Georgia Procurement Conference
The Georgia Department of Administrative Services (DOAS) is pleased to announce the Georgia Procurement Conference (GPC 2023) which will be held April 25 - 27 at the Jekyll Island Convention Center is sold out.
The GPC 2023 will be held April 25 - 27 at the Jekyll Island Convention Center. This year's theme is Planning Procurement's future.
The GPC, the State's largest event for public procurement professionals and our supplier partners, provides an excellent opportunity for state procurement professionals to learn new techniques and best practices directly from state and national industry experts.
Last year's conference attracted more than 1,000 procurement professionals, government attorneys, and supplier attendees, a record 25 percent increase in conference participation over the previous year.
The Benefits: Learn & Earn
- Conference training sessions are designed to strengthen purchasing strategies and drive efficiencies within state organizations.
- Participants will have many opportunities to attend sessions for re-certification credits.
- GPC offers opportunities to engage and network with DOAS purchasing officers, state suppliers and fellow purchasing professionals from across the state.
The Supplier Expo
The Supplier Expo is one of the highlights of the conference. GPC 2023 will provide suppliers with training workshops and networking opportunities to meet and market their offerings to State buyers from more than 140 state agencies, colleges and universities of the Board of Regents and the Technical College System of Georgia, along with buyers from local governments and municipalities, and category managers from the DOAS State Purchasing Division. Sign-up here to receive updates for the GPC 2023 Supplier Expo.
You can find out more about GPC 2023 on the DOAS website. Click here to be added to our contact list and receive conference updates. The schedule, session descriptions, hotel information and presenter bios will be added to the website as we continue to develop the conference agenda, so visit on a regular basis for the latest updates.
For questions or additional information, contact GPC.Info@doas.ga.gov.
Conference Mission and Vision
GPC Mission Statement
The Georgia Procurement Conference’s mission is to advance the development of ethical and innovative procurement strategies within Georgia governmental entities through collaboration, professional development, networking and advocacy.
GPC Vision Statement
GPC will be the State's premier conference on leading-edge procurement business practices and techniques, inspiring progress through education, excellence, and interaction.