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July 2020 Hospital ISM® Report On Business®

Economic activity in the hospital subsector grew in July for the second consecutive month, say the nation’s hospital supply executives in the latest Hospital ISM® Report On Business®.

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Institute for Supply Management, Inc.® Membership Vote Information

June 12, 2020
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Cast your ballot for the proposed merger of Institute for Supply Management NY, Inc. (ISM-NY) with Institute for Supply Management AZ, Inc. (ISM-AZ). The merger is proposed to improve efficiency and effectiveness of ISM’s operations. The mission, purpose, chapter structure and membership remain the same. All active members in good standing as of June 8, 2020, will receive a ballot to vote on Monday, June 29.

Notice of ISM Annual Membership Meeting

Meeting will be held on August 12, 2020, at 8:30 a.m. MST, 11:30 a.m. EDT, at 309 W. ELLIOT RD., STE. #113, TEMPE, ARIZONA, 85284-1556. Due to uncertainties related to federal, state, and local restrictions on travel and large gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic,  the Annual Membership Meeting  will be held both in person and virtually, through a web-based and telephonic simulcast, allowing members who do not attend the meeting in person to listen to the Annual Membership Meeting and submit questions and comments. Voting by members at the meeting will only be by proxy or by members physically present  at the meeting. If you plan to attend the meeting in person or would like login information for the virtual meeting, please notify ISM a minimum of twenty-four hours in advance by contacting

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A Pandemic Toolkit to Assist In Your Planning

During these unprecedented times, ISM® has developed a Pandemic Toolkit to allow supply management professionals to gain greater visibility and transparency into their existing supply chains, quickly assess risk, and take informed action. Learn more about the toolkit through an informational webinar.

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Upcoming Education

  • August



    The ISM 30 Under 30 Supply Chain Stars is a recognition program that acknowledges young procurement/supply chain management professionals. These individuals are exemplary examples of supply management professionals. 30 Under 30 recognizes and applauds them for their passion, creativity, and contributions to supply chain. Now, in its sixth year, the program selects 30 amazing professionals annually, including a Mega Watt winner. Join the ISM 30 Under 30 Winners in this month-long series highlighting their accomplishments and contributions amidst a global pandemic. Discussion will be led by a 30 Under 30-Megawatt Winner Alum, Jasdeep Sandhu, Director, Strategic Tech Partners, and Innovation at GSK.

  • August



    Join the 2020 Shipman winner, Sue Spence and ISM CEO Tom Derry for this interactive fireside chat discussing how to keep an organization operational during COVID-19. You’ll hear how Sue Spence has kept FedEx operational, how COVID has disrupted airfreight and transportation, and how the economy has been impacted from the FedEx perspective.

  • August



    During this episode, hear from Marcus Lei, Senior Strategic Sourcing Specialist at ADT, Connor Mojo, Contract Specialist at Phillips 66, and Craig Cook Business Planner, Chassis Systems and Body Structures at General Motors Company. Jasdeep will dive into four main topics with these outstanding rising stars: Professional Achievements, Influential Connection, the Future of Supply Management, and a Glimpse into their Future. You will learn what their proudest achievement is, how they value mentorship, what they see is the future of the profession especially during a global pandemic, and lastly what tools and resources help propel them into their professional feature.

  • August



    Join the ISM 30 Under 30 Winners in this month long series highlighting their accomplishments and contributions amidst a global pandemic. Discussion will be led by a 30 Under 30 Megawatt Winner Alum.

  • August




    ISM's Report On Business

    One of the longest running economic indicators in the world is the ISM®’s Report On Business®.

    In fact, you may have recently heard it mentioned on the news or read about the ISM®’s Report On Business®. But have you wondered what it is and what it means or how can it be useful to you and to your organization?

    Well, you are not alone! We are pleased to have ISM’s Director of Research & Analytics, Mr. Paul Lee, present an overview of the ISM®’s Report On Business.® In this webinar, he will sketch out what it is and touch upon ways to utilize the data in your work. From there he will show you how to use it as a macro risk indictor, how to have a birds-eye view of your industry, how it can be used for planning and how it shows indications about commodities. Join us and sharpen your skills!


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