NASPO Events & Education Pulse Blog The times, they are a’ changing.

At NASPO, we’re working to make sure we provide needed resources to our members and to the public. We’ve got a lot planned in the coming weeks!

 Procurement in the News

We know that you come to Pulse for news for you, but we are now collecting external articles related to your work.

Check out the Procurement in the News feed on the NASPO homepage!


FREE Webinar

Interested in the small business crisis response to COVID-19?

Click to register today for NASPO’s up coming webinar, Tuesday, April 21st at 3 pm EST

In this presentation, Dr. Darrall Henderson, Ph.D., State Director for Kentucky Procurement Technical Assistance Center (KYPTAC), and Sherry Savage, Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) Program Manager, will discuss the impact that COVID-19 has had on small business relations. They will also discuss small business needs from procurement officials and what small businesses can offer to states.


COVID-19 Response Resources

NASPO has collected a series of resources meant to assist with your procurement response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These resources include the NASPO Emergency Preparedness Guide and NASPO ValuePoint Cooperative Contract Updates on those items currently in high demand related to the COVID-19 pandemic like:

Cleaning Supplies

There are external resources available too from NASPO partner institutions like the National Governor’s Association, National Conference of State Legislators and the National Association of Chief Administrators.


Pulse Podcast is coming!

Mark your calendars!

Next week, Pulse is launching the Pulse Podcast brought to you by NASPO!

The podcast will have interviews with NASPO leadership and staff, public procurement professionals, and subject matter experts on all things procurement. You will be able to listen to the podcast right here on Pulse so make sure to check back with us next Tuesday!