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ISM’s 98th Annual International Supply Management Conference - Tours

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Logo graphic for ISM's 98th Annual International Supply Management Conference
April 28 - May 1, 2013
Dallas/Ft. Worth (Grapevine), Texas


A perfect complement to educational sessions are ISM's plant tours, giving you a chance to see supply management principles in practice at interesting locations you likely wouldn't have a chance to visit otherwise.

Tours are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. All tours require advance registration and payment. Registrants will receive additional information on where check in and board buses/shuttles.

Ryder System Inc Transportation Management Center (TMC)

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 — 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Get a behind-the-scenes and on-screen look at the home of Ryder’s logistics network where planning, procurement, execution and management of transportation operations take place. Located in North Ft. Worth, the Transportation Management Center (TMC) integrates shipment management, carrier management and freight management.
Cost: $25
Limit: 25
CEH: Earn 1 Continuing Education Hour (CEH) for your participation.

Gaylord Texan Security/Safety

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 — 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 — 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This tour will present an overview of the Gaylord Texan Security and Safety department. Tour the public areas of the hotel and discuss previous issues and challenges. Participants will make their way to the property’s tunnels to discuss evacuation procedures and a history of evacuation at the Gaylord Texan. The tour will conclude in the dispatch/security control center.
Cost: None
Limit: 20 (per time slot)
CEH: Earn 1 Continuing Education Hour (CEH) for your participation.

Dallas Cowboys Stadium

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 — 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

This group tour will guide guests through a variety of areas in the Cowboys Stadium — the world’s largest domed structure. Tour stops include event level and locker room areas as well as field access (if Stadium schedule permits). In addition to experienced tour guides, the Dallas Cowboys Procurement Director will also be present to add some 'color' commentary.
Cost: $25
Limit: 50
CEH: Earn 1 Continuing Education Hour (CEH) for your participation.


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