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2018 ETPA/TAPP Fall Professional Development Conference

October 25, 2018
8:00 AM EDT to 2:00 PM EDT
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Courtyard by Marriott Pigeon Forge
120 Community Center Drive
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

2018 Fall Professional Development Conference October 25-26

Please register now to join us for the 2018 ETPA/TAPP Fall Professional Development Conference October 25 & 26th in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. As always, we will have a full day and a half of education geared toward the government procurement professional which will benefit you and your agency. Keeping with ETPA's tradition, we've worked hard to ensure there is no cost to attend the conference. Our Program Committee is working to obtain speakers - check back soon for more details on the agenda!

Hotel Accommodations

We will be at a new venue this year, the Courtyard Marriott in Pigeon Forge. Book your rooms now - last day to book a room at the conference rate is September 25th! Rates are $154/night. Click here to book your roomETPA Members - Note that there are a limited number of hotel stay scholarships potentially available. If interested, send an email to etpapresident@gmail.com to ask for one and provide justification for the need for scholarship.

NIGP Class

ETPA will be hosting a pre-conference NIGP course Ethics: A Survival Kit for Public Procurement on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. Thanks to a grant from U.S. Communities, 20 ETPA members can register for the class for FREE! The registration form for ETPA members to attend for free is attached and will be free for the first 20 members to submit the attached form to Valerie Harless. All forms must be received by September 19th to be eligible for free attendance and the free spots will be awarded on a first come basis. If we have more than 20 members request the class, members will be notified to allow time to register for the class.

Wednesday Evening Social Event

Be sure to register and join us for the social event on Wednesday evening (October 24th) where we will network, eat, and perhaps have another friendly cornhole competition - all for free!

See you at Fall Conference!!


$0.00 Fall Conference - Wednesday Evening Social Event

$0.00 2018 Fall Conference Attendance

$0.00 Fall Conference - Breakfast Thursday Oct 25

$0.00 Fall Conference - Lunch Thursday October 25

$0.00 Fall Conference - Breakfast Friday October 26

$0.00 Fall Conference - Lunch Friday October 26


Free NIGP Class Registration - Ethics: A Survival Kit for Public Procurement

Flyer - US Communities Grant for NIGP Class

2018 ETPA/TAPP Fall Conference Agenda with Streaming Info

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