SPARK by Scout | February 24-25, 2020



What is SPARK?

SPARK 2019 is an experience for forward-thinking CPOs and sourcing leaders who are stepping into a position of prominence and leading their teams with a new tempo. It’s first and foremost a podium for envelope-pushing sourcing leaders who are transforming the way they work and seeking new tools to make commerce faster, less risky, and more transparent than ever before.

Where is SPARK?

SPARK 2019 will take place at the SFJAZZ Center located at 201 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 (click the link for directions.)

What are the conference dates?

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 and Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Will meals be provided at SPARK?

Breakfast, snacks, and lunch will be provided during both event days for all conference attendees.

What is the suggested conference attire?

Business casual attire is appropriate for all functions related to SPARK.


How do I register?

You can register via our registration page.

How much does SPARK cost?

The registration fee for SPARK is dependent on how early you register for SPARK. The full price conference pass price is $395.

How can I make a change to my registration?

Please contact

I have a promo code! How do I apply it to my registration?

Please visit the registration page and fill out the registration form, as you continue to fill out the form you will be prompted to enter your registration code - enter the code into the promo code field and hit “enter.” The discounted total will be reflected in the payment section.

What is the payment policy?

Via Stripe, SPARK accepts the following forms of payment: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Discover, and Diners Club.

What is the cancellation policy?

All request for refunds/cancellations must be received via email at A full refund will be issued if the request is received before January 26, 2019. No refunds will be granted after that date. We reserve the right to decline registration, before or during SPARK.


Is there a special hotel rate?

Thanks for your interest in the SPARK hotel room block at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. We are all sold out of rooms, please see below for hotel suggestions near SFJAZZ:

  1. San Francisco Proper Hotel (15min walk/7 min drive)

  2. InterContinental San Francisco (25min walk/10min drive)

  3. Hotel Zelos San Francisco (25min walk/10min drive)

What is the hotel cancellation policy?

Your booking must be cancelled 72 hours prior to arrival for a full refund.



What should I know about visiting San Francisco?

For information on San Francisco, please check out the San Francisco Travel website.

What is the weather like in San Francisco in February?

The weather in San Francisco in February can range from a low of 48 degrees to a high of 61. Please be sure to pack layers and refer to

Which airports are closest to San Francisco?

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is the closest major airport, a 40-minute BART ride or 25-minute drive to/from downtown. Alternatively, the Oakland International Airport (OAK) is a 35-minute drive via the Bay Bridge and is also accessible by BART.

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