SOURCE: BidNet | SourceSuite


August 16, 2016 10:31 ET

BidNet to Showcase at NIGP Forum 2016 August 21st and 22nd

ALBANY, NY--(Marketwired - August 16, 2016) - BidNet will showcase its complete sourcing solution at the NIGP Forum 2016 next week in National Harbor, MD. BidNet encourages all attendees to visit booth 700 in the exhibit hall during the duration of the product expo, August 21st and 22nd.

In addition to showcasing the time saving features of BidNet's full e-sourcing solution, team members will be presenting during the educational sessions. Director of Government Relations, Janine Rossi, will explore ways decentralized purchasing government organizations can remain transparent with her workshop entitled, "Transparency in Connection De-Centralized Purchases," at 3:15pm ET on Monday August 22nd.

Kim Cullen, Director of Marketing for BidNet, will also present two more sessions the next day. The first, entitled "Connecting via Email: Best Practices for a Successful Send," will take place at 9:00am ET on Tuesday August 23rd and will help purchasing professionals make the most of their email communications with vendors, team members, agency staff, and other purchasing peers. Kim's second presentation takes place at 2:00pm ET that same afternoon. "LinkedIn: Connecting you to the Procurement Community" will provide best practices for using LinkedIn and strategies on utilizing the online social platform for public purchasing.

"I look forward to the educational sessions almost as much as the product expo," says Kim Cullen. "Both give us an opportunity to connect with our customers and share useful insights with Forum attendees!" she continued.

BidNet encourages all purchasing professionals looking to streamline the procurement process to stop by booth no. 700 during Forum. BidNet will be showcasing its new e-sourcing modules, including:

  • Vendor Pre-Qualification
  • Bid Evaluation
  • Contract Lifecycle Management
  • Vendor Performance Management
  • Approval Workflow

The 71st annual NIGP Forum will be held at the Gaylord National Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland and will take place over four days. Attendees benefit from extensive networking, several keynote speakers, educational sessions, product expos, and much more.

About BidNet's e-Sourcing Solution:
BidNet provides a powerful e-sourcing solution for government agencies at no cost. With years of input from over 1,100 local governments, BidNet's SourceSuite technology is designed to address the specific needs of public purchasing professionals throughout the entire purchasing process, including vendor management, bid & document distribution, bid evaluation, performance management, contract management, and much more. For more information, visit

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