Our Affiliations

Through NIGP’s engagement with these collegial bodies, we expand and enhance the recognition and stature of public procurement throughout the government and private sectors and around the world.


National Association of Purchasing Card Professionals

The NAPCP is a membership-based organization created for the advancement of Purchasing Card professionals and practices. Membership affords access to unmatched P-Card resources and tools, online and face-to-face networking opportunities, a voice in the industry, and access to a vibrant network of P-Card professionals. The NAPCP sponsors many educational events through the year, including audio calls, regional forums, the Annual Conference (typically held in April of each year) and a P-Card Basics Workshop. Please visit www.napcp.org and become a member or complimentary subscriber to P-Card news and event notifications, limited website access and invitations to participate in surveys and other events.

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National Council for Public Procurement and Contracting

The NCPPC joins the voices of eight charter associations and the professional groups and individuals whose focus is public procurement and contracting. Collectively, the Council represents more than 37,000 members who are responsible for in excess of 5 trillion dollars of spend annually.

Through its collaborative network, the Council seeks to promote the value and recognition of the public procurement and contracting profession.  Key to achieving this goal is the programs each member association offers:

  • Advocacy of public procurement principles
  • Education, training and professional certification
  • Applied research studies and activities
  • Strategic marketing of the public procurement and contracting profession

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National Purchasing Institute (NPI)

NIGP joined multiple collegial bodies as an official sponsor of the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) Award founded by the National Purchasing Institute (NPI) in 1995. NPI’s AEP Award is presented to agencies that demonstrate organizational excellence, encourage organizational development, provide benchmarking and increase awareness of public procurement as a profession. 

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