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ISM's 3rd Annual Women Executive Supply Management Summit

Transition and Transformation in the Supply Chain
February 10-11, 2011
Boca Raton, Florida
Hosted by Office Depot

Don't miss this great learning (and networking) experience.
Learn from others who are passionate about supply management.
Start building your supply management community.
Take time out of your busy schedule to strengthen your supply chain and your career!

For the supply management organizations that have survived the recession, it's time to take stock of where you stand. Mere survival is no longer enough — it's time to evaluate where you want your team to go and how you want to get there. Discover strategies and tools to transform your group, your organization and yourself. Attend this event and find out what your colleagues have done and what they are doing in 2011 and beyond.

Don't miss this opportunity to network and learn from some great supply management professionals. This is a chance to roll up your sleeves and find out what other organizations are doing to get ahead. Glean skills and gather tools to boost your career and your organization. Look for sessions that address leadership, negotiations and how to be regarded as the supply management consultant within your organization. Be sure to attend the panel discussion and gain some top-level perspectives. This is a unique opportunity to network with some top women executives and discuss best practices and trends for the future.

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The ISM Women Executive Supply Management Summit is at the same time and same location as the Hispanic Supply Management Summit and the Black Executive Supply Management Summit. Each summit has its own set of workshops, but general sessions are together. This gives you the added benefit of networking time with your colleagues attending the other summits. You are welcome to attend any of the concurrent sessions offered by either of the other Summits.

Who Should Attend This Program

This program is presented for women executives, their direct reports and those interested in building their career in supply management. Supply management professionals from all industries and organizations will benefit from these sessions. If you have a passion for supply management and want to network and learn from those sharing your interest, you won't want to miss this program.

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.

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Every day, Office Depot is taking care of business for millions of customers around the globe. For the local corner store as well as Fortune 500 companies, Office Depot provides products and services to its customers through 1,585 worldwide retail stores, a dedicated sales force, top-rated catalogs and a $4.2 billion e-commerce operation. Office Depot has annual sales of approximately $14.5 billion and employs about 42,000 associates around the world. The Company provides more office products and services to more customers in more countries than any other company, and currently sells to customers directly or through affiliates in 49 countries.

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UPS is the world's largest package delivery company and a global leader in supply chain and freight services, offering a broad portfolio of solutions. Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., UPS serves more than 200 countries and territories worldwide and operates the largest network of retail shipping and business service centers, The UPS Store™.

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