About Us

The Coastal Carolina Association of Governmental Purchasing Officials became an official organization on January 1, 1978. The first meeting was held in Charleston on January 17, 1978. The name of the organization was changed to the South Carolina Association of Governmental Purchasing Officials in late 1979. The association has continued to grow since its inception in 1978. Today's membership stands at over 600 members from all areas of governmental purchasing.

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Membership Benefits

Participation in SCAGPO’s numerous training programs will sharpen professional skills in the often complex and rapidly changing world of public purchasing. Contact and dialogue with colleagues through networking with other SCAGPO members is extremely beneficial to the individual, as well as to the entity he or she serves.

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Upcoming Events

2018 Spring Quarterly Training

March 13, 2018
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Lexington Wingate
108 Saluda Pointe Court
Lexington, SC 29072
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March Training Event

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2018 Professional Development Forum & Trade Show - Vendor Registration

November 14, 2018
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes
8400 Costa Verde Drive
Myrtle Beach , SC 29572
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Forum Vendor Registration

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