October 20-21, 2022

2022 MPPOA Conference

This fall, the MPPOA Annual Conference will be held in beautiful Bay City, Michigan!  The city is known for its Bascule bridges which have inspired this year’s theme: 

Public Procurement:

Versatile, Flexible, Resilient  

Your Bridge to Success


VENDOR REGISTRATION: Sponsorship opportunities available!

2022 MPPOA Annual Conference

October 20-21, 2022

Doubletree Hotel Bay City Riverfront

One Wenonah Park Place

Bay City, Mi  48708

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


"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"

Join us at 5pm Wednesday, October 19 for a free tour of the historic City Hall of Bay City, Michigan.

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 City Hall Tour

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

**Hotel group rate information will be provided in your registration confirmation email.

We look forward to seeing you in October!


VENDOR REGISTRATION: Sponsorship opportunities available!


 Ann Arbor Transit AuthorityBay CountyCharter Township of Chesterfield 
 Chippewa Valley SchoolsCity of Bay City City of Farmington Hills 
 City of Grand RapidsCity of Grand Rapids, Purchasing Department City of Kentwood 
 City of LansingCity of Midland City of Rochester Hills 
 City of Sterling HeightsCounty of Midland County of Oakland 
 Detroit Land Bank AuthorityDetroit Water & Sewerage Detroit Water & Sewerage Department 
 Gerald R. Ford International Airport AuthorityGreat Lakes Water AuthorityIngham ISD 
 Lansing Community CollegeMott Community College Oakland County 
 Ottawa CountySt. Clair County State of Michigan - Central Procurement 
 State of Michigan, MIDealUniversity of Michigan Western Governor's University 

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

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