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NewsLine
January 2011, Vol. 23, No. 1
for the volunteer leadership

Affiliate Support

Time Is Running Out ... Submission Deadline for ISM's 2010 Award Programs Is January 31, 2011

ISM Persons of the Year
The ISM Persons of the Year Awards honor members who go beyond the regular scope of work to make outstanding contributions to ISM and the profession. The ISM Persons of the Year Awards include:

  • Education/Learning Person of the Year
  • Innovation/Creativity Person of the Year
  • Leadership Person of the Year
  • Marketing/Communicating Person of the Year
  • Volunteer Person of the Year

Affiliate Excellence Awards/Groups and Forums Excellence Awards
The Affiliate Excellence Awards and the Groups and Forums Excellence Awards recognize those affiliates and Groups and Forums that demonstrate excellence in their professional operations, educational offerings and recruitment, and training and retention efforts, while at the same time communicating the value and prestige of the Institute for Supply Management™ and the supply management profession.

For information about these programs, go to www.ism.ws and select Members Only, Affiliate Resources, Affiliate Support and then ISM Awards Program, or go to www.ism.ws and select Members Only, Affiliate Resources, Group and Forum Leadership Resources, and then ISM Group and Forum Excellence Award Information.


Join Us in Orlando for the 2011 Affiliate Leadership Training Program!

Affiliate Leadership Training Program
May 13-14, 2011
Register Now!

Prior to the 96th Annual International Supply Management Conference and Educational Exhibit, ISM will offer a one-and-a-half-day Affiliate Leadership Training Program on May 13-14, 2011 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The program is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, and 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Saturday.

Although you will need to preregister, registration is free for the Affiliate Leadership Training Program. Attendees are responsible for their own transportation, meals and lodging. Saturday's lunch will be on your own. The convention center is close to many great places to eat in Orlando, and there are also many places to eat within the Gaylord Palms.

Plus . . .

Affiliate officers who register for the Affiliate Leadership Training Program and the 96th Annual International Supply Management Conference and Educational Exhibit will receive US$300 off their Annual Conference registration fee. To receive the discounted rate, please be sure to register for the Affiliate Leadership Training Program first.

Members who are on record at ISM as affiliate officers will be able to register online for both the Affiliate Leadership Training Program and the ISM Annual International Supply Management Conference. Members of your affiliate leadership team who are not listed in the ISM Affiliate Officers Directory are eligible for the Conference discount, but will need to fax their registration forms or register with Miranda Smith in ISM Customer Service at 800/888-6276 or +1 480/752-6276, extension 3020, or msmith@ism.ws.

ISM Affiliate Excellence Awards and Persons of the Year Awards will be presented at the Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast held during the ISM Annual International Supply Management Conference on Monday, May 16, 2011.

Details for the Affiliate Leadership Training Program will be posted on the ISM website at www.ism.ws as they become available; select Members Only, Affiliate Resources, Affiliate Support, Leadership Training Workshops, 2011 Affiliate Leadership Training Program.

Looking forward to seeing you in Orlando!



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