ISM-Lehigh Valley, Inc.

A Chapter of the Institute for Supply Management working together to advance the profession of supply management.

Lehigh Valley's Leading Supply Chain Management Professionals

Linking professionals in supply chain management in Northeast Pennsylvania.

ISM—Lehigh Valley provides educational & networking opportunities for Supply Chain Management professionals in the Lehigh Valley business community.

The ISM—Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Institute for Supply Management draws membership from companies, non-profits, and educational institutions in Lehigh, Northampton and surrounding area. Our members receive a wide range of benefits including access to exclusive supply management industry analytics, educational content, publications and networking opportunities. ISM—Lehigh Valley’s well balanced multi-faceted economy is driven heavily by strong manufacturing, health care, finance, and professional services.

 

Upcoming Events

March

13

2024

Chapter Webinar

ISM-Lehigh Valley Supply Chain Risk Coopetition and Collaboration

This presentation will provide an overview of supply chain risk and how best to manage it through specific collaboration techniques as a business strategy involving co-opetition that can be applied in any company going forward.

 

1) How has supply chain risk changed over the last 3 years?

2) What factors are critical for successful collaboration with your competitor?

3) How can companies cooperate & compete with each other at the same time to reduce risk & make a profit?

Sponsor: 325 ISM—Lehigh Valley, Inc.
Online
Zach Zacharia, PhD

April

11

2024

MEMBER WEBINAR
Member Only

Quarterly State of Risk Update

Join the executive leaders from ISM and Resilinc as they come together as part of a quarterly series to discuss the latest and emerging risks and disruptions impacting global supply chains. ISM CEO Tom Derry and Resilinc CEO Bindiya Vakil will also provide insights based on respective data and research from both organizations.

Online
Thomas Derry, Bindiya Vakil

Apr-May

29-01

2024

EVENT

ISM World 2024 (In-Person Only)

The ISM World in-person only experience gives you the opportunity to be face-to-face with thought leaders, peers and suppliers and have dedicated time to build your network and expand your knowledge on critical topics impacting the supply management profession. Get inspired by amazing keynotes, interact in engaging breakout sessions and have fun swapping supply chain “wins” (and war stories) in a variety of attendee celebrations and small group experiences.

 

THINK YOU WANT THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS? Consider the ISM World all-access pass. Learn more. Read more about the All Access Pass

Las Vegas, NV

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Our Goals

  • Increase awareness regarding professional Supply Chain Certification opportunities.

  • Provide ample opportunities for members to obtain CEU’s.

  • Provide current relevant topics of professional interest.

  • Provide opportunities for networking with other Supply Chain Management professionals.

  • Promote the sharing of ISM resources.

  • Reinforce the use of ISM resources.

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Your membership in ISM will provide a powerful path to stay connected, engaged, and up-to-date with everything happening in supply management. Serious procurement and supply chain professionals are dedicated to staying in the know about their profession and staying at the top of their game. An ISM membership will provide you with that and more.

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Unlock the Future of Supply Chain & Procurement: Join us at ISM World 2024!

The ISM World Annual Conference is the conference of the year for over 2,000 professionals in procurement and supply chain. This event offers an unparalleled experience, providing cutting-edge education, networking opportunities with industry thought leaders and peers, and the chance to connect with innovative suppliers and discover the latest products and solutions.

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