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    • 09 May 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 3300 Buckeye Road; Suite 500; Atlanta, GA 30341

    Write Winning Grants & Proposals

    It takes on average 1 out of 22 proposals to be written before you win your first contract.  Can you afford to write 22 proposals before you win your first contract?  With proper training in proposal writing you can drastically reduce your number of attempts to get to that winning opportunity.

    Join the Government Contractors Association as we host Reena Bhatia, owner of ProposalHelpers (proposal writing firm), and DeaRonda Harrison, owner of June First Firm (grant writing firm) as they teach on key factors that will help you write winning grants and proposals.

    What:  Write Winning Grants & Proposals

    Where: GCA Office; 3300 Buckeye Road; Atlanta, GA 30341

    When: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

    Time:   Networking starts at 6:00 pm, Events start at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

    Cost:   FREE to members; $15 to guests

    Click to register:  https://gcaapr2017.eventbrite.com

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

     Who Should Attend:

    -         All members of Government Contractors Association

    -         Any business owner or business development leader looking to learn about proposal writing

    -         Non-profit owners looking to write their own grants

    -         New & Existing Business Owners interested in Government Contracting

    -         Any established business looking to expand their network and netWORTH

    What You’ll Experience:

    -      Learn techniques to increase your chances of winning a contract

    -      Understand the basics on proposal and grant writing

    -      Learn about how GCA helps business owners expand their existing business into government contracting

    -      Create new business relationships

    -      Bring your questions to be answered by these experts

    -      And more!

    The event is open to the public.  Space is always limited at our Association meetings so guarantee your seat by registering now. 

    The event is also listed on www.govassociation.org.


    • 17 May 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • 3300 Buckeye Road; Suite 500; Atlanta, GA 30341

    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.  In addition, we educate our members on how to utilitze the tools & resources of GCA.  Members will know who the GCA staff is, 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 & Quick Start Bootcamp

    When:  Wednesday; May 17, 2017 

    Time:    9:00 am to 1:00pm

    Cost:      Free to GCA members & $299 for non-GCA members

     Who Should Attend:

    -  All GCA members

    -  Any person interested in getting into Government Contracting

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

    What You’ll Learn:

    - 8 Secrets to GROWING your Revenue in the Government Market

    1. 5 P’s (Success Formula)

    2. 12 Steps to Winning Contracts

    3. 10 Steps Agencies Use to Buy From Your Business

    4. 7 Keys to Success

    5. 2 Worlds (The Difference Between the Commercial and Gov't Market)

    6. One Word (One Word that Can Change How you do Gov't Contracting)

    7. One Team (Who Should be on Your Government Contracting Team)

    8. One Solution (One Thing you Can Do to Immediately Accelerate Your Chances of Success)

    - Which path to take to get to your ultimate success in government contracting

    - 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

    - How GCA has assisted in winning over $850,000,000 worth of federal contracts

    - and much, much more!


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

    • 19 May 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 20 May 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • 3300 Buckeye Road; Suite 500; Atlanta, GA 30341

    ProposalHelpers will teach this two-day immersion bootcamp which focuses on the essential knowledge and skills proposal writers need to become winning bidders. During the session you will learn to use logic and response strategies to craft the proposal narrative and create methodologies and a cost estimation approach to address the needs stated in the SOW and the PWS. Also, you will discover how to use a QASP to identify more information about the deliverables. 

    Trainees will participate in hands-on labs to hone your proposal techniques and writing skills. You will also become familiar with the key components of a competitive proposal and learn best practices for developing a well-organized response for the technical and cost proposals.

    What:  Proposal Writing Bootcamp

    When:  Friday & Saturday; May 19 - 20, 2017

    Time:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Register: www.proposalbootcamp.com

    What you will learn:

    • Write winning proposals

    • Examine a solicitation

    • Create a pipeline of leads to new business opportunities

    • Hands on practice to use key concepts to organize content

    • Learning activities to understand cost estimation

    Sign up today for the Proposal Writing Bootcamp.  Government contracts and opportunities await those who can present their best proposals.  Questions about the class, call us at 404-955-8080 or email info@govcontractors.org.


