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"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...