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    • 11 Oct 2021
    • 8:30 AM
    • 28 Dec 2021
    • Conference Call-Tomorrow


    • 18 Oct 2021
    • 8:00 AM
    • 20 Oct 2021
    • 5:00 PM
    • New Orleans, Louisiana


    https://www.national8aassociation.org/

    We are excited to announce the 2021 National 8a Association 2021 Regional Conference Association New Orleans Regional Conference on October 18-20, 2021 with afternoon pre-intensive sessions available on October 18, 2021. This event is a 2021 exclusive, based on member feedback for a lower 48 regional event due to the impact of COVID-19.

    The 2021 New Orleans Regional Conference offers educational sessions, matchmaking, networking, and resources for all small businesses including minority, aspiring, current, and graduate 8(a), HUBZone, SDVOB, VOSB, SDB, WOSB, DBE, and teaming partnerships.

    The New Orleans Regional Conference is specifically limited to a smaller size to allow for greater networking and more exclusive access to primes, agencies, and teaming partners. This event is expected to sell out.

    Link to register:

    https://www.national8aassociation.org/2021-new-orleans-regional-conference


    When: October 18, 2021-October 20, 2021


    Where: New Orleans, Louisiana

    Hyatt Regency New Orleans

    601 Loyola AvenueNew Orleans, LA, 70113

    • 19 Oct 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Online
    Register



    Building Your Capture Management Strategy

    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 in the CCM Program: www.capturemanagement.org

    Building Your Capture Management Strategy

    1. Developing your Dream 100
    2. Identifying Your Key Capture Strategies
    3. Tools, software and other resources to help you make capture management easier

    WhatBuilding Your Capture Management Strategy

    When: October 19, 2021

    Time: 6pm-8pm EST/3pm-5pm PST

    Where:  Online (Remote access will be emailed to confirmed registrants)

    Cost:

    Members: Free

    Guest: $50.00 

    Not a member-join: https://www.govassociation.org/join 


    We cover a new topic each session. We will guide you through our 12 Steps to Winning Government Contract Methodology.

    1) ASSESSMENT: Do you have 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 oppty’s, FBO, bid match, past awards, 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? accounting system, cyber ready, QA program, insurance, bonding?

    12) CLOSURE: Successful completion of project? Proper close out? Paid yet? ACO happy?


    Who Should Attend:

    ·        Sales professionals

    ·        CEO, Executives and key decision makers of companies

    ·        Entrepreneurs and small business owners

    ·        Business Development Managers

    ·        Consultants looking to grow professionally

    ·        Capture managers looking to gain a competitive edge

    ·        Contracting professionals and government employees

    ·        All members of Government Contractors Association

    ·        Primes, subcontractors, & potential teaming partners

    ·        New & existing business owners interested in expanding into the government market

     

    ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

    Abraham Xiong is the Founder of the Government Contractors Association. He has an insatiable love for the B2G market. Over the last decade, he has taught thousands of entrepreneurs to implement the best practices learned from years of practical application and countless hours of research. For his work with the small business community, Mr. Xiong received President Obama’s Lifetime Achievement Award, the Global Humanitarian Award and the State of Georgia afforded him as a Goodwill Ambassador.

    Sponsored by:

     





    • 28 Oct 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Online

    The 2021 Construction Opportunities Conference

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/construction-opportunities-conference-tickets-164321711663

    About this event:

    The Construction Opportunities Conference enables attendees to meet face to face with large prime contractors and government agencies interested in doing business with small construction and engineering firms.

    Networking: 8 AM to 9:00 AM CST/9 AM to 10 AM EST

    Training: 9 AM CST to 2 PM CST/10 AM EST to 3 PM EST

    Matchmaking: 1 PM CST to 4 PM CST/2 PM EST to 5 PM EST


    Why Attend...

    • Learn the construction forecast for Nashville and Surrounding areas
    • Hear about industry problems and solutions from experts
    • Workshops on important topics such as OSHA, project management, and bonding
    • Mentor protégé and teaming agreements will be discussed
    • Learn how to negotiate subcontracts


    Buyers as of (09/29/2021)...

    • Skanska
    • TVA
    • Thalle Construction Company
    • Metro Nashville
    • UT Procurement Services
    • City of Knoxville
    • TN State Parks
    • NAS
    • Hensel Phelps
    • Kiewit
    • USACE Memphis District (MVM)
    • USACE Nashville
    • MICC Fort Campbell
    • Veterans Administration
    • Turner Construction- Memphis
    • Turner Construction- Nashville
    • Messer

    Frequently Asked Questions

    -Website to identify your North American Industry Classification Codes (https://www.census.gov/eos/www/naics/)

    -To receive a matchmaking appointment, you must register by Monday, October 19th.

