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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Congratulations to the following members of the UPPCC's October 2014 Class:

  • Julie Boland, CPPO, CPPB
  • Clarissa G. Clark, CPPO, CPPB

According to the UPPCC, Julie and Clarissa were among only 53 procurement professionals earning the CPPO in October 2014.  We thank these ladies for their dedication to their own professional development; and for continuing to support and uplift SCAGPO, their agencies, and the Procurement profession.

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Upcoming Events

2015 Reverse Trade Show - VENDOR REGISTRATION

June 11, 2015
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Lexington Municipal Conference Center
111 Maiden Lane
Lexington, SC 29072
Venue Website

Vendor Registration

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2015 NIGP Forum Group Discount

August 01, 2015
8:00 AM to 11:45 PM

Kansas City Marriott Downtown
200 West 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105
Venue Website

Register Through SCAGPO and Receive 10% Group Discount Rate

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