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Upcoming events

    • 10 Dec 2019
    • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    • 3190 Northeast Expressway; Suite 120; Atlanta, GA 30341

    Mastermind Session

    Details of how all of the future Mastermind Sessions will be delivered at this meeting.  Please only attend this session if you are extremely serious about getting to contracts for your business.  A selection process to be in the Inner Circle will be reviewed and you can begin applying now for review of enrollment.  Visit www.govassociation.org/mastermind.

    When:  Tuesday; December 10, 2019
    Time:  4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    Where: 3190 Northeast Expressway; Suite 120; Atlanta, GA 30341

    Remote access:  Details will be in your email once you reserve your seat

    Who Should Attend:

    •  Active GCA members
    • Gov Accelerator Participants
    • Gov University Students
    • Capture Management Members
    • 1 on 1 Coaching Members

    • 10 Dec 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 3190 Northeast Expressway; Suite 120; Atlanta, GA 30341

    Annual Holiday Mixer w/GCA & Friends

    Come join GCA for a Holiday Mixer and Potluck in celebration of the holiday season. It's a great opportunity to do some networking, have some fun, meet new people and most importantly, eat some good food.  

    GCA will be providing the turkey, wine and drinks. 

    Feel free to bring your favorite dish. Whether you bring a main dish or side dish, it's your choice. Put your elbow into it and show us what you can cook..... and for a few of us... if you skip over to Kroger or Publix, we'll just tell everyone that your significant other made it.

    Please RSVP and don't forget to bring a friend or two with you.

    What:  Annual Holiday Mixer w/GCA & Friends

    Where:  3190 Northeast Expressway; Suite 120; Atlanta, GA 30341

    When:  Tuesday; December 10, 2019

    Time:  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Cost:  Free (just bring a covered dish & a canned good item)

    GCA will bring the main entree.  We ask that you bring a great side or dessert.  Please email membership@govcontractors.org to let us know what special dish you will be bringing for the mixer.

    Suggested items:

    *  Side dishes (green beans, macaroni & cheese, rice, salad, pasta, etc)

    *  Desserts (cakes, pies, cookies, brownies, etc)

    *  Other items (chips, drinks, ice, rolls, etc)

    • 07 Jan 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 3190 Northeast Expressway; Suite 120; Atlanta, GA 30341

    Capture Management Training: CCM Program

    Come join us weekly as we train and prepare you to capture government contracts.
    These sessions are designed to prepare those enrolled in the Certified Capture Manager (CCM) Program to pass the CCM Exam and to become certified professionals.

    Also, these classes are open to all GCA members, partner members and the public. You're welcome to attend and audit the classes with the CCM students.
    Join the official CCM program when you're ready to receive all the course material and software.

    Learn more or enroll: www.capturemanagement.org

    We cover a new topic each session. We will guide you through our 12 Steps to Winning Government Contracts.
    1) ASSESSMENT: Do you have the resources? finances, credit, hr/strong staff, talents, mobilization capital
    2) STRATEGY: Do you have a strategic plan? short/long term, jv, teaming, mentor protégé, sub, prime
    3) EDUCATION: Do you speak governese? Understand contracting language, regulations, policies, standards, etc
    4) REGISTRATION: How to get registered for opportunities. What certifications will you need, etc.
    5) IMAGE: How's your brand? strong, recognizable, broad, reputation, past performance
    6) MARKETING: Capability statement, biz card, website, marketing collateral, brand that speaks to gov't buyers?
    7) RELATIONSHIP: Do you have the proper types of relationships in the gov't market. Triangle of relationships
    8) OPPORTUNITY: Do you know where to find opptys, fbo, bid match, id opps, prospecting, etc?
    9) PROPOSAL: Can you write proposals? Can you learn or hire one? technical experts, estimators
    10) PERFORMANCE: Can you deliver and perform or do you need subs?
    11) COMPLIANCE: Are you DCAA compliant? acctng system, trained personnel, QA program, insurance, bonding?
    12) CLOSURE: Successful completion of project? Proper close out? Paid yet? ACO happy?

    Every Tuesday evening from 6pm to 8pm
    There will be NO CCM classes during the 2nd Tuesday of each month. This night is the GCA Association Mixer event

    3190 NE Expressway, Suite 110, Atlanta, GA 30341

    Remote access will be emailed to confirmed registrants

    • 16 Jan 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • 3190 Northeast Expressway; Suite 120; Atlanta, GA 30341

    Growing Your Business With Government Contracting

    If you own a business that you want to expand from the commercial market to the government market, then this training session is for you. The government is the largest customer in the world and you should be selling your product or service to your country. Find out how you can expand your business by working with Uncle Sam.

    When: Thursday; January 16, 2019

    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Where: 3190 Northeast Expressway; Suite 120; Atlanta, GA 30341

    Remote access: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/619095125

    You can also dial in using your phone.

    United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

    Access Code: 619-095-125

    Who Should Attend:

    • Existing business owners interested in expanding in the government market,
    • Any business interested in doing work for the federal/state/local government, Entrepreneurs and Businesses interested in learning what successful companies are doing and how they’re doing it

    What You Will Learn:

    • Find out how BIG the government market is
    • Learn how you can expand your business to government buyers
    • Find out what your competitors are doing and how you can do the same
    • Learn one of the best secrets to winning government contracts
    • How the procurement cycle works
    • What are the 6 types of relationships which you must have
    • Learn about set-aside contract opportunities for small businesses
    • What are certifications and how to qualify for them
    • How teaming with another company can accelerate your win cycle
    • Find out how to qualify for government contracts
    • Plus… much more

    If you are not able to join us live in the Atlanta office, then join us online by clicking the link below: 

    Remote access: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/619095125

    You can also dial in using your phone.

    United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

    Access Code: 619-095-125


    • 17 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • 3190 Northeast Expressway Suite 120 Atlanta, GA 30341

    Certifications are powerful tools.

    The right certifications can position your business for set aside contracts and, more importantly, sole source contracts. But certifications are NOT a "One Size Fits All" thing. Join us for our Certification Bootcamp and learn all about these powerful business tools.

    This is an INTERACTIVE bootcamp. I assign pre-work and If you come prepared, then you will end the day with one certification in process! No other certification course helps you get your certifications in process IN ONE DAY!

    Register today and gain your "Certified" Business Advantage.

    Title: Certification Bootcamp
    When: Friday; January 17, 2019
    Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    Cost: GCA Member $499 - All others $999 

    Who Should Attend?

    • Small business owners
    • Federal contractors
    • Woman owned businesses
    • Veteran owned businesses
    • Minority owned businesses
    • Any business interested in getting in obtaining certifications for their business

    What You Will Experience

    • Learn which certification is right for your business
    • Learn the requirements for Corporate, Federal and State/Local certifications
    • Get detailed checklists for the various certifications
    • Learn the step by step guide to certification preparation
    • Avoid the common pitfalls with various certification processes
    • and much more

    Important Prerequisites 

    Please be sure you have done each of the following BEFORE attending class.

    1. Read Myra's eBook The "Certified" Business Advantage: The Edge You Need When Selling B2B or B2G (email Myra@govcontractors.org to request a copy)
    2. Request one certification checklist from Myra (email her to discuss which is best)
    3. Completed SAM Registration with Cage Code assigned

    You will be turned away if you have not completed EACH of these prior to attending class.

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