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1300+ professionals from throughout the country gathered for the largest North American educational conference exclusively for individuals in public procurement. This is a once-a-year opportunity to pump-up the volume on public procurement and network with colleagues and the supplier community.

Our pitch-perfect products exposition features 200+ suppliers with the latest products and services available to the government. While, the educational element of the conference is composed of melodious hot topics, best practices, resources and skills to help improve job performance and provide professional development that doesn’t miss a beat!

2018 Individual Award Winners

Albert H. Hall Memorial Award

Don Buffum, CPPO, CPPB
Director, Procurement & Contracts
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS

Anne Deatherage Service Award

Bobbye L. Marsala, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M.
Chief Procurement Officer
City of Palm Bay, FL

Distinguished Service Award

Steven M. Demel, CPPO
Director of Purchasing
Tacoma School District
Tacoma, WA

Distinguished Service Award

David E. Nash, CPPO, CPPB

Manager of the Year

Victoria A. Cortinas, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M.
Contract Administrator
City of Tucson
Tucson, AZ

Buyer of the Year

Emil C. Rosol, III, CPPO, CPPB
Cleveland Metroparks
Cleveland, OH

Integrity Award

Lourdes Coss, CPPO

Leadership Award

William A. Lindsey, CPPO, C.P.M.
Purchasing Director
Gloucester County - VA

Young Professional Award

Zulay Vincenty Millan, CPPO, CPPB, FCCM
Procurement Administrator Orange County
Orlando, FL

Volunteer Award

Lynn Farnham, CPPO,CPPB
Purchasing Agent
Roane County, Kingston, TN

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Forum 2018 Takeaways

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