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    • 12 Mar 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (EST)
    • Webinar

    Monthly Coffee with the GHCC

    Monthly Coffee with the GHCC or “Café mensual con la Cámara Hispana de Comercio” is a webinar for members, non-members, sponsors and anyone wanting to grow their business. Learn what the Chamber is doing to help your business. Grab your morning coffee and join us!

    Date: March 12, 2021

    Time: 9:00am-10:00am

    Place: Virtual/Webinar

    Registration required:  http://bit.ly/GHCCmonthlycoffee


    • 15 Mar 2021
    • 7:45 AM - 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • Zoom access

     2021 Virtual Legislative Breakfast image

    The ABC's Gov. Affairs committee is excited to present the 2021 Virtual Legislative Breakfast.


    About this Event

    Please join us for our 2021Virtual Legislative Breakfast. These are some of the most critical times in Georgia's legislative history. How does all of this new legislation impact the Black business community? Our special legislative host is Senator Emanuel Jones. Agenda topic is "Advancing Black Businesses" for diversity an economic catalyst for the Black community. This event is hosted by the ABC Governmental Affairs Committee under the leadership of Dr. Diane Daniels Adoma, V.P. of Governmental Affairs.

    The Zoom access information will be in your email confirmation after you register.

    March 15

    Time: 7:45am-9:30am

    Location: Zoom access (Information emailed after registration)

    • 16 Mar 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • Online

    CAPTURE MANAGEMENT: The Art of Capturing Government Contracts

    There is beauty and symmetry in all things. Even in what appears to be a confusing government contracting world, there is an art form to how things look and how things are done.  Did you know that winning government contracts is like a sculpture crafting his artistic skills and meticulously shaping the end figurine from the vision pre-defined in his mind?  If you have felt that capturing government contracts have been elusive or that the federal market is a chaotic and mysterious world, then you should attend this event.

    In this class, you’ll learn how business development in the government market is different from the commercial market. Why it is an artform and not an exact science. You’ll discover some key tips on how best to build winning relationships and some pitfalls to avoid. You’ll learn about capture management and why the sales cycle in the government market requires a different sales strategy.

    Come join us for this upcoming class on Capture Management: The Art of Capturing Government Contracts.

    Here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll learn:

    1. How winning government contract is like developing your artistic skills
    2. Why your current sales methodologies will fail you in the government market
    3. What is the difference between Business Development and Capture Management
    4. How to develop a winning capture management process
    5. The 12 Proven Steps that every capture manager must know
    6. Discover the 6 key relationships that can unlock unlimited contracting opportunities
    7. Lessons from an alley kitten purring to get milk and how you can purr to get micro contracts
    8. In Retail, it is about location, location, location and why in the government sector it is about relationship, relationship, relationship
    9. How to sell your product or service to government agencies using relationships
    10. Find out how cultural differences requires a new marketing paradigm
    11. How to get yourself or your BD person certified as a capture manager
    12. What are the benefits of being a Certified Capture Manager

    Plus, much more…

    Bonus Session:

    During this class, we will be graduating our latest students from the Certified Capture Manager Program.

    If you’re a graduating students, feel free to invite your friends to attend with you.

    1.        How to use your CCM designation to help you win more contracts
    2.         How to become a CCM professional business coach or consultant
    3.        Where to find companies hiring Capture Managers
    4.        Using LinkedIn to network for opportunities
    5.        How to join GCA’s CCM Business Coaching Program

    Where:                Online Webinar (link will be provided after registration)

    When:                Tuesday, March 16th,2021

    Time:                   6pm – 7:30pm (Eastern Time)

    Cost:                    FREE to GCA members; $15 to guests

    Register:             www.govassociation.org/events

    Who Should Attend:

    • Sales professionals
    • Graduates of CCM program
    • CEO, Executives and key decision makers of large 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


    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.

    Click Here to Learn More About His Methodologies: www.GovUniversity.org

    The event is open to the public. 

    Space is limited, register in advance to reserve your seat. 


    • 16 Mar 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar

    Breaking The Code On 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: Tuesday, Mar 16, 2021

    Time: 6:00-7:30pm (EST)

    Where: Online

    Remote access: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with the link to GoToWebinar. Click on the link to complete your registration in GoToWebinar. Please add the information to your calendar. 

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

    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

    About the presenter:  Richard Brooks

    Richard is a highly skilled business professional who has demonstrated multifaceted skills in Finance, Marketing and Information Systems Management and Development.  He brings a wealth of knowledge of business funding, product development, and project management. 

    Richard received his MBA in Finance and Corporate Strategy from the University of Michigan, and a B.A in Mathematics and Computer Science from Emory University.  He owns and operates Progenex Financial Group through which he helps businesses secure funding.  He is also a certified Project Management Professional and New Product Development Professional who has worked for Sabre, Inc., Georgia Pacific, The State of Georgia and IBM.

    • 17 Mar 2021
    • 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar


    • Wed, 03/17/2021 - 12:00 PM

    Cobb County Purchasing Department and Department of Transportation will be hosting a "How to Do Business with Cobb County Government" webinar.

    This month's free info session will highlight DOT's Road Maintenance Division and the type of business opportunities for bid such as drainage repairs, maintenance, landscaping, sidewalk repairs, curb and gutter repairs,  drainage preventative maintenance, graffiti removal and more. 


    The WebEx link for attendees is https://cobbcounty.webex.com/cobbcounty/onstage/g.php?MTID=ef284cefbf6eeb5cf9cdc7ff02dc66145.
    The WebEx event number (access code) is 180 965 5166.

    Instructions to join WebEx meeting

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