MAPP Mission Statement

We support education as a means to continually furnish excellence in our ranks. We promote ethical, efficient and cost effective procurement practices for the promotion of integrity and best value for our public stakeholders.

The Missouri Association of Public Purchasing, Inc. is a chapter of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing, Inc.

The objectives of this chapter are to establish cooperative relationships among its members for the development of efficient purchasing methods and practices in the field of Education, Governmental and Public Institutional Procurement; to encourage maintenance of ethical standards in buying and selling; to promote uniform Public Purchasing Laws and simplified standards and specifications; to collect and disseminate useful information for its members; to promote the interchange of ideas and experiences within the purchasing professions; to encourage research and investigations; to promote ongoing training and certification of those engaged in the profession; to sponsor such other activities as may be useful in providing its members with knowledge for efficient procurement; to strive by all legitimate means to advance the purchasing profession; and to observe the purposes, aims and objectives of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing.

Mapp is the #3 Chapter of NIGP:

  • March 2014 MAPP Newsletter Now available for download.
    Posted by Kyle Horst
  • Delegate Registration Form for KCRPE PUTTING THE “PRO” IN PROCUREMENTOctober 8-10, 2014Hilton Gardner Inn19677 E. Jackson DriveIndependence, MO 64057(816) 277-0098ROOM RATE: $92.00 single/double occupancyDeadline ...
    Posted Apr 12, 2014, 9:54 AM by Kyle Horst
  • KCRPE 2014 Vendor Exposition For more information about this event, please download this document.
    Posted Feb 16, 2014, 6:09 AM by Kyle Horst
  • Winter 2013/2014 Newsletter Available Available for Download - Click Here
    Posted Jan 30, 2014, 4:59 PM by Kyle Horst
  • 2014 Spring Conference Registration The 2014 Spring Conference Registration Form and Agenda are now available for download. Conference is being held May 14-16, 2014 in Columbia, Missouri.Click here to download
    Posted Dec 17, 2013, 6:16 AM by Kyle Horst
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