NPPA Conference

About NPPA
NPPA Conference
Bulletin Board
Member-Only Resources
Pharmacy Buyers Forum
Outstanding Buyer Program
Pharmacy Buyer Day Information
Member Incentives
Pharmacy Buyer Wage & Task Survey Report
Contact Us

Share this page



Annual NPPA Conference Information


2015 Dates & Location: August 17-20, Bally’s Las Vegas

 285 Attendees & 87 Exhibitors at 2014 NPPA Conference

Choose 1 of Below Types, For More Info

General NPPA Conference Information


   Approximately 300 Pharmacy Purchasing Professionals from across the country and 80-90 Exhibiting Vendor Companies attend and participate in the Annual NPPA Conference.  Each year, we attract an average of 35% purchasing professional attendees who are new to the NPPA Conference.


   Since 1997, we have conducted the only national meeting exclusively for the pharmacy purchasing profession, the Annual NPPA Conference, held in Las Vegas each year (usually in August). This conference offers a unique opportunity for Pharmacy Purchasing Professionals in all disciplines and work settings to come together to learn the latest trends in Pharmacy Purchasing. Our only issue is pharmacy purchasing!


     Here are some of the highlights you can expect from every Annual NPPA Conference:

  • Best Buyer Practices - discussing standard-of-practice subjects as presented by Buyers on a peer-to-peer level.

  • Between 8-12 units of ACPE-accredited CE's are available for credit towards technician re-certification, including 1 hour of the elusive required Pharmacy Law CE, and the newest Patient Safety CE (with at least half or more, also available for Pharmacist recertification).    

  • Approximately 85 Pharmaceutical Companies exhibit their products & services and sponsor Conference events, programs, and items.
  • Participating GPO Executives will be present at the NPPA Conference for GPO Breakout Sessions during the regular educational program.
  • Approximately 5 meals are included in your registration fee, unlike most conventions (as well as snacks in Exhibit Hall).
  • Opening Attendee Reception with dinner buffet & open bar for all Buyer-Attendees and sponsoring Exhibitors.
  • Random Prize Giveaways in Exhibit Hall.

         To View Photos from Past Conferences, Click HERE


         To Read a Review of the 2014 NPPA Conference, HERE