About Us

The Institute for Supply Management - New Jersey (ISM-NJ) is a nonprofit corporation organized and operated not for pecuniary profit, but exclusively for educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.


To be viewed and recognized as a center of excellence in establishing and promoting best-in-class standards for procurement professionals and the field of purchasing and supply management.


The mission of ISM/ISM-New Jersey is to enhance the value and performance of procurement and supply chain management practitioners and their organizations worldwide.

  • conducting regularly scheduled meetings and forums
  • offering high quality professional training programs and workshops
  • organizing and promoting leading edge conferences and trade fairs
  • offering self-development opportunities
  • delivering value added services for our membership

Membership in our association entitles you to participate in our extensive professional development and continuing education programs at reduced rates.  Participation in these programs can help qualify you to achieve the valued designation Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity (CPSD).  

  • 550+ membership
  • Student Membership – free membership for full-time undergraduate and full-time MBA Students
  • Monthly Membership Meetings – with 1-2 speakers at each program
  • E-mail newsletters
  • Monthly blogs
  • Professional Development Training Programs:  one and two day training programs
  • CPSM/CPSD Training – public and on-site training
  • Webinars – one hour training programs (free for student members)
  • On-line membership renewals 
  • On-line membership meeting & professional development seminar registration 
  • Annual Supply Management Conference (March)
  • Annual Women & Leadership Conference (October)
  • Scholarship Program:  (1) $500 Award for a HS Senior and (1) $1,000 Award for an ISM-NJ Student Member who is a  Junior or Senior full-time undergraduate student or full-time MBA student, in a College or University, with a Supply Management concentration
  • Annual Crystal Awards Banquet (June)



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