Meeting/Event Information

We hold various trainings, webinars, meetings and events throughout the year.  Check our site for updates on what's to come or join our mailing list here to be in the know. For scholarship information please contact one of the IPPA Board members or the Professional Development Chair. 

Board Meetings

Board meetings are held quarterly at various locations, usually during lunch.  All members are invited to attend Board meetings. Time and location will be posted on the Calendar of Events.

Board Meeting Minutes can be found here: Board Meeting Minutes.


2019 Area 8 Regional Training and Vendor Showcase

May 22, 2019
12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
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Sunriver Resort
17600 Center Drive
Sunriver, OR 97707

2019 Area 8 Regional Training and Vendor Showcase - Expanding the Possibilities

May 22 - 24, 2019

Registration: $250; there is also an optional NIGP Training and Golf Tournament for extra fees, both on May 22nd. Please see the registration page for more details.

Hosted By Area 8 NIGP Chapters: Alaska-Hawaii, Assiniboia, Canada West, Cascadia, Columbia, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington


Don’t miss out on the opportunity to take part in educational sessions, community fund raising and cooperative contract information at the 2019 Area 8 Regional Training and Vendor Showcase.

May 22, 2019

  • Check-In
  • Pre-Conference NIGP Class: Managing Your End Users: It's All About Relationships (Instructed by: Darin Matthews)
  • Charity Golf Tournament, Sunriver Meadows Golf Course
  • Reception


May 23, 2019

  • Check-In
  • Presentations, Breakout Sessions, and Vendor Showcase
  • Awards Banquet
  • 80's Casino Night!


May 24, 2019

  • Presentations
  • Wrap-up

Sunriver Resort - Book Your Room

17600 Center Drive
Sunriver, Oregon 97707

Discounted rooms are available for Area 8 Chapter Members from May 18 - 24, 2019. Be sure to mention you are with OPPA to get the discount.

Keep in mind, meals are all included except for Wednesday night! There are many opportunities to expand your procurement knowledge with Break-out Sessions, presentations, the Awards Banquet, and entertainment - this event will have it all!

Event Agenda

Registration & Payment Information

Please register online through the Oregon Public Purchasing Association's (OPPA) website here: Registration


If you would like more information on the event, please contact IPPA at