How to Apply for Membership
  • Mail application to
    PO Box 53631
    Cincinnati, OH 45253
    (include check payable to ISM-Cincinnati)

  • Call Ken at 385-4144 to charge on a credit card.

  • Email application to Ken at and either send a check or call Ken at 385-4144 to charge it.

  • Call Ken at 385-4144 and handle everything over the phone.
Additional Questions?

Contact Membership Director Randy A. Nice:

Membership Information
ISM-Cincinnati is comprised of professionals engaged in purchasing and supply management within the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area. It is one of 149 local chapters affiliated with the Institute for Supply Management (formerly known as the National Association of Purchasing Management) headquarters in Tempe, Arizona.

Founded in 1915, ISM has over 44,000 members. It is an organization dedicated to providing national and international leadership in purchasing and materials management.

Benefits of Membership
Here is the link to the ISM website which outlines membership benefits: click here

In addition, the benefits of the ISM-Cincinnati affiliate include networking and education opportunities at monthly dinner meetings and seminars throughout the year.

Membership Application
Click here to download a membership application.

Cost of Membership
Initial cost of membership (which includes both ISM & ISM-C) is:
$250.00 [annual renewal is $230.00]
$450.00 [annual renewal is $430.00] which includes the cost of all monthly professional development meetings.
(9 meetings at $30.00 ea, so a $70.00 savings if you plan to attend all the meetings)

There is no cost for Student Membership, but you must still submit a membership application.

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