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Call for Entries: Institute for Supply Management™ — Michigan State University Awards for Excellence in Supply Management

FOR RELEASE: August 13, 2013

Apply today to showcase your organization's procurement and supply chain success.

(Tempe, Ariz.) August 13, 2013 — Institute for Supply Management™ and Michigan State University aim to recognize excellence. Share your procurement and supply chain success by participating in the 2014 Institute for Supply Management™ — Michigan State University Awards for Excellence in Supply Management. Procurement and supply chain departments of all sizes, both domestic and international, are invited to apply. Share how your team contributed top-line growth by applying today.

ISM is accepting entries using an online submission process through August 31, 2013.

The awards program:

  • Showcases and recognizes outstanding organizations that demonstrate innovative practices, leadership and excellence.
  • Provides valuable insights to increase the effectiveness of practitioners.
  • Promotes procurement and supply chain management as a strategic contributor to the organization.
  • Enhances the profession in the eyes of senior executives.

Winning organizations are notified in January 2014 and honored at an awards dinner in May 2014 at the ISM Annual International Supply Management Conference and Educational Exhibit in Las Vegas. They also present their winning projects during a Conference session to attendees. The 2014 award winners will join an esteemed group of previous winning organizations:

  • Alltel Communications, Inc.
  • Amedisys, Inc.
  • American Red Cross
  • BP p.l.c
  • BorgWarner Inc.
  • Cisco
  • DaimlerChrysler
  • Delphi
  • HP
  • IBM
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • L-3 Communications
  • LG Communications
  • Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
  • Pfizer
  • Rockwell Collins
  • State of Georgia, DOAS
  • T-Mobile
  • U.S. Postal Service

Learn more about the awards and online application process at Don't wait — applications are accepted through August 30, 2013.

Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is the first supply management institute in the world. Founded in 1915, ISM's mission is to enhance the value and performance of procurement and supply chain management practitioners and their organizations worldwide. 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 80 countries. ISM offers the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity® (CPSD®) qualifications, and is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).

Media Contact
Linda Michels |
Vice President, Strategic Marketing
Institute for Supply Management™
(U.S. only) 480-752-6276, extension 3048
(International) +1 480-752-6276, extension 3048

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