Fueling the Recovery: Latinos Mejorando la Cadena de Suministro

FOR RELEASE: October 22, 2009

Register to attend 3rd Annual Hispanic Supply Management Summit, February 3-4, 2010.

(TEMPE, Ariz.) October 22, 2009 — Register now to attend the Third Annual Hispanic Supply Management Summit (HSMS), February 3-4, 2010 at the Omni San Diego Hotel in San Diego. Presented by Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM), the program, titled "Alimentando la Recuperación Económica" ("Fueling the Recovery") | "Latinos Mejorando la Cadena de Suministro" ("Latinos Improving the Supply Chain"), will offer information to help attendees spearhead change and success within their supply organizations in spite of economic challenges.

Hispanic Supply Management Summit sessions include:

  • Economic Update
  • Develop and Grow the Latino Workforce in Supply Management
  • Doing Business in Latin America
  • More to come ... updates on speakers and sessions at www.ism.ws

ISM is co-locating the 3rd Annual Hispanic Supply Management Summit, the 7th Annual Black Executive Supply Management Summit, and the 2nd Annual Women Executive Supply Management Summit. Each Summit has its own set of workshops but general sessions are held together. This provides the added benefit of networking time with colleagues attending the other Summits. All three Summits focus on being prepared for the economic recovery — on a personal and company level.

Student teams will present cases on the afternoon of February 2, 2010. In addition to showcasing the next generation of supply management talent, student team members will also hear from practitioners on how to establish themselves in the supply management profession.

Register now by visiting the ISM Web site. Registration is $795 (USD) for ISM members and $995 (USD) for nonmembers. Register early to receive your $100 USD discount. Team discounts and student rates are available.

All sessions are at the Omni San Diego Hotel, 675 L. Street, San Diego, California 92101. For hotel reservations, call 619/231-6664 or 888/444-OMNI. Book your conference rate now at http://www.ism.ws/1538. Book by January 8, 2010 to receive the special rate from $229 per night.

ISM Diversity Statement
For the Institute, diversity is valuing and respecting individual strengths, viewpoints and contributions. Diversity is a positive asset for the organization's growth and success. ISM values and embraces diversity in the membership.

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 a not-for-profit membership association serving more than 40,000 supply management professionals in 75 countries. ISM offers credentialing to professionals around the world with the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) qualification. ISM is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).

Media Contact:
ISM Public Relations
Jean McHale, extension 3143