ISM-Madison, Inc.

A Chapter of the Institute for Supply Management working together to advance the profession of supply management.

ISM—Madison, Inc. is a Local Chapter of Institute for Supply Management®

ISM—Madison’s mission is to be the premier resource for supply chain professionals in the greater Madison area and to promote their value. Our purpose is to communicate, facilitate, and promote the purchasing and supply management profession at a local level.

From highly-regarded certification programs, industry-standard training and educational resources, ISM is committed to helping you gain the edge you need in the increasing competitive supply chain profession.


Committee Participation

Acquire new skills and build your existing in planning, managing, and organizing while developing your leadership potential. Please contact a current board member for more information on committee opportunities.

Networking Opportunities

Open the doors to valuable contacts within the purchasing community at local meetings and educational functions.

Professional Certification

The internationally recognized Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) and the Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity (CPSD) programs demonstrate your competency of purchasing and materials management.

Educational Opportunities

Enhance your skills by attending our local meetings and seminars, led by experienced instructors on topics like supplier selection, e-commerce, purchase planning, cost-price analysis, and more.

Upcoming Events




Member Only

Complying with a Time-Sensitive Canadian Supply Chain Act

Canada’s Fighting Against Forced Labor and Child Labor in Supply Chains Act (S-211) went into effect January 1, 2024. If you sell products into Canada, your company may be required to comply and submit comprehensive supply chain reports by May 31, 2024. Join this interactive webinar with a live Q&A led by international trade and ESG leaders from BDO to build your understanding of what companies are subject to the Act, reporting requirements, and what this could mean for supply chain due diligence requirements in other countries.






ISM World 2024 (In-Person Only)

The ISM World in-person only experience gives you the opportunity to be face-to-face with thought leaders, peers and suppliers and have dedicated time to build your network and expand your knowledge on critical topics impacting the supply management profession. Get inspired by amazing keynotes, interact in engaging breakout sessions and have fun swapping supply chain “wins” (and war stories) in a variety of attendee celebrations and small group experiences.


THINK YOU WANT THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS? Consider the ISM World all-access pass. Learn more. Read more about the All Access Pass

Las Vegas, NV




Chapter Meeting

ISM-Madison UPS Customer Center Plant Tour

Join us for our annual Plant Tour! We will be touring the UPS Customer Center where packages are processed. We will get an overview of the entire process and see the operations. (Located right behind Costco in Middleton)
Tour starts at 4:45pm, however we would like to meet at 4:30pm so we can start on time.  We will have a Happy Hour following the tour at Tanner's Bar & Grill.

8350 Murphy Dr
Middleton, WI 53562

Sponsor: 355 ISM—Madison, Inc.

Supply Management News & Reports

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Join ISM

Your membership in ISM will provide a powerful path to stay connected, engaged, and up-to-date with everything happening in supply management. Serious procurement and supply chain professionals are dedicated to staying in the know about their profession and staying at the top of their game. An ISM membership will provide you with that and more.

More than 100 years of experience speaks for itself – ISM can help you succeed. It's our mission.

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Unlock the Future of Supply Chain & Procurement: Join us at ISM World 2024!

The ISM World Annual Conference is the conference of the year for over 2,000 professionals in procurement and supply chain. This event offers an unparalleled experience, providing cutting-edge education, networking opportunities with industry thought leaders and peers, and the chance to connect with innovative suppliers and discover the latest products and solutions.

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