ISM-Kansas City, Inc.

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

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ISM—Kansas City is a chapter of The Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) which exists to educate, develop and advance the purchasing and supply management profession. ISM is a progressive, not-for-profit association with a mission to provide national and international leadership in purchasing and materials management, particularly in the areas of education, research and standards of excellence.

Through various resources and a network of more than 65 chapters, ISM provides opportunities for expansion of professional skills and knowledge.

We invite you to join us at an upcoming meeting and learn more about the benefits of membership.

Upcoming Events!!!

March Madness: Who LOVES March Madness??? ISM-KC does!! We have created March Madness bracket for our fellow members and non-members to participate in. The winners will be announced at our April networking event with their winnings. You must be there IN PERSON in order to receive your winnings. So, come one and all and join ISM-KC in our fun filled March Madness! 

April 2024: Ready to have some fun with ISM-KC Board Members? Keep an eye for a fun and laughter event with fun announcements that will play apart from our March Madness special event!

Upcoming Events

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

July

18

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

Highlights from the President

Hello ISM—Kansas City,

As we wrap up summer, your ISM—KC board has been hard at work planning our first event of the fall season for early October.  Please check your email or ISM—KC website for details.

Please note ISM—Kansas City will be migrating from our stand alone system to the ISM Global platform for the website.

For ISM—Kansas City to continue to thrive and be strong, we need your help. Please consider becoming a board member.

Please reach out to me via email at Joel.Johnson10@gmail.com or 913.526.1075.

Thank you,

Joel Johnson
President, ISM—Kansas City

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Supply Management News & Reports

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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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