ISM-Arizona, Inc.

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

Arizona's Leading Supply Management Professionals 

Advancing Global Standards for the Supply Management Profession

ISM—Arizona, Inc. has served purchasing and materials management professionals in Arizona for well over 65 years. ISM—Arizona is a not-for-profit professional educational association, that offers seminars, workshops, plant/DC tours and networking meeting programs specifically geared toward the ever-changing environment of procurement, materials management, and planning.

We are the Arizona chapter of the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) which through its network of over 50,000 professionals and 70+ chapters worldwide, offers its members the latest in professional development opportunities, literature and material references and research. With over 200 members, ISM—Arizona offers its members an excellent opportunity for both networking and education.

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Optimizing Your Shoring Strategy

Over the last few years, manufacturers have considered making significant changes to their network footprints in response to global disruptions and an uncertain geopolitical landscape. While some companies are starting to put those plans into action, many are still evaluating whether and how to change their manufacturing locations.

Register to join us in this interactive webinar where we will explore

  • Trends in nearshoring and reshoring
  • Considerations for leading companies when deciding on shoring strategy changes
  • Credits and incentives that can help fund strategic investments
  • A practical framework to help your company optimize its shoring strategy
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Chapter Webinar

ISM-New Jersey The Voice of ERP with special guest Anna McGovern

Join us for our next Voice of ERP with special guest Anna McGovern, Founder and Managing Director, Pondview Consulting, LLC
Sponsor: 020 ISM—Arizona, Inc., 265 ISM—Atlanta, Inc., 060 ISM—Carolinas-Virginia, Inc., 070 ISM—Central Florida, Inc., 065 ISM—Charlotte, 150 ISM—Dallas, Inc., 165 ISM—Denver, Inc., 670 ISM—Eastern Virginia, Inc., 410 ISM—New Jersey, Inc., 530 ISM—Rochester, Inc., 605 ISM—South Florida, Inc.
Sam Gupta, Anna McGovern




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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.

Thomas Derry, Bindiya Vakil

Welcome to ISM-Arizona!

Welcome to Arizona’s premier organization for supply management professionals! This is your hub for networking, seminars, workshops, and benchmarking guidance in the dynamic fields of procurement, materials management, and planning. The demands on supply chain management professionals have never been greater, and while it’s been a challenging few years, we have a wealth of knowledge, experiences, and networks to share that can provide solutions for our teams and the marketplace. We invite you to join us!

We’re proud to continue our partnership with ISM—New Jersey, offering numerous webinars and CEH opportunities every month at no cost to current ISM—AZ members. These opportunities keep us informed about current trends and marketplace shifts and allow us to connect with others facing similar challenges and opportunities. Remember, you’re not alone!

Be sure to check our website regularly to register for upcoming sessions! We also have openings on our Board of Directors and will be considering new candidates in early Q3 2023. If you’re interested, don’t hesitate to send us an email for more information about the process. We’d be thrilled to welcome more members!

Thank you for your ongoing support and membership. We’re excited about the future as we continue to provide innovative solutions for our teams. Join us to learn and share your ideas!


Joseph Martinez
President, ISM—Arizona

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December 05, 2023

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Unlock the Future of Supply Chain & Procurement: Join us at ISM World 2024!

The ISM World Annual Conference is the conference of the year for over 2,000 professionals in procurement and supply chain. This event offers an unparalleled experience, providing cutting-edge education, networking opportunities with industry thought leaders and peers, and the chance to connect with innovative suppliers and discover the latest products and solutions.

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