Meeting/Event Information

Past Meetings

What Skills Matter When Everything Is Changing? Ryan Burke, CEO, Bluewater Hayes

November 12, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

GVSU DeVos Center
401 W Fulton St
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Tour of Manufacturers Supply Company (Mansco)

October 09, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Mancuso
4235 Corporate Exchange Dr
Hudsonville, MI 49426

Joint meeting with APICS. NOTE: This is on a Wednesday. No food will be offered at this event.

ISM Explores the Zoo

September 10, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

John Ball Zoo
1439 Butterworth St SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Join us as we discover how the Zoo purchases food to feed animals from around the world during the behind the scenes look at the John Ball Zoo Commissary.

Mark Bleckley, Associate Director, GVSU Van Andel Global Trade Center

May 14, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

GVSU DeVos Center University Club Room
401 W Fulton St
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Global update including discussion of current trade and tariffs under the Trump administration

Happy Hour Networking at Perrin Brewing

April 10, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Perrin Brewing
5910 Comstock Park Dr NW
Comstock Park, MI 49321
http://www.perrinbrewing.com/

Free for Non-Members & Students. Appetizers provided. Note this event is on a Wednesday.

16th Annual Midwest Supply Chain Management Conference

March 19, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

GVSU Eberhard Center
301 West Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

16th Annual Midwest Supply Chain Management Conference

Tiara Yachts Tour

March 12, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Tiara Yachts
725 E 40th St,
Holland, MI
http://www.tiarayachts.com

Plant tour of Tiara Yachts. NOTE START TIME OF 3:00 PM

Tom Derry, CEO, Institute for Supply Management

February 12, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

GVSU DeVos Center
401 W Fulton St
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Celebrate ISM - Greater Grand Rapids' 100th Anniversary with ISM National CEO, Tom Derry

West Michigan Economic Update

January 08, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

GVSU DeVos Center
401 W Fulton St
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Dr. Brian Long, Director, Supply Management Research at Grand Valley State University, will present the 2019 economic update for West Michigan.