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Fall Conference Focuses on "The Big Picture"

FOR RELEASE: October 15, 1998

Contact: Zenobia Daruwalla
NAPM, Media Relations
Tempe, Arizona
602/752-6276 ext. 3015

(Tempe, Arizona) — Want to find out what trends and strategies purchasing and supply professionals will be using in the future? The National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM) is hosting "The Big Picture" in Phoenix, Arizona, November 15-18, 1998, bringing together three conferences for purchasing and supply professionals across the United States:

  • Electronic Commerce '98 - 3rd Annual Advanced Technology Center Conference focuses on integrating the current electronic commerce and technological advances in supply management

  • Global Supply Management presents the current trends and strategies for all phases of international supply management. This is NAPM's 4th Global Supply Management Conference

  • The Supply Chain Management Conference will focus on reducing costs and increasing revenue. Attendees will learn how to go beyond traditional purchasing by reducing organizational boundaries and creating critical links for greater competitive advantages

More than 46,000 purchasing and supply professionals across the U.S. have been invited to attend the conferences. More than 40 executives, from consulting firms to manufacturing organizations, will make presentations during the four-day event.

To register, or to find out more about "The Big Picture," call NAPM customer service at 800/888-6276, extension 401. You may also visit NAPM's Web site at www.napm.org for more information.

The National Association of Purchasing Management is a not-for-profit association that provides national and international leadership in purchasing and supply management research and education. The association exists to educate, develop, and advance the purchasing and supply management profession. NAPM provides members and non-members alike with opportunities to expand their professional knowledge and skills. NAPM is comprised of 180 affiliates with 43,000 members throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Visit the NAPM Web site at http://www.ism.ws.

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