ISM Announces Inaugural Hispanic Executive Supply Management Summit

FOR RELEASE: July 2, 2007

Media Contacts:
ISM Public Relations
Lindsey Yentes
800/888-6276 extension 3087

Jean McHale
800/888-6276 extension 3143

Informative and exciting program to take place August 23-24, 2007 at Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains.

(Tempe, Ariz.) July 2, 2007 — Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) announces its inaugural Hispanic Executive Supply Management Summit to take place August 23-24, 2007 in Scottsdale, Ariz. Supply management professionals are invited to take part in this exciting program which will feature active networking and stimulating speakers.

The summit will provide a unique opportunity for Hispanic executives and others to learn from experts in the field and to share experiences with other supply management professionals. The summit also provides a forum for Hispanics in supply management to address concerns that they may face on a routine basis and to touch on experience that is unique to them.

Speakers for the summit include a variety of top executives from multinational organizations such as Colgate-Palmolive, Wachovia and A.T. Kearney. These knowledgeable professionals will present groundbreaking insights and real-world results. Seminar topics focus on developing critical skills for professional growth, strategic sourcing, best practices, networking in a diverse world and supplier relationship management.

Not only will this event provide attendees with real-world solutions but it is also an opportunity to develop strong relationships with others in the field of supply management. In support of the spirit of its nondiscrimination policy, this ISM educational program is open to everyone. Register online or download the brochure at For additional program information, send inquiries to

As the largest supply management institute in the world, the mission of Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is to lead supply management. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence, influence building and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — ISM continues to extend the global impact of supply management. ISM is proud to recognize professional excellence in supply management with awards such as the ISM R. Gene Richter Awards for Leadership and Innovation in Supply Management and the J. Shipman Gold Medal Award. ISM's membership base includes more than 40,000 supply management professionals in 75 countries. Supply management professionals are responsible for trillions of dollars in the purchases of products and services annually. ISM is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).

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