Pinellas County’s Purchasing Department recently was awarded the prestigious 18th annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award from the National Procurement Institute. Pinellas was one of 43 counties nationally – and one of six Florida counties – to obtain an award-winning score from judges, who looked at innovation, professionalism, e-procurement, productivity and leadership.
The National Procurement Institute Inc. is an organization that focuses on education and networking for member agencies and other professionals associated with public sector procurement and supply management. NPI is the Official Public Sector Purchasing Affiliate of the Institute for Supply Management. For more information, visit www.npiconnection.org.