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Welcome to ISM Rochester
(formerly: NAPMR)

ISM-Rochester and it's 70+ members serve as the local leaders of professional standards in all matters pertaining to purchasing, materials, research, and education.




Recent News and Events

Sarah Beisheim, Xerox Senior Intellectual Property Counsel, explains to ISMR members why contracts do matter and how to protect their interests and manage risk


Trace Cyber Solutions provides ISM Rochester members methods for vetting suppliers and protecting their information assets.


Jack Cook discusses technology with Aldwin Maloto and Ivan Jubilee from Trace Cyber Solutions.


Pat Campbell, Business Process Excellence Manager from Xerox, outlines strategies in having Crucial Conversations during November 15 dinner meeting


Check out some pictures from our recent tour of Foodlink Rochester:

ISM-Rochester members tour the Foodlink warehouse facility directed by Mark Dwyer and Maureen Miller.

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Mark explains the various facets of the new, state-of-the-art commercial kitchen.

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Pierre Aubertin, from NOCO Energy, reviews many of the aspects of purchasing energy – natural gas and electricity, to the members at the September 20th dinner meeting.

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Congratulations to Isabella Lucania on winning the ISM-Rochester 2017 Katherine A. Rhoades Scholarship!  Isabella is pictured below holding the award certificate along with ISM-Rochester board members Michele Hoy and Emine Frusci.

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This past May ISM-Rochester members had the privilege to tour the 911 Center with Director John Merklinger.  This award-winning team of employees serve 84 different public safety agencies and handled more than 1.2 million calls for service last year alone!  ISM-Rochester would like to thank Director Merklinger for the tour and would like to thank his highly trained staff for all they do for the Rochester community!  Check out a picture of Director Merklinger and some ISM-Rochester members below! 

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New to the profession?  Do you know any students, recent graduates, or emerging professionals? If they might be interested in supply management as a career they are invited to attend any future events as a guest.  Please be sure when you RSVP you indicate if an attendee is an “Emerging Professional” and be sure to include contact information.