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:

  • 2017 MAPP Conference The 2017 MAPP spring conference is just around the corner: April 19-21 at Tan-Tar-A! It's going to be an awesome conference with the theme "Building A ...
    Posted Jan 11, 2017, 10:10 AM by Mapp Newsletter
  • Job Posting Job Posting: University of Missouri System Supply Chain is hiring!
    Posted Jan 9, 2017, 6:11 AM by Mapp Newsletter
  • Job Announcement School District of Springfield R-12Senior Buyer Position The posting for our Senior Buyer position can be found at the following link: ...
    Posted Jan 9, 2017, 6:02 AM by Mapp Newsletter
  • NIGP Course Opportunity - Contracting for Construction Services Dates: March 7, 2017 through March 8, 2017 Location:              Springfield Art Museum 1111 E. Brookside Dr. Community Room  Springfield, MO  65807 Contact Hours: 16.00 CEUs: 1.50 Instructor:            Mr ...
    Posted Dec 19, 2016, 6:26 AM by Mapp Newsletter
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