U.S. Communities


Online Training and Information


U.S. Communities offers a range of educational and informational webinars to help your organization get the most out of cooperative purchasing. Subjects vary from introductory U.S. Communities overviews to presentations addressing specific topics such as supplier offerings or e-commerce. Webinars are free but registration is required. New webinars are added on an ongoing basis so check back regularly.

Upcoming Webinars

  • Mar 22

    Webinar: New Food Products and Distribution Services Contract

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  • Mar 29

    Webinar: Building the Future of Student & Teacher Centered Procurement

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"Webinar: New Food Products and Distribution Services Contract"

We are excited to announce the new U.S. Communities contract for Food Products and Distribution Services was awarded to Premier/US Foods. This contract was awarded through a competitive solicitation process conducted by lead public agency, NC State University, NC. 

Register today to learn more about this new contract and the solutions available!

Tuesday, March 20th at 8 am PT / 11 am ET
Thursday, March 22nd at 10 am PT / 1 pm ET

Contact: Andrea Williams (awilliams@uscommunities.org)

Speakers: Travis Brown (Program Manager, U.S. Communities) , Jessica Dalton, C.P.M., CPP (Senior Purchasing Specialist, NC State University) , Harold Fowler (National Director, US Foods) , Bob Parker (Director, Premier) , Jon Garret (Vice President, Premier)


  • Thursday, March 22nd 45 minutes REGISTER

"Webinar: Building the Future of Student & Teacher Centered Procurement"

Join Amazon Business and Pasadena ISD (TX) to learn how they are working together to deliver innovative educational procurement practices to best serve teachers and students. Gain a better understanding of how, through Amazon Business, you can achieve operational efficiency and transparency, ensure compliance, reduce costs and more. Register today to learn more!

Thursday, March 29th at 3:00 pm ET 

Contact: Sarah Mallon (smallon@uscommunities.org)

Speakers: Michael Levin (Global Solutions Leader, Education, Amazon Business) , Derek Gillar (Director of Purchasing, Pasadena ISD (TX))


  • Thursday, March 29th 45 minutes REGISTER

On-Demand Videos

Listen to previously recorded contract webinars and on-demand videos. 

On-Demand Videos