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Training Opportunities for Texas SmartBuy Members

The Texas SmartBuy Membership Program offers a variety of training opportunities to meet the needs of all members.

Free One-on-One Training

Reach us by phone or email for assistance in finding items available for purchase or in the
entry of your online purchase order. We can also conduct a live demo of our ordering system for you to see the features or examples in real time on your computer screen.

TxSmartBuy Help Desk
Toll Free: 888-479-7602
Local: 512-936-2764
Email: txsmartbuy@cpa.texas.gov

Texas SmartBuy Membership Program
Local: 512-463-3368
Email: members@cpa.texas.gov

Group Training at Conferences and Meetings

The Texas SmartBuy Membership Program team frequently conducts group training sessions at a variety of state conferences and local government expos.

To request a presentation at your next conference or annual meeting, please contact us.

State Purchasing and Contract Management Training

The Statewide Procurement Division’s (SPD) Training and Policy Development Program administers the statutorily mandated certifications for purchaser and contract managers. The certification program develops and provides the training, testing, and continuing education opportunities to maintain certification. These classes are available to Texas SmartBuy Members.

Learn more about SPD's Training and Certification program and view class descriptions and schedules.