Professional Development Class:
Contract Drafting Workshop
Supply Management Professionals
May 29, 2014

Topics Covered: This class is intended to be more hands on than other contract development seminars, and it will include break-out sessions and class exercises in drafting and reviewing contract language.   Preliminary Drafting Considerations, Using Recitals and Definitions, Structuring Contract Provisions, Conditions, Options and Obligations, Avoiding Ambiguity and Litigation, Drafting Key Contract Terms, Using Form Agreements and Dealing with Boilerplate Terms and using contract drafting and assembly systems will be covered.
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Report on Business Survey-Now Available

The ISM-New York Report on Business is now being released on the 2nd day of the month following the reported month.  The March 2014 report has been released.  The latest report has continued decline from last month.  Our report has consistently predicted the national ISM Non-Manufacturing Report's trends and last month's dip proved us accurate again. 

If you want to participate in April's Report on Business, be sure to check your email and click on the survey.  It takes less than five minutes and your input is key to measuring the economic conditions in the greater New York area.

Competitive Edge - Now Available

Check out the latest edition of ISM-New York's newsletter, Competitive Edge. Our president, Keith Hines, delivers his traditional monthly president's message.  In addition, Tanya Pop, Director of Supplier Diversity, shares her thoughts about the upcoming Supplier Diversity EXPO scheduled for April 24, 2014.        

                                    For a shortcut to the Competitive Edge link, click here.

Commodity Corner - Now Available

Check out the link at the top for Reports to get the latest copy of the ISM-New York Commodity Corner Q4 2013 update.  We thank Mr. Paul O. Buchbauer, C.P.M. of Prestige Brands for his contribution.  In addition, we have added various economic reports we hope will provide useful information to our members and visitors. 

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Monthly Meetings

Supplier Diversity EXPO & Membership Meeting - April 24, 2014
Pfizer 235 East 42nd Street -
New York, NY 10017

Supplier Diversity EXPO & April Membership Meeting

"Two Great Events - One Day of Supplier Diversity"
Manage Your Connections & Learn More about the Importance of Supplier Diversity in your procurement role!

 Supplier Diversity EXPO
Registration Opens at 8:30am

9:00 am - 11:30 am

The Supplier Diversity EXPO is an event which allows diverse suppliers to meet with corporations. Through this event, ISM-New York supports the proactive business approach of sourcing products & services from previously under-utilized suppliers.


 Supplier Diversity - Monthly Membership Meeting
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Keynote Speaker:
Cheryl McKissack Daniel
President and Chief Executive Officer, McKissack & McKissack

Membership Meeting Agenda: (times are approximate)
Registration, Lunch buffet and Networking: 11:30 am
Presentation: 12:30pm
Q&A: 1:30pm

Registration Required
Membership meeting is at no cost for all ISM-New York dues paying members
Non-member guest cost is $45 per person

Non-Members, Diverse Supplier benefit for special EXPO & Meeting Pricing as well as an Early Bird Special –
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