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"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...