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NASPO Member Benefits

  • Procurement U

    Procurement U provides professional development opportunities, training, resources, publications and more that are specifically tailored to meet the needs of state procurement officials and staff. procurementu@naspo.org

    Course Catalog

  • NASPO ValuePoint

    NASPO ValuePoint is a nonprofit division of NASPO offering more than 60 national cooperative purchasing contracts covering a wide range of goods and services. These competitively bid contracts are developed and administered by a multi-state sourcing teams, making NASPO ValuePoint unique among cooperatives.

    Explore our Contracts

  • NASPO Professional Dev Funds

    Professional Development Funds

    Each state has access to $21,200 annually to fund continuing education and the professional development of state procurement staff.

    Reimbursement Resources

  • Naspo ValuePoint In-State Cooperative Outreach Funds

    In-State Cooperative Outreach Funds

    ValuePoint supports states in promoting their in-state cooperative purchasing programs.

    Reimbursement Resources

  • Green Purchasing Technical Assistance Funds

    Funding for professional services to assist in establishing, implementing and enhancing sustainable purchasing in your state.

    Find out if your state is eligible

  • NASPO Network

    NASPO’s online members-only platform that allows members to interact with peers, NASPO leadership and staff. You can share a file, download a document, post a question, join a discussion or mentor someone.

    Learn. Share. Grow
  • State Training Coordinators Conference

    Save the Date:
    October 9-11, 2019 | Madison, WI

  • Publications

    Live and recorded webinars on emerging issues and best practices available 24/7 to members.

    Register Today

  • Webinars

    Access to ProcurementPulse - NASPO's official blog, our NASPO Bulletin, as well as the 2019 Top Ten Priorities for State Procurement & Top Five Horizon Issues.

    Stay Connected

  • Committees & Work Groups

    Committees provide opportunities for NASPO members to work together toward shared goals, such as conference planning, producing research-based work products or design initiatives that benefit the association.

    Call for Volunteers will be sent out in September 2019

    Contact the Membership Department

  • ProcurementIQ

    Market research and intelligence tool providing complete market analysis and benchmarking for use in the bidding, negotiations and award process.

    Get Started

  • GovWin IQ

    A searchable database of planned federal, state and local government solicitations, as well as historical contracts and their associated documents. Contact kminor@naspo.org for more information.

    Get Started

  • Resource Library

    Find and Explore conference, goverment and policy documents, webinar recordings etc.

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NASPO Events

  • NASPO Annual Conference

    Edit blurb: Official NASPO business is conducted against a backdrop of peer-to-peer networking, educational sessions and keynote presentations. state. NASPO covers the expenses of two procurement staff members from each.

    Save the Date:
    September 8-11, 2019 | Grand Rapids, MI

  • NASPO Exchange

    NASPO members and the vendor community come together for one-on-one appointments and educational sessions promoting best practices on how to do business with the states. state. NASPO covers the expenses of two procurement staff members from each.

    Save the Date:
    March 24-26, 2020 | Nashville, TN

  • NASPO Academic Forum

    Brings together state CPOs and higher education leaders to create a well-prepared work force of procurement professionals and elevate the profession’s position and visibility. NASPO covers the expenses one procurement staff member from each state.

    Next Forum in 2020 - Please contact Olivia Hook Frey with any questions

  • NASPO Law Institute

    State employees providing full-time legal services to the procurement team or Chief Procurement Officer are invited to attend. NASPO covers the expenses of two procurement staff members from each state.

    Save the Date
    October 7-9, 2019 | Madison, WI

  • Leadership Academy

    A leadership development opportunity for state directors, Chief Procurement Officers and emerging leaders in state procurement. NASPO covers the expense of one procurement staff member from each state.

    By invitation only

  • NASPO Regional Conferences

    Edit blurb: NASPO Regional conferences provide a friendly atmosphere for networking and learning in a workshop-style setting. Each of the regions—Eastern, Southern, Midwestern and Western—hold one regional conference every other year. NASPO covers the expenses of six procurement staff members from each state.

    2019 Dates and Locations

  • NASPO REACH Conference

    Started in 2018 and held on alternating years, The REACH Conference will bring all regions together for a joint networking event aimed at the practitioners in each state. NASPO covers the expenses of six procurement staff members from each state.

    Save the Date:
    July 7-9, 2020 | Cleveland, Ohio

What our Members Value