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12th Annual Holiday Networking Event
APICS North Shore & APICS Boston,
in collaboration with ISM-Greater Boston
at the Montvale Plaza, Stoneham

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Please make your registration by 5 pm Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Limited to the first 150 registrants


This event has grown in popularity each year. Over the last few years, upwards of 100 people have attended each year. Why? Because this is the networking event of the season! Attend, and join with members and guests ("birds of a feather") from APICS Boston, APICS North Shore, CSCMP-NERT, and ISM-Greater Boston. This year we will again be celebrating at the Montvale Plaza, Stoneham; (wonderful LOCATION & free parking!!!!). Bring your friends, bring your business cards, and enjoy. We have received great reviews in the past – see this link: News Article. Don't miss this one!

Discussion tables (past years example info only):

  • Dan Marino, Sr. Partner, Marino & Associates: 21st Century Mfg - Not Without the Basics
  • Glen Parsons, Director, Skye Solutions: Re-energizing Your Employees During Tough Economic Times
  • Bruce Hamilton, GBMP President: Killer Metrics: Measurements that Derail Supply Chain Improvements
  • Cindy Jutras, Principal at Mint Jutras: Benchmarking ERP System Performance
  • Jim Cote, Director of N.E. Operations F3E: Pitfalls to Productivity
  • Bob McInturff, President McInturff & Associates: Five Ridiculously Simple Things To Promote Your Career
  • Rob Olney, President ETM Mfg: How Lean Thinking Can Save You $$
  • John Willi MBA, CPCM, C.P.M., A.P.P., CMRP, Director of Materials Mgt, Dana Farber Cancer Institute: Strategic Sourcing
  • Bob Ferrari, Managing Director Ferrari Consulting & Research: Global Supply Chain Disruptions & the Importance of Risk Management
  • Suzanne C. Days, The Answer to your Intranet Product/Service Search Frustration

Appetizers: Cheese/Crackers/Vegetable Tray, Garden Salad, Montvale House Dressing. Buffet Station: Chicken Marsala + Baked Haddock + Marinated Steak Tips + Rice Pilaf + Vegetable Medley + Fresh Baked Rolls & Butter. Dessert: Dessert Station + Freshly Brewed Regular & Decaffeinated Coffee, Tea. Cash bar.

Our sponsors (includes examples from past years [lots of openings available!]):
Nexview Consulting, Marino Associates, DemandPlanning.Net, Logility, ISM-Greater Boston, Kinaxis, OPS Rules, McInturff & Associates, Simplify Projects, New Castle Systems, Planet Together, Oracle, GBMP, MetaProcure, & Boston Strategies Int'l. Sponsors will be available to discuss their products & services.

Registration Deadline is Wednesday November 29th, & is limited to the first 150 people.
THIS IS A BARGAIN at only $25!!

Nothing ventured, nothing gained!!

Event Agenda

Registration, networking: hot & cold hors d’oeuvres and buffet

5:30 - 6:45 pm

Welcome and introductions from the hosting organizations

6:45 - 7:00 pm

Three 25-minute small group discussions, and some additional networking breaks, plus coffee and dessert

7:00 - 8:35 pm

Raffle / Drawing for gifts

8:40 - 8:55 pm


Please make your reservation by 5 PM Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Early Registration Deadline is 5 PM Wednesday, November 29th
Late registration fee jumps to $35 after this date (including walk-ins as well)

Limited to the first 150 registrants

Directions to Montvale Plaza

EARLY-BIRD (prior to 5 PM November 29th) REGISTRATION & PAYMENT
APICS & CSCMP-NERT & ISM-Greater Boston Member: $25.00
Non-member: $30.00
Student: $18.00
Unemployed: $18.00

All categories (Member, Non-member, Student, Unemployed): $35.00


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Help make our annual TOYS FOR TOTS campaign a success!

Please bring a $10.00 unwrapped toy for children 0-14, or a cash/check donation of any amount, to the Holiday Networking Event (if donating by check, it would be payable to TOYS FOR TOTS) on 12/5/17.

TOYS FOR TOTS does not accept toys with a military theme, weapons or law enforcement type toys, toys with candy or chemicals, or used toys.