Media Release

North Central Florida Chapter of NIGP 3rd Annual Reverse Trade Show

Thursday, June 22, 2006 1:00 AM

The North Central Florida Chapter of the National Institute for Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) is sponsoring the 3rd Annual Reverse Trade Show on Wednesday, July 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at The Ewers Century Center-Harvey R. Klein Conference Center. The center is at Central Florida Community College (CFCC), 3001 SW College Road, Ocala.

This event is free. Attendees of the trade show can meet with purchasing professionals from various North Central Florida governmental agencies who procure goods and services including operating supplies, equipment, building construction, and other required services for government agencies.

Attendees can meet and network with governmental purchasing professionals from agencies such as:

Alachua County Board of County Commissioners/Library District – Alachua County School Board – Central Florida Community College – Citrus County – City of Alachua – City of Gainesville – Florida Department of Corrections – Lake County School Board – Marion County Board of County Commissioners – Marion County Public Schools – City of Ocala – Santa Fe Community College – State of Florida DMS – St Johns River, Southwest FL, and Suwannee River Water Management Districts – University of Florida and others.

Walk-ins are welcome. To pre-register or for further information contact Darryl R. Kight, CPPB, of the Alachua County Purchasing Division at (352) 374-5202.

Citizens can also contact Jane Hurley of the City of Ocala at (352) 351-6707 for more information.

To reach the event from I-75:

  1. Take exit #350-SR200.
  2. Head east 1 mile.
  3. CFCC entrance is on the left at the traffic light at SW 26th Street.
  4. Follow signs to Harvey R. Klein Conference Center at The Ewers Century Center.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).