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:

  • NIGP COURSE OPPORTUNITY INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC PROCUREMENT Dates:               October 24, 2017 through October 26, 2017 Location:         St. Louis County Public Health                        6121 N. Hanley Rd.                         Conference Room 2055                        Berkeley MO  63134 Contact Hours ...
    Posted Aug 18, 2017, 7:32 AM by Mapp Newsletter
  • JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Purchasing Manager Position Opening: The link to the City of St. Charles website posting is below and the updated job posting document is attached. Please note that it is now ...
    Posted Aug 7, 2017, 10:58 AM by Mapp Newsletter
  • SAVE THE DATE 2018 MAPP Spring ConferenceStay tuned for information regarding the 2018 MAPP Spring Conference to be held at Camden on the Lake at the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks from ...
    Posted Jul 14, 2017, 8:13 AM by Mapp Newsletter
  • NIGP COURSE OPPORUNITY NIGP Class: Introduction to Public Procurement - September 27, 2017 through September 29, 2017 This course provides an overview of the ever-changing procurement profession by identifying fundamental concepts that affect ...
    Posted Jul 14, 2017, 8:02 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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