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    • 27 Feb 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • 3190 Northeast Expressway; Suite 120; Atlanta, GA 30341
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    How To Win Millions in 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.

    What:  How To Win Millions in Government Contracting

    When:  Every 1st and 2nd Wednesday

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

    Remote access:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/5525124391258841091

    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 this link:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/2002598095396510722

    Presentation begins at 9:15AM

    FREE PARKING



    • 27 Feb 2019
    • 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 3190 Northeast Expressway; Suite 120; Atlanta, GA 30341
    Register

    Proposal Management and Production (Wednesday Workshop)

    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.

    This workshop is designed for all current and aspiring government contractors who are looking to formalize their proposal development process.  Participants will receive practical examples of processes industry expects use to develop winning proposals.  An overview of themes discriminators, and win strategies will be provided in addition to a summary of the roles and responsibilities of each team in the proposal development process.

    Ms. Keera Godfrey will be the educator for the proposal writing segments.   For over 15 years, Keera has written for and managed large Federal, state, and commercial proposal development projects, leading teams of writers, coordinators, graphic designers and editors. While working with companies to develop proposals, Keera also taught in-class and online proposal writing and technical writing courses for six years as an adjunct professor at Southern Polytechnic State University (currently Kennesaw State University in Marietta, Georgia). Keera is a 2019 doctoral candidate, a PROSCI certified change practitioner, an ATD Master Trainer, and a Six Sigma Green Belt   Join us as she leads the Proposal writing workshops on February 27th & March 6th and culminate with detail training at the Proposal Writing Bootcamp on March 7th & 8th 

    Title: 

    Proposal Management and Production (Wednesday Workshop)

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


    Date:  Wednesday; February 27, 2019

    Time:  10:30 am – 12:00 noon

    Itinerary:  10:15 am - 10:30 am Networking

                      10:30 am - 12:00 pm Presentation 

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

    Register:  https://www.govassociation.org/event-3262129

    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:

    ·            Learn tools used by an experienced proposal writer to help you with writing proposals

    ·           Bring your proposals that you are working on to gain some direction

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


    • 06 Mar 2019
    • 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 3190 Northeast Expressway; Suite 120; Atlanta, GA 30341
    Register

    Forecasting and Pipelining (Wednesday Workshop)

    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.

    In this session, participants will search the forecast of three government agencies and explore why forecasting and pipelining are critical skills for all government contractors.  An overview of the government’s purchasing cycle will be provided.

    Ms. Keera Godfrey will be the educator for the proposal writing segments.   For over 15 years, Keera has written for and managed large Federal, state, and commercial proposal development projects, leading teams of writers, coordinators, graphic designers and editors. While working with companies to develop proposals, Keera also taught in-class and online proposal writing and technical writing courses for six years as an adjunct professor at Southern Polytechnic State University (currently Kennesaw State University in Marietta, Georgia). Keera is a 2019 doctoral candidate, a PROSCI certified change practitioner, an ATD Master Trainer, and a Six Sigma Green Belt   Join us as she leads the Proposal writing workshops on February 27th & March 6th and culminate with detail training at the Proposal Writing Bootcamp on March 7th & 8th     

    Title:  Forecasting and Pipelining (Wednesday Workshop)

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

    Date:  Wednesday; March 6, 2019

    Time:  10:30 am – 12:00 noon

    Itinerary:  10:15 am - 10:30 am Networking

                      10:30 am - 12:00 pm Presentation 

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

    Register:  

    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:

    ·            Learn tools used by an experienced proposal writer to help you with writing proposals

    ·           Learn how forecasting opportunities improves your chances

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


    • 08 Mar 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • 3190 Northeast Expressway; Suite 120; Atlanta, GA 30341
    Register

    Proposal Writing (2-Days Bootcamp)

    About the Class:

    Federal, state, county, and city government RFPs are different, but there are key similarities.  In this intense bootcamp, participants will learn to read RFPs and identify critical information needed to create proposals that are compliant.  Participants will also learn how to create a proposal outline in accordance with the RFP, how to create a proposal outline in accordance with the RFP, how to create a proposal schedule, how to create a compliance matrix, and how to format a response template using the proposal outline.  Participants who are currently managing a proposal are encouraged to bring their documents to class.

    About the Educator:

    Ms. Keera Godfrey will be the educator for the proposal writing segments.   For over 15 years, Keera has written for and managed large Federal, State, and Commercial proposal development projects, leading teams of writers, coordinators, graphic designers and editors. While working with companies to develop proposals, Keera also taught in-class and online proposal writing and technical writing courses for six years as an adjunct professor at Southern Polytechnic State University (currently Kennesaw State University in Marietta, Georgia). Keera is a 2019 doctoral candidate, a PROSCI certified change practitioner, an ATD Master Trainer, and a Six Sigma Green Belt  

    Title:  Proposal Writing Bootcamp (2 days)

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

    Date:  Friday; March 8, 2019

    Time:  9:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Cost:  GCA Members (and Joint Partners) – $499; Non-Members - $999

    Register:  https://www.govassociation.org/event-3283369

    Who should attend:

    ·         ·        Members of GCA, NAONP, SBC, ABC

    ·         ·        Entrepreneurs, business owners, government contractors

    ·         ·        Aspiring & seasoned writers who want to develop or fine-tune their writing skills

    What you will experience:

    ·            Participants will demonstrate clear understanding of the rhetorical situation as they write sections of a proposal and learn the importance of asking the right questions to their subject matter experts

    ·         Participants will learn how to map their thoughts before writing and how to contribute to compelling graphics.

    ·         Success tips will be shared on how to build a response database and so much more

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


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12 Feb 2019 Navigating Legal Issues in Your Business (GCA's Association Meeting)
12 Feb 2019 Study Hall (What's Your Government Contracting Question)
06 Feb 2019 Which Certification Is Right For My Business? (Wednesday Workshop)
06 Feb 2019 Can I Make Millions In Government Contracting? YES
30 Jan 2019 Why Should I Get My Business Certified? (Wednesday Workshop)
30 Jan 2019 Making Millions in Government Contracting
25 Jan 2019 GOV CONTRACTING BOOTCAMP
23 Jan 2019 How to Register in SAM.gov (System for Award Management) Wednesday Workshop
23 Jan 2019 Your Business Can Win Millions in Government Contracting
16 Jan 2019 Global Small Business Summit
09 Jan 2019 Creating the Right Marketing Collateral for Government Buyers (Wednesday Workshop)
09 Jan 2019 GCA's Membership Orientation
08 Jan 2019 Contracting Trends for 2019 (GCA's Association Meeting)
08 Jan 2019 Study Hall (What's Your Government Contracting Question)
02 Jan 2019 Starting a New Business & Expanding A New Business in the Government Market (Wednesday Workshop)
02 Jan 2019 Learn to Win Millions in Government Contracting
12 Dec 2018 Goal Setting for Business Owners (Wednesday Workshop)
12 Dec 2018 How to Win Millions in Government Contracting
12 Dec 2018 GCA's Membership Orientation
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28 Nov 2018 GSA Schedules Overview (Wednesday Workshop)
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21 Nov 2018 Establishing Business Credit: Phase One- Trade lines
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13 Nov 2018 Study Hall (What's Your Government Contracting Question)
07 Nov 2018 Finding Government Contracting Opportunities
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02 Nov 2018 GOV CONTRACTING BOOTCAMP
31 Oct 2018 Learning to Speak Governese: The Language of Contracting (Wednesday Workshop)
26 Oct 2018 Government & Commercial Contractors Business Development Reception
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23 May 2018 Proposal Writing 102 (Wednesday Workshop)
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