ISM-Wichita, Inc.

A Chapter of the Institute for Supply Management working together to advance the profession of supply management.

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ISM—Wichita, Inc. is a local chapter of Institute for Supply Management®.

With ISM—Wichita you will have the opportunity to network with professionals in your area or region, to develop your leadership potential, to cultivate your communication skills, and to take advantage of unique educational opportunities offered on the local level. Move forward in your career and join supply management professionals around the world who utilize ISM's unique membership benefits. Invest the time and the effort to become the best you can be and confidently enter the future better equipped to face the challenges that await you.

Upcoming Events

Apr-May

29-01

2024

EVENT

ISM World 2024 (In-Person Only)

The ISM World in-person only experience gives you the opportunity to be face-to-face with thought leaders, peers and suppliers and have dedicated time to build your network and expand your knowledge on critical topics impacting the supply management profession. Get inspired by amazing keynotes, interact in engaging breakout sessions and have fun swapping supply chain “wins” (and war stories) in a variety of attendee celebrations and small group experiences.

 

THINK YOU WANT THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS? Consider the ISM World all-access pass. Learn more. Read more about the All Access Pass

Las Vegas, NV

July

18

2024

MEMBER WEBINAR
Member Only

Quarterly State of Risk Update

Join the executive leaders from ISM and Resilinc as they come together as part of a quarterly series to discuss the latest and emerging risks and disruptions impacting global supply chains. ISM CEO Tom Derry and Resilinc CEO Bindiya Vakil will also provide insights based on respective data and research from both organizations.

Online
Thomas Derry, Bindiya Vakil

Anytime

MEMBER WEBINAR
Member Only

Drive Cost Savings with Commercial Real Estate Negotiating Tactics

Businesses are facing numerous financial challenges today. Whether it’s rising wages or borrowing costs, or declining revenues, the current environment is not for the faint of heart. With commercial real estate a top expense for most businesses, please join Jonathan Keyser and Brian Uretzky as they provide strategies and negotiating tactics to help office and industrial space users maximize savings today.

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Highlights from the President

Hello members and wishing you a happy spring season!

Hope you all are doing well in this second month of the new year. I have just trained myself to write 2024. We are busy planning and preparing for the March training event. Mark your calendar and plan to spend the day with us on March 21st at Wichita State Woolsey Hall, Fidelity Bank Ballroom.


Join us early for networking and breakfast and a day filled with presentation relevant for today supply chain needs and interests for the future.


Registration information will be out soon. Please register quickly so we can get an accurate count to accommodate.


I am looking forward to seeing you there.

 

We are always looking for volunteers to join our Board of Directors and if you are interested or know of someone, please Contact Us.

Dane Dillon, MBA, DTM
ISM—Wichita, President

Please visit Chapter News for the full President's Message and Newsletters.

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Supply Management News & Reports

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January 11, 2024
Articles

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Your membership in ISM will provide a powerful path to stay connected, engaged, and up-to-date with everything happening in supply management. Serious procurement and supply chain professionals are dedicated to staying in the know about their profession and staying at the top of their game. An ISM membership will provide you with that and more.

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Unlock the Future of Supply Chain & Procurement: Join us at ISM World 2024!

The ISM World Annual Conference is the conference of the year for over 2,000 professionals in procurement and supply chain. This event offers an unparalleled experience, providing cutting-edge education, networking opportunities with industry thought leaders and peers, and the chance to connect with innovative suppliers and discover the latest products and solutions.

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What Is Supply Chain Management?

This Simplilearn video provides a summary of Supply Chain Management to offer a general understanding the field.