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Register Today — Solutions for Today's Hospitality Supply Manager, May 18-20, 2011

FOR RELEASE: February 2, 2011

2011 HSM Conference offers powerful takeaway tools and valuable networking opportunities.

(Tempe, Ariz.) February 2, 2011 — Hospitality Supply Management, an Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) Forum, presents the 2011 Hospitality Supply Management Conference, May 18-20, 2011 in Chicago. Register today and get ready to gain new perspectives while networking with colleagues and industry leaders. Discover what's on the horizon, discuss best practices and learn about current trends, including how to update your professionalism, identifying the weak link in your chain and best practices in greening your operation.

This program is specifically geared toward the supply management professional in the hospitality industry. Come prepared to experience a wide variety of session topics. Peer roundtable discussions are an ideal opportunity to discuss hot topics in supply management, including skills sets and certifications, sustainability, security, risk and the challenges faced in guaranteeing a world-class supply chain. The agenda includes networking breaks and Supplier Showcase.

Registration fee is US$595 for ISM members and US$795 for nonmembers who register by April 18, 2011. After April 18, 2011, add US$200 to the registration fee. Student Member fee is US$250. Team discounts and spouse/guest packages are available. To register by phone, contact ISM Member Services 480-752-6276, option 8. Complete agenda and online registration available:

The 2011 Hospitality Supply Management Conference takes place at the JW Marriott Chicago, 151 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60603. For hotel reservations call 312/660-8200 or visit

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. only) 800.888.6276 x3143
(International) (+1) 480-752-6276 x3143