2024 NC PEAK Procurement Conference

PEAK Procurement Excellence & Knowledge

What to Expect 

Educating, enlightening and honoring excellence, is the focus of the Division of Purchase & Contract’s 2024 State Procurement Conference. The Procurement Excellence and Knowledge Conference, also known as NC PEAK, will be held April 8 – 9 at the McKimmon Conference and Training Center in Raleigh. If you’re a state procurement professional, you definitely do not want to miss this educational opportunity and a chance to network with other professionals from state agencies, universities, community colleges, as well as local governments entities and education authorities.

This year’s theme is “Continuing on the Journey to Procurement Excellence”, featuring a dynamic keynote speaker and educational sessions aimed to enrich and strengthen procurement strategies and processes among North Carolina state government agencies and institutions.

This two-day, in-person conference will also feature a special presentation highlighting agencies for their extraordinary work. The NC PEAK conference is set to host its annual Gold Star Agency Award, honoring procurement professionals and their respective agencies for outstanding public procurement services in six core categories including:

  • Contract Management 
  • Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) 
  • Operations & Systems Support 
  • Procurement Education 
  • Risk & Compliance Management 
  • Strategic Sourcing

Who should attend?

  • State Agencies (Cabinet and Council of State)
  • Universities
  • Community Colleges
  • Local Governments (including Cities, Towns, Municipalities and Local Education Authorities)
  • Primarily procurement professionals, anyone that manages a contract in the state and individuals working in contract management

Attendee Registration

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  • $125.00 – Early Bird Rate by Feb. 29, 2024
  • $150.00 – Regular Rate after Feb. 29, 2024

Exhibitor Registration

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Premium Exhibitor - $750 (includes entry for two representatives and lunch)

  • High-visibility booth
  • Featured in the conference program
  • 2 complimentary booth representatives

Standard Exhibitor  - $500 (includes entry for one representative and lunch)

  • Standard booth
  • 1 complimentary booth representative

Only approved vendors of the NC State Procurement Office are eligible to purchase a booth

Have a question? Email PEAK Conference Co-Chair Tirrell Honablew at tirrell.honablew@doa.nc.gov