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Welcome to ISM-Philadelphia

One of the nation’s largest and most active ISM affiliates!

ISM-Philadelphia has served the purchasing and supply management professionals of the Greater Philadelphia area since 1915. The local association is a not-for-profit professional educational association, affiliated with the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) and offers seminars and educational meeting programs designed to meet the needs of today’s supply management professionals. Read more...



   A Message from the President...   

We are living in challenging times, the novel COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic has impacted everyone’s lives and we are now learning how to pivot, realign, and adjust to the new normal.  The health and safety of our members and community is ISM-Philadelphia’s primary concern. There are several measures we are currently taking to ensure we manage to safely get through this fluid situation by continuing to serve our members and community with invigorating and efficient educational programs and networking opportunities.

In order to remain safe and consistent with our mission, we will continue to provide educational opportunities and resources to our members, virtually. In September we brought you, Member Benefits, where our very own Jim Moran (Board Treasurer/Secretary) shared the value and benefit in being a ISM-Philadelphia Member,  how to navigate our ISM webpage, board committee opportunities, and Board Member perspectives on being a board member. In October we joined forces with other Supply Chain Organizations - PAN-APICS, TCP, WERC, CSCMP-Philadelphia Roundtable and lifted off with a wonderful Mega-Meeting Presentation by Dr. Langley. 

The September and October events kicked off our virtual learning adventure.  As we approach the holiday season, we are looking to continue that virtual adventure with Supply Chain in Academia and our CPSM Micro Learning Sessions in November. Then we will end the year with the impact of COVID-19 on Supply Chain and Supplier Diversity and a virtual member engagement event - Sip, Mix, and Celebrate with ISM Philadelphia colleagues.

For full event details, please be sure to visit our events calendar and register!

We look forward to seeing you virtually, continue to be safe and well during this time.

Thank you.

Erica Patterson, DM
President, ISM-Philadelphia

NEW! Introducing our Refreshed Member of the Year Campaign!

The official Nomination Form can be found here. The 2019-2020 Member of the Year will be recognized at our June dinner meeting. Questions, please contact us at [email protected]

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Welcome New Members

Amy Datil, Dupont
Andrea Krzyzanowski, Dupont
Katherine Stamper, Novo Nordisk Inc
Michael Talaber, Lockheed Martin

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