A Legacy of Leadership

For a career of firsts in areas like technology and sustainability, as well as unlocking the potential of a family tree of executives, Tony Milikin, MBA, is honored with the 2024 J. Shipman Gold Medal Award.
 

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Celebrate the profession with this issue of Inside Supply Management®. Discover Tony Milikin, MBA, recipient of the J. Shipman Gold Medal Award. Learn about the ISM® 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars and the promising R. Gene Richter Scholars.

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Notice is given that the Institute for Supply Management, Inc. (ISM) Annual Membership Meeting will be held on September 5, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. PDT at the Archer Hotel Napa in Napa, CA, USA. At any meeting of the members, every eligible member may vote either in person or by proxy. Each such proxy should be files electronically with the Secretary before or at the time of the meeting.

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  • May-Sep

    02-22

    2024

    The ISM World all-access pass combines the best of both worlds. You get the in-person experience and the time to dedicate to networking, supplier discovery and the specific supply management breakout sessions you select to attend onsite. In addition, you get 90-day access following the conference to a library of the breakout sessions you may have missed or would like to watch again. It’s the ultimate package extending your conference education beyond the live event to maximize your value.
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    18-19

    2024

    Your suppliers are your organization's lifeblood, and to be successful, you need them to be on the same page as you to accomplish common goals and objectives. This Guided Learning course will introduce you to the discipline of supplier relationship management (SRM). Designed with today's busy professional in mind, this course will help you to plan and manage your supplier interactions effectively for better outcomes. You will have 60 days access after the last day of the course.

    Joseph P. Gallagher, CPSM, C.P.M., A.P.P.
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    24-25

    2024

    Category managers assess demand for a product or service across the organization. The goal of category management is to find innovative ways to reduce cost and increase the competitiveness of the enterprise, not always an easy task. This supply management course will put you on the fast-track to using spend analysis and proven category management techniques to their full advantage. Leave equipped with new skills to excel in your role. During the two days, there will be ample time to participate in practical exercises utilizing new tools and methods to put to immediate use in your job.

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    31

    2024

    Accurate supplier diversity data makes a serious impact on the success of a responsible sourcing program. Join Supplier.io and IBM to hear how implementing better data and best practices helped one organization increase diverse spend by over 100%.

    In this webinar you’ll learn:
    1. Insights into supplier diversity data
    2. Best practices for measuring and tracking diverse spend
    3. Tips on how one organization doubled diverse spend with better processes
    4. Using data to engage your business stakeholders

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    05

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    Join us for an exclusive webinar as we unveil the groundbreaking alliance between ISM and Kloopify, a leader in sustainable procurement technology. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in the evolution of supply chain management, combining ISM's industry expertise with Kloopify's cutting-edge data analytics platform.

     

    In this 60-minute session, you'll discover:

      • The vision behind the ISM-Kloopify alliance and its potential to transform sustainable procurement practices.
      • How Kloopify's data-driven solutions complement ISM's best practices and standards.
      • Real-world case studies showcasing the impact of this integrated approach on supply chain sustainability and efficiency.
      • Practical strategies for implementing these innovative tools in your organization.
      • The future of sustainable procurement and how this alliance will shape industry trends.

     

    Exclusive Offer: The first 5 attendees to sign up for a pilot of Kloopify will receive the pilot for free!

     

    Kloopify’s leader will share insights, answer your questions, and provide a live demonstration of the integrated solution.

     

    Whether you're a procurement professional, sustainability officer, or supply chain manager, this webinar will equip you with the knowledge and tools to drive meaningful change in your organization's procurement practices.

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