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.


NAPCP: Advancing Commercial Card and Payments Practices Worldwide

The NAPCP (www.napcp.org) is a membership-based professional association committed to advancing Commercial Card and Payment professionals and industry practices worldwide. Serving a community of more than 20,000, the NAPCP is a respected voice in the industry and an impartial resource for members at all experience levels in the public and private sectors. For two decades, the NAPCP has provided unmatched opportunities for continuing education and peer networking through its conferences, Regional Forums, webinars, website, virtual demonstrations, newsletters and regular communication. The association sponsors research and publishes timely and relevant white papers, survey results and other documents. The NAPCP also offers a Certified Purchasing Card Professional (CPCP) credential (http://www.napcp.org/cpcp). Please browse our website to learn more about Commercial Card and Payment programs in general, the value of membership, current member demographics, upcoming events and benefits of becoming a year-round partner sponsor.

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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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