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Show-Me Procurement 2023 MAPP Conference and Vendor Expo

Monday, September 25, 2023, 1:00 PM until Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 12:00 PM
Oasis Hotel and Convention Center
Property Website
2546 N Glenstone Ave
Springfield , MO  65803

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Kara M. Daniel, NIGP-CPP, CPPB
Program Chair
417-523-0225 (p)
Annual Conference
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
Full Conference
Daily Rate - First Day (Half Day)
Daily Rate - Second Day (Full Day)
Daily Rate - Final Day (Half Day)
Board Member Registration
Guest Registration

Join us for the 2023 MAPP Conference and Vendor Expo 


When: September 25-27, 2023

Where: The Oasis Hotel and Conference Center Springfield, MO

Springfield Area Guide –
Coupons– Link to restaurants and attractions. The hotel coupons do not apply to group reservations.

Show-Me Procurement - with a focus on procurement leadership, communication and adapting to our new normal

Hotel Rates:

$98.00 Deluxe, Poolside, Pool view or Courtyard
$209.00 King Suite
$329.00 Paradise Suite (plus applicable taxes)

Room block cutoff is 30 days prior to the event.

Booking Online – Please use the booking link provided below

You will need to SPECIFY your CHECK-IN & CHECK-OUT DATES on website to see room type availability:

Click here to book your room!

Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities



  • MAPP Members:
    • $150.00 (full conference and offered meals)
    • Daily Fees:  Day One $50, Day Two $60, Day Three $50

    MAPP is pleased to invite attendees from our area and local chapters of NIGP to attend our conference at the same rates.

  • NIGP Chapter Members:
    • $150.00 (full conference and offered meals)
    • Daily Fees:  Day One $50, Day Two $60, Day Three $50
    (Upon registration NIGP & Chapter memberships will be verified)
  • NIGP Members Not Affiliated with a NIGP Chapter:
    • $175.00 (full conference and offered meals
    • Daily Fees:  Day One $55, Day Two $65, Day Three $55
    • (Upon registration NIGP memberships will be verified)


  • NON-MAPP/NIGP Chapter Attendees: 

    Non-member Rates (for public procurement professionals not affiliated with NIGP or a Chapter of NIGP. Vendors are not allowed to register as a non-member). 

    • $215.00 (full conference and offered meals)
    • Daily Fees:  Day One $65 Day Two $85, Day Three $65

  • Guest Rate (must be accompanied by a conference attendee): 

    This will cover breakfast on days two and three, dinner on day one, and access to social events.

    • $85.00


Registrations may be paid for via debit/credit card on the MAPP website or by mailing a check to the following address.


P.O. Box 483

Jefferson City, MO 65102

Tentative Agenda (the agenda is subject to change): 

September 25, 2023
7:00-4:00 Registration

9:30 – 11:00 MAPP Board Meeting 

11:30-12:30 Gary Stoll Luncheon for First-timers, New to the Profession,  and Young Professionals (Boxed Lunch)

1:00 Welcome/Opening from Springfield's Mayor Mr. Ken McClure

1:15-2:45 Plenary Session  Finding the Pattern to Connection through Procurement  (1.5 hours) Lourdes Coss, MPA, NIGP-CPP, CPPO

2:45 Break

3:00-4:30 Procurement Hot Topics - Lightning Networking (1.5 hours)

5:00 Awards Dinner (Plated Meal & Cash Bar)

6:30 Social Event hosted by IONWAVE at Big Shots Golf.  The hospitality suite will open immediately following our return from the social event.

September 26, 2023

7:00-4:30 Registration

7:00 – 8:00 Breakfast (Buffet)

8:15 Welcome

8:30-9:45 Plenary Session The Importance of Purchasing to Improve Processes and Services (1.25 hours) Randy Will, MBA, SPHR

9:45 Break

10:00-11:15 Entity Breakouts - City, County, State, MODOT, Public Education, Utilities, and Special Interests  (1.25 hours)

11:15-12:30 Break & Lunch  (boxed lunch)                                                              
12:45-2:00 Plenary Session (1.25 hours)  Leading the Procurement Profession in Challenging Times  Lourdes Coss MPA, NIGP-CPP, CPPO                      


Vendor Expo

2:00-5:00 Expo Open
2:15-3:00 Learning Lab - The Future of Technology and the Impact on Procurement (.75 hours) Richard Reding with TIERONE
3:15-4:00 Tentative Repeat Learning Lab - The Future of Technology and the Impact on Procurement (.75 hours) Richard Reding with TIERONE

5:00 Social Hour Reception (Appetizers & cash bar for Conference Attendees & Vendors)

6:30 Hospitality Suite
Dinner on  your own


September 27, 2023
7:00 - 8:30 Registration
7:00 – 8:00 Breakfast (buffet)

8:15 Welcome

8:30-9:00 Chapter Board Meeting

9:00-10:00 Electronic Bidding Today (1 hour) Dan Elliott with IONWAVE
10:00 Break
10:15-11:45 Plenary Session  (1.50 hours) NIGP Business Council Panel Discussion/NIGP Content

11:45 Closing/Wrap Up

10 hours

If a cancellation is necessary please contact Kara M. Daniel, NIGP-CPP, CPPB at

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