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May 5, 2018

Senior Leaders in Supply Chain in Central Indiana- HOLD THE DATE!  June 8th is the next quarterly CPO Forum and our host for this event is KAR Auction Services, Carmel, Indiana

The topic is: Sourcing IS Change Management.  The CPO Forum is a collaboration of senior executives in sharing ideas on Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain Management and developing a Community of Practice.  This Quarterly CPO Forum was started in February 2018 and began through a collaboration of ISM-Central Indiana and Corporate United and a small group of senior leaders in Central Indiana.  To go to the registration page, go to the meetings tab or just click HERE!

March 12, 2018 - The ISM 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars Program in partnership with Thomas and the Institute for Supply Management has just come out with it's winners!

One of our very own local ISM-CI members and ISM-CI Board Member, Caitlin Michaelis, Director of Communications has been recognized with this esteemed honor. Caitlin has been on the ISM-CI Board of Directors since June 2017 and has helped us kick off our relationships with the local Universities through our first ever Case Study Competition with IUPUI and Indiana State University. Caitlin is the only winner from Indiana and works as a Senior Strategic Sourcing Consultant with Anthem, Inc.

Come to the next Professional Development Meeting to meet Caitlin in person and join us in congratulating her on this worthy accomplishment! 

March 7, 2018- The Central Indiana Supply Chain Award Nominations are now open! Supply Chain Awards Central Indiana Supply Chain, Procurement and Supplier Diversity Professionals Honored

Nominations for the First Annual Central Indiana Supply Chain Awards (CISCA), powered by BCforward, are now open. Nominations will be accepted online until June 15, 2018. The recognition breakfast will be held Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 8 a.m. at the 502 East Event Centre in Carmel, IN. The event, organized by the Institute for Supply Management – Central Indiana (ISM) and the Mid-States Minority Supplier Development Council (Mid-States MSDC) is the first of its kind in Central Indiana.

CISCA recognizes the best people, projects and corporations dedicated to excellence in Supply Chain in Central Indiana. Supply Chain management is an essential part of business and those involved in the profession are extremely valuable to corporate America and to the manufacturing, logistics and service industries in our region. CISCA was created to recognize supply chain professionals in Central Indiana who have shown innovation, perseverance, delivery of results and best practices to their businesses and/or organizations.
Individuals, companies and teams may be nominated in the following categories:

  • BCforward Thinking Award
  • Supply Management/Chain Leader of the Year
  • Team Excellence
  • Supplier Diversity Advocate of the Year
  • Innovation in Supply Chain
  • Lifetime Achievement
  • Rising Star
  • Top Academic


All nominations should be submitted using the online form at www.ciscawards.com

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