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NIGP's network of affiliate chapters provides a gathering place for education, conversation and problem solving at the local and regional level.

Affiliate chapters of the Institute benefit from direct access to:

  • An established core curriculum and technical courses designed to meet the needs of public purchasing officials.
  • An accredited formally recognized Certification Program.
  • Rebates and revenue sharing opportunities to support Chapter education, certification, and networking events at the local level.
  • Bulk shipments of industry publications and magazine.
  • Assistance in recruiting speakers on purchasing related topics.
  • Member prospect listings and mailing labels.
  • Promotional/marketing materials.
  • Maximum opportunities to link and co-market chapter events on the Institute's award winning web site.
  • Access to low or no-cost legal consulting and incorporation services.
  • No cost group tax-exemption program.
  • Group rates on General Liability Insurance.
  • Established award criteria and recognition programs.
  • Leadership/skills training.
  • NIGP Chapters shall have the right for its Chapter President to cast one vote on behalf of their Chapter on any matter brought before the Institute.
  • Established, uniform and internationally accepted programs and services intended for promoting public purchasing excellence, effectiveness and increasing the public trust.


Save Money for your Chapter

A $25 rebate is given to Chapters for having non-National members apply for and become new Agency or new Individual Members of the Institute.

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NIGP's Chapter Formation Guide

Explains the progressive process of chapter formation requirements to begin formal recognition as a Chapter.

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