FOR RELEASE: September 21, 2012
(TEMPE, Ariz.) September 21, 2012 — Registration is open for the 13th Annual ISM Services Conference, December 6-7, 2012 at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix. Presented by Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) Services Group, this highly-rated program is a great opportunity to learn from other practitioners and experts. The one-and-one-half day program evolves to keep attendees current by building on the previous year.
Topics to be covered in this year's conference include:
The program also includes collaborative roundtable discussions and networking time.
Registration fee is US$949 for ISM members, US$1,149 for nonmembers and US$250 for students. To register online, visit www.ism.ws. Attendees can earn 9.5 Continuing Education Hours (CEHs).
All sessions are at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, 11111 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ 85020. Book your hotel room online at www.ism.ws/3427 or call +1 602/866-7500. Go online to receive the special room rate of US$139 Single/Double. The ISM rate is offered until November 8, 2012 or until the room block is sold out.
*Save US$200 when you register for both the Services Conference and this year's pre-conference seminar, "Strategic Services Procurement: Applying Strategic Sourcing Principles to the Procurement of Services" (#4458), December 4-5, 2012 in Phoenix.
Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is the first supply management institute in the world. Founded in 1915, ISM exists to lead and serve the supply management profession and is a highly influential and respected association in the global marketplace. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — ISM maintains a strong global influence among individuals and organizations. ISM is a not-for-profit educational association that serves professionals with an interest in supply management who live and work in more than 80 countries. ISM offers the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®), Certified in Supply Management™ (CSM™) and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity® (CPSD™) qualifications, and is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).
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