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NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement (A non-profit, member association.) Elevating the profession, accelerating your performance.


Forum 2023 Registration Is Officially Open. Public procurement's biggest event of the year is coming to Louisville, KY August 19 – 23 and virtually August 21 – 23. Get ready for more connections, more procurement news and more of everything you love about Forum.


That’s a wrap on . What an event—full of learning and growth. We hope to see you all at NIGP Forum 2023 this coming August.


Final day of . We start the day wth a focus on influencing strategies, developing an effective vision, and setting the goals for your team and organization.


The day’s learning activities are done, but the fun continues with the focus turned to dinner and a show for all participants.


Day 2 of offers you more. We start the day with a focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion where leaders will learn to use four proven frameworks to better engage and support diversity in the workplace.


Wow, what a day. Our strongest leaders gathering new insights, learning with peers and colleagues, and forming new connections. That’s what is all about.


Get ready for Day 1. First up, developing the Leadership Mindset with Jay Caputo and Ralph Campbell who help us understand the important role of leaders in creating success for teams and individuals.


We've all heard of critical thinking. But what is it and how can procurement professionals use it to make informed decisions?​

​Join us for an interactive session that will help you discover new tools and apply methods of inquiry in meaningful ways to solve problems.


NIGP Forum is THE place for procurement professionals to engage and learn from each other. But we need your help! Submit your presentation idea by February 17.


Did you get it right? Hand-to-mouth buying refers to purchasing the smallest quantities to satisfy the current need. Find more procurement terms in the 2022 NIGP Public Procurement Dictionary of Terms.


The 2023 NIGP Leadership Summit focuses on the big "L" for Leadership. Why? Because to be a great leader, you need the right mindset and competencies to build an effective procurement team that can drive results. See you there!


Meet your new best friend—the NIGP-CPP handbook. It has everything you need to know to prepare for your upcoming certification exam. Get your copy today.


Special thanks to our government partner Sourcewell for your continuing support of NIGP and our mission to elevate the procurement profession by making training and certification accessible to all.


New procurement guidelines have been added in this second suite of federal funds. What are the implications to procurement and the reporting requirements? Join this upcoming Headliner Series to learn about the opportunities and the guardrails.


Calling all inspirational procurement leaders. We want to hear from you! Share your insights with the procurement community at this year's NIGP Forum. The deadline to submit is February 17.


How does your salary compare? Wait til you read these findings – from salary trends to salary gaps and everything in between. Get a sense on where the profession is heading and what it means to you. This research is definitely a keeper.


It's never been more important to build a talent pipeline. Join us for NIGP's Leadership Summit: Leading for Impact to elevate your leadership skills.


Think you don't have time to earn your public procurement associate designation? Think again. This 3-week intensive course blends on-demand and live learning sessions to help you get onboarded to the procurement industry.


Procurement leaders need to know how to "sell" initiatives to leadership. This course will teach procurement professionals how to effectively engage with leadership by selling SROI.


Make 2023 the year you earn your NIGP-CPP. Find your path to career growth today!


We hope you have had a safe and relaxing holiday season. We can't wait to see you in the new year!


How'd you do? Surety is a pledge or guarantee by an insurance company, bank, individual, or corporation on behalf of the bidder/proposer that protects against default or failure of the contracted bidder/proposer to satisfy the contractual obligations. For more definitions of common (and not-so-common) procurement terms, check out NIGP's 2022 Dictionary of Terms.


Earn your Public Procurement Associate Designation in just 3 weeks! Our intensive program starts January 30 and runs through February 20. Register today.


A wealth of information about procurement best practices is just a click away! Download NIGP's Global Best Practices to get guidance on the most pressing challenges facing today's procurement professionals.


We wish you and your family a joyous holiday season and look forward to making new memories in the new year.


You're already using Excel. Why not use it more efficiently? This upcoming Learning Lab will show you how to use the time-saving features of linking and sharing data. Register today!


Emerging procurement leaders can greatly benefit from a mentor who can guide them as they navigate the challenges of procurement. NIGP's mentorship program welcomes new mentors and mentees. Apply today!


It's almost time for NIGP Forum 2023 Call for Presentations! Start thinking about the insights you'd like to share to empower your colleagues and elevate the procurement profession.


We need strategic leaders now more than ever. NIGP invites senior and experienced procurement leaders to Leading for Impact to connect with other leaders and gain valuable skills to address the challenges facing the procurement profession.


Are you planning on taking the NIGP-CPP test in February? You only have a few days left to register! Registration ends December 22.


How can procurement protect sensitive data as cybersecurity threats become increasingly prevalent? This session will discuss how to assess a contractor's security standards and what you need to know about cyberliability insurance. Register today!


What a year it has been! Join us for our annual Meeting of the Membership as we look back on the highlights of 2022 and talk about what's coming up in 2023.


Thanks to our partner Sourcewell for your continuing contribution to helping procurement professionals and NIGP chapters elevate the procurement profession.


Are you ready for the shifting demographic changes in the workplace? This eye-opening event presents the hard-hitting facts of today's workforce and sets the stage for what you can expect at Leading for Impact on Feb 2 – 5 in St. Louis, MO.


How secure is your data? If you can't answer, then you need to attend our upcoming headliner series. Learn about the consequences of cyberattacks and find out how to protect your organization's sensitive data.


Leadership Development has never been more important. Get a taste of what you can expect by attending this FREE Webinar on December 5 which emphasizes why you need to Lead for Impact.


The NIGP mentorship program pairs public procurement professionals with experienced NIGP members who offer guidance and career-related advice. Applications for this six-month mentorship program are accepted on a rolling basis. What are you waiting for? Apply today!


A special thanks for all that you do to elevate the procurement profession. Wishing you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving.


NIGP-CPP is the only certification that specifically targets mid- to executive-level procurement leaders in the public sector. It expands beyond the technical aspects of procurement to assess the holistic competencies procurement leaders need to be successful.


At NIGP, our goal is to support as many procurement professionals as possible at various stages in their careers. We are grateful for the continued support of Sourcewell and their generous contribution to the NIGP scholarship program.

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