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KPPA Membership


Membership in the Kentucky Public Procurement Association (KPPA) is open to any public official representing federal, state, county, or city governments, colleges and universities, school systems, and political subdivisions, or other public entities who are full-time employees having purchasing, contracting or materials management responsibilities. Our membership year runs January through December.

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There are TWO ways to become a member:

  • Register and attend the Annual KPPA Forum and Annual Products Exposition. Membership for the upcoming calendar year is included with your conference registration.
  • Complete the online membership application. You may pay by credit card, P-card or indicate you will mail a check.

BENEFITS of Membership

  • Education - KPPA sponsors multiple training opportunities throughout the year, in addition to hosting NIGP classes (registered and paid by members through NIGP).
  • Certification - KPPA promotes certification through the Universal Public Purchasing Certification Council (UPPCC) and NIGP’s Pathways credentialing program by offering content training, testing prep courses, and monetary incentives to members.
  • Networking - KPPA provides access to a member directory of over 250 public procurement professionals from across the Commonwealth.
  • Procurement Month - The month of March is designated by NIGP as “Procurement Month.” To recognize and celebrate “Procurement Month”, KPPA offers its members a free fun-filled day of workshops and networking.
  • Scholarships - KPPA awards numerous scholarships totaling in excess of $10,000 each year to its members to be used toward continuing education.
  • Awards - KPPA recognizes the hard work of its members through awards such as Buyer of the Year, Manager of the Year, & Agency of the Year.
  • Outreach - KPPA keeps members aware of chapter and NIGP events, members’ achievements, and other current procurement news/events through KPPA’s website, newsletter, social media outlets and email blasts. 

Membership Fee


$100 per person annual
(Retired members no charge - contact membership for details)



Dues Period

January - December

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