2017 Advance Colorado Procurement Expo




 
 
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WHEN & WHERE

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Renaissance Stapleton
3801 Quebec St.
Denver, CO 80207

 

WHAT:

The annual Advance Colorado Procurement Expo is a one of a kind event where buyers and sellers meet and learn how to do business together. Colorado procurement leaders and decision makers meet one-on-one with business owners during this premier industry event.
 

new this year!

  • Keynote lunch (ticketed)
  • VIP networking reception
  • New and improved one-on-one meetings (for sponsors and exhibitors only)
  • Revamped and enhanced general sessions




featuring keynote speaker curt decapite: INSIDER TIPS TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT PURCHASING


Curt DeCapite was with the City of Colorado Springs for more than 30 years, with 28 of those years in the procurement profession. He was the Procurement Services Manager for his final seven years with the City.

DeCapite obtained his CPPB (Certified Professional Public Buyer) certification in 1992 and has been a member of RMGPA and NIGP since 1987. He has also acquired FEMA certifications in emergency management.

DeCapite has spoken at national events, is now retired, and, as a consultant, continues to work closely with organizations and institutions locally and nationally in an effort to help others understand public procurement.        


panel #1: SELLING TO STATE AGENCIES, LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION


       
           
CATHY KRAMER,
CONNECT2DOT 
ADRIANN LARUE,
COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY PROCUREMENT SERVICES
 
RANDI NUSSER,
office of the state architect, department of personnel and administration
VALERIE SCOTT,
city of longmont
skyler thimens,
poudre school district 
RUTH ALLENDER (FACILITATOR),
STATE PURCHASING & CONTRACTS OFFICE

panel #2: SUCCESS STORIES IN CONTRACTING


 

 
lisa goodbee,
goodbee & associates, inc.
 
sharon hendricks,
express employment professionals
john ordelheide,
360 media
anthony cordova, insight auto glass
murugan palani, (facilitator) 
office of business diversITy, denver public schools 

EXHIBITOR TABLE SALES ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ONLINE. IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN PURCHASING A TABLE, PLEASE CALL THE MBO OFFICE AT 303-892-3840 TO CHECK AVAILABILITY. ATTENDANCE, HOWEVER, IS FREE, AND SPOTS ARE STILL AVAILABLE! 
 
 

THANK YOU TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS:


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