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March Procurement Month Celebration 2024

The Kentucky Public Procurement Association invites you to join us as we recognize and celebrate March as Purchasing Month in Kentucky. 
The March Procurement Month Celebration will be held on Monday, March 4, 2024 at the CROSS CENTER in Midway, KY.
Don't miss out, Register Today!!
Agenda listed below.

2024 March Procurement Month Celebration
Monday, March 4, 2024

CROSS Center

     480 Duckers Road

  Midway, KY

8:30 am

Registration Opens

8:30 am – 9 am

Meet and Greet

Continental Breakfast


9:00 am – 9:20 am

Welcome & March Procurement Month Proclamation Presentation

Tim Wiard, CPPB

KPPA President


Secretary Holly M. Johnson

Finance and Administration Cabinet Secretary


9:20 am – 10:00am

KPPA Announcements

  • KPPA Committee Updates, KPPA Board
  • KPPA wants your input! What classes would you like to see? What speakers would you like to hear at Forum? Forum topics? Tell us what you think! – Joel Neaveill
  • Values and Guiding Principles of Public Procurement – VGP Award – Jessica Wright
  • KPPA Scholarship, Jessica Wright


10:00 am – 10:15 am

NIGP, Amy Monroe, NIGP Chapter Ambassador

  • NIGP Forum
  • NIGP Announcements and Updates

10:15 am – 11:00 am

Finance OPS

Kathy Robinson, CPPO, CPPB

Executive Director


11:00 am – 11:15 am


11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Dr. Brad Shuck

Engaging in Procurement and the Future of Work


12:15pm – 1:15 pm

Networking Lunch


1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Membership Procurement Highlights




2:00 pm – 2:15 pm


2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

Closing Speaker - Phillip Van Hooser


3:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Closing Remarks – Tim Wiard, CPPB

Monday, March 4, 2024, 8:30 AM until 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
The CROSS Center at
Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church
495 Duckers Road
Midway, KY  40347
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Kara Couch
March Procurement Month
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee

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