Collin County has been awarded the prestigious 21st Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award (AEP) for 2016 from the
National Procurement Institute (NPI). The AEP Award is earned by public and non-profit organizations that obtain a high application score based on standardized criteria. The judging criteria are: Innovation, Professionalism, E-Procurement, Productivity, and Leadership.
This program encourages the development of excellence as well as continued organizational improvement to earn the award annually.
In addition to NPI, the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award is sponsored by the California Association of Public Procurement Officials (CAPPO), Florida Association of Public Procurement Officials (FAPPO), the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement, the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO), the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP), the
Texas Public Purchasing Association (TxPPA) and The Canadian Public Procurement Council/Conseil canadien des marchés publics (CPPC-CCMP).