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

NIGP Forum - Group Discounted Rate

August 23, 2014
12:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Register through SCAGPO to receive a 10% Group Discount Rate

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36th Annual Professional Development Forum and Trade Show

Member & Guest Registration

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