--- To enhance the value and performance of procurement and SCM practitioners and their organizations worldwide ---

ISM Indirect Procurement Conference


December 3-4, 2014
Phoenix, AZ


Indirect's Contribution to Innovation



Do you purchase temporary labor, travel, janitorial, information technology or utilities? Those are a small sample of indirect services that when purchased strategically can have an immediate overall business impact. Join us at the ISM Indirect Procurement conference where you'll learn the latest in purchasing indirect services from leading practitioners.

Why You Should Attend

Direct your supply management expertise to the world of indirect procurement and get ahead. Discover how to translate your knowledge about sourcing and buying tangible goods into the services arena, and uncover hidden savings in the process. Find out how to turn your coworkers into customers and streamline crucial services purchases. Explore the role of your stakeholders in the sourcing decision and optimize the process. This is an opportunity to learn from other practitioners and experts. Roundtables and networking time are built into the schedule to allow you time to find out how your colleagues are leveraging the power of this multibillion-dollar proposition.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for supply management professionals responsible for not only acquiring services, but also for developing the supply chain strategies that support the goals and objectives that move the organization forward. Supply management professionals with a solid foundation will benefit from this program. Additionally, team leaders, project managers and members of cross-functional teams will profit from this unique experience. Even if you've attended other indirect procurement or services conference, this program is designed to keep you current and share best practices from top organizations.

Earn 9.50 Continuing Education Hours (CEHs) for your participation.

Did You Know...

Depending on the industry, between 30 percent to 80 percent of all purchasing is services-related? (Survey by CAPS Research) Imagine the benefits of an effective services spend!

Are you maximizing your services spend?

Accounting or financial services Advertising
Benefits administration Business consultants
Business services Construction
Consulting Contract labor
Delivery and messenger services Engineering
Healthcare Human capital
Information technology Insurance brokerage services
Janitorial Landscaping
Legal Marketing
Outsourcing Relocation
Telecommunications Temporary labor
Training Travel
Utility services Waste management


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