The LaMATS Purchasing Services (LPS) webinar that aired live on October 18, 2018, is now available for viewing anytime at the LMA video archive. Click to view: https://vimeo.com/295881931 Hosts Cliff Palmer and Paul Holmes of LaMATS introduce in this hour-long presentation and live Q&A many of the benefits of purchasing goods and services through LPS. Be sure to share this link with anyone responsible for municipal buying to learn how LPS can save money, expand access to vend
LaMATS Purchasing Services (LPS) has renewed its partnership with Office Depot Business Solutions Division to provide Louisiana local governments extraordinary savings through contracted discount pricing at Office Depot online and retail outlets statewide. LMA members can now access: Up to 66% off the Office Depot Business Select Catalog (it's not just "office supplies!") Discounts on Copy & Print Depot Services online or in stores Next Day Delivery and Free Shipping for all
At the October 10 meeting of the LMA Board of Directors in Baton Rouge, LaMATS Board President Mayor Clarence Fields (L) and Board Vice-President Mayor Jennifer Vidrine present plaques to former LMA Executive Director Gordon King commemorating his instrumental role in the creation of LaMATS in 1998. Photo credit: Tracy Melancon, LMA
A webinar on the topic of LaMATS Purchasing Services (LPS) will be presented at 10:00 AM on Oct 18, with LaMATS Procurement Consultant Paul Holmes and Executive Director Cliff Palmer conducting. Check the LMA website events calendar to register.
Helping business owners better engage with municipal government was the goal of LaMATS attendance at the 2018 Small Business Summit, held Sept. 28 at the Shreveport Convention Center. Hosted by Louisiana Economic Development (LED) and the City of Shreveport, the Summit convened hundreds of small business owners with an emphasis toward minority, women, and veteran owned companies. In her welcoming statement, Shreveport Mayor Ollie S. Tyler said the event is designed to teach