Executive Board's


Spring is right around the corner, and we are heading towards the end of the program year. Please note that elections are coming up at the May Dinner meeting. We have a slate of candidates all interested in promoting the mission of ISM-Philadelphia. We want to provide not only continuing education but networking opportunities as well. Please join us on May 11th and exercise your right to vote. We appreciate it. Read more.....


Welcome to ISM-Philadelphia

One of the nation’s largest and most active ISM affiliates!

ISM-Philadelphia has served the purchasing and supply management professionals of the Greater Philadelphia area since 1915. The local association is a not-for-profit professional educational association, affiliated with the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) and offers seminars and educational meeting programs designed to meet the needs of today’s supply management professionals. Read more...

Latest News & Annoucements

New Corporate Sponsorship Program
Attention fellow members! Your Vendor Relations Committee is launching a new Corporate Sponsorship Program, providing vendors many ways to connect and engage with our members. Options include Dinner Meeting sponsors and Monthly Networking Event sponsors, plus Premium Video-Dinner Sponsorships on our ISM-Philadelphia training videos. To learn more about our Corporate Sponsor Program, contact Allen Riddick or click here for more information.

Supply Management Certificate Program - Penn State Abington
Philadelphia Institute of Supply Management® affiliate members get a 10% discount. CLICK HERE for more information.

Director's Blog

What are the Core Functional Competencies Associated with the Building Blocks of Supply Management?

By Jim Moran. First Vice President, ISM-Philadelphia, Inc and Senior Category Management Lead, Indirect Procurement for Ricoh USA, Inc. 

In my experience, the competencies needed to progress in a career in Procurement/Supply Management start with the Action Oriented, Adherence to Process, Attention to Detail, Time Management and Learning Agility competencies...Read more.


Welcome New Members!

  • Mark Ell
  • Lloyd Murray, Palace Travel, Inc.

Economic Indicators

April '17 PMITMat 54.8%

April '17 NMITM at 57.5%

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EPG Program

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Procurement Articles

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Recent Job Postings

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Area Events

ISM-Philly Poll

Which action below is a key element for developing and deploying supplier assessment?