Six Key Tips for Conducting an
Effective Sales & Operations Planning (SOP) Process


This interactive presentation will provide valuable “How to” planning information for both Supply Chain Professionals and Company Executives. If your Company has been struggling to implement an effective S&OP process or if you are contemplating such, then this program is a “Must Attend” session for you.


Date: October 11, 2016
Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Event: October 2016 Professional Development Meeting
Topic: Six Key Tips for Conducting an Effective Sales & Operations Planning (SOP) Process
Sponsor: APICS Tampa Bay
Venue: Bascom's Chop House
Location: 3665 Ulmerton Road
Clearwater, FL 33762
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.

2015-2016 Member Recognition

COY 2015-2016 Molex

During the June 14th Professional Development Meeting, the following Member Recognition took place:

Chapter Service Award: Bob Walker, CPIM

Member of the Year: Michelle Perkins

Company of the Year: Molex Corporation

Instructor of the Year: Greg Foskey, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP




If you attend just one supply chain conference this year, make it APICS 2016.

APICS 2016 is THE conference for professionals from all sides of the value chain, where you’ll gain relevant knowledge, foster relationships, explore trends, debate challenges and heighten efficiency. (more…)

Date: September 25, 2016—September 27, 2016
Event: APICS 2016
Venue: Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Location: Washington DC
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.

2016-2017 Chapter Officers Announcement

APICS Tampa Bay 2013 LOGO Vertical SmallAPICS Tampa Bay is pleased to announce the elected officers for the 2016-2017 APICS year:

President:Michelle Perkins
Executive Vice President:
Secretary: Patti Gander
Vice President of Education: Patti Gander
Vice President of Programs:
Vice President of Membership: Joseph O’Neil
Vice President of Marketing: James Moore


Aligning the Supply Chain

A Serious Game?

Research shows that misalignment is one of the biggest issues companies face today. The result is poor execution of company strategy and an under performing supply chain.

Breaking through departmental silos and creating supply chain awareness and is a considerable challenge. To achieve this cultural change objective, blended learning may be a most suitable approach. One where theory and practice combine with hard and soft skills in simulated real life experience.


Date: September 13, 2016
Time: 5:30 - 8:00 PM
Event: September 2016 Professional Development Meeting
Venue: DoubleTree Hotel Tampa Airport Westshore
Location: 4500 W. Cypress Street
Tampa, FL 33607
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.