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ISM Central Ohio
ISM Affiliate
Committed to create a world-class practice of supply chain management
that drives value and competitive advantage.

ISM Indirect 2017
Las Vegas


  • Hear from top indirect experts including dynamic keynotes

  • Network with indirect leaders and peers

  • Explore effective strategies

  • Discover new tactics and best practices

  • Meet potential partners and suppliers and explore innovations

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    ISM 2018 National Conference


    Registration for ISM2018 is open! Mark your calendars for your trip to Nashville, TN, on May 6-9, 2018.  

    Hear global leaders discuss how to tackle business challenges, giving you takeaways you can implement upon returning to the office. Join more than 2,500 of your peers for three days of learning and networking to help you achieve peak performance.

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    2017 ISM Salary Survey

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    Dinner Meeting
    November 13th


    Leading Practices to Help Suppliers

    Do More for Your Organization

    Presented by Jeffrey Berk

    COO, Performitiv

    Brio Polaris

    This presentation will explore practices that can lead to bottom-line savings and increased performance from your suppliers. Through discussions with procurement and supply chain executives, as well as suppliers and client success teams, Jeffrey has created a short-list of ‘better’ practices that can have your suppliers do more for you.

    • According to research, a focus on supplier management can result in 10% bottom-line performance improvement.
    • Many companies are dissatisfied with supplier performance citing 71% of organizations are ready and willing to switch suppliers.


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    Inside Supply Management

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           Upcoming 2017-2018
             Dinner Meetings

    Month Date Topic
    Nov. 13th Leading Practices for Suppliers
    To Do More
    Feb. 12th Coming Soon
    Mar. 12th Joint Meeting with APICS and CO-OPP:  
    Surviving Change @J. Liu's Worthington
    Apr. 9th Coming Soon
    May 14th Coming Soon


    ISM Central Ohio
    Scholarship Programs

    Two scholarship programs available.

    • The first is for current ISM Central Ohio members interested in obtaining their CPSM and CPSD certifications. 

    • The second is to any student currently enrolled in a central Ohio university pursuing a supply chain undergraduate or graduate degree. 

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