APICS Tampa Bay
Florida West Coast Chapter

About Us

APICS Tampa Bay

APICS Tampa Bay connects you to a local supply chain, logistics and operations management network.

We offer education, training and professional development, with a pulse on what’s driving growth and opportunities in Tampa Bay. We understand the local economy and the impact key industries have on it.

Founded in 1985 as the American Production and Inventory Control Society, Florida West Coast Chapter, Inc., we have been serving the Tampa Bay area of Florida including Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties for over 30 years.

We’re committed to seeing the supply chain profession propel the community and the businesses in it to be the best. Whether you need to build a higher-performing supply chain, earn career-changing credentials or grow your network, APICS Tampa Bay can get you there.

Please contact us if we can serve you in any way.

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What is the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM)?

ASCM is the global leader in supply chain organizational transformation, innovation and leadership. As the largest non-profit association for supply chain, ASCM is an unbiased partner, connecting companies around the world to the newest thought leadership on all aspects of supply chain. ASCM is built on a foundation of APICS certification and training spanning 60 years. Now, ASCM is driving innovation in the industry with new products, services and partnerships that enable companies to further optimize their supply chains, secure their competitive advantage and positively impact their bottom lines.

Education & Certification

Advance Your Supply Chain Organization

Businesses turn to APICS as the industry authority. APICS guides them in establishing organizational best practices through training and certification programs that elevate the performance of their complex supply chains and deliver measurable results.

Whether you are implementing an employee development program tied to key performance indicators or striving to keep your organization and workforce at the forefront of supply chain and operations management, APICS sets the industry standard.

A Resource for Your Business

APICS Tampa Bay is your resource to drive professional development and strategic initiatives based on best practices that have a direct impact on your business. Count on APICS to advance your supply chain performance.

Professional Development Meetings

APICS Tampa Bay offers professional development meetings, or PDMs, in the Tampa Bay area.

PDMs focus on sharing expertise and professional advancement through networking, collaboration and education, and they enable supply chain professionals to gain knowledge through a variety of discussions, tours, presentations and events. PDMs are an excellent way to engage with an APICS chapter in your community and evaluate the many opportunities to advance your career or grow your network.

APICS members earn one (1) certification maintenance point for participation in Professional Development Meetings under Activity Code CE (Continuing Education).

Chapter Leadership


CBAR Platinum Award


Chapter management excellence is an integral component to enhancing the member experience. Successful APICS chapters provide members with opportunities for stellar education, career development, and networking.

The APICS Chapter Benchmarking and Reporting (CBAR) program recognizes chapters that have exceeded minimum standards and exemplify excellence in overall chapter management. We are proud to announce the APICS Florida West Coast Chapter received the 2016 CBAR Platinum Award designation, an admirable accomplishment for an APICS chapter.

As a member of an APICS Platinum award winning chapter, the designation signifies Florida West Coast chapter’s commitment to providing an exceptional membership experience.

Raising the Bar

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