’s expert-led webinars are designed to help you gain detailed insights into trending topics, newest technologies and latest regional and global developments surrounding the world of contingent work.

Featuring critical perspectives and best practices, this ongoing series covers everything you need to know about talent sourcing models, the future of the extended workforce, top program challenges, VMS/MSP evolution, compliance, innovation, inclusion, and more. Webinars are included in CWS Council Membership.