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.

Chapter Meetings & Events

ISM—Nashville strives to provide relevant content to help professionals grow in their careers. Please visit our Chapter Meetings & Events page for more event information!

Upcoming Events

August

05

2024

MEMBER WEBINAR
Member Only

Revolutionizing Sustainable Procurement: Data-Driven Supply Chain Solutions

Join us for an exclusive webinar as we unveil the groundbreaking alliance between ISM and Kloopify, a leader in sustainable procurement technology. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in the evolution of supply chain management, combining ISM's industry expertise with Kloopify's cutting-edge data analytics platform.

 

In this 60-minute session, you'll discover:

    • The vision behind the ISM-Kloopify alliance and its potential to transform sustainable procurement practices.
    • How Kloopify's data-driven solutions complement ISM's best practices and standards.
    • Real-world case studies showcasing the impact of this integrated approach on supply chain sustainability and efficiency.
    • Practical strategies for implementing these innovative tools in your organization.
    • The future of sustainable procurement and how this alliance will shape industry trends.

 

Exclusive Offer: The first 5 attendees to sign up for a pilot of Kloopify will receive the pilot for free!

 

Kloopify’s leader will share insights, answer your questions, and provide a live demonstration of the integrated solution.

 

Whether you're a procurement professional, sustainability officer, or supply chain manager, this webinar will equip you with the knowledge and tools to drive meaningful change in your organization's procurement practices.

Anytime

MEMBER WEBINAR
Member Only

Aligning, Redefining, and Thriving in the Era of Disruptions

This session will cover positioning your supply chain operations to quickly adjust to the dynamic forces surrounding supply chain, procurement, and logistics. Strategizing through today’s market and economic ups and downs are key to staying competitive – assessing realignment and redefining it.

Online

Anytime

MEMBER WEBINAR
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.

Online

Highlights from the President

At 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!

Supply Management News & Reports

July 16, 2024
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ISM Annual Membership Vote

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Notice of ISM Annual Membership Meeting

Notice is given that the Institute for Supply Management, Inc. (ISM) Annual Membership Meeting will be held on September 5, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. PDT at the Archer Hotel Napa in Napa, CA, USA. At any meeting of the members, every eligible member may vote either in person or by proxy. Each such proxy should be files electronically with the Secretary before or at the time of the meeting.

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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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Join ISM

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.

Become A Member

Join the Report On Business®  Survey Panel

ISM®'s Manufacturing, Services, and Hospital Report On Business® gather data monthly through surveys of supply management professionals participating in the Business Survey Committee.

Participation in the survey panel provides many benefits:

  • Receive a copy of the just-released Report On Business® graphical data
  • Directly see how your contribution affects the markets each month
  • Earn Continuing Education Hours

Click the link below to submit your information and someone will reach out to connect for a quick virtual call!

Join the Survey Panel