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NC PEAK Procurement Conference

March 31 – April 1, 2025

NC State University
McKimmon Conference and Training Center
1101 Gorman Street
Raleigh, NC 27606

Save the date for PEAK 2025! March 31 – April 1, 2025

Educating, enlightening and honoring excellence, is the focus of the Division of Purchase & Contract’s 2025 State Procurement Conference. The Procurement Excellence and Knowledge Conference, also known as NC PEAK, will be held March 31 – April 1 at the McKimmon Conference and Training Center in Raleigh. If you’re a state procurement professional, you definitely do not want to miss this educational opportunity and a chance to network with other professionals from state agencies, universities, community colleges, as well as local governments entities and education authorities.

This two-day, in-person conference will feature a special presentation highlighting agencies for their extraordinary work. The NC PEAK conference is set to host its annual Gold Star Agency Award, honoring procurement professionals and their respective agencies for outstanding public procurement services in six core categories including:

  1. Contract Management
  2. Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB)
  3. Operations & Systems Support
  4. Procurement Education
  5. Risk & Compliance Management
  6. Strategic Sourcing

Who should attend?

  • State Agencies (Cabinet and Council of State)
  • Universities
  • Community Colleges
  • Local Governments (including Cities, Towns, Municipalities and Local Education Authorities)
  • Primarily procurement professionals, anyone that manages a contract in the state and individuals working in contract management

Top 3 Reasons to Attend

  1. Meet and network with colleagues
  2. Hear from state and industry leaders in North Carolina
  3. Learn strategic procurement approaches

Registration Fees

Please sign up for email updates to be notified once registration is open for the 2025 conference. For any questions, please reach out to ContinuingEducation@ncsu.edu.