NPI is about education & networking for professionals associated with public sector procurement. NPI is proud to be the founding sponsor of the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) Award, recognizing excellence in public purchasing.
Founded in 1968, the National Purchasing Institute is designed to establish cooperative relationships among its members and to develop efficient purchasing methods and practices in the areas of governmental, educational, and institutional procurement. The mission of NPI is to facilitate the educational and professional development of its members.
NPI became an affiliate of the Institute for Supply Management (formerly NAPM) in 1990. NPI is recognized as the public sector affiliate of ISM. Membership in NPI is available to individuals engaged in purchasing for federal, state, county, and municipal government entities, public school systems, universities, and other public and nonprofit institutions in the United States. For more information about NPI membership or programs, please browse our site or contact us:
In 1995, the National Purchasing Institute established a program designed to recognize organizational excellence in public procurement. The Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® (AEP) is awarded annually. This prestigious award is earned by those organizations that demonstrate excellence by obtaining a high score based on standardized criteria. The criteria are designed to measure innovation, professionalism, productivity, e-procurement, and leadership attributes of the procurement organization. NPI is proud to be the founding sponsor of the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) Award, entering its 13th year of recognizing excellence in public purchasing.
NPI Annual Conference
The 43nd Annual Conference & Products Exposition will be held Sunday, October 30th through Wednesday, November 2nd, 2010 at the Omni Interlochen Hotel, Denver, Co
NCPPC CHARTER MEMBER
NPI is a charter member of the National Council for Public Procurement and Contracting
PARTICIPATION IN DISCUSSION FORUM AND COMMENT WALL
All members of the National Purchasing Institute (NPI) group on GovLoop are invited and encouraged to participate in the "Discussion Forum" and "Comment Wall". You do not have to be a member of NPI National to participate.
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