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Non-Profit Organization Saves Money and Maximizes Resources by attending the MASSBUYS EXPO Posted on Jul 31

Non-Profit Organization Saves Money and Maximizes Resources by attending the MASSBUYS EXPO

The 2018 MASSBUYS EXPO provided an opportunity for attendees from the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council Inc. (GLCAC Inc.) to explore new vendor options for the 25-plus programs they offer to their community. New Procurement Coordinator, Julie Holmes, and longtime CFO (and faithful MASSBUYS attendee), Rick   …Continue Reading Non-Profit Organization Saves Money and Maximizes Resources by attending the MASSBUYS EXPO

Six New School Buses — Destination: the Vineyard Posted on Jul 6

Six New School Buses — Destination: the Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard is adding six new Blue Bird school buses to their district’s fleet following a series of productive conversations with Anderson Motors, Inc., a new vendor in a new category on the VEH98 Purchase of Vehicles Statewide Contract. The purchase is in line with   …Continue Reading Six New School Buses — Destination: the Vineyard

MASSBUYS XIX Exhibitor Registration Open! Posted on Feb 23

MASSBUYS XIX Exhibitor Registration Open!

Exhibitor registration for the 19th Annual MASSBUYS EXPO is now open! The 2017 MASSBUYS EXPO is being held on April 26-27 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts – home of five-time Super Bowl Champions, the New England Patriots! We hope Statewide Contractors share our excitement   …Continue Reading MASSBUYS XIX Exhibitor Registration Open!

MASSBUYS 2016 Receives Rave Reviews Posted on May 24

MASSBUYS 2016 Receives Rave Reviews

Over the last 18 years, Massachusetts public purchasers and procurement officials have gathered at the Operational Services Division’s annual MASSBUYS EXPO for the opportunity to network with Statewide and Departmental contractors and attend educational workshops. This year’s EXPO on April 28, hosted for the first   …Continue Reading MASSBUYS 2016 Receives Rave Reviews

MASSbuys 2015 Wrap-up Posted on May 13

MASSbuys 2015 Wrap-up

  The Operational Services Division (OSD) invited vendors and purchasing agents from across the Commonwealth (and beyond) to “meet us at the Market Center” for the MASSbuys EXPO, which was held at the DCU Center in Worcester on April 30. This annual event, which celebrated   …Continue Reading MASSbuys 2015 Wrap-up

MASSbuys EXPO 2015: Meet Me at the Market Center Posted on Mar 20

MASSbuys EXPO 2015: Meet Me at the Market Center

  From ancient Greece to modern-day Massachusetts, the market traditionally has been an important component of society. Translating directly to “gathering place,” the Greek agora was both a political and commercial center, where citizens would gather and merchants would sell their wares. Much like the   …Continue Reading MASSbuys EXPO 2015: Meet Me at the Market Center