APICSLogo1The Buffalo Chapter, which has 260 members representing 80 firms meet every month from September through May. Our mission is “To Meet the Resource Management Needs of Western New York Organizations.”

We do this by offering many opportunities to expand your professional knowledge, education, and networking possibilities. This is often in the form of classes, seminars and tours and Professional Development Meetings.

These Professional Development Meetings are moderately priced begin with networking opportunity time, meal, announcements, followed by presentations on production and inventory control topics by a knowledgeable speaker.

We also conduct plant tours, workshops, and periodic seminars. Our educational offerings encompass all the modules required for CPIM certification as well as courses in specific areas such as inventory accuracy and bills of materials. Our instructors are both professional and certified to teach these courses.


The Mission of ISM-Buffalo, Inc. is to advance the purchasing 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.