OMNIA Partners is the leading national government purchasing cooperative, providing world class government procurement resources and solutions to local and state government agencies, school districts (K-12), higher education institutions, and nonprofits looking for the best overall supplier government pricing.
Rhonda Ulmer, Procurement Manager in Casselberry, Fla. (population 28,395) has worked in government procurement over the past three decades. During that time she says the cooperative landscape has evolved and is still undergoing changes. For example, associations have transformed into cooperative purchasing organizations with third parties managing the requirements, solicitation and contract marketing. She notes […]
Club Car, a world-leading manufacturer of golf cars, and commercial, utility and personal transportation vehicles is extending its partnership with OMNIA Partners, North America’s largest and most experienced cooperative purchasing organization dedicated to public sector procurement. OMNIA Partners, Public Sector has more than 60,000 participating agencies and presents a procurement resource for state and local […]
Virginia Tech is a thriving and dynamic college in Blacksburg, Virginia. The campus recreation team was looking for ways to enhance the college experience and improve quality of life for students, faculty and the surrounding community. By utilizing GameTime’s cooperative contract, made available through OMNIA Partners, Virginia Tech was able to work with GameTime to […]
A procurement strategy is essential when assessing the direction of a public entity, like state and local government agencies, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations – all of which face expense pressures and tight budgets. Implementing a comprehensive procurement strategy helps procurement staff to handle their diverse range of responsibilities and acts as a guide for […]
Sterling, a leading provider of background and identity services, today announced its expanded partnership with OMNIA Partners, the largest and most experienced purchasing organization for public and private sector procurement. As part of the agreement, state governments, local governments, universities, K-12 schools, and nonprofit organizations will—through OMNIA Partners—now have access to Sterling’s background and identity services […]
In 2015, a study by Brandeis University listed Albany, New York as one of the worst cities in the nation for equitable neighborhood opportunities for the healthy development of Hispanic and black children (https://heller.brandeis.edu/news/items/releases/2015/child-opportunity-index.html). Jonathan Jones, Commissioner of Recreation, Youth & Workforce, with the partnership of Mayor Kathy Sheehan, decided to do something about it. […]
The Roanoke School Board agreed to a financing plan Tuesday for a $16.8 million energy savings project school administrators said will pay for itself. The project calls for replacing heating, ventilation and air conditioning units and retrofitting old lighting with LED fixtures, along with other energy efficiency measures. Roanoke City Public Schools hired energy services […]