We are no longer accepting pre-registrations. NOTE: Due to an overwhelming response of pre-registered attendees, we recommend you contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire whether additional registrations are being accepted. We cannot guarantee availability onsite.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
Cancellations must be received in writing or via email to email@example.com. Cancellations received before July 15, 2018 will receive a full refund less a $175 administrative fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after July 15, 2018. Registrations are transferable at any time to another individual within your agency. There will be no refunds for no-shows or early departures from the event.
Registering for the NIGP Forum indicates acknowledgement of participating in NIGP events and activities at the attendee's own free will and intentional act. Attendees should be aware that possible physical injury could occur as a result of participation in these events. Attendees acknowledge freely and knowingly and that they are able to participate in NIGP events and hereby assume responsibility for their own well-being. Attendees also agree not to allow any other individual to participate his/her place without written notification to NIGP.
NIGP plans to take photographs at the 2018 Forum and Products Exposition and reproduce them in NIGP educational, news or promotional material, whether in print, electronic or other media, including the NIGP website. By participating in the 2018 Forum, you grant NIGP the right to use your name, photograph and biography for such purposes. All postings become the property of NIGP. Postings may be displayed, distributed or used by NIGP for any purpose.
Student members are eligible for complimentary Forum registration, which allows access to all Forum educational sessions and products expo events at no cost. Meal tickets can be purchased for other meal events. Advance purchase of tickets is encouraged as a limited number may be available on site. Student is defined as “Individuals enrolled part-time or full-time in an accredited community college, college or university and actively pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in business or public administration, public purchasing or materials management, or related field of study. Student members must be unemployed or employed on a part-time basis consisting of less than twenty-one hours per week.”
Retired NIGP members are eligible for complimentary Forum registration, which allows access to all Forum educational sessions and products expo events at no cost. Meal tickets can be purchased for other meal events. Advance purchase of tickets is encouraged as a limited number may be available on site. “Retired” shall be defined as “retired from a public purchasing organization with full retirement benefits and neither self-employed or employed in the public or private sector.”
Participant Code of Conduct
NIGP is dedicated to providing a safe, friendly, welcoming, and harassment-free environment for all conference attendees and participants regardless of gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity or religion. NIGP has adopted a code of conduct which outlines expectations for all attendees and participants, including member and non-member attendees, speakers, contractors, exhibitors, sponsors, guests and volunteers. Cooperation is expected from everyone and NIGP will actively enforce this code throughout the event.
Read the complete version of our participant code of conduct