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Welcome to the website for ISM Greater Grand Rapids.  As an affiliate of the Institute for Supply Management, we have been providing educational opportunities for our membership since 1919.  They include eight Professional Dinner Meetings (PDM), tours, seminars, and webinars.  So take a look around.  If you are not a member and would like to try us out, please contact us:

We provide over 35 hours of educational opportunities in addition to networking with your peers in the Supply Chain profession.  Again, reach out to us as we would like to assist you in growing in the profession.

Thomas Cole, C.P.M.
President ISM Greater Grand Rapids

Employer Intership Trainings are offered locally by Hello West Michigan and area colleges & universities to help employers have a successful internship experience. Trainings are available March 22 in Holland and April 19 in downtown Grand Rapids. Click here for more details

15th Annual Midwest Supply Chain Management Conference is March 21, 2018 at GVSU Eberhard Center.
Click here for more details.

Brian Long's Report on Business for Grand Rapids is available in the the Member's Only section.
Plus his comments on The US Trade Imbalance:  What to Do? 

The Spectrum Health slides for the Feb 13 PDM are available in the Member's Only section.

Brian Long's January 9, 2018 PDM presentation slides on the West Michigan economy are available in the Member's Only section. 

The 2017-18 ISM-Greater Grand Rapids Board of Directors has a vacancy for the Secretary position.  Please contact Andrew Roman, President, if you are interested or have any questions regarding this open position. 

Andrew Roman
Phone: (616) 340-3384