Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing (VAGP)

Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing (VAGP) The Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing (VAGP) is a statewide, nonprofit, nonpartisan association of procurement practitioners, est. 1958.
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VAGP represents over 1,100 procurement professionals working in public entities in the Commonwealth of Virginia (state and local governments, educational institutions, special authorities, etc.). All VAGP members support and promote the Virginia Public Procurement Act. VAGP is the largest procurement association in Virginia and is a chapter of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing.

Mission: Purpose of VAGP: * To promote professionalism in public purchasing through continued education and networking. * To study, discuss, and recommend legislative improvements in governmental purchasing. * To exchange ideas, experiences, and share expert advice on purchasing problems and procedures. * To promote uniform purchasing laws. * To develop and promote simplified standards and specifications for governmental buying.

Make sure you bring plenty of cash with you to Spring Conference in VA Beach! We will be fundraising for Hope House Foun...
03/21/2019
Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing

Make sure you bring plenty of cash with you to Spring Conference in VA Beach! We will be fundraising for Hope House Foundation through a 50/50 raffle, Silent Auction, voting with cash for which board member gets a pie in the face and the first ever “Men of VAGP” pageant! The pageant contestant who raises the most money will be crowned the 2019 Man of VAGP! There will also be lots of VAGP swag available for purchase! bit.ly/VAGPSpringConf19

Join us as we celebrate Purchasing Month at our Spring Conference and Expo to be held at the Hilton Oceanfront Virginia Beach on March 26th through March 28th. Our theme focuses on the “Vision for the Future” both for our organization and our procurement professionals.  On Wednesday, March 27th...

Make sure you bring plenty of cash with you to Spring Conference in VA Beach! We will be fundraising for Hope House Foun...
03/12/2019

Make sure you bring plenty of cash with you to Spring Conference in VA Beach! We will be fundraising for Hope House Foundation through a 50/50 raffle, Silent Auction, voting with cash for which board member gets a pie in the face and the first ever “Men of VAGP” pageant! The pageant contestant who raises the most money will be crowned the 2019 Man of VAGP! There will also be lots of VAGP swag available for purchase! bit.ly/VAGPSpringConf19

Spring Conference in VA Beach is just over 2 weeks away! Have you registered yet? bit.ly/VAGPSpringConf19 #vagppicard
03/08/2019

Spring Conference in VA Beach is just over 2 weeks away! Have you registered yet? bit.ly/VAGPSpringConf19 #vagppicard

03/05/2019
Happy Governmental Purchasing Month, VAGP! Celebrate with hundreds of your public purchasing colleagues by attending the...
03/01/2019

Happy Governmental Purchasing Month, VAGP! Celebrate with hundreds of your public purchasing colleagues by attending the VAGP Spring Conference in beautiful Virginia Beach, March 26-28! Register here: bit.ly/VAGPSpringConf19

In preparation for the 2019 Spring Conference and Vendor Expo, the Public Relations Committee has designed two new shirt...
02/27/2019

In preparation for the 2019 Spring Conference and Vendor Expo, the Public Relations Committee has designed two new shirts promoting VAGP and we are now taking pre-orders. Shirts will be delivered at Spring Conference in Virginia Beach. You may order one or both options. Shirts are $5.50 each. If you are not attending Spring Conference but would still like to order a shirt, shipping is available for a flat rate of $5.00.

You can request an order form by emailing Kimberly Robinette, [email protected].

You can read more about our 2019 Spring Conference charity, Hope House Foundation at https://hope-house.org.
02/25/2019

You can read more about our 2019 Spring Conference charity, Hope House Foundation at https://hope-house.org.

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What’s new at #NIGPForum2019 this year? 5 Exciting Workshop Tracks! 5 Great ways to stay informed and engaged. Don't miss your chance to attend, register today! www.nigp.org/forum

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2018 President, Sharita Bryant handing the gavel to 2019 President, Lorie Newton at the December VAGP Board of Director’s meeting.

At the year end Board of Director’s Meeting, 2018 President, Sharita Bryant presented a plaque of appreciation to Kris...
12/16/2018

At the year end Board of Director’s Meeting, 2018 President, Sharita Bryant presented a plaque of appreciation to Kristy Varda for her service as an At-Large member of the VAGP Board of Directors in 2017-2018. Thank you Kristy!

Donnie Legg, Ginger Gordon, Lorie Newton and Kimberly Robinette meet for a pre-board meeting dinner in Chesterfield.
12/14/2018

Donnie Legg, Ginger Gordon, Lorie Newton and Kimberly Robinette meet for a pre-board meeting dinner in Chesterfield.

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Will you be attending the 2019 Spring Conference? (March 26-28 in Virginia Beach)

Cheryl Price and Jeff Conley Representing VAGP at the CNU Swam Fair today!  Great job to Lawrence Shaw and his Diversity...
11/07/2018

Cheryl Price and Jeff Conley Representing VAGP at the CNU Swam Fair today! Great job to Lawrence Shaw and his Diversity Committee for sharing the benefits of VAGP!

Supporting our President at VGFOA!
10/26/2018

Supporting our President at VGFOA!

Our VAGP President sharing her knowledge at the Virginia Government Finance Officers Association
10/26/2018

Our VAGP President sharing her knowledge at the Virginia Government Finance Officers Association

SAVE THE DATE: March 26-282019 Spring Conference in VA Beach.“Understanding Multiple Generations in the Workforce”. ...
10/23/2018

SAVE THE DATE: March 26-28
2019 Spring Conference in VA Beach.
“Understanding Multiple Generations in the Workforce”. The Spring Conference will focus on digital literacy, critical thinking, skills, problem-solving, creative solutions in the workplace and our overall vision for the future.

