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2022 MPPOA Annual Fall Conference

  • October 20, 2022
  • 7:00 AM
  • October 21, 2022
  • 11:30 AM
  • Doubletree by Hilton Bay City-Riverfront, Bay City, Michigan


  • Registration available to current MPPOA members
  • Registration available to current MPPOA members registering by September 9, 2022.
  • Available to Procurement Professionals who are not current members of MPPOA.
  • This registration type is for GUESTS of members of MPPOA who would like to attend the Reception and Awards Dinner Only
  • This registration type is for Special Guests who have been given a code to register by MPPOA conference staff.
  • Registration by Speakers who plan to attend the Annual Conference. Thank you for presenting to the members of MPPOA.

2022 MPPOA Annual Fall Conference

Procurement Professional Registration

The 2022 MPPOA Annual Fall Conference will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton Bay City-Riverfront in Bay City, Michigan. The city is known for its Bascule bridges and that has inspired this year’s theme:

Public Procurement, Versatile, Flexible, Resilient. 

Your Bridge to Success.

October 20-21, 2022
Doubletree by Hilton Bay City-Riverfront, Bay City, Michigan

Please join us to hear from NIGP's Marcheta Gillespie along with updates from the Attorney General on Standard Terms and from the FBI.

Marcheta Gillespie, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPM, CPPB, FNIGP, C.P.M.

"Evaluation Methods:  Connecting with the Right Supplier Partner"

"Bridging the Gap of Service: Delivery Results with the NIGP Consulting Program"

"Bridging the Gap Between Contract Execution and Contract Completion"

Please join us at 5pm on Wednesday, October 19 for a free tour of Bay City's historic City Hall.

Come Join us at the MPPOA Hospitality Suite, located in the hotel’s Wenonah Suite, on Wednesday, October 19th from 6:00 to 8:30 pm as we welcome you to the 2022 Annual MPPOA Conference.  This will be a great opportunity to meet and mingle.  It has been too long since we could get together!  We will have pizza, snacks and beverages to enjoy, and tables will be set up with cards, and games.  We encourage you to wear a t-shirt from a past MPPOA conference.  If you’ve got ‘em, flaunt ‘em!   A prize awaits the person with the oldest t-shirt!   So, come and join us.  The more the merrier!

The Hospitality Suite is available for our use until midnight on both Wednesday and Thursday.  Want to spend more time chatting comfortably with your fellow Conference attendees.  Please feel free to use this space to meet!


Wednesday, October 19

4pm: Hotel check-in (Due to the early start on Thursday, we encourage you to join us at the Doubletree on Wednesday, October 19.)

5pm:  Free tour of Bay City's historic City Hall

6pm-8:30pm: Conference attendees and their guests are invited to the MPPOA hospitality suite. 

Thursday, October 20

7am: Registration opens, Breakfast and Networking

8am-12 noon: Education Sessions

12 noon: Lunch Break

12:45pm-4:45pm: Education Sessions

6:30pm: Reception, Dinner, and Awards Presentation

Friday, October 21

8am: Breakfast and Networking

8:30am: General Membership Meeting

9am-11:30am: Education Session

Please note:  Covid-19 safety protocols will be in effect as required by the State of Michigan at the time of the conference. 

MPPOA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

416 S Cedar Street, Suite H, Lansing, MI 48912


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