Membership
Purchasing Management Association of Cleveland
Membership

Eligibility

Any person interested in the Supply Chain Management field shall be eligible to be a Regular Member of ISM-Cleveland, Inc. provided that such person does not solicit business on behalf of his or her employer during meetings of any ISM-Cleveland, Inc. or ISM activity, including without limitation, regular monthly dinner meetings, committees meetings and ISM-Cleveland, Inc. groups and forums.

In principle and in practice, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) and ISM-Cleveland, Inc. values and seeks a diverse membership, volunteer leadership, and staff. There are no barriers to full participation in ISM or ISM-Cleveland, Inc. on the basis of ethnic background, gender, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin or disability.

Membership Categories

Regular Member

A regular membership is any person who:

  • Is involved in the purchasing or materials process, such as purchasing, purchasing research, value analysis, inventory control, materials management, supply chain management,
  • Is a full-time appointment as a teacher, research specialist, department head, director or dean of a college, university or other academic institution whose academic responsibility includes purchasing management or materials management or other related fields or subjects
  • An undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full time in an accredited community college or four-year college or university.
  • A person who is engaged in the business of providing consulting services primarily in the field of purchasing management and materials management on condition that such person does not solicit members of an Affiliated Association for consulting engagements.

Rights and Privileges of a Regular Member:

Annual Dues Dinner Charge ISM Benefits Voting Rights Hold Office
$255.00 $30.00 Yes Yes Yes
 

Associate Member

An Associate Membership is available for additional members from the same company provided at least one member from said company is a Regular Member paying annual dues in full.

Rights and Privileges of an Associate Member:

Annual Dues Dinner Charge ISM Benefits Voting Rights Hold Office
$145.00 $30.00 No No No
 

Life Member

Based on unanimous approval of the Board of Directors, a Life Membership may be conferred upon those who have retired from regular employment and has a minimum of ten years of regular membership status.

Rights and Privileges of a Lifetime Member:

Annual Dues Dinner Charge ISM Benefits Voting Rights Hold Office
No Charge $30.00 Yes Yes Yes


Honorary Member

Based on unanimous approval of the Board of Directors and with a minimum of ten years regular membership, an Honorary Membership may be awarded to a person in recognition of distinguished or unusual services rendered to the Association or the purchasing profession.

Rights and Privileges of a Honorary Member:

Annual Dues Dinner Charge ISM Benefits Voting Rights Hold Office
No Charge No Charge No Yes Yes


Student Member

An undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full time in an accredited four year college, community college or university.

Rights and Privileges of a Student Member:

Annual Dues Dinner Charge ISM Benefits Voting Rights Hold Office
No Charge $20.00 Yes No No


NonMember

Guests of any member are always welcomed!

Annual Dues Dinner Charge ISM Benefits Voting Rights Hold Office
No Charge $40.00 No No No


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Upcoming Events

Webinar: Customer-Centric Procurement August 24, 2017 @ 11:00 AM
Webinar: Customer-Centric Procurement
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Webinar: Guarding Your Tomorrow August 30, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
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September Dinner Meeting September 21, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
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Embassy Suites Hotel
5800 Rockside Woods Blvd
Independence, OH 44141

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Members - Share Your Successes!

We all work hard and need to remember to buoy ourselves & support each other! ISM-Cleveland, Inc. wants to celebrate your successes - those from work and elsewhere. Please consider sharing news of promotions, position changes, employer changes, process improvements implemented, significant cost savings accomplished and other recognition you may earn. Remember, your success today may help a ISM-Cleveland colleague be successful tomorrow.
If you are interested in sharing your good news, or even some corny purchasing jokes, please email communications@ism-cleveland.org

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