Local Government Procurement Annual Conference

Local Government Procurement Conference 2017

Building Procurement Capability and Embracing Innovation

The theme of the 2017 Local Government Procurement Conference is Building Procurement Capability and Embracing Innovation. The key topics covered over the two days will revolve around people and culture, technology, supplier relationship management, sustainable procurement, innovation and future trends.

The Local Government Procurement Conference is an established industry event for NSW local government. The conference provides opportunities to develop new and build on existing professional networks and working relationships and to hear from industry experts and peers.

Dates and location

The conference will be held on Thursday 30 November and Friday 1 December 2017 at the Sydney Masonic Centre, 66 Goulburn Street Sydney.

Who should attend?

The conference will bring together local government professionals to hear and learn about a range of procurement challenges within the sector. Local Government Procurement welcomes all staff working in local government.  This conference is an ideal event for those involved in procurement, in particular:

  • Procurement Managers
  • Governance Managers
  • Purchasing Officers
  • Contracts Managers
  • General Managers and Senior Managers.


The conference is coordinated by Local Government Procurement based on the needs of sector, with input and feedback from procurement professionals incorporated into the conference and program.


There are three registration options to choose from which all include:

  • Full attendance at the two day conference
  • Conference pack
  • Conference dinner on Thursday evening.

Early bird rate: $990 inc GST (available until 3 November)
Standard rate: $1,320 inc GST (available from 4 November)
Special rate: free attendance for general managers and directors, when attending with a registered council officer.



Special accommodation rates have been negotiated for the Vibe Hotel and Travelodge Sydney.

Vibe Hotel Sydney, 111 Goulburn Street Sydney - $255 per room per night.  
To book, please visit Vibe Hotel Sydney.

Travelodge Sydney, 27 Wentworth Avenue Sydney - 10% off the hotel best available rate.  
To book, please visit Travelodge Hotel Sydney.

Sponsorship opportunities

The Local Government Procurement Conference is an established industry event for NSW local government. The conference provides a unique opportunity for suppliers to showcase their goods and services to a cross section of procurement professionals and key decision makers from across the state over two days.  It is also an excellent opportunity to attract potential customers and build on existing relationships already established. Based on previous year's attendance it is anticipated that over 100 local government professionals will attend the conference from around the state.

For further information view the Sponsorship Prospectus or register here.

Further information

For further information contact the LGP Events Team, Emma Murray or Selina Pinheiro or call 02 8270 8710.