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Government Agency Registration: 6th Annual Reverse Vendor Trade Show

November 09, 2017
9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
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Jack's Urban Meeting Place (JUMP)
1000 W. Myrtle St.
Boise, ID 83702

Attention Government Agencies:   

***Booths are all accounted for for this event, we are still accepting buyers to join an agency that is already signed up.  Please contact Alyssa Ellington to get them signed up at Thank you!!

Planning is well underway for our 6th Annual Reverse Vendor Trade Show and we are excited to once again present this great networking opportunity, this time at the new Boise JUMP building!  This unique event allows Government Agencies to meet and talk directly to vendors, suppliers, contractors, and other service providers from across the state at one time. As a public procurement professional,  you will be able to provide valuable information to the vendor community on how to do business with your agency.

The Agencies staff booths while vendors roam the trade show room and meet with individuals from each of the entities.


By joining in on the IPPA 6th Annual RVTS:

  • Your agency may be meeting its outreach goals much more effectively
  • You may reduce the number of supplier visits to your office
  • Your agency is viewed as being “accessible” to the supplier community
  • You'll make valuable business contacts for your agency
  • Your participation in this event raises scholarship funds for the IPPA Chapter to professionally grow


At least one to two members from your agency would be staffing a table and meeting with company representatives.  You may bring your agency display, literature about doing business with your agency, business cards, and giveaway items. 

Procurement professionals, project managers, representatives from IT, Engineering, and other agency departments active in contracting for goods and services should definitely attend! Suppliers want to meet with decision makers and those who specify or use goods and services.

Reach out to your agency departments and bring several people to help staff your booth!

A buffet lunch will be served to agency members that work their booths at no cost from 11:30 – 1:00 p.m., please make sure to let us know how many will be staying for lunch on your registration so that we can have an accurate head count.


For more information, contact:
Alyssa Ellington
RVTS Co-chair
Phone: (208) 287-7141


Carrie Champlin
RVTS Co-chair
Phone: (208) 373-0251




8:00-9:00 am Government agency Check-in/Booth Set-up
9:00-9:30 am Government Agency Social            
9:30 am Day-of Registration Open/Vendor Check-in
9:30-11:30 am Trade Show
11:30-12:15 pm Lunch and Networking/Raffle Drawings
12:15-1:00 pm Presentation on "Collaborative Communities Cause Driven Missions" from Keynote Speaker, Troy McClain 
1:15-2:30 pm Break-out Session - Agency Panel Discussion and Q&A
1:15-2:30 pm Trade Show
2:30-3:00 pm Show Closes/Agency Tear Down


$0.00 One Participant

$0.00 Two Participants

$0.00 Three Participants

$0.00 Four Participants


RVTS 2017 Flyer