2018 Power of Purchasing Statewide Tour

Free Procurement Seminars for Contract Users

Attention state agencies, local governments, colleges, school districts, and non-profit organizations! Join OGS Procurement Services at one of our free seminars designed to help buyers use State centralized contracts more effectively. On this tour, our procurement professionals will present information about new initiatives and innovative contracts, and offer tips to improve efficiency, achieve savings, and navigate the Procurement Services website.

Topics will include:

  • Preferred Sources Purchasing Protocol
  • Vehicle Marketplace
  • IT Centralized Contracts
  • 1122 Program
  • NEW! Roadways and Fuels Contracts
  • NEW! eMarketplace
  • NEW! Food & Milk Contracts

Attendees will also have an opportunity to discuss their ideas and issues with NYS Chief Procurement Officer Sean Carroll or other department leaders.

Each program will begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at approximately 1:00 p.m. Specific event details (room location, updates, etc.) will be shared with attendees via email within a week of the event. Please note, each event will have space for 100 attendees. 


Date Location Register
April 20 Mohawk Valley Community College, Rome Campus
1101 Floyd Ave
Rome, NY
May 18 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building
163 West 125th Street
New York, NY
June 15 Suffolk County Community College, Michael J. Grant Campus
1001 Crooked Hill Road
Brentwood, NY
July 13 Genesee Community College
1 College Road
Batavia, NY
August 17 North Country Community College
23 Santanoni Ave
Saranac Lake, NY
September 14 Dutchess Community College
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
October 5 Onondaga Community College
4585 W Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse, NY