Thank you to all that attended the Fall Symposium, VAGP raised $1,410 for our charity Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southw...
10/03/2018

Thank you to all that attended the Fall Symposium, VAGP raised $1,410 for our charity Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Virginia

In addition to the wonderful opportunities for education, professional development, and networking, the 2018 Fall Symposium attendees will also be able to give back to the local community through a Community Service opportunity with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Virginia.

**Low Fee Seminar: Public Purchasing Basics 2 Classes offered! 10/18 in Chesapeake, VA10/23 in Chesterfield, VAJoin Mike...
09/27/2018

**Low Fee Seminar: Public Purchasing Basics 2 Classes offered!
10/18 in Chesapeake, VA
10/23 in Chesterfield, VA

Join Mike Bacile in exploring the legal basis for public purchasing in the Commonwealth including the intent of the Virginia Public Procurement Act, authorized methods of procurement, contract formation and administration, public inspection of records and review ethics in public purchasing.
Register Here:https://www.vagp.org/insidepages/meetings/

Check out the latest News & Views:~VAGP Rocked at NIGP Forum~Collaboration in Procurement!~Low Seminar Hosted by Arlingt...
09/17/2018

Check out the latest News & Views:
~VAGP Rocked at NIGP Forum
~Collaboration in Procurement!
~Low Seminar Hosted by Arlington Public Schools
~Professional Development Seminars
~Chesterfield Wins Award
~President Elect Message
~The Mentor-Protege Program
~Upcoming VAGP Sponsored NIGP Classes
~VAGP Spring Conference
~Reflections on the NIGP Forum
~New CPPOS and CPPBS
~The Dillon Rule in Virginia
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In addition to the wonderful opportunities for education, professional development, and networking, the 2018 Fall Sympos...
09/06/2018

In addition to the wonderful opportunities for education, professional development, and networking, the 2018 Fall Symposium attendees will also be able to give back to the local community through a Community Service opportunity with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Virginia.

2018 Fall Symposium REMINDER: Deadline to guarantee Symposium room rates at the Sheraton is Tuesday, August 28, 2018.  P...
08/27/2018
Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing

2018 Fall Symposium REMINDER: Deadline to guarantee Symposium room rates at the Sheraton is Tuesday, August 28, 2018. Parking is complimentary.

https://www.vagp.org/insidepages/events/accommodations.cfm?eventid=811ABD28-5056-8960-3E4D-B9FEDB1BEB74

The 2018 Fall Symposium will provide all attendees opportunities for 1-1/2 days of education, professional development, and as with all VAGP conferences the opportunity to work with the local community through community service projects.    The Symposium's theme, Plan, Practice, and Prepare...

The 2018 Fall Symposium will provide all attendees opportunities for 1-1/2 days of education, professional development, ...
08/23/2018

The 2018 Fall Symposium will provide all attendees opportunities for 1-1/2 days of education, professional development, and as with all VAGP conferences the opportunity to work with the local community through community service projects. The Symposium's theme, Plan, Practice, and Prepare will provide tools, resources, and information to guide professionals through day to day emergency situations. We hope you decide to join us!
https://www.vagp.org/insidepages/events/?eventid=811ABD28-5056-8960-3E4D-B9FEDB1BEB74

Congratulations VAGP in another Outstanding Year...2017- Excellence in Advocacy for the Members & Profession2017- High P...
08/22/2018

Congratulations VAGP in another Outstanding Year...

2017- Excellence in Advocacy for the Members & Profession
2017- High Percentage Increase in Membership
And
40 Year Anniversary of NIGP Chapter Membership

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Congratulations to VAGP's very own Bill Lindsey for receiving the NIGP 2018 Leadership Award.#NIGPForum2018
08/21/2018

Congratulations to VAGP's very own Bill Lindsey for receiving the NIGP 2018 Leadership Award.

#NIGPForum2018

Congratulations to Bill Lindsey for receiving the NIGP 2018 Leadership Award. Couldn’t have gone to a better person.

Who is ready for the 2018 Fall Symposium?Save the Date:
05/16/2018

Who is ready for the 2018 Fall Symposium?
Save the Date:

Thank you to all that donated items for the silent auction and to all that donated money or participated in the silent a...
03/09/2018

Thank you to all that donated items for the silent auction and to all that donated money or participated in the silent auction. We raised $3,047.00 for ART 180!!!

VAGP has chosen ART 180 as our charitable organization for the 2018 Spring Conference. ART180 gives young people ages 8-18 living in challenging circumstances the chance to express themselves through art and to share their stories with others.
**Donations are still needed, PLEASE contact Wanda Tormey, [email protected] if you would like to donate to the silent auction.

More 60th Anniversary Photos... #VAGPPICARD
03/09/2018

More 60th Anniversary Photos... #VAGPPICARD

60th Anniversary: Honoring the past, valuing the present, and shaping the future."
03/08/2018

60th Anniversary:
Honoring the past, valuing the present, and shaping the future."

03/06/2018

VAGP members playing cornhole at the hospitality suite. Sponsored by Trane.

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Chesapeake, VA
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The Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing (VAGP) is a statewide, nonprofit, nonpartisan association of procurement practitioners, established in 1958 to improve and assist public purchasers through legislative advocacy, research, education and other services. The membership includes employees in Virginia state, city, local governments, educational institutions, and special authorities.

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