Professional Development

CollegeBuys is pleased to support the professional development of its colleagues in the California community college purchasing community. As one of our top priorities, we strive to provide our community with the opportunities for learning and sharing knowledge. There are many things you can find here, so no matter what you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it. From professional development webinars to conference information, we can help. 

Purchasing Conference

Opening Reception of the 2022 Purchasing Conference in San Diego, CA

Hosted by CollegeBuys, this three-day annual conference provides the opportunity for California Community College procurement professionals from across the state to network with systemwide partners, collaborate with their colleagues, and attend sessions presented by inspiring speakers and subject-matter experts.

Membership & Networking

CAPPO’s mission is to advance the public procurement profession by providing educational opportunities that connect CAPPO members, promoting best practices in government procurement, encouraging career enhancement and pursuit of professional certifications.

Membership & Lifelong Learning

NIGP is committed to elevating the profession and accelerating our members’ performance through pioneering ways that include thought-leading content that uses cutting edge technologies, agile leadership development and customized career training that empowers procurement professionals to make a positive difference at work, in their communities and in the world.

Upcoming Webinars

In partnership with corporate partners, CollegeBuys helps facilitate and promote webinars to educate our system on the products and services available through our contracts.