ISM-Rochester, Inc.

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

Rochester's Leading Supply Chain Management Professionals 

ISM—Rochester, Inc. is one of over 56 chapters of Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®). ISM Global is located in Tempe, Arizona and has over 50,000 members. ISM—Rochester has  over 200 members and counting! 

ISM serves as a center of excellence in establishing best-in-class professional standards of competency and conduct for its members, and for matters pertaining to purchasing, materials, research, and education.

Through alliances with its members, other chapters, and other organizations, ISM offers education, certification, research, and management programs to further the understanding and growth of the profession, servicing anyone interested in any phase of purchasing and materials.

ISM—Rochester is a non-profit association governed by it’s bylaws and a Board of Directors with committee members who are volunteers.  ISM-Rochester’s fiscal year starts June 1st and the Program Year runs September through June.

"Loyalty To Your Company, Justice To Those With Whom You Deal, Faith In Your Profession"

ISM—Rochester Founding Principle

Our Next Lunch & Learn: March 5th - Economic Climate with speaker Tom Derry, CEO, ISM

Upcoming Events




Chapter Webinar

ISM-Rochester Lunch & Learn Webinar: Economic Climate: Where are We Now and What Lies Ahead?

Institute for Supply Management, CEO, Thomas W. Derry, will present an overall picture of the nation’s current economy, global impacts and discuss highlights of ISM’s Economic Outlook, Semiannual Forecast research and latest Report On Business® data. Weaving in those survey findings, Tom will share how organizations and their supply management functions are facing challenges due to economic impacts and what potentially may lie ahead for organizations.

Sponsor: 530 ISM—Rochester, Inc.
Thomas Derry




Chapter Meeting

ISM-Rochester Membership Meeting: Creating Personal Value

Join us for our March Dinner Meeting with speaker, Rob Conti, Vice President & General Manager of Philpac, a leading supplier of packaging products and related supplies and equipment.

Location: Niagara University, Dining Commons (across from the Business School Bisgrove/ACAD Complex), 5795 Lewiston Road, Niagara, NY 14109

Are you a full-time Student or Academic? Contact ISM Member Services for special pricing.

480.752.6276 option 8.

Sponsor: 530 ISM—Rochester, Inc.
Niagara University, Dining Commons
Robert A Conti





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

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ISM—Rochester, Inc.

Since 1917, members of Insitute for Supply Chain Management—Rochester, Inc. are recognized as world class professionals. Our chapter is volunteer driven and we have continued to serve as a center of excellence for purchasing and supply management professionals.

Check out our education calendar for exclusive Members Only education on the many competencies of supply management, along with, research analysis and leadership skills. 

Contact ISM Member Services with any questions, 480.752.6276, option 8. 

Supply Management News & Reports

Waiting for Demand to Land

January 11, 2024

Inflation is cooling and a recession could be avoided, but motivated consumers are critical to continued U.S. economic growth.

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Join ISM

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.

More than 100 years of experience speaks for itself – ISM can help you succeed. It's our mission.

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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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