Benefits of Membership

Unlimited Access to the ISM and NAPM-ET websites. Members can search an extensive database of supply management resources, including information and articles on supply management issues, document templates, and forward-thinking ideas. Members can also take part in discussion forums and learn about ISM’s assortment of educational products and services including the Online Career Center – members always save.

Bi-monthly professional development meetings. We offer rich and rewarding meetings over dinner, lunch, or drinks. Some meetings host informative and entertaining speakers and all meetings provide our members a great opportunity to network within a close peer community.

The Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®). The credential that surpasses the demands of the international marketplace with multi-faceted skills in areas such as supplier relationship management, commodity management, risk and compliance issues, and social responsibility.

The Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity® (CPSD™). A professional designation for supply management professionals whose responsibilities include supplier diversity. This designation also delivers added value to business leaders and other team leaders who participate in the development of diverse supplier initiatives within the organization.

Inside Supply Management®. ISM’s monthly magazine published exclusively for members. Each issue contains thought-provoking discussions and information on those topics most relevant to today's forward-thinking, strategic supply managers.

Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business® (ROB). ISM's monthly survey of purchasing statistics is considered by many economists to be the most reliable, near-term economic barometer available today. Get the jump on this important financial information.

Center for Advanced Purchasing Studies (CAPS). ISM members receive purchasing-related research studies and benchmarks free from CAPS

Seminar Discounts and Professional Development Resources. Includes over 80 different audio/video programs and over 50 different books to choose from. These professional development resources assist and accommodate your unique schedule and pace, and ISM members save on all purchases and rentals.

Annual International Supply Management Conference and Educational Exhibit. Network with thousands of peers and examine emerging trends and challenges during comprehensive workshops conducted by your peers. Members receive significant savings on registration fees.

ISM Groups and Forums. Gain a deeper understanding of your area of expertise and develop valuable connections when you join an ISM Group or Forum. Select from a wide variety of interest areas including services, materials management, health care and hospitality.

Career Opportunities. In addition to ISM’s Online Career Center, the local affiliate shares career opportunities among the group.

Volunteer and Leadership Opportunities. Join the Board of Directors to gain valuable leadership experience and make a difference in the lives of others! A full year of service also qualifies for 7 continuing education hours.