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Our next Dinner Meeting will be our Annual Meeting and Plant Tour on Thursday, May 16 at 5:30 PM at the ValPak plant in Pinellas Park. You’re in for a treat on this tour, with state-of-the-art robotics that you’ve most likely not seen before. We will also have a pizza dinner for you and a brief business meeting, all for only $10. Please register in advance at because only the first 30 people will be allowed to take the tour. Registration closes on May 2nd, so don’t delay.
Valpak Directions and Parking
The election for your board of directors is open. This is your affiliate – please make your choices and submit your ballot.
Please download the attached ballot form and submit your vote via email as per the instructions on the ballot.
There is space to write in your own candidate should you choose to vote for someone else.
ISM FGC Election of Board of Directors Ballot
New pathway to CPSM® opened for practitioners without a degree.
(Tempe, AZ) March 11, 2013 — Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) reveals new requirements for its Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) program. Effective immediately, ISM expanded the eligibility requirements for the CPSM® certification to include a pathway for individuals who do not have a qualified degree. Qualified professionals without a degree who meet a higher threshold of applicable years of work experience may now obtain the CPSM® credential.
Proceed to Certifications link to read more about this exciting change in your association.
The following information is offered for our members on upcoming seminars, workshops, and training opportunities to expand your professional development. Click on each title to access the website for more information.
ISM Supply Chain Risk Management Group (ISM SCRMG)
Sourcing Apps from Sourcing Decision Support, Inc.
Analytical tools that use best price & costs practices to help you analyze quoations.
Whether you are seeking to maintain or improve professional competence, enhance career progression, or keep abreast of new practices; there is always room for improvement.
Below is a link to information for upcoming Institute for Supply Management conferences and events. Get the most from your membership by attending one of these events and invest in your future and professional skills.
Do you have a couple of hours a month to volunteer?
Want to add skills to your resume?
Ever wanted to know how to run a non-profit organization?
This is YOUR affiliate. If you want to help us become The best affiliate in ISM, we need your skills and leadership experience.
It only takes a couple hours a month to make new friends, learn about different companies or commodities, and give back to the profession that feeds your family. The variety of skills you can develop will support your upward progression throughout your career.