President's Corner


The Golf Outing last year was such a huge success, thanks to Chuck Larsen and Jon Janssen, we were able to offer additional scholarships this year and possibly in years to come!

On March 16, ISM-NE presented Matthew Moo from Creighton University and Morgan Nelson from University of Nebraska – Lincoln with The Debra Smithers 2016 Excellence in Business Scholarship at the Scholarship Awards Dinner in Lincoln. Thanks for Wayne Mattson who chaired this event!

The Professional Development (Pro-D) meeting May 26 in Lincoln at the Comfort Inn & Suites. Kristin Carty, Audience Outreach Manager of will speak on How to Get the Most out of Industries Leading Free Platforms for Supplier Discovery & Product Sourcing.

2016 ISM Golf Outing will be held at Iron Horse Golf Club on June 8. Check in will be at 11:00am with a 12:00 Noon start. Registration for the golf outing are on the ISM-NE website. If you are not a golfer maybe you can be one of our Hole Sponsors, again paperwork is available on-line.

Plant Tour 2016 scheduled for July 13 at 1:00pm, we will tour Aradius Group (formerly Omaha Printing Company) where the commercial printing occurs as well as their marketing services. Thanks to Chris Kielion for setting this up for us!

Product Show 2016 will be held on October 27 at the Lancaster Events Center in Lincoln. More to come!

We cannot do what we do for our members without the help of our volunteers! So, thank you and if you are ever interested in helping with any of our events please do not hesitate to contact a Board member.


Laurel Mitchell ISM-NE President