Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing

News & Views

The VAGP newsletter, News & Views, is emailed to over 1,000 public procurement professionals in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is the Association's primary communications vehicle and is a main source of information and insight on upcoming events, activities, educational programs, business trends, recognition, and legislation for purchasers across the state.

Current Issues

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1st Quarter 2015 2nd Quarter 2015 3rd Quarter 2015

2015 Production Schedule

News & Views is published quarterly (March, June, September and December). All articles are for, by, and about the membership. All VAGP members are encouraged to send their stories, press releases, and photos to LeeAnne Beatty Smith, News & Views Editor, at

Task 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
Deadline Feb. 6 May 8 Aug. 7 Nov. 4
Available Mar. 2 Jun. 1 Sep. 3 Dec. 1

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News & Views is seen by proven leaders who are making today's purchasing decisions. The newsletter serves the largest chapter of NIGP and offers statewide distribution. Download 2015 Rate Card and Contract

Size Rate Dimensions (RGB, @300dpi)
Full Page $425 7.75" wide x 9.75" high
1/2 Page $350 7.75" wide x 5" high
1/4 Page $200 3.75" wide x 5" high

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