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Since 1944, NIGP has been developing, supporting and promoting the public procurement profession through premier educational and research programs, professional support, technical services and advocacy initiatives that benefit members and constituents. OUR MISSION: Develop, support and promote the public procurement profession through premier educational and research programs, professional support, and advocacy initiatives that benefit members and constituents. OUR VALUES: Accountability | Ethics | Impartiality | Professionalism | Service | Transparency

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. 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-to-face courses, independent online courses, interactive online courses and FREE 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 solicitations and templates and the largest network of public procurement professionals in North America. *Webinars are FREE for NIGP members.

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NIGP reaches more than 15,000 procurement professionals from more than 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 - 12%

l Procurement Support - 6%

l College/University - 10% l Authority - 7% l Utility - 5% l Federal/Other - <2%

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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 offer many ways to present your value to our members.

• Enterprise Sponsor Program An exclusive opportunity for a select group of companies to engage with our membership. • NIGP Forum The largest North American educational conference exclusively for public procurement professionals. • Nform eNewsletter NIGP’s bi-monthly eNewsletter with procurement related news, profession highlights and learning opportunities. • NIGP SourceBook A FREE online resource for procurement professionals to find thousands of suppliers in hundreds of useful categories. • Government Procurement Magazine The official publication of NIGP geared toward senior-level procurement professionals. nigp.org | 800.367.6447 3


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 – we offer only one ‘tier’ of sponsorship with 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 as well as a seat on the NIGP Business Council, an advisory committee who serve educators to our membership about issues and ideas from the supplier perspective and partners in improving the supplier/practitioner relationship. More Information: nigp.org/Sponsorship

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NIGP Forum

For more than 69 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 professionals 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: nigp.org/Forum 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 cpatin@nigp.org bradley.eubank@jspargo.com

*Must be a registered Expo exhibitor to advertise in the Forum Program Guide.

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Nform eNewsletter

Nform is NIGP’s electronic newsletter distributed twice a month to a captive audience.

The bi-monthly Nform is our member’s best resource for procurement-related news and profession highlights. Distributed to more than 30,000 members and non-members the first and third Wednesdays of each month, it offers a unique opportunity to get your company’s name and products in front of key decision makers. Direct Link: nigp.org/Nform Rates: Ads starting at: $700 Contact: Catherine Patin Communications Manager 800.367.6447, Ext. 247 cpatin@nigp.org

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NIGP SourceBook

Where government procurement professionals go to find products, companies, and sales contacts — quickly!

The NIGP SourceBook, is a FREE and efficient online resource to find thousands of suppliers listed in hundreds of useful product and procurement categories. Our members use the SourceBook to find a wide array of suppliers providing the products and services they’re looking for. Suppliers can choose to showcase their business to NIGP’s audience via a variety of listing and prominence levels. Featured Listings are the richest type of listings and cost $99/month when billed annually. Other Home Screen and Category Sponsorship marketing options are available as well. Direct Link: nigpSourceBook.com Rates: Featured Listings are $1188/year

Contact: Industry Vantage Jeff Tadie Vice President JeffT@IndustryVantage.com

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

Government Procurement, the official publication of NIGP, with a circulation of over 20,000, 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: americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement 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.org/GovPro13_MediaKit

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2014 NIGP Engagement Kit (Media Kit)