for the volunteer leadership
September 2006, Vol. 18, No. 9
In This Issue
The 2006 Board of Directors met on August 17, 2006, in Chicago. At its meeting the Board:
In July, nearly 700 affiliate leaders across the country attended one of ISM’s Leadership Training Workshops. The two-day conferences were held in Las Vegas (July 7-8), Baltimore (July 21-22) and New Orleans (July 28-29). Leadership Training Workshops enable affiliate leadership to learn what it takes to operate an affiliate as a non-profit corporation and the types of tools available. Attendees also have the opportunity to share experiences with volunteers from other affiliates.
Upcoming ISM Seminars
Below is the list of ISM seminars for the months of October and November 2006. For seminar details, please refer to inserts published in the ISM Educational Resource Catalog; call the ISM Customer Service Department at 800/888-6276 or 480/752-6276, extension 401; or log on to the ISM Web site (www.ism.ws) and select the Seminars and Online Learning link.
Spread the Word — Sharing the Value of Supply Management
In the 2006 Leadership Training Workshops, ISM public relations staff collaborated with the PR Task Force to create a workshop session to bring attendees information and tools to leverage ISM's national supply management image campaign in the session Public Relations/ Media Relations: The Next Step.
Did you know that organizations do not need an ISM program number for their program offerings in order for candidates to get credit toward their C.P.M. recertification and A.P.P. reaccreditation?
If you want to find information on ISM activities and professional development opportunities, check out ISM’s online Activity Calendar. The calendar is updated as events are received, offering an up-to-date listing.
Hospitality Supply Management, an ISM Forum, presents the Fall Conference for Hospitality Supply Management on October 17-19, 2006, at the Doubletree Hotel Dallas — Campbell Centre in Dallas.
The fall Hospitality Supply Management Conference is October 17-19, 2006 in Dallas, Texas. Look for program information at www.ism.ws/education/content.cfm?ItemNumber=7175&navItemNumber=5579 or visit www.ism.ws, Education - Seminars, Conferences.