Sound Board
By Broadcast Works
Thursday, May 23, 2019

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Broadcast Works TIPS contract number 171001

TIPS is a national purchasing cooperative that offers access to competitively procured purchasing contracts to its membership. TIPS is housed at and managed by the Region 8 Education Service Center located in Pittsburg, Texas

For governmental agencies such as public education organizations, higher education entities, and city or county governments, membership in a purchasing cooperative offers the following benefits:

· Access to competitively procured contracts with quality vendors

· Savings of time and financial resources necessary to fulfill bid requirements

· Assistance with purchasing process by qualified TIPS staff

· Access to pricing based on a “national” high-profile contract

The Interlocal Purchasing System currently serves entities such as state and local governments and non-profit organizations, including but not limited to:

· K-12 school districts

· Charter Schools

· Colleges and Universities (State and Private)

· Cities/Municipalities

· Counties/Parishes

· State Agencies

· Emergency Services Districts

· Non-profit organization as defined by the Internal Revenue Service

· Other entities with legislated purchasing/bidding requirements