Purchasing and Supply Management Professionals Can Sharpen Their Skills Through NAPM’s Educational Programs in April

FOR RELEASE: January 10, 2000

  Zenobia Daruwalla
  NAPM Media Relations
  480/752-6276 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 throughout April 2000. NAPM will present seminars at the following locations across the United States:

NAPM'S EXPANDED FUNDAMENTALS OF PURCHASING: The Building Blocks of World-Class Professionalism (3-Day)
Program 4150
April 3-5, 2000
Kansas City, Missouri
Hotel Reservations: The Westin Crown Center 816/474-4400
Cosponsor: NAPM—Kansas City, Inc.
Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,295/Member $1,095
Late Registration: Nonmember $1,395/ Member $1,195

PURCHASING AND MATERIALS MANAGEMENT: Creating a Seamless Process
Program 4151
April 6-7, 2000
Las Vegas, Nevada
Hotel Reservations: The Orleans Hotel & Casino 800/675-3267
Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,085/Member $865
Late Registration: Nonmember $1,185/Member $965

NAPM'S GLOBAL SOURCING: Going Beyond the Boundaries
Program 4153
April 10-11, 2000
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 PURCHASING AND THE LAW: The Basics You Need to Succeed (3-Day)
Program 4154
April 12-14, 2000
Tempe, Arizona
Hotel Reservations: Embassy Suites Tempe 480/897-7444
Cosponsor: NAPM—Arizona, Inc.
Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,295/Member $1,095
Late Registration: Nonmember $1,395/Member $1,195

NAPM'S INTERNET-BASED PURCHASING AND BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS ELECTRONIC COMMERCE
Program 4155
April 13-14, 2000
Washington, D.C.
Hotel Reservations: Holiday Inn Select — Old Town 703/549-6080
Cosponsor: NAPM—National Capital Area, Inc.
Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895
Late Registration: Nonmember $1,195/Member $995

NAPM'S FUNDAMENTALS OF PURCHASING NEGOTIATIONS: Unlock Your Powers of Persuasion
Program 4156
April 17-18, 2000
Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida
Hotel Reservations: Holiday Inn Select 727/577-9100
Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895
Late Registration: Nonmember $1,195/Member $995

NAPM'S STRATEGIC SUPPLY MANAGEMENT: World-Class Strategies, Techniques, and Tools for the Purchasing and Supply Management Professional
Program 4157
April 17-18, 2000
New Orleans, Louisiana
Hotel Reservations: Hyatt Regency New Orleans 504/561-1234
Cosponsor: NAPM—Greater New Orleans, Inc.
Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895
Late Registration: Nonmember $1,195/Member $995

NAPM'S FUNDAMENTALS OF PUBLIC PURCHASING
Program 4158
April 27-28, 2000
Dallas, Texas
Hotel Reservations: Hilton Dallas Parkway 972/661-3600
Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $795/Member $595
Late Registration: Nonmember $895/Member $695

NAPM'S SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: Adding Value through Strategic and Tactical Effectiveness
Program 4159
April 27-28, 2000
Cincinnati, Ohio
Hotel Reservations: Crowne Plaza Cincinnati 513/381-4000
Cosponsor: NAPM—Cincinnati, Inc.
Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895
Late Registration: Nonmember $1,195/Member $995

NAPM'S GLOBAL COMPETENCY SKILLS FOR PURCHASING
Program 4160
April 27-28, 2000
New Orleans, Louisiana
Hotel Reservations: Hilton New Orleans Riverside 504/561-0500
Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895
Late Registration: Nonmember $1,195/Member $995

NAPM'S STRATEGIC SUPPLIER ALLIANCE: Achieving Organizational Objectives through Relationship Management
Program 4161
April 27-28, 2000
New Orleans, Louisiana
Hotel Reservations: Hilton New Orleans Riverside 504/561-0500
Early Bird Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895
Late Registration: Nonmember $1,195/Member $995

NAPM'S C.P.M. AND A.P.P. INSTRUCTOR INFORMATION PROGRAM (1-Day)
Program 4145
April 28, 2000
or
Program 4163
April 29, 2000
New Orleans, Louisiana
Hotel Reservations: Hilton New Orleans Riverside 504/561-0500
Nonmember $225/Member $190

NAPM'S PURCHASING, SUPPLY CHAIN, AND ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING (ERP): Planning for the Integration
Program 4162
April 28-29, 2000
New Orleans, Louisiana
Hotel Reservations: Hilton New Orleans Riverside 504/561-0500
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 4164
April 28-29, 2000
New Orleans, Louisiana
Hotel Reservations: Hilton New Orleans Riverside 504/561-0500
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 182 affiliates with more than 46,000 members throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.