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Coupa Success Portal

How do I participate in a sourcing event?

  1. Receive an email from the buying organization inviting you to participate in a sourcing event. For example:

  2. Follow the instructions in the email to go to the event.

  3. Accept the Terms and Conditions.

  4. Click on the activated Enter Response button at the bottom of the page to view details of the event.

  5. Click on the My Response tab.

    Depending on the event, you can see one or more of the following sections:

    Section Description

    Files you receive from the buyer or you send back.

    Coupa Sourcing does not support .zip or .exe files for security reasons.

    Questionnaires Questions that the buyer needs you to answer.
    Items and Lots Pricing section.
  6. You have the following options to respond:

    Section Description
    Export to Excel Exports the questionnaires and the items and lots into Excel where you can fill in your response.
    Import from Excel Uploads your response Excel.
    Save Saves your response, but it does not submit it to the buyer.
    Submit Response to Buyer Submits your response. You can change your response before timeout, and re-­submit.
  7. After submitting your response, the "Response submitted to Buyer" notification is displayed on a green bar for approximately 5-10 seconds.
  8. To double-check if your response was received, check the History at the bottom of the page.
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