Welcome to ISM–Houston, Inc.

ISM-Houston, Inc. is the Houston Texas affiliate of the Institute for Supply Management.

We are currently 700+ members strong with plans to grow in pace with our bustling Houston economy.

Our members represent the thriving area industries of Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Healthcare, Construction, and many others.

Support The Houston Food Bank

The ISM-Houston family is saddened by the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath on the city of Houston and neighboring areas. We have had members impacted by the storm and our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

We are supporting the effort of the Houston Food Bank as they are helping those in need move towards recovery and restoration. You can provide a monetary donation directly via the donate now button below.


ISM-Houston supports and drives the success of supply management professionals through training and development programs and networking opportunities

Oil and Gas Supply Chain and Procurement Summit

Resetting expectations: The new reality

December 5-6, 2017 – Houston, TX

The 3rd annual Oil and Gas Supply Chain and Procurement Summit will explore how companies can respond to the new reality of a slower period of recovery in addition to sharing cross-silo best practices strategies for streamlining processes, increasing efficiency and sustainability, and achieving business value.
Oil and gas supply chain and procurement specialists will present in-depth case studies.

The ISM-Houston Professional Dinner Meeting

November 16, 2017, 5PM to 8PM at two locations.

Annual Joint Meeting with APICS Houston

Keynote Speaker- Justina Mann, Assistant Director, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Houston Airport System

Real World Procurement Webinar Series 2017

An established international series of online briefings, designed specifically for procurement professionals, delivered by real-world experts.

Now entering its sixth year, the Real World Procurement Series is designed to provide procurement professionals with essential insights into procurement practices – the people skills, process efficiencies and empowering technologies needed to drive a successful procurement function.


Executive Sponsors

Dresser Rand Executive Sponsor ISM-Houston
Shell Web Executive Sponsor
Sinopec ISM-Houston

Exxon Mobil ISM-Houston Executive Sponsor

Program Sponsors

Associate Sponsors

2017 Golf Tournament Sponsors

Metro Markeitng Sponsor ISM-Houston

Professional Development

Professional Development

The Professional Development committee provides highly effective training for our members and their organizations, with specific focus on best practice sharing, leadership development, and supply chain practice certification.

Career Services

The mission of the Career Services Committee is to assist ISM-Houston members in current career enhancement, job transition support, and to act as a resource for professional networking opportunities.

Career Services
Professional Development

Supplier Development

The Supplier Diversity Group (SDG) is focused on education, promoting the benefits and raising awareness regarding the competitive advantage of corporations utilizing minority and women-owned enterprises (M/WBEs).



Total Members


Members with ISM Certifications




Student Members


Our Vision

To be the premier resource for Houston area supply chain professionals.

Our Mission

To support and drive the success of supply management professionals through highly effective training and development programs, and by providing strong leadership and networking opportunities.

Our Constituents

All supply chain professionals in the Houston area, including students pursuing a supply chain related degree.