Promote cooperation, collaboration and understanding in the
procedures followed by public procurement among public agencies and officials.
Provide a professional networking forum for the exchange of
ideas, guidance, research and experiences among public procurement officials, including a
local list serve available for electronic networking capabilities.
Support and promote ethical public procurement.
Support the principles and concepts of effective competition,
increased public confidence and equitable treatment of all persons involved in public
Sponsor such other activities as may be useful in providing
its members with knowledge for efficient procurement; to strive by all legitimate means to
advance the public procurement profession; and to observe the purposes, aims and objectives
of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing.