Institute for Supply Management - Buffalo Inc. (formerly NAPM-Buffalo), the first Purchasing Association in America, was established in 1904 to exchange ideas and help resolve related problems in procurement.


The Mission of ISM-Buffalo, Inc. is to advance the supply management profession through high ethical standards of conduct and fairness and to encourage the social and educational opportunities of its members to be effective as possible in their profession.
Martha Switzer CPSM is presented her CPSM certification from Brandon Jones, CPSM, PCB Piezotronics (Left) and Dominic LoTempio, CPSM, University at Buffalo (right)


 Our Vision 

We will provide an environment for us to draw upon each other’s experience through attractive, informative professional education, meetings, and camaraderie. We are committed to quality, ethics, and providing organizational value to our members and profession.

ISM-Buffalo is your first resource for enhancing your professional knowledge.

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