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March 2023

NASPO Celebrates Procurement Month

Happy Procurement Month to our members and procurement professionals everywhere! Your hard work helps our communities thrive, and we are truly grateful for your service. Click here to view the video we created to say “thank you!” Visit our social channels throughout the month for special recognitions, and feel free to send photos of your office celebrations to Kate Davila.

2022 Cronin Webinars Conclude

Join us later today for our final Cronin webinar:

March 1, 3 – 4 pm ET: Minnesota
The Right Step – How Minnesota Improves Contract Compliance
Register here

2023 Cronin Award Submissions
Open Next Week

Nominations for the George Cronin Awards for Procurement Excellence are intended for state central procurement offices and must be submitted by, or with approval from, the NASPO voting member (CPO) within your state. The 2023 submission deadline is May 29. If you have questions, please contact Chadwick Stephens. Click here to learn more.

NEW Reimbursement Program for CPPB and CPPO Certifications

NASPO is pleased to reimburse application and examination fees for those who pass the May CPPB or CPPO exams offered by UPPCC. Together, we are elevating the public procurement profession! Click here to learn more.

2022 Survey of State Practices

With input from 45 states, NASPO has compiled a comprehensive body of knowledge, including statutory, regulatory, and policy requirements for procurement. Report findings reflect responses collected from June – October 2022. Take a look!

Upcoming Events

NASPO Exchange*
April 4 – 6
Salt Lake City, UT
Registration ends today, March 1!

July 17 – 19
Cleveland, OH
Registration opens in early April

NASPO will provide six complimentary registrations for each state. Primary Members are welcome to attend using one of the six registrations. All state members need Primary Member approval to attend.

*Registration Open

Combined March Regional Council Calls

Please check your calendar for an updated invite to collaborate across regions.

March 15, 3 – 4 pm ET

March 21, 3 – 4 pm ET

The NASPO Repository of State Practices (RoSP) Is Public

Share this database of state procurement statutes, regulations, and policies with your colleagues in the public procurement community. Check it out here.


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