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Deadline Extended: Women Executive Supply Management Summit

FOR RELEASE: December 16, 2010

Register by January 10, 2011 to secure the best rate for the 3rd Annual Women Executive Supply Management Summit,
on February 10-11, 2011.

(Tempe, Ariz.) December 16, 2010 — Take time out of your busy schedule to strengthen your supply chain and your career. Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) invites you to the 3rd Annual Women Executive Supply Management Summit, February 10-11, 2011 in Boca Raton, Florida. The program, "Transition and Transformation in the Supply Chain," offers opportunities to build your supply management community and learn from others who are passionate about supply management.

The 3rd Annual Women Executive Supply Management Summit features speakers from world-class organizations, including Kroll-InfoAmericas, IBM Global Services, Tyco International and Amgen, Inc. The program is presented for women executives, their direct reports and those interested in building their careers in supply management. Workshops will feature the following topics:

  • What's Ahead in the Economy
  • Supply Chain Expectations From the CEO
  • Women in Peril/Women Empowered: The Changing Landscape and Its Implications
  • Leadership and Career Progress
  • Strategic Impact: A Supply Executive's Top 10 List

The 3rd Annual Women Executive Supply Management Summit is held at the same time and location as ISM's 4th Annual Hispanic Supply Management Summit and 8th Annual Black Executive Supply Management Summit. Each summit has its own set of workshops, but general sessions are held together for added networking time with colleagues attending the other summits.

Register by January 10, 2011 for the best rate at, or, call +1 480-752-6276, option 8. Cost is US$795 for ISM members, US$995 for nonmembers and US$250 for ISM student members. Visit ISM online to review agendas and important registration information that may influence your travel and lodging plans.

ISM Diversity Statement
In principle and in practice, ISM values and seeks a diverse membership, volunteer leadership and staff. There are no barriers to full participation in the Institute on the basis of ethnic background, gender, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin or disability.

Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is the first supply management institute in the world. Founded in 1915, ISM exists to lead and serve the supply management profession and is a highly influential and respected association in the global marketplace. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — ISM maintains a strong global influence among individuals and organizations. ISM is a not-for-profit educational association that serves professionals with an interest in supply management who live and work in more than 75 countries. ISM offers the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) qualification and is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).

Media Contact:
Jean McHale
ISM Public Relations
(U.S.) 480-752-6276, extension 3143
(International) +1 480-752-6276, extension 3143