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ISM Offers Student Rate for 95th Conference

FOR RELEASE: February 24, 2010

ISM invites supply management students to join their peers in San Diego for networking and education, April 25-28, 2010.

TEMPE, Ariz. (February 24, 2010) — Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM), the world's leading supply management organization, welcomes students interested in attending its 95th Annual International Supply Management Conference and Educational Exhibit. This year's Conference will be held in San Diego, April 25-28, 2010 at the San Diego Convention Center. ISM's discounted student rate of USD $250 provides complete Conference registration, including educational sessions, meal functions, and the Exhibit Hall. In addition, student attendees are invited to attend an evening of free networking and fun on Monday, April 26, 2010 at the 3rd Annual ISM Student Reception.

Students who are entering the field of supply management may be studying business, purchasing/supply management, logistics, management, operations management or related curriculums. College students who wish to take advantage of the discounted 2010 ISM Conference rate must be active ISM student members. ISM offers dues-free membership to students who are enrolled in an accredited community college or four-year college or university. To secure a dues-free membership in time to register for the ISM Conference, download the special application available on the ISM Web site and mail the completed application, along with your school-issued class schedule for the current semester showing full-time status. For more information, contact ISM at 480-752-6276, option 8.

Visit ISM's Web site at for information. The Conference Navigator is available online at The Navigator is your guide to the total Conference experience. It contains inside information on all Conference events including the Industry Spotlights, the Career Center, Exhibit Hall and more.

The Hilton San Diego Bayfront is the official Conference hotel. The Bayfront is adjacent to the San Diego Conference Center. A block of rooms has been reserved for April 21–30, 2010. Book a room from the ISM room block. Special room rate available until March 22, 2010 or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first.

As the largest supply management institute in the world, the mission of Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is to lead supply management. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence, influence building and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — ISM continues to extend the global impact of supply management. ISM is a not-for-profit membership association serving more than 40,000 supply management professionals in 75 countries. ISM offers credentialing to professionals around the world with the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) qualification. ISM is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).

Media Contact:
ISM Public Relations
Jean McHale, extension 3143