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Since 1944, NIGP has been developing, supporting and promoting the public procurement profession

With over 15,000 professionals from more than 2,500 local, state, provincial and federal government contracting agencies across the United States, Canada and countries outside of North America, NIGP is international in its reach.

through premier educational and research programs, professional support, technical services and advocacy initiatives that benefit members and constituents.

NIGP’s goal is recognition and esteem for the government procurement profession and its dedicated practitioners. The Institute led the way in developing the Values & Guiding Principles of Public Procurement and its professional development program offers traditional face-2-face courses, independent online courses, interactive online courses and no travel Webinars that address current industry issues and trends affecting the way governments do business. NIGP is unique for the wealth and depth of services offered to its members. Through time-saving resources, agencies reap the benefits of improved operating efficiency and expanded organizational capacity. Individuals gain immediate value through access to our library of thousands of bid-related documents and the largest network of public procurement professionals in North America.



NIGP reaches more than 15,000 procurement professionals from 2,500 local, state, provincial and federal government contracting agencies in North America who oversee more than $200 billion in spend per year. Members of our community are engaged in all aspects of the procurement process and are empowered to make purchasing decisions, making them a critical audience for your engagement.

Fig. 1: Agency Type

Fig. 2: Member Titles

l City - 30%

l Buyer/Contract Specialist - 49%

l County - 18%

l Procurement Manager - 28%

l State/Province - 18%

l Executive/Director - 17%

l K-12 - 11%

l Procurement Support - 6%

l College/University - 10% l Authority - 7% l Utility - 4% l Federal/Other - <2%


There are several options to engage with NIGP. Whether you choose one or all, our association offers a unique opportunity to interact with an audience involved in all aspects of the procurement process.

NIGP offers several targeted marketing and advertising opportunities for companies to engage with our audience. Whether your organization desires a strategic market engagement as an NIGP Enterprise Sponsor or simply seeks to connect with customers through advertising and exhibiting, we

• Enterprise Sponsor Program • NIGP Forum • Online Supplier Directory • Government Procurement Magazine (Circulation: 20,000) • eNewsletters • BuyWeekly (Circulation: 29,000) • BuyWeekly - Sector Spotlight (Circulation: 15,000)

offer many ways to present your value to our members.


Enterprise Sponsor Program Your opportunity to join a select group of companies who serve as advisors and educators to our members on industry trends.

NIGP’s Enterprise Sponsor Program is an all-in-one, single-tier, exclusive sponsorship for corporations that recognize the public good that can be achieved through alignment with the foremost authority in public procurement, its professional community and like-minded organizations. Unlike most sponsorship programs, NIGP’s is holistic in scope – one ‘tier’ of sponsorship participation, recognition across key programs, no one-off up-selling or event-specific sponsorships, and a competitor-free program environment. With a limited number of sponsorship slots in the program, your company will enjoy sustained high visibility recognition across NIGP programs. More Information: Contact: Chad Quinn Enterprise Programs Specialist 800.367.6447, Ext. 233 4 NIGP

NIGP Forum For more than 65 years, the NIGP Forum has been the premiere gathering for public procurement professionals and the companies seeking to do business with government agencies.

The NIGP Forum is the largest North American educational conference exclusively for individuals in public procurement. This is a once-a-year opportunity to engage in professional development and network with others in public procurement and the more than 200 exhibitors from the supplier community. More Information: Contacts: Exhibiting: Program Guide Advertising*: J. Spargo & Associates Catherine Patin Bradley Eubanks Communications Manager Exhibit Sales Account Manager 800.367.6447, Ext. 247 703.995.2562 *Must be a registered Expo exhibitor to advertise in the Forum Program Guide.


Supplier Directory Where government procurement professionals go to find products, companies, and sales contacts â&#x20AC;&#x201D; quickly!

The NIGP Online Supplier Directory, launched in the fall of 2010, is a complimentary benefit to NIGP members, members of the procurement community and all who seek a searchable reference of suppliers to government, education, and other public infrastructure entities in the United States and Canada. Basic company listings are free; enhanced listings are also available. Direct Link: Rates: Enhanced listings starting at: $295 Contact: Information Inc. Bill Sheehan Vice President, Strategic Relations 703.473.7760


Government Procurement The official publication of NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement

Government Procurement, the official publication of NIGP, targets senior-level, public-sector purchasing professionals and provides them with procurement methods, case histories, management techniques, and reports on influential legislation as well as association and industry news. More Information: Advertising Information, Rates, and Contacts: Please refer to the GovPro Media Kit, which includes regional advertising representative contact information, for rates and additional information. Media Kit:


NIGP BuyWeekly & BuyWeekly Sector Spotlight Exclusive eNewsletters distributed each month to a captive audience.

These eNewsletters are our memberâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best resource for procurement-related news and profession highlights. BuyWeekly is distributed to more than 29,000 members and non-members the second week of each month while Sector Spotlight is a member-only publication sent to approximately 15,000 email inboxes the first Wednesday of the month. Direct Link: Rates: Ads starting at: $695 Contact: Catherine Patin Communications Manager 800.367.6447, Ext. 247 8 NIGP

2013 NIGP Engagement Kit (Media Kit)  

NIGP offers several targeted marketing and advertising opportunities for companies to engage with our audience. From joining the select gro...

2013 NIGP Engagement Kit (Media Kit)  

NIGP offers several targeted marketing and advertising opportunities for companies to engage with our audience. From joining the select gro...