ISM-Charlotte, Inc.

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

Charlotte's Leading Supply Chain Management Professionals

Welcome to the new and enhanced ISM—Charlotte chapter website. 

ISM—Charlotte has served Procurement and Materials management professionals and organizations in North and South Carolina for the past decade. ISM—Charlotte is a not-for-profit educational association that offers supply chain skills enhancement and career growth opportunities through seminars, workshops, networking, and tours specifically geared toward the ever-changing environment of procurement, materials management, logistics, and planning.

We are excited to launch our new website, designed to better support and increase engagement with our members, organizations, and community. We are confident our new website’s enhanced features will provide easy access to ISM benefits.

Please return often for upcoming events, news, research reports, and member resources.

Upcoming Events

April

11

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

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

Message from the President

On behalf of the ISM—Charlotte Chapter, welcome and thank you for visiting our new and enhanced ISM—Charlotte website!

ISM—Charlotte is a non-profit organization run by cross-industry supply chain volunteer and focused on advanced education, professional development, and networking for everyone. Our chapter has a monthly board of directors and Chapter meetings where we discuss various current topics relevant to providing support to our members and networking opportunities to everyone.

Thank you for joining the ISM—Charlotte chapter. If you are not yet an ISM—Charlotte member, then please consider this a personal invitation to become a member and join us. ISM—Charlotte is a great place to make difference. ISM memberships offer numerous benefits at the local and global levels to help you advance in your career, excel in your current role, and attain desired leadership positions. There are also frequently Board volunteer opportunities available as well.  Please reach out to us to learn more. 

If you are interested in earning CPSM® Certified Professional in Supply Management®, and CPSD™ Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity® , ISM offers courses to assist you in achieving your goal. CPSM® and CPSD™ certifications are great tools to have for those just starting a career and for those looking to move up to the next level.

Please keep visiting our new website, we frequently offer educational, networking, and discussion topics with subject matter experts and industry leaders. These opportunities allow each of us to stay up to date on all aspects of the supply chain.

If you need more information, please reach out to me or any member of the Board and staff. We look forward to seeing you online or in person at upcoming events.

Arun Suryawanshi, MBA
President, ISM—Charlotte, NC. USA
ismcharlotteaffiliate@gmail.com

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