ISM—Orange County, Inc. (ISM—OC) has approximately 60+ members representing purchasing and/or supply management professionals from a variety of businesses in the Orange County Area. ISM—OC is one of many local associations affiliated with the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®)- formally the National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM).
Founded in 1915, the Institute for Supply Managements (ISM) is the largest supply management association in the world as well as one of the most respected. ISM’s mission is to lead the supply management profession through its standards of excellence, research, promotional activities, and education. ISM’s membership base includes more than 50,000 supply management professionals with a network of domestic and international chapters. Membership with ISM—OC entitles you to all benefits of our local Chapter and ISM. Both ISM and ISM—OC are not-for-profit associations.