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NC PEAK Procurement Conference

April 8 – 9, 2024

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

Educating, enlightening and honoring excellence, is the focus of the Division of Purchase & Contract’s 2024 State Procurement Conference. The Procurement Excellence and Knowledge Conference, also known as NC PEAK, will be held April 8 – 9 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 year’s theme is “Continuing on the Journey to Procurement Excellence”, featuring a dynamic keynote speaker and educational sessions aimed to enrich and strengthen procurement strategies and processes among North Carolina state government agencies and institutions.

This two-day, in-person conference will also 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

Regular Registration

  • $125.00 – Early Bird Rate by Feb. 29, 2024
  • $150.00 – Regular Rate after Feb. 29, 2024

Exhibitor Registration

Premium Exhibitor – $750
High-visibility booth
Featured in the conference program
2 complimentary booth representatives

Standard Exhibitor – $500
Standard booth
1 complimentary booth representative

Only approved vendors of the NC State Procurement Office are eligible to purchase a booth