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




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.

Thomas Derry, Bindiya Vakil


Member Only

Complying with a Time-Sensitive Canadian Supply Chain Act

Canada’s Fighting Against Forced Labor and Child Labor in Supply Chains Act (S-211) went into effect January 1, 2024. If you sell products into Canada, your company may be required to comply and submit comprehensive supply chain reports by May 31, 2024. Join this interactive webinar with a live Q&A led by international trade and ESG leaders from BDO to build your understanding of what companies are subject to the Act, reporting requirements, and what this could mean for supply chain due diligence requirements in other countries.



Member Only

Optimizing Your Shoring Strategy

Over the last few years, manufacturers have considered making significant changes to their network footprints in response to global disruptions and an uncertain geopolitical landscape. While some companies are starting to put those plans into action, many are still evaluating whether and how to change their manufacturing locations.

Register to join us in this interactive webinar where we will explore

  • Trends in nearshoring and reshoring
  • Considerations for leading companies when deciding on shoring strategy changes
  • Credits and incentives that can help fund strategic investments
  • A practical framework to help your company optimize its shoring strategy

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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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.

More than 100 years of experience speaks for itself – ISM can help you succeed. It's our mission.

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Coming Soon! ISM Member Online Community

ISM members will soon have a chance to access a new online community. This is another way members can connect, network, ask questions and share best practices to help them in their careers and strengthen the profession. Members will also have the opportunity to access the latest news, participate in polls and surveys, and more.

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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.