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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Bank of America P-Card Summit

Register today for Bank of America's P-Card Summit.  Interested professionals may click on the link below to send a request to BOA Rep, Tracey Wopperer.



SCAGPO 2015 Fall & Winter Events





Congratulations to the following members of the UPPCC's May 2015 Class:

  • Ms. Shannon S. Lizewski, CPPO
  • Mr. Robert Brewer, CPPO, CPPB


According to the UPPCC, Shannin and Robert were among only 17 procurement professionals earning the CPPO in May 2015.  We thank these professionals for their dedication to their own professional development; and for continuing to support and uplift SCAGPO, their city governments, and the Procurement profession.

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 2015 Winter Charitable Project



Click Here to Contribute to our Winter Charitable Project




Click Here To Enter Lottery For FREE NIGP Course!



Click on the Logos to REGISTER NOW for free Webinar Series


Charge Ahead:  Rev Up your Personal & Professional Performance

 September 17 Session Recording

September 25 Session Recording

September 27 Session Recording


 Three Dynamic Coaching Techniques

Please click the link below to register for each session

October 13, 2015 - Three Dynamic Coaching Techniques

October 20, 2015 - Leap Into Your Procurement Career Webinar

October 27, 2015 - Knock your Socks Off Customer Service

All webinars begin at 12:45 pm. 

Login information for each will be sent upon registration. Please save the information to your calendars.



Upcoming Events

Holiday Luncheon

December 15, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Capital City Club
1201 Main Street; Suite 2500
Columbia, SC 29201
Venue Website

Last Event of the year

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