Georgia Department of Administrative Services cordially invites you to participate as an exhibitor at the Georgia Procurement Conference!
The Benefit: Position your company as a leading solutions provider, strengthen existing relationships and reach deep into the state procurement community to establish new contacts. As part of this event, you will have the opportunity to learn how to do business with:
• State Government
• Local Government
• Technical Colleges
• University System Colleges and Universities
The Expo, offered Wednesday April 25th, from 1:30 to 6:30 PM, is designed to allow you to meet face-to-face with Georgia government supply chain and procurement professionals who actively procure a wide range of services for the citizens of Georgia. Additionally, as part of the EXPO, there will be a Networking Reception at 3:00 PM with Suppliers and Attendees. Many of our contracts support a wide portfolio of goods and services including, but not limited to:
• Law Enforcement
• Health and Human Services
• Natural Resources
• Food Services
Supplier Meet & Greet and Training Sessions
The State Purchasing Division will host several training sessions and a networking reception for suppliers and DOAS purchasing officials starting at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Supplier training topics include Navigating Team Georgia Marketplace, Marketing Best Practices, and an Informational Session with DOAS. Further details will be provided in the Supplier Registration Packet.
Supplier Expo online pre-registration closes at 11:59 pm, Thursday, April 12th.
Supplier Booth Packages (All booths include registration of two individuals)
Regular Booth: $1,200
*Premium Booth (Corner Booth): $1,500
Outside Booth: $1,200
**Additional Supplier Representatives: $250
Booths include Pipe and Drape for booth, a company identification sign, and designation as a Statewide Contract Supplier for those firms that have active Mandatory or Convenience Statewide Contracts with State Purchasing. Registration as a supplier in Team Georgia Marketplace does not constitute designation as a Statewide Contract Supplier. Each booth includes meals for up to two participants, attendance at the Opening Session, Training Opportunities, and Networking Receptions.
Space is limited and slots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Canopy or Tents are allowable for Outside Booths and must be installed consistent with Conference Center Specifications. Booth assignments will be done by the Expo Organizer.
Premium Booth (Corner Booth)* denotes that the booth is located at or near an entry, exit, or high-traffic area for maximum booth exposure.
**Additional Supplier Representatives – any additional representatives from your firm beyond the initial two representatives identified in the Booth Packages will be required to register and pay the fee per individual.
Registration after March 15th is subject to an additional charge of $300 per booth and $50 per individual.
On-site registration will be held on Tuesday, April 24th, 8:00 am - 12:30 pm at the Jekyll Island Convention Center.
All Expo Suppliers are responsible for making their own lodging reservations at the designated supplier hotels found on the hotel link on this page.
For More Supplier Expo Information: Contact Gary Craft at firstname.lastname@example.org or 404-656-2287.