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SUPPLIER REGISTRATION - Advance Colorado Procurement Expo


Registration is now closed.

Onsite registration will be available to ACPE General Attendees only. There will be no exhibitor walk-ins allowed.





Enjoy all the benefits of the Supplier General Attendee and Exhibitors and receive more brand building exposure.  Greater visibility increases the opportunity to connect with new customers.  As the largest gathering of procurement professionals in the Rocky Mountain Region, you are positioning your bran not only to the Colorado and Wyoming procurement community but also to other businesses. 

Select the tabs below for more information. We offer sponsorships at different levels, benefits and price range. 



Enjoy all the benefits of the Supplier General Attendee but also showcase your goods and services and access exclusive Roundtable sessions to meet with Procurement Professionals.

Corporate Exhibitor (100 employees or more) $1,000

Small Business Exhibitor $500.00 (under 100 employees) $500

If you would like to be placed on the waiting list please email




Access workshops, network with other Suppliers and Procurement Professionals.  Entry to the Expo is included as well as breakfast, lunch, and Networking reception.

Supplier General Attendee Registration $129.00




Start your registration by selecting the blue “Register Now” button at the top right of the frame.


Please note, participation and benefits are not guaranteed until payment is received.

Where can I find information on the Loveland area?
Loveland Visitor's Guide 

Embassy Suites by Hilton Loveland Hotel Conference Center & Spa
4705 Clydesdale Pkwy, Loveland, CO 80538
Supplier Room Rate (Limited Availability)

  (Book before November 6th)


7:00am Registration and Breakfast

8:00am - 8:15am 
Welcome, Opening Remarks

8:15am - 9:00am 
Tips to Grow Your Government Business using Bidnet Direct
Join us for a deep dive into tips to grow your government business using the solicitation platform that 400+ local and state agencies throughout Colorado and Wyoming use.  Learn to build your government pipeline by gathering research on past solicitations.  Stand out from the competition with an updated and thorough vendor profile.  Use saved searches to investigate other avenues of growth by region, additional products or services.  Discuss tips on when to partner with other suppliers on your bid response.  Find and be notified of all open solicitations that match your business type. 
Presented by Bidnet Direct- Kim Cullen

9:15am - 10:15am 
How To Sell Through Cooperative Agreements
Navigating the world of procurement can be challenging. This session will break down some of the biggest questions around cooperative contracts, need distributors, and how to link up with existing cooperatives.
Presented by NASPO Value Point- Lee Ann Pope

Exhibit Hall Ribbon Cutting & Vendor Trade Show Opens

Lunch and Panel Discussion - What Next?: How to Execute a Successful Contract After Securing the Winning Bid
You won the business - congratulations! Now what? This session will share information on how to turn your winning proposal into a stellar contract execution. You'll learn how to negotiate contract terms and conditions, how to navigate the details of bonding, how to handle claims, and much more.
Barbara Musick- DPA, State Purchasing and Contracts Office
Cristal Swain- University of Colorado, Sr. Director of Procurement & Sourcing 
Nicol Suddreth- City and County of Denver, General Services Contracts Manager 

1:00pm - 2:00pm 
Roundtable Sessions
Denver Arts & Venues
Colorado State University
City and County of Denver
City of Aurora
City of Fort Collins
City of Loveland
City of Longmont
Colorado Department of Transportation
Colorado Energy Department
Denver Arts Venue
Larimer County
State Purchasing & Contracts Office
Colorado Department of Personnel & Administration
University of Northern Colorado
Weld County School District

2:15pm - 3:15pm Sell to Government through Amazon
Amazon Business is trusted by millions of customers of all types including 90 of the 100 most populous local governments. In this session, hear from Amazon Business on how to leverage Amazon to sell to public sector organizations.
Presented by Amazon- Ken Moore

3:30pm - 4:30pm 
Visit Exhibitors and Open Networking CURRENT LIST OF EXHIBITORS

4:30pm - 6:30pm 
Networking Reception




Additional Sponsors include: 




Tuesday, December 05, 2023, 8:00 AM until 6:00 PM Mountain Time (US & Canada) (UTC-07:00)
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Sol Ybarra
Sponsorships and Exhibitors
720-913-8156 (p)
Registration is closed
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
Supplier General Attendee $129
Supplier Exhibitor, Small Business SOLD OUT
Supplier Exhibitor, Corporate SOLD OUT
Sponsor, Presenting $10,000
Sponsor, Award Luncheon $5,000
Sponsor, Reception $3,500
Sponsor, Breakfast $3,000
Sponsor, Program and Printing $3,000
Sponsor, Education Sponsor - Vendor/Seller Track- $2,500
Sponsor, Event Registration $2,500
Sponsor, Audio Visual $2,000
Sponsor, Refreshment Center $1,500
Sponsor/ Supplier Exhibitor (2nd attendee)
Supplier Exhibitor- Additional Attendee (3rd person)
Ad Space 1/8 Page Business $500


Rocky Mountain Governmental Purchasing Association

Established over 35 years ago, the Rocky Mountain Governmental Purchasing Association (RMGPA) is a diverse, non-profit organization whose membership includes purchasing officers, agents, buyers, managers and others associated with public purchasing throughout Colorado and Wyoming. RMGPA has been a member Chapter of NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement since 1987.

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