ISM Membership Types

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“ISM- Philadelphia, Inc. has transitioned to a centralized billing program.

Your renewal notice will now come from ISM, 90 days prior to your expiration date. 

Renewing online is easy. To get started, log in to your account at

New or expired members can join here or contact our ISM Member Services at 480.752.6276 option 8.”

Membership Type ISM National Benefits Annual Fee
Admin Fee
(one time only)
Total Fee
Business Education Series
(Dinner Mtgs) 
Professional Plus Yes $230 $35 $265 Included


Dues Free Memberships Include:

Academician Members: Full-time teachers, research specialists, department head, directors or deans of a college, university, other academic institution whose academic responsibility includes purchasing management or materials management or other related fields or subjects. Academician membership is non-voting. 
Student Member: An undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time in an accredited community college or four-year college or university. Students receive all benefits of membership in ISM and ISM-Philadelphia and are exempted from payments of all dues and fees. Student Membership is non-voting.
Lifetime Member: for persons who have Regular Members for ten (10) years or more, have retired from all regular employment and have been approved for this category by a majority vote of the Regular Members of ISM-Philadelphia. Lifetime members are Regular voting members. Contact the office for information.

Unemployed or Active Military: for persons who have been a member of ISM and are unemployed for six months, excluding first-time membership applicants, provided that the affiliate also waives the affiliate dues. Dues free membership will be extended to those members serving in full-time active military duty for the length of their service, provided that the affiliate also waives the affiliate dues. Members under this class are Regular voting members.