    • 15 Jun 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 16 Jun 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • 3300 Buckeye Road; Suite 500; Atlanta, GA 30341

    GSA Schedules are contracts negotiated by GSA with commercial vendors. GSA Schedule Contracts are one of the most widely used government contract vehicles. Most fiscal years, government agencies buys nearly $37 billion through 19,000 GSA Schedule contracts. The average seller on a GSA Schedule generated $1.7 million per year.   Have you gotten your financial share of government contracts yet?  If not, then this bootcamp is for you.

    Join GCA as we host business owner and educator, Robert Dorff of Greenstreet Group, LLC, for the GSA Schedule Bootcamp.  Dorff has helped his clients generate over $65 million in contract revenue through GSA contracts.  With over 35 years of business experience, he has found himself working on various contract schedules that include architect-Engineering Proposals, Navy SeaPort-e, and Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR).

    What:  GSA Schedule Bootcamp

    Where:  3300 Buckeye Road; Suite 500; Atlanta, GA 30341

    When:  Thursday June 15th & Friday, June 16th

    Time:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Register online at:  http://www.govincubator.com/gsa

    What's in it for you...

    These are the goals of the GSA Workshop:

    • 2 Days of Intensive GSA Schedule Training

    • Personalized detailed plan to achieve your GSA Contract Award

    • Reduce your learning curve by learning from an Expert

     BOOT CAMP - DAY ONE

     Day One Overview:

    • Opening Discussions (Getting to know each other)

    • Overview of Gov't Market (Begin with the end in mind)

    • Selecting Your Schedule & Knowing Your Competitors

    • GSA Overview & Basic Requirements

    • Understanding the Administrative Proposal Elements

    • Understanding the Technical Proposal Elements

    • Understanding the Pricing Proposal Elements

    • Preparing GSA Schedule To-Do List

    • Understanding the eOffer submission process

     Date: June 15, 2017

    Time: 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

    Day: Thursday

     BOOT CAMP - DAY TWO

     Day Two Overview:

    • Welcome & Review from Day One

    • Solicitation Review

    • Required Registrations and Submissions

    • Working With Your GSA Submission To-Do List

    • Reviewing submission document examples

    • Developing Your GSA Pricing Proposal

    • Questions

    • BONUS: Post Class Four Hours of Consulting Services Regarding Your GSA Offer  

     Date: June 16, 2017

    Time: 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

    Day:  Friday

    Register online at:  http://www.govincubator.com/gsa


    • 19 Jul 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • 3300 Buckeye Road; Suite 500; Atlanta, GA 30341

    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.  In addition, we educate our members on how to utilitze the tools & resources of GCA.  Members will know who the GCA staff is, 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 & Quick Start Bootcamp

    When:  Wednesday; July 19, 2017 

    Time:    9:00 am to 1:00pm

    Cost:      Free to GCA members & $299 for non-GCA members

     Who Should Attend:

    -  All GCA members

    -  Any person interested in getting into Government Contracting

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

    What You’ll Learn:

    - 8 Secrets to GROWING your Revenue in the Government Market

    1. 5 P’s (Success Formula)

    2. 12 Steps to Winning Contracts

    3. 10 Steps Agencies Use to Buy From Your Business

    4. 7 Keys to Success

    5. 2 Worlds (The Difference Between the Commercial and Gov't Market)

    6. One Word (One Word that Can Change How you do Gov't Contracting)

    7. One Team (Who Should be on Your Government Contracting Team)

    8. One Solution (One Thing you Can Do to Immediately Accelerate Your Chances of Success)

    - Which path to take to get to your ultimate success in government contracting

    - 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

    - How GCA has assisted in winning over $850,000,000 worth of federal contracts

    - and much, much more!


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

    • 20 Sep 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • 3300 Buckeye Road; Suite 500; Atlanta, GA 30341

    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.  In addition, we educate our members on how to utilitze the tools & resources of GCA.  Members will know who the GCA staff is, 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 & Quick Start Bootcamp

    When:  Wednesday; September 20, 2017 

    Time:    9:00 am to 1:00pm

    Cost:      Free to GCA members & $299 for non-GCA members

     Who Should Attend:

    -  All GCA members

    -  Any person interested in getting into Government Contracting

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

    What You’ll Learn:

    - 8 Secrets to GROWING your