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Government Agency Registration: 7th Annual Reverse Vendor Trade Show

November 08, 2018
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
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Jack's Urban Meeting Place (JUMP!)
1000 W. Myrtle St.
Boise, ID 83702

***All of our booths are now filled!***  If you have any other people from your agency that would like to attend and help out at your booth, please e-mail

Attention Government Agencies:   

Planning is well underway for our 7th Annual Reverse Vendor Trade Show and we are excited to once again present this great networking opportunity, at JUMP! Boise.  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 7th 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.


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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 Keynote Speaker Presentation
1:15-2:30 pm Break-out Session
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


7th Annual RVTS Flyer