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    • 17 Jan 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    • 3190 Northeast Expressway; Suite 120; Atlanta, GA 30141
    Register

    The Government Contractors Association is a professional, public organization designed to facilitate business owners and non-profits in winning federal contracts through education, resources, and relationships.

    When you join GCA, you get a FREE Quickstart 3 hour bootcamp that explains what government contracting is and how to get your piece of the American pie.  If you are a member of GCA, sign up today and reserve your seat.  There are numerous tools & resources that we want all our members to be familiar with.   Members will know who the GCA staff and coaches are, learn about all the benefits available to them, understand what their business status is in the government contracting world and much more.

    All members who attend the live membership orientation will receive a surprise!  Register now.

    What:   GCA Membership Orientation 

    When:  Wednesday; January 17, 2018 

    Time:    8:30 am to 10:30 am

    Cost:      Free to GCA members

     Who Should Attend:

    -  All GCA members

    Want to join GCA?  http://www.govassociation.org/join

    What You’ll Learn:

    - Review the 20 point assessment survey - are you ready to perform government work?

    - How to set up your profile on www.govmarket.net

    - Where to register for all GCA events & receive the free access code

    - GovBridge Capital's mobilization funding program and how it can help your business

    - Learn about ALL the programs, tools, and resources that will make you successful in government contracting

    - Learn how your membership gets you access to Women In Defense (WID), National Association of Non-Profits (NAONP), Southern Barter Club (SBC), and Atlanta Black Chamber (ABC)

    - and much, much more!

    All members of GCA are encouraged to register.  Space is limited.  


    • 17 Jan 2018
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 3190 Northeast Expressway; Suite 120; Atlanta, GA 30341
    Register

    The Government Contractors Association hosts Wednesday workshops for members to gain knowledge on what steps to take to win government contracts and enhance their business.

    One method of getting closer to government contracts is to consider getting your business certified.  Certifications such as WBE, MBE, LSBE, SD/VOSB, VOSB, HUBZone are just a few of the federal and state certifications that can be obtained to set your business apart from all others.  Myra Cisse, VP of Service Delivery for GCA and Owner of Certification Consultants, will show you simple steps to ensure your business is ready for certification.

    Title:  Certification Master Class

    Where:  3190 NE Expressway, Suites 120; Atlanta, GA 30341

    Date:  Wednesday; January 17, 2018

    Time:  10:30 am – 12:00 noon

    Itinerary:  10:30 am - 11:00 am Networking

                      11:00 am - 11:05 am General Announcements

                      11:05 am - 11:50 am Presentation

                      11:50 am - 12:00 pm Closing Remarks

    Cost:  GCA Members (and Joint Partners) – Free; Non-Members - $20

    Register: https://www.govassociation.org/event-2782960

    Webinar link will be emailed to all registrants interested in joining online.

    Who should attend:

    • ·        Members of GCA, NAONP, SBC, ABC
    • ·        Entrepreneurs, business owners, government contractors
    • ·        Any entrepreneur curious about government contracting & new opportunities

    What you will experience:

    • ·        Find out if your business qualifies for certifications
    •       What is needed to get certified
    • ·        Networking with business associates & affiliates

    Visit www.govassociation.org/events for more information on Government Contractors Association and our events.



    • 24 Jan 2018
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 3190 Northeast Expressway; Suite 120; Atlanta, GA 30341
    Register

    The Government Contractors Association hosts Wednesday workshops for members to gain knowledge on what steps to take to win government contracts and enhance their business.

    When going after government contracts, a company needs to present the ideal cost proposal to the potential client.  Various elements have to researched, calculated, and organized before presenting the proposal.  DCAA veteran of over 20 years, Ms. Ruth Washington, will present viable tips on perfecting your cost proposal techniques.

    Title:  Cost Estimation for Proposal

    Where:  3190 NE Expressway, Suites 120; Atlanta, GA 30341

    Date:  Wednesday; January 24, 2018

    Time:  10:30 am – 12:00 noon

    Itinerary:  10:30 am - 11:00 am Networking

                      11:00 am - 11:05 am General Announcements

                      11:05 am - 11:50 am Presentation

                      11:50 am - 12:00 pm Closing Remarks

    Cost:  GCA Members (and Joint Partners) – Free; Non-Members - $20

    Register:  https://www.govassociation.org/event-2782982

    Webinar link will be emailed to all registrants interested in joining online.

