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 NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement

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 NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement.

Mapp is the #3 Chapter of NIGP:

  • Job Announcement: Senior Buyer  for the Parkway School District The following is the direct link where applicants can apply: ...
    Posted Mar 9, 2017, 6:00 AM by Mapp Newsletter
  • MAPP Conference Registration Form 2017 MAPP Spring Conference April 19-21 at Tan-Tar-A!The 2017 MAPP Conference Registration Form is attached to this announcement.
    Posted Feb 24, 2017, 9:21 AM by Mapp Newsletter
  • MAPP Reverse Vendor Fair Vendor Registration Form The Reverse Vendor Fair will be held April 20th during the MAPP Conference.  The Reverse Vendor Fair Vendor Registration Form is attached to this announcement.The tentative conference agenda is ...
    Posted Feb 27, 2017, 9:40 AM by Mapp Newsletter
  • NIGP Course Opportunity - LEGAL ASPECTS OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT LEGAL ASPECTS OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT   Dates:               June 13, 2017 through June 15, 2017   Location:          Harry S. Truman State Office Building                          301 West High Street                         Room 500                         Jefferson City MO  65101 ...
    Posted Feb 14, 2017, 10:38 AM by Mapp Newsletter
  • NIGP FORUM Register NOW for NIGP Forum! This years theme is Connecting Procurement Communities! Forum will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah August 27-30, 2017! See the attached for more ...
    Posted Feb 8, 2017, 12:42 PM by Mapp Newsletter
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