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Procurement History Was Made at the 2016 NLPA Conference!

After two wildly popular procurement conferences – 2013’s “Make Procurement Rock” and 2014’s “Where Procurement MVP’s Are Made” – the procurement world wondered what the Next Level Purchasing Association had up its sleeve next for 2016. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! The answer was yet another incredibly educational, enjoyable and historic event:  the 2016 NLPA…

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2 Procurement Transformation Case Studies No CPO Should Miss

I am looking forward to all of the keynote speeches and educational breakout sessions at this month’s NLPA Conference.  But there are two sessions in particular that I may be just a little extra excited for. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! Those two sessions are the case studies of separate procurement transformations.  They are being…

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The Deadline To Register For The 2016 NLPA Conference is October 10!

If you want to “Make Your Mark on Procurement History,” time is running out! Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! The deadline to register for the 2016 NLPA Conference is October 10 at Noon Eastern US time. If you haven’t already researched the NLPA Conference, this year’s event is packed with value for procurement professionals who…

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Procurement Negotiation Training Session Added To 2016 NLPA Conference!

The 2016 NLPA Conference was already jam-packed with great educational sessions designed to help you “Make Your Mark on Procurement History.”  But now, it’s gotten even better! Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! I am delighted to announce that we have added a procurement negotiation training session entitled “War & Peace:  Effective Negotiations Must Consider Both.”…

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Sign Up For The NLPA Conference Soon: Less Than 75 Seats Remain For This Great Procurement Event!

I’m guessing it was the success of the first two NLPA Conferences, but the pace of registrations for this year’s NLPA Conference is much faster!  With four months remaining before the event, we have 42% more registrations than we had at the same point for our last conference! Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! The theme of…

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What New Procurement Ideas Will You Learn At The 2016 NLPA Conference?

Building on the success of our 2013 NLPA Conference (“Make Procurement Rock”) and our 2014 NLPA Conference (“Where Procurement MVP’s Are Made”), all of us here at the Next Level Purchasing Association are stoked to share full descriptions of all of the sessions being presented at our upcoming 2016 NLPA Conference!  You can read about all of these sessions in…

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A Speaker’s Recap: Feeling like a Winner at the 2014 NLPA Conference

The following is an unsolicited guest post from Brad Carlson, Director of Supplier Relationship Management at Source One Management Services.  Mr. Carlson was a panelist at last month’s NLPA Conference. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! At the end of September, I was lucky enough to attend the Next Level Purchasing Association (NLPA) Conference in Pittsburgh,…

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The 2014 NLPA Conference Hit A Home Run With Procurement Professionals!

It’s taken me a while to catch up afterwards, but I am now ready to declare the 2014 NLPA Conference an overwhelming victory!  Procurement professionals from throughout the US and the world gathered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from September 15th to 17th, 2014 and I’m pretty sure that I saw each one leave with a smile on their faces! Don’t miss…

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Last Chance To Register For The NLPA Conference This Month!

Time is running out to register for the procurement event of the year!  You only have until Monday, September 8, 2014 (or until the remaining 15 spots sell out) to register or you’re going to miss out! Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! Get off of the bench and into the game by attending the 2014…

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The First NLPA Conference Was A Rockin’ Procurement Success!

Earlier this month, the Next Level Purchasing Association (NLPA) held our first annual conference.  We’ve been to many procurement conferences in our day and we know that most of them are boring.  We know that most of them feature the same tired speakers and topics year after year after year.  We know that most of them are very impersonal and…

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