    Who should attend:

    • ·        Members of GCA, NAONP, SBC, ABC
    • ·        Entrepreneurs, business owners, government contractors
    • ·        Any entrepreneur curious about government contracting & new opportunities

    What you will experience:

    • ·        Understanding the difference between Cost and Proposal
    •       What is considered as adequate cost and pricing data?
    •       How to price a project when you do not have experienced cost data
    • ·        Networking with business associates & affiliates

    Visit www.govassociation.org/events for more information on Government Contractors Association and our events.



    • 13 Feb 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 3190 Northeast Expressway; Suite 120; Atlanta, GA 30341
    Register

    The General Services Administration (GSA) provides centralized procurement for the federal government, offering billions of dollars worth of products, services, and facilities that federal agencies need to serve the public.  Ms. Chasity Ash, GSA's Lead Small Business Analyst for Region 4, will provide an invigorating presentation on  what steps you should take to be on a GSA Schedule.  Be ready to take plenty of notes.

    Title:  Learn How to Work with GSA (GCA's Association Meeting)

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

    When:  Tuesday; February 13, 2018

    Time:  6:00 - 8:30pm

    Cost:  Members:  FREE  Non-Members:  $15

    Who Should Attend?

    *  Small business owners
    *  Federal contractors
    *  Woman owned businesses
    *  Veteran owned businesses
    *  Minority owned businesses
    *  Any business interested in getting into government contracting

    What You Will Experience

    * What does it take to get on a GSA Schedule and is it right for your business?

    *  The differences between various schedules & how to position your company for them

    *  Explanation of any new regulations for 2018 under the new administration

    *  and much more

    Interested in joining GCA as a member?  Go to www.govassociaton.org/join

    Networking starts at 6:00 pm
    Association meeting begins at 6:30 pm

    Free Parking available & Hor D'Oeuvres will be served


     


