Welcome to the APICSKC Of Kansas City website. The Kansas City Chapter has been your local chapter since 1961. APICSKC strives to build operation management excellence in enterprises and individuals through training and education. Use this website to learn about local education and events hosted by the APICSKC of Kansas City. The main APICS website at www.apics.org provides a wealth of information about APICS.

Upcoming Event



 October 2015

Program Development Meeting

Presentation by

Chris Gutierrez

Kansas City Smart Port

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Holiday Inn and Suite

10920 Nall Avenue

Overland Park, KS 66211

5:30-8:00 pm

Reservation deadline is October 12th, 2015, 5:00 pm

                                                                 Please RVSP to royalcook21@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Social Hour                          5:30-6:00

Dinner                                  6-7:00

PDM Presentation               7-8:00

Members - $25.00 (includes one drink ticket)

Non-Members - $30.00 (includes one drink ticket)

Students - $10.00


Chris Gutierrez is the President of Kansas City SmartPort, Inc., a non-profit economic development organization that promotes and enhances the Kansas City region’s status as a leading North American logistics hub.

Chris has been active in logistics and international business for more than twenty-five years.  He has worked in the public and private sector in international business and logistics.  

Chris’ community involvement includes his positions as a board member of the following organizations: Board of Advisors of the University of Kansas Supply Chain Management Program, CSCMP, and the World Trade Center – Kansas City. He is also alumni of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Centurions.

The APICS Message

 "APICS The Association for Operations Management build excellence in individuals and enterprises through superior operations Management education and training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and a worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals."


The Association for Operations is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in operation management, including production, inventory, supply chain, materials management, purchasing and logistics. Since 1957, individual and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.


Education & Training

We offer individual training for those looking to grow their  understanding of the operations management and supply chain body of knowledge

Plant Tours

Plan to attend our upcoming plant tours.Individuals are given the opportunity to tour our local companies, view their products and manufacturing process. Look for our upcoming events

Professional Development Meetings (PDM)

Plan to attend our monthly meetings. Various topics are discussed and it gives you a chance to meet other professionals.

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