Spaces Remain for Half-Price Certification Written Exam at Institute for Supply Management™ 2004 International Conference in Philadelphia

FOR RELEASE: March 3, 2004

CONTACT: Jean McHale
  ISM Public Relations
  800/888-6276 ext. 3143

(Tempe, Ariz.) — Supply professionals can save money and optimize their time by taking advantage of a special offer at the Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) 89th Annual International Supply Management Conference and Educational Exhibit in Philadelphia. Candidates for the Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) and the Accredited Purchasing Practitioner (A.P.P.) can take one, two, three or all four exam modules for half-price when they register for either the complete Conference or a 2-day Post Conference seminar.

There are many reasons supply professionals may wish to take advantage of this offer including the added value to their career, possible future career advancements and greater opportunities for increased salary. Purchasing magazine's 2003 Salary Survey states C.P.M.s have higher salaries than those not certified. Supply professionals have an ideal opportunity to take advantage of this discounted offer while attending the Conference in Philadelphia.

Register now to secure your preferred exam module testing times on Sunday April 25th and/or Wednesday, April 28th. Once a session is full, no additional candidates will be registered for that testing time. Exam registrations are not confirmed until you receive a confirmation letter by mail from the ISM's Customer Service Department. Exam fees of $120 per module for ISM regular members and $160 per module for non-members will apply to attendees who do not register for the complete Conference or a 2-day Post-Conference seminar. C.P.M. and A.P.P. exam modules and session times are listed online at For additional information, call an ISM Customer Service associate at 800/888-6276 or 480/752-6276, extension 401.

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