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Benefits of Chapter Membership


When you join the Arkansas Chapter of NIGP, you become a member of a professional organization dedicated to the principles and needs of the public purchasing profession. Membership is an investment in yourself and can enhance your career and your value to your employer.


  • Education and training opportunities
  • Discounted rates for NIGP seminars
  • Professional assistance in obtaining and maintaining certification
  • Networking and interacting with purchasing professionals throughout the State of Arkansas
  • Scholarship assistance for educational training
Annual membership dues are often paid by an individual member's agency; this is indicative of the value the agency places on the importance of the purchasing profession.



Our membership year runs July through June, and membership is available to individuals who:

  • perform procurement and material management activities in a public organization including federal, state, county, municipality and township, public school, college and university, hospital, commission, authority and any other public agency
  • are employed full or part time in positions having a direct influence on the public procurement process, including elected officials, department heads and educators.
Chapter membership does not include membership NIGP.

Please contact our membership chair with any questions or for additional information.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Arkansas Chapter of NIGP.


Membership Fee


$50 per person
Retired members can join for no fee



Dues Period

January - December





Arkansas Chapter of NIGP (ARNIGP) is a professional association dedicated to providing networking opportunities, professional development, updates on legislation, assistance with attaining professional certifications, and other services to public procurement professionals representing governmental entities, including state, municipalities, counties, higher education, school districts, transit, airports, utilities, and more across the State of Arkansas.

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