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U.S. Communities Holding Summit on July 14 in Carlsbad to Educate Local Government Agency Officials on Program’s Cost-Saving Benefits

Additional Summits to be held in Bakersfield and Long Beach

July 8, 2016
U.S. Communities, the League of California Cities® and the California State Association of Counties sponsored government purchasing alliance, is hosting on July 14 at the Faraday Center in Carlsbad a free regional event to learn how to save time and money through the U.S. Communities program.
 
During this four-hour event, you will be able to network, ask questions and share feedback:
  • Learn when to use cooperative contracts;
  • Connect with other local agencies currently using cooperative purchasing and find out what is working for their organization;
  • Learn about the online e-commerce marketplace;
  • Meet your local U.S. Communities program manager; and
  • Connect with U.S. Communities suppliers to learn about and receive their lowest overall government pricing for these products and services:
    • Facilities
    • Office and school solutions
    • Technology
    • Parks and recreation
    • Specialty 
Participating U.S Communities suppliers inlcude:
  • Acro Service Corporation;
  • Carquest/Advance Professional;
  • Cintas;
  • Club Car;
  • GameTime;
  • Graybar;
  • Haworth;
  • HD Supply;
  • Herman Miller;
  • Hertz Equipment Rental;
  • Knoll;
  • KOMPAN;
  • ServiceWear Apparel;
  • SupplyWorks;
  • The Home Depot; and
  • UNICOM Government.
This educational event will be of special interest to assistant city managers, public safety officials, parks and recreation officials, public works directors, facilities managers, fleet managers and procurement officers.

Event Details
 
Thursday, July 14, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
 
Meeting will be held at the Faraday Center at 1635 Faraday Ave, Room 173 A&B in Carlsbad.
 
Register online. Lunch will be provided.
 
Future Summits Scheduled
 
U.S. Communities will also be holding summits in Central and Southern California: About U.S. Communities

The U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance, a strategic partner of the League of California Cities, is a government purchasing cooperative that reduces the cost of goods and services by aggregating the purchasing power of public agencies nationwide. U.S. Communities provides world class procurement resources and solutions to local and state government agencies, school districts (K-12), higher education, and nonprofits. State and local governments have access to a broad line of competitively solicited contracts with best in class national suppliers. 
 
Learn more about U.S. Communities at www.uscommunities.org/lcc.
 
For more information about the summits, please contact Rob Fiorilli from U.S. Communities at (925) 588-5054 or Norman Coppinger from the League of California Cities at (916) 658-8277.


 
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