Webinar - Strategies On How to Do Outreach as a Procurement Professional

  • Date: 11/10/2021
  • Start Time: 2:00 PM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 3:30 PM Eastern Time
  • Contact Hours: 1
  • Format: Webinar
Webinar 111021: Strategies On How to Do Outreach as a Procurement Professional (Member)$0.00 11/10/2021
Webinar 111021: Strategies On How to Do Outreach as a Procurement Professional (Non-Member)$49.00 11/10/2021
Webinar 111021: Strategies On How to Do Outreach as a Procurement Professional (Member) $0.00
Webinar 111021: Strategies On How to Do Outreach as a Procurement Professional (Non-Member) $49.00


Discuss how outreach is showing up in the procurement industry, challenges people are facing, and how
to address those challenges.  Identify how you can leverage your assets in how you engage with others. Establish first steps towards achieving greater outreach outcomes that align with the realities of your workload.    

What You'll Learn

After completing this online training session, learners will be able to:
1. Evaluate different outreach methods for your entity
2. Clarify how to do outreach within your procurement rules
3. Develop strategies for growing transparency and trust with the supplier community
4. Identify how to leverage your strengths
5. Establish first steps you can implement today 

Presenter Bio(s) 

Elena McGrew is the Acting Statewide Enterprise Procurement Manager for Contracts and Procurement Division (C&P) of Washington State Department of Enterprise Services.  Elena has been with C&P since 2015, dedicated every day to helping government get the best value of every dollar spent. Elena helped establish the team of procurement strategists who create procurement tools and procedures to improve state procurement practices and increase business inclusion.

Erin Lopez has 23 years of outreach and engagement experience in state government goods and services procurements, corporate civil construction, and through non-profit small and diverse business assistance programs.


Attendance for Individuals

In order to receive one contact hour, each member needs to register for the webinar individually in advance and then watch the live webinar. Your credit is tabulated by match between your login and your registration.

Attendance for Groups

There is a Group Sign-In Form provided with each webinar. The group sign-in form does not register anyone for the webinar, it just verifies live attendance. Each person will receive their login email on the day of the webinar – this verifies their registration. The group sign in form verifies that they watched the live webinar.

Please contact distancelearning@nigp.org if you do not receive your login information by 12 pm ET on the day of the webinar.

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Phone: 800-367-6447Fax: 703-736-9644
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Brought to You By:


  • Erin Lopez, Business Diversity Outreach Specialist, Washington State Department of Enterprise Services
  • Elena McGrew, Statewide Enterprise Procurement Manager, Washington State Department of Enterprise Services


Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be made in writing by emailing registrationinfo@nigp.org. Once the login email is sent, registrants that are non-members are not eligible for a refund. Registered participants who do not attend will not receive credit. Need to miss the webinar due to a last minute meeting? There is no need to cancel. You won't receive credit, but you will still receive all the handouts and the recording link.


The content of this webinar is intended for informational purposes only. It is not intended to solicit business or to provide legal advice. Laws differ by jurisdiction, and the information in this webinar may not apply to every attendee. You should not take, or refrain from taking, any particular action based upon the information contained in this webinar without first seeking jurisdictional guidance.

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