ISM-AL/MS Gulf Coast, Inc

A Chapter of the Institute for Supply Management working together to advance the profession of supply management.


Leading Supply Chain Management Professionals

ISM—Alabama/Mississippi Gulf Coast, Inc. is a not-for-profit association that strives to provide professional growth and networking opportunities to supply management practitioners within our community.  We serve Mobile, Baldwin, and Washington counties in Alabama state; Jackson and George counties in Mississippi state. 

Our monthly, educational meetings give us the opportunity to learn about industry trends and surrounding businesses, while growing our local network. New members and visitors are always welcome.

Upcoming Events




Member Only

Quarterly State of Risk Update

Join the executive leaders from ISM and Resilinc as they come together as part of a quarterly series to discuss the latest and emerging risks and disruptions impacting global supply chains. ISM CEO Tom Derry and Resilinc CEO Bindiya Vakil will also provide insights based on respective data and research from both organizations.






ISM World 2023 (In-Person Only)

The ISM World in-person only experience gives you the opportunity to be face-to-face with thought leaders, peers and suppliers and have dedicated time to build your network and expand your knowledge on critical topics impacting the supply management profession. Get inspired by amazing keynotes, interact in engaging breakout sessions and have fun swapping supply chain “wins” (and war stories) in a variety of attendee celebrations and small group experiences.


THINK YOU WANT THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS? Consider the ISM World all-access pass. Learn more. Read more about the All Access Pass

Grapevine, TX





ISM Awards Gala

The ISM Awards Gala is a black tie event to celebrate both individual and organizational award winners for the 2022 awards program. Guests will be able to rub elbows with the best and brightest of the profession and celebrating the incredible feats of both individuals and organizations.

The gala includes a cocktail reception, awards presentation and sit down dinner followed by music and dancing. Purchase individual tickets here or contact our ISM Member Services  to purchase a table for your team.

Welcome to Our New Website

ISM-Alabama/Mississippi Gulf Coast, Inc. has supported the supply chain profession for over 50 years.  We are growing and invite you to particpate with our chapter to meet other professionals in various industries to expand your network and continue your professional growth.

Our new website brings supply management to your fingertips with up-to-date research, articles, events, and connects you with ISM Global. In addition, Continuing Education Hours (CEHs) are automatically recorded to your transcripts and can be accessed under My Account. 

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Valeri Wager, CPSM

Chapter President

Supply Management News & Reports

The Monthly Metric: Dock-to-Stock Cycle Time

January 30, 2023
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Join ISM

Your membership in ISM will provide a powerful path to stay connected, engaged, and up-to-date with everything happening in supply management. Serious procurement and supply chain professionals are dedicated to staying in the know about their profession and staying at the top of their game. An ISM membership will provide you with that and more.

More than 100 years of experience speaks for itself – ISM can help you succeed. It's our mission.

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ISM World 2023 Registration Open

Join your peers in Grapevine (Dallas), Texas May 7-10, 2023. The ISM World Annual Conference is a world-class event with the mission of providing an educational environment and experience that brings together thought leaders, supply chain and procurement professionals and the solution-driven suppliers that support them.

You'll walk away with new connections, fresh perspectives, and the support of your community.

Register today!