Government Electronics & Information Technology Association (GEIA)


Government Electronics & Information Technology Association
2500 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22201-3834
FAX 703-907-7968

A Sector of the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA).

In March 2007 ITAA President Phil Bond expressed his desire in merging ITAA with another high tech trade association. [2] On January 17, 2008, ITAA announced that it had agreed to so-called "merger of equals" with the Government Electronics and Information Technology Association (GEIA), and that the combined association would retain the ITAA name.

Office of Government Commerce (OGC)


From Wikipedia: Office of Government Commerce:

The Office of Government Commerce (OGC) is an independent office of Her Majesty's Treasury, a department of state in the government of the United Kingdom.

The purpose of the OGC is to support the procurement and acquisition process of public sector organisations in the UK through policy and process guidance and the negotiation of overarching service and provision frameworks. This is intended to improve value for money to the taxpayer, optimising the level of taxpayers equity directed towards the delivery of services.

OGC supports initiatives that encourage better supplier relations, sustainable procurement, the benefits of utilising smaller suppliers and the potential of eProcurement. Representing the UK at the European Union (EU) the organisation assists the public sector application of EU procurement rules within the United Kingdom.