Sporting events are no longer the most preferred target for terrorists, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Outdoor events, conferences, festivals, and other events featuring public figures are all vulnerable. And with over a thousand different-level attacks since 2015, it’s no surprise that safety and security are among the top concerns for event professionals.
NIGP Annual Forum & Products Expo
2016-08-21 - 2016-08-24
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Executive Director, Programs
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NIGP is The Institute for Public Procurement. The annual Forum and Product Exposition is our educational showcase event and is the largest North American conference exclusively for public procurement. The Forum provides the ideal environment for networking opportunities between suppliers and buyers, and offers an exceptional educational program though workshops led by subject matter experts in the field, and inspirational professional speakers at general sessions. All facets of government are present at the Forum, including state and provincial agencies, cities, counties, schools, higher eduction, hospitals, and more. 92% of attendees make procurement decisions and/or recommendations for their entities. This event is not to be missed by any organization that sells goods and services to the public sector!