FOR RELEASE: February 15, 2007
|Media Contact:||Jean McHale|
|ISM Public Relations|
|800/888-6276, Ext. 3143|
(TEMPE, Ariz.) February 15, 2007 Join Hospitality Supply Management (HSM) an Institute for Supply Management Forum, for its 2007 Spring Conference at the Lincolnshire Marriott Resort in Chicago. Choose from a smorgasbord of educational sessions on a range of topics from food safety to fuel surcharges to contract negotiations. Session topics include:
"Our semiannual conferences allow our members to come together to learn about the latest trends in the industry and access collective knowledge and experience from their peers," says Karen Settlemeyer, HSM chair and senior vice president of procurement at California Pizza Kitchen. "The HSM Conference is a great opportunity to meet face-to-face with other professionals, suppliers and industry leaders."
Registrations fee is $349 (USD) for ISM members and $449 (USD) for nonmembers. Information on early registration discounts and team discounts is located online at www.ism.ws. Select Education Seminars, Conferences. Or download a registration form and submit by fax or mail. To register by phone, contact ISM Customer Service at 800/888-6276, or 480/752-6276, extension 401. Please have your credit card number ready.
ISM Forums are comprised of members who are employed in a specific sector and come together for the sole purpose of exchanging information and ideas about supply management in that specific sector. Hospitality Supply Management Forum membership is limited to supply management professionals, including foodservice purchasing managers in the hospitality sector.
As the oldest and largest supply management institute in the world, the mission of Institute for Supply Management (ISM) is to lead supply management. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence, influence building and information dissemination including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® ISM continues to extend the global impact of supply management. ISM's membership base includes more than 40,000 supply management professionals in 75 countries. Supply management professionals are responsible for trillions of dollars in the purchases of products and services annually. ISM is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).