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/construction-opportunities-conference-tickets-164321711663

    • 08 Nov 2021
    • 6:00 PM
    • 09 Nov 2021
    • 9:00 PM
    • Online
    Register


    Government Contracting Boot Camp

    Imagine learning 3 years of government contracting knowledge in 2 Days. This immersive BOOT CAMP on government contracting prepares your company to ramp up for government opportunities. You will walk away with a full understanding of the federal market and a strategic plan to expand your business into the government space. Accelerate your growth by enrolling in this boot camp. 

    https://www.govassociation.org/events


    When: Monday, 8 November & Tuesday, 9 November

    Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST (both days)/3:00pm-6:00pm PST

    Where: Online (confirmed registrants will receive access information)


    Cost:

    GCA Members: $499

    Guests/Non-members: $999

    Join GCA: https://www.govcontractors.org/join

    Why You Should Attend:

    • Prepare your business for the upcoming Stimulus Government Projects
    • Gain a competitive advantage on your competitors
    • Obtain a big picture view of the government market
    • Learn important contracting strategies to save you time and frustration
    • Get access to top-level government contracting experts

    Who Should Attend:

    • Established business owners looking to expand into the government market
    • ARC clients looking for next steps on their journey to government contracts
    • GCA clients looking for more in-depth learning
    • Business owners looking to learn more about government contracting
    • Certified Capture Manager (CCM) students

    What you will learn:

    • 3 Years of Government Contracting Knowledget in 2 Days
    • 5P's - GCA's Approach to Winning Contracts
    • Deep Dive into 12 Steps to Success
    • Assessment of where you're at
    • Developing a Strategy of where you want to go
    • Learning Governese, the language of contracting
    • Registration & Certifications training
    • Your Image/branding & marketing techniques
    • Biz Dev & Capture Planning
    • Building winning relationships
    • Benchmark After Successful Companies
    • Opportunities sourcing (how to find projects)
    • Proposal concepts, strategies and techniques
    • Funding sources for your project wins
    • Bonding and Insurance solutions
    • Staying in Compliance
    • Contract Management
    • Invoicing, getting paid, & closing out your projects
    • Implementation and your Action Plan

    Register Today!

    https://www.govassociation.org/events


    ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

    Abraham Xiong is the Founder of the Government Contractors Association. He has an insatiable love for the B2G market. Over the last decade, he has taught thousands of entrepreneurs to implement the best practices learned from years of practical application and countless hours of research. For his work with the small business community, Mr. Xiong received President Obama’s Lifetime Achievement Award, the Global Humanitarian Award and the State of Georgia afforded him as a Goodwill Ambassador.

    Sponsored by:


     



    • 14 Nov 2021
    • Virtual

    To participate-contact Korea G-PASS Export Association:

    +82-2-6203-7753

    export@gpass.or.kr

    NOTE: Participation application due October 14th (Date in Korea Oct. 15th)

    There are about 900+ companies in all industries for you to consider in setting up some one-on-one meetings.

    • 02 Dec 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, GA 30339



    https://www.thesmallbusinessexpo.com/city/atlanta/


    Small Business Expo is America's BIGGEST Business to Business Trade Show, Conference & Networking Event for Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups.

    Hosted in major US Cities around the Country and Virtually, passionate Small Business Owners gather at Small Business Expo to attend business-critical workshops led by industry experts, shop from leading vendors that help small businesses grow and network to build important new business relationships.

    Small Business Expo is the Event to take strategic action to immediately improve and grow your Small Business.

    WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

    Small Business Expo is Atlanta's BIGGEST business networking & educational event for Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs. Come join other passionate Atlanta Business Owners and learn how to increase revenue & grow your business.

    DISCOVER NEW VENDORS

    Meet with Exhibitors that provide Innovative Products & Services to Help Build Your Business.

    BUILD YOUR BUSINESS NETWORK

    Meet with other successful business owners and get inspired.

    What: Small Business Expo

    When: December 2, 2021

    Time: 10am-5pm EST

    Where: Cobb Galleria Centre, Hall A

    Two Galleria Parkway 

    Atlanta, GA 30339


    https://www.thesmallbusinessexpo.com/city/atlanta/




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