Second Annual Global Supply Management Conference

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September 18-19, 2008
Embassy Suites Phoenix/Tempe
Tempe, Arizona

Position Your Supply Organization in the Global Market

  • Strategies for a Limited Budget
  • Mitigating Risk
  • Avoiding Headlines
  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Global Transportation Management
  • Quality Standards
  • Carbon-Neutral Strategies
  • Open Forum

Be a part of this essential program as the Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) presents the Global Supply Management Conference. If you missed the inaugural event last year, then you must attend this year's program. Ninety-eight percent of last year's attendees said they would recommend this program to others, so mark your calendar and register today.

Our goal is to provide a stimulating program that offers innovation and information to help you lead your supply organization through the truths and myths about the global marketplace. Make room for this program on your calendar, and be sure to invite your supply management colleagues.

What This Program Offers

We promise you'll take home ideas to apply to your global sourcing projects and you'll find inspiration in the success stories. This well-rounded program will help you make better decisions about going global. Find out how your peers have handled global questions and hear lessons learned. Our hand-picked faculty includes practitioners, researchers and even an editor from a leading supply management publication. Their experience transcends both the manufacturing and nonmanufacturing environments.

Who Should Attend

This program benefits supply managers who are currently immersed in global strategies or those contemplating a move to the global arena. To ensure significant discussions and relevant networking, we ask that participants have more than a basic knowledge of supply management.

Why You Should Attend

This program delivers real-world strategies and solutions that you can immediately apply in your organization. Our sessions cover everything from the initial decision to go global through financial variables to fine-tuning your global strategies. Not only will you take away tangible solutions, but you'll also obtain a foundation to begin your own analysis and direction for global business. This is also an opportunity to start building relationships with your peers in the supply management community.

Earn 10 Continuing Education Hours (CEHs) for your participation.


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