Past events

12 Jan 2018 Grand Opening of GCA - Fort Lauderdale office
10 Jan 2018 Building Business Credit (Wednesday Workshop)
09 Jan 2018 Government Contracting Trends for 2018
09 Jan 2018 Office Hours for GCA members
05 Jan 2018 Growth CLUB 2018 Planning Workshop
12 Dec 2017 Government Contracting Trends for 2018 & Holiday Gathering
05 Dec 2017 Implementation of GROWTH PHASE(GCA Members' Deep-Dive Training)
05 Dec 2017 How to Get into Government Contracting
28 Nov 2017 Review Sessions 1-17 (GCA members' Deep Dive Training)
21 Nov 2017 Close Outs - Closing out the Project (GCA members' Deep-Dive Training)
21 Nov 2017 How to Win MILLIONS in Government Contracting
15 Nov 2017 GCA Membership Orientation & Quick Start Bootcamp
14 Nov 2017 Doing Business With Veteran Affairs & DoD: Saluting Veteran-Owned Businesses
07 Nov 2017 Compliance - Complying with Legal Obligations (GCA members' Deep-Dive Training)
07 Nov 2017 How to Get into Government Contracting
31 Oct 2017 Tips, Tricks, & Treats: Stories from Successful Government Contractors
27 Oct 2017 Creating a Legacy with Business Succession & Estate Planning
24 Oct 2017 Proposal Writing - Part 2 of PROPOSAL PHASE
21 Oct 2017 Atlanta Black Chamber Open House
20 Oct 2017 PROPOSAL WRITING BOOTCAMP
18 Oct 2017 Special Membership Orientation & Southern Barter Club training
17 Oct 2017 Proposal Writing - Part 1 of PROPOSAL PHASE (GCA Members' Deep-Dive Training)
17 Oct 2017 How to Win MILLIONS in Government Contracting
17 Oct 2017 Subcontractor Outreach Event for Phillips Arena Renovation
10 Oct 2017 Disaster Recovery - Contracting Opportunities
05 Oct 2017 GCA Volunteering at Jazz 91.9 WCLK
03 Oct 2017 Opportunity - Finding Contracting Opportunities of PROPOSAL PHASE (GCA Members' Deep-Dive Training)
03 Oct 2017 Office Hours for GCA members
03 Oct 2017 Office Hours for GCA members
03 Oct 2017 How to Get into Government Contracting
26 Sep 2017 Promotion Phases (GCA members' deep dive training)
26 Sep 2017 Office Hours for GCA members
20 Sep 2017 GCA Membership Orientation & Quick Start Bootcamp
19 Sep 2017 Relationship-Getting to Know Government Buyers of PROMOTION PHASE
19 Sep 2017 Office Hours for GCA members
19 Sep 2017 How to Win MILLIONS in Government Contracting
15 Sep 2017 Dekalb County Government Department of Purchasing & Contracting
12 Sep 2017 Take Off w/New Opportunities with Hartsfield Jackson Airport
06 Sep 2017 Go Small Biz – Your way to run your business
05 Sep 2017 Marketing-Engaging Government Buyers of PROMOTION PHASE (GCA Members' Deep-Dive Training)
05 Sep 2017 How to Get into Government Contracting
31 Aug 2017 Global Procurement Opportunities: Strengthening U.S. Businesses through International Relationships (FREE w/Code)
30 Aug 2017 Doing Contract Work with Gwinnett County Government
23 Aug 2017 Atlanta GovCon Seminar
21 Aug 2017 How to do Business with FEMA
17 Aug 2017 Women in Defense, TOP GOLF NETWORKING EVENT
15 Aug 2017 Office Hours for GCA members
09 Aug 2017 Outsourced Accounting for Government Contractors
08 Aug 2017 The 8(a) Panel & Mentor Protege Program (Association Meeting)
08 Aug 2017 Grand Opening of Origin
08 Aug 2017 6th Annual Back to Business Conference
02 Aug 2017 DCAA Compliance: Bookkeeping for Government Compliance
01 Aug 2017 Deep Dive Training (Government Contracting Class)
01 Aug 2017 Office Hours for GCA members
29 Jul 2017 GCA is moving!
25 Jul 2017 Office Hours for GCA members
22 Jul 2017 GCA is moving!
19 Jul 2017 Smoothing the Subcontracting Process by Leveraging Fringes
19 Jul 2017 GCA Membership Orientation & Quick Start Bootcamp
18 Jul 2017 Office Hours for GCA members
12 Jul 2017 DFARS : Securing your data and getting ready for December 31
11 Jul 2017 Is Your Business Ready for Government Contracting? (Association Meeting)
15 Jun 2017 NeoSystem's Open House - You're Invited!
13 Jun 2017 Money Talk: Money & The Government Contractor (Association Meeting)
08 Jun 2017 Breaking Ground on Origin (Relocation event of GCA)
06 Jun 2017 Deep Dive training class
06 Jun 2017 Deep Dive training class
06 Jun 2017 Office Hours for GCA members
19 May 2017 PROPOSAL WRITING BOOTCAMP
17 May 2017 GCA Membership Orientation & Quick Start Bootcamp
09 May 2017 Write Winning Grants & Proposals
02 May 2017 Office Hours for GCA members
27 Apr 2017 EntrePROneur: Branding for Success for Professional Athletes
26 Apr 2017 Webinar: Preparing Winning Bids - How to Bid a Project....Profitably
26 Apr 2017 Serving the Community - GCA Spirit Week
25 Apr 2017 Membership Appreciation Day - GCA Spirit Week
25 Apr 2017 Deep Dive training class (Members' Appreciation Day)
19 Apr 2017 Webinar: The Topics is BONDS....All Bonds - Bonding
18 Apr 2017 Cashflow Game Night with Government Contractors Association
12 Apr 2017 Your Business Pre-Nup:
11 Apr 2017 Everything About GSA (General Services Administration)
05 Apr 2017 Learn About GSA Schedules
04 Apr 2017 Deep Dive training class
04 Apr 2017 Office Hours for GCA members
29 Mar 2017 Writing to Win - Proposal Writing Fundamentals
28 Mar 2017 Deep Dive training class
22 Mar 2017 The Dating Game - How to "Court" Government Buyers
22 Mar 2017 GCA Membership Orientation & Quick Start Bootcamp
21 Mar 2017 Deep Dive training class
15 Mar 2017 Mining for Gold - How to Find Contract Opportunities
14 Mar 2017 MARCH Association Meeting - Prepping Your WBE (Woman Business Enterprise) For Success
14 Mar 2017 Growing Businesses Growing Wealth: The $10 Billion Opportunity
14 Mar 2017 CBMI: Construction Business Management Institute
08 Mar 2017 SAM, GLS, DSBS... Oh my! - Getting registered with Government Systems
07 Mar 2017 Proposal Writing Fundamentals: Part 2
07 Mar 2017 Office Hours - GCA Members Only
01 Mar 2017 Certifications - The 1st Step on the Path to Government Contracts
28 Feb 2017 Proposal Writing Fundamentals: Part 1
21 Feb 2017 Import/Export Association Meeting (Feb)
14 Feb 2017 Opportunity - Finding Contracting Opportunities (GCA Members' Deep-Dive Training)
07 Feb 2017 Review Week of Preparation & Promotion Phases of Government Contracting (GCA Members' Deep-Dive Training)
07 Feb 2017 Office Hours for GCA Members
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