The National Contract Management Association Atlanta will host the Purchasing Month Reception and Small Business Networking event 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, March 21, at the Cobb Senior Wellness Center. Procurement Month is a chance to acknowledge an elite group of professionals who have made a difference in governmental efficiency and effectiveness. It's also an opportunity to help educate elected officials, administrators, taxpayers and vendors about the procurement process and the admirable work performed every day. The wellness center is located at 1150 Powder Springs St. SW, Marietta. To register, register on EventBrite.com or email email@example.com.