Purchasing and Supply Management Professionals Can Sharpen Their Skills Through NAPM'S Educational Programs in October

FOR RELEASE: July 19, 1999

CONTACT: Zenobia Daruwalla
  NAPM Media Relations
  602/752-6276 ext. 3015
   

(Tempe, Arizona) — The National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM) continues its series of professional development seminars designed for business and purchasing and supply management professionals through September 1999. NAPM will present seminars at the following locations across the United States:

  • NAPM'S IMPROVING PURCHASING PERFORMANCE: Using the Right Measurements and Tools
    Program 4060
    October 4-5, 1999
    Orlando, Florida
    Hotel Reservations: Radisson Resort Parkway 800/633-4774
    Cosponsor: NAPM-Central Florida, Inc.
    Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895
    Late Registration Nonmember $1,195/Member $995

  • NAPM'S EXPANDED FUNDAMENTALS OF PURCHASING: The Building Blocks of World Class Professionalism (3-Day)
    Program 4061
    October 6-8, 1999
    Nashville, Tennessee
    Hotel Reservations: Embassy Suites Nashville Airport 615/897-0033
    Cosponsor: NAPM-Nashville, Inc.
    Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,295/Member $1,095
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,395/Member $1,195

  • NAPM'S CONDUCTING A SUPPLIER SURVEY AND AUDIT: Do Your Suppliers Measure Up?
    Program 4062
    October 11-12, 1999
    Tempe, Arizona
    Hotel Reservations: Embassy Suites Hotel 480/897-7444
    Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,195/Member $995

  • NAPM'S ADVANCED CONTRACT WRITING FOR PURCHASING AND SUPPLY MANAGEMENT
    Program 4063
    October 14-15, 1999
    Atlanta, Georgia
    Hotel Reservations: Crowne Plaza Atlanta - Powers Ferry 770/955-1700
    Cosponsor: NAPM-Georgia, Inc.
    Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,195/Member $995

  • NAPM'S CONTRACT WRITING BASICS: What all the Ts and Cs Mean
    Program 4064
    October 14-15, 1999
    Seattle Washington
    Hotel Reservations: Hilton Seattle Airport 206/248-4800
    Cosponsor: NAPM-Western Washington, Inc.
    Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,195/Member $995

  • NAPM'S ADVANCED PURCHASING AND THE LAW: Using Purchasing Law to Improve Performance
    Program 4065
    October 18-19, 1999
    Houston, Texas
    Hotel Reservations: Houston Marriott West Loop Galleria 713/960-0111
    Cosponsor: NAPM-Houston, Inc.
    Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,195/Member $995

  • NAPM'S IMPROVE YOUR STRATEGIC PERFORMANCE TO MAXIMIZE SUPPLY CHAIN IMPACT
    Program 4066
    October 18-19, 1999
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Hotel Reservations: Please call NAPM Customer Service at 800/888-6276 or 480/752-6276 extension 401 for more information.
    Cosponsor: PMA-Philadelphia, Inc.
    Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,195/Member $995

  • DEVELOPING A FRAMEWORK FOR EXCELLENCE: Creating a Successful Purchasing and Supply Management Organization (3-Day)
    Program 4067
    October 20-22, 1999
    San Francisco, California
    Hotel Reservations: The Westin 650/692-3500
    Cosponsor: NAPM-Northern California, Inc.
    Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,295/Member $1,095
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,395/Member $1,195

  • NAPM'S ACHIEVING MAXIMUM SAVINGS BY REDUCING INVENTORY THROUGH COST-EFFECTIVE PURCHASING
    Program 4068
    October 21-22, 1999
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Hotel Reservations: Radisson Plaza Hotel Minneapolis 612/339-4900
    Cosponsor: NAPM-Twin Cities, Inc.
    Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,195/Member $995

  • NAPM'S ACHIEVING PEAK PERFORAMNCE WHEN PURCHASING SERVICES
    Program 4069
    October 25-26, 1999
    Tempe, Arizona
    Hotel Reservations: Embassy Suites Hotel 480-897-7444
    Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,195/Member $995

  • NAPM'S APPLYTING ACTIVITY-BASED COSTING AND TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP TO SUPPORT STRATEGIC COST MANAGEMENT
    Program 4070
    October 25-26, 1999
    Las Vegas, Nevada
    Hotel Reservations: Tropicana Resort & Casino 702/739-2222
    Cosponsor: NAPM-Southern Nevada, Inc.
    Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,195/Member $995

  • NAPM'S COST-EFFECTIVE MRO MANAGEMENT: Tools and Techniques to Improve Your Bottomline Profitability
    Program 4071
    October 28-29, 1999
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Hotel Reservations: Please call NAPM Customer Service at 800/888-6276 or 480/752-6276 extension 401 for more information.
    Cosponsor: PMA-Cleveland, Inc.
    Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,195/Member $995

For registration or more information on any of these seminars, contact NAPM Customer Service at 800/888-6276, extension 401, or visit us on the Internet at www.napm.org and go to the Professional Development/Education area. For a complete NAPM Seminar catalog (43 pages), call NAPM's Fax on Demand at 800/444-6276 and request document #0264.

The National Association of Purchasing Management is a not-for-profit association that provides national and international leadership in purchasing and supply management research and education. The association exists to educate, develop, and advance the purchasing and supply management profession. NAPM provides members and nonmembers alike with opportunities to expand their professional knowledge and skills. NAPM is comprised of 181 affiliates with more than 45,000 members throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Visit the NAPM Web site at www.napm.org.