Inside Scoop Archive

How to Navigate the Sled Market with your Cooperative Contract | January 2023

January 19, 2023 | Whether you've been assigned to government sales for years or new to the market, this session offers real takeaways for your teams. This webinar is exclusive to NCPP Cooperative, Strategic Supplier and Affiliate Partners.

Fiscal Year Affects Your Sales Cycle | August 2022

August 8, 2022 | During the annual "How to Navigate the Maze of Government" educational webinar produced by NCPP for our members, we covered the importance of planning for the fiscal year.

NCPP New Market for Cooperative Purchasing! | April 2022

April 29, 2022 | New York SB 8008/Chapter 58 was signed by Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul on April 9. This law contains a provision that provides for a cooperative purchasing authority to New York State Thruway Authority and the City Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

How to Navigate the Maze of Government Webinar for NCPP Members | March 2022

March 10, 2022 | Discover the latest in State, Local and Education (SLED) government contracting trends with a webinar for NCPP members only. Also, read about NCPP's latest accomplishments.

Outside of the Box Webinar for NCPP Members | February 2022

February 2, 2022 |During this exclusive session, discover how partnering with a company through a cooperative contract can provide so much more than just the actual ordered product. Our panel of experts will share insights, trends and strategies to make the most of your time and resources.

#1 Request from Members? More Training! | October 2021

October 26, 2021 | Navigating the maze of selling to government can be an ever-changing landscape. To support companies who sell to government, NCPP partnered with Oregon State University Supply Chain and Logistics Management program to produce a 12 hour, 4-part educational series.

Networking with NCPP at NIGP | August 2021

August 30, 2021 | Join NCPP at our Exclusive Networking Event during the NIGP Leadership Summit in Anaheim.

Latest Legislative Updates | June 2021

June 14, 2021 | The NCPP Legislative Advocacy Working Group monitors proposed legislation that affects cooperative procurement and our members. Below are latest updates and how they might affect your government sales.

Don't Miss Next Week's Class: Selling to Government | April 2021

April 19, 2021 | Whether you've been selling to government for years or are new to this marketplace, this supply chain series is taught by current and former procurement professionals...

New Education Series: The Landscape of Public Procurement | March 2021

March 25, 2021 | Newly offered supply chain management curriculum for suppliers who market and sell to governments...

March is National Procurement Month | February 2021

February 17, 2021 | NCPP will be recognizing stars in public procurement throughout the month of March with special online recognitions..

Gain Greater Expertise in Selling to SLED | January 2021

January 25, 2021 |Exclusive training session for NCPP Cooperative Procurement, Strategic Supplier, and Affiliate members—please share with your teams for free sign-ups.

NCPP Advocates for Cooperative Procurement | December 2020

December 21, 2020 |The Legislative Advocacy Working Group, made up of members from NCPP Cooperative Procurement and Strategic Supplier partners, is active in monitoring legislation across all 50 states.

Who Moved My Office? | November 2020

November 10, 2020 |NCPP has teamed up with NIGP for a new webinar to reflect on how we conducted procurement processes in the past and what is possible for the future.

NCPP Sponsors Cooperative Track at NIGP Forum | July 2020

July 30, 2020 | NCPP is sponsoring a first-ever offered Cooperative Track for NIGP Forum. With sessions, and panels of experts on the topic, procurement professionals will discover ways to create a cooperative strategy, partner with suppliers and drive savings and efficiencies.

How to Navigate Government During COVID-19 | May 2020

May 11, 2020 | Using up-to-date data regarding SLED purchasing, with related COVID-19 impacts on government purchasing, Tammy Rimes, NCPP Executive Director and former Purchasing Agent, shares information on how to navigate government with new paradigm shifts.

Public Purchasing During COVID-19 | April 2020

April 2, 2020 | Procurement teams across the country are challenged with onslaught of competing demands for health and safety equipment while working situations require them to be at the Emergency Operations Center or home office - not the easiest of times!

Legislative Advocacy Working Group in Action! | January 2020

January 9, 2020 | The NCPP Legislative Advocacy Working Group monitors and actively opposes or supports legislation that may affect cooperative procurement across the country.

#1 Issue in Public Procurement Report: Cooperative Procurement | December 2019

December 4, 2019 | NCPP Affiliate Partner Government Sourcing Solutions (GSS), a team of former government procurement leaders/chief procurement officers, meets with senior procurement teams across the United States to hear firsthand...

Legislative Advocacy for Cooperative Procurement | September 2019

September 10, 2019 | A key benefit of NCPP membership is the Association proactively monitors new and ongoing legislation that supports or restricts cooperative procurement as a contracting option...

NCPP: Let's Just Cooperate | July 2019

July 23, 2019 | NCPP "Let's Just Cooperate" article published in the NCMA Contract Management June 2019 issue...

Cooperative Purchasing for State of Idaho: Door Just Opened! | May 2019

May 7, 2019 | The Idaho Public Purchasing Association included NCPP on their activities in pursuing the ability to use cooperative contract within their state...

How to Navigate the Maze of Government | February 2019

February 26, 2019 | Selling to government and public institutions can be tough. With all the rules and regulations, as well as uniqueness of each jurisdiction, it's difficult to navigate...