ISM-Philadelphia, Inc.

A Chapter of the Institute for Supply Management working together to advance the profession of supply management.

Philadelphia's Leading Supply Chain Management Professionals

ISM—Philadelphia, Inc. is a not-for-profit local chapter of Institute for Supply Management®. 

ISM—Philadelphia has served the purchasing and supply management professionals of the Greater Philadelphia area since 1915. The chapter offers seminars and educational meeting programs designed to meet the needs of today’s supply management professionals.

Members of ISM—Philadelphia receive current news and educational articles in a monthly e-Newsletter, local opportunities for networking and professional development, monthly Business Education Series meetings, and seminars.

For more information about ISM—Philadelphia, please visit the Chapter Overview. To view and register for upcoming events, please visit the Education Calendar

If you would like to join ISM—Philadelphia, volunteer on one of our many committees, or if you would like more information on the association’s goals and activities, please Contact Us for more information. 

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Upcoming Events

March

13

2024

Chapter Meeting

ISM-Philadelphia Mini Mega Meeting: Get real about your career

Are You Ready to Get Real About Your Career?

This presentation will take you through the 5-Steps of Lisa Chubinsky’s getREAL Resume Writing and Interview Preparation System™ and teach you the elements of a winning Job Search Strategy.

Location: MANAYUNK BREWING COMPANY in the Upstairs River Club.4120 Main Street, Manayunk (Phila.), PA

Are you a fulltime student? Contact ISM Member Services for special pricing. 480.752.6275 option 8.

Sponsor: 505 ISM—Philadelphia, Inc.
MANAYUNK BREWING COMPANY
Lisa Chubinsky

April

11

2024

MEMBER WEBINAR
Member Only

Quarterly State of Risk Update

Join the executive leaders from ISM and Resilinc as they come together as part of a quarterly series to discuss the latest and emerging risks and disruptions impacting global supply chains. ISM CEO Tom Derry and Resilinc CEO Bindiya Vakil will also provide insights based on respective data and research from both organizations.

Online
Thomas Derry, Bindiya Vakil

Apr-May

29-01

2024

EVENT

ISM World 2024 (In-Person Only)

The ISM World in-person only experience gives you the opportunity to be face-to-face with thought leaders, peers and suppliers and have dedicated time to build your network and expand your knowledge on critical topics impacting the supply management profession. Get inspired by amazing keynotes, interact in engaging breakout sessions and have fun swapping supply chain “wins” (and war stories) in a variety of attendee celebrations and small group experiences.

 

THINK YOU WANT THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS? Consider the ISM World all-access pass. Learn more. Read more about the All Access Pass

Las Vegas, NV

Highlights from the President

Welcome to ISM—Philadelphia!

We are a growing organization of supply management professionals dedicated to educating & enhancing our professional membership.

ISM—Philadelphia offers certification courses for members to earn their Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) certification.  The CPSM® is globally recognized as the gold standard of excellence for supply management professionals & is recognized across multiple industries. 

If you’re not a member of ISM—Philadelphia, please consider joining as a member here. There are many benefits to membership at both a local and global level, including a mix of online & in-person educational offerings throughout the year. 

If you need more information, please Contact Us at office@ism-phila.org or 215.878.3389. 

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Supply Management News & Reports

Waiting for Demand to Land

January 11, 2024
Articles

Inflation is cooling and a recession could be avoided, but motivated consumers are critical to continued U.S. economic growth.

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Your membership in ISM will provide a powerful path to stay connected, engaged, and up-to-date with everything happening in supply management. Serious procurement and supply chain professionals are dedicated to staying in the know about their profession and staying at the top of their game. An ISM membership will provide you with that and more.

More than 100 years of experience speaks for itself – ISM can help you succeed. It's our mission.

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Unlock the Future of Supply Chain & Procurement: Join us at ISM World 2024!

The ISM World Annual Conference is the conference of the year for over 2,000 professionals in procurement and supply chain. This event offers an unparalleled experience, providing cutting-edge education, networking opportunities with industry thought leaders and peers, and the chance to connect with innovative suppliers and discover the latest products and solutions.

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