ISM-Nashville, Inc.

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

Nashville's Leading Supply Chain Management Professionals 

ISM—Nashville, Inc. is recognized throughout Nashville and the surrounding areas as the leading organization for the support of purchasing and supply management professionals. We are committed to leading profession through our standards of excellence, research, and education. Currently, ISM—Nashville is comprised of members from over 30 different industries from food and beverage, printing and publishing to chemicals, transportation, financial services and more. We are committed to leading the supply management profession through our high standards of excellence, continued research, and dedication to education and professional development.

 

Upcoming Events

June

10

2022

Chapter Meeting

ISM-Nashville Sustainability in Supply Management Today and Tomorrow

Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) CEO Thomas W. Derry will present highlights of ISM’s most recent 2022 sustainability research. Weaving in those findings, Tom will discuss how sustainability initiatives shape organizations as well as the supply management function within those companies. Tom will also share where companies stand today with sustainability efforts and the trends that are unfolding that may impact the future of the supply management profession.
Sponsor: 395 ISM-Nashville, Inc.
Nashville, TN
Thomas Derry

June

10

2022

Chapter Webinar

ISM-Nashville Sustainability in Supply Management Today and Tomorrow (Virtual Option)

Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) CEO Thomas W. Derry will present highlights of ISM’s most recent 2022 sustainability research. Weaving in those findings, Tom will discuss how sustainability initiatives shape organizations as well as the supply management function within those companies. Tom will also share where companies stand today with sustainability efforts and the trends that are unfolding that may impact the future of the supply management profession.
Sponsor: 395 ISM-Nashville, Inc.
Online
Thomas Derry

July

14

2022

Chapter Meeting

ISM-Nashville July Meeting - Chapter Networking Happy Hour

Join us for our first evening networking event since the start of the pandemic! Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be provided. Members and non-members welcome!

Sponsor: 395 ISM-Nashville, Inc.
Brentwood, TN

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Highlights from the President

Thank you for visiting ISM-Nashville! 

We strive to be the leading provider of supply management development, training, support and networking opportunities to meet the current and future needs of businesses in Middle Tennessee.

 

 



These needs are exemplified by our mission objectives:

 

 

      1. The ongoing professional development of our membership through educational and networking opportunities.

      2. Advancement of the procurement and supply management profession through the encouragement of effective and ethical strategies and practices.

      3. Recognition for ISM-Nashville members through the professional certification credential programs offered through Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®).

      4. Support for the ISM-Nashville general membership through chapter-related volunteer opportunities.

It is our vision that ISM-Nashville becomes the leading provider of supply management professional services for Middle Tennessee. In addition, we strive for ISM-Nashville to be recognized for excellence in supply management education, technical support, and professional networking activities.

 

 

We welcome you to come join us at a future event or contact us to learn more about our organization!

 

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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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ISM World is Back in Person (and Virtual)

ISM World 2022 is the supply management event of the year. A must-attend event. But, given time, travel schedules and uncertainty we have developed options on how  you can experience this conference to meet your needs.

The ISM World Annual Conference is a world-class event with the mission of providing an educational environment and experience that brings together thought leaders, supply chain and procurement professionals and the solution-driven suppliers that support them.

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