The Pennsylvania Public Purchasing Association (PAPPA)
was chartered in 1984 as the thirty-eighth chapter of NIGP under the name of the Delaware Valley Chapter. In 1999 the chapter officially changed its name to the Pennsylvania Public Purchasing Association and has a membership base that geographically extends throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Members are affiliated with purchasing at various levels of government, including State, City, County, Township, School Districts, State Police, Housing Authorities and Sewer Authorities. Within the Chapter, there are several co-operative purchasing groups as well.



THE JANUARY 25, 2016 MEETING HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 22, 2016. PLEASE SEE THE MEETING PAGE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.



PAPPA is looking for someone to Chair the upcoming 2016 Reverse Trade Show.

Click here to view the 2016 Reverse Trade Show page which includes instructions incentives and requirements to submit a request to become the next chair.



The Virginia Association of Govermental Purchasing (VAGP) has announced their Spring Conference and Fall Symposium. You can click the links to be redirected to VAGP's website for additional information.

Spring Conference and Vendor Expo: March 23 - 25, 2016
The tentative Schedule and Program has been posted to their event website.
Member Registration Rate: $199
Newport News Marriott at City Center, Newport News, VA (Room rate is $89/night)

Fall Symposium: October 13 - 14, 2016
Member Registration: $99
Fredericksburg Hospitality House, Fredericksburg, VA (Room rate is $89/night)



NIGP has announced their SparX Conference for March 16 - 18, 2016 in Herndon, VA

SparX is the best of the best workshops from the Kansas City Forum. It is a 3 day event that offers 14 hours of non-accredited contact hours towards certification/re-certification.

Click here to be redirected to NIGP's website for more information.



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Upcoming Events

Rescheduled January Chapter Meeting
Hosted by the County of Berks
February 22, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Chapter Meeting
Hosted by the PA Department of General Services
March 21, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Chapter Meeting
Hosted by the Philadelphia Housing Authority
May 16, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Chapter Meeting
Hosted by the City of Bethlehem
July 18, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Chapter Meeting
Hosted by West Whiteland Township
September 19, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Chapter Meeting
Hosted by Lower Merion Township
November 14, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM