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Professional Development
  
We thank everyone who attended the national meeting in Orlando earlier this month. The picture on the right is of our closing keynote performance artist David Garibaldi who wow'd the crowd with his amazing and high energy performance.

Read on for a brief recap of the meeting and for a link to download the session presentations.


  
Our national award winners were announced and recognized at the 2018 Annual Meeting in Orlando. Read on to see who won!







Procurement career development and advancement does not happen by chance. NAEP provides immersive training opportunities that tie into the core competencies of procurement. Take control of your career by attending the Procurement Academy and either the Negotiations or RFP Institutes this summer in Maryland.
Add to your professional development calendar with these four upcoming May NAEP webinars.
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Association News
What were you doing in March of 1994? Back then, NAEP was still known as NAEB and the MINK region consisted of Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas.

Marilyn Leek, currently the Director of Procurement at Simpson College, shared this 'blast from the past.' Thank you, Marilyn!
  
Released at the NAEP national meeting in April, the 2018 Innovators Forum tackles the topic of business intelligence strategies for procurement leadership.

Our Innovators Forum brings together college and university procurement leaders to engage in an analysis of the major issues impacting higher education and our profession and to better inform our institutional stakeholders on alternative ways to approach these issues. Read on for an excerpt of the report and to download the full report so that you can implement actionable ideas right away.
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NAEP Exchange Question of the Month
Our question this month asks about P.O. terms or addendums tailored to technology purchases and related insurance requirements. Read on to add your input to the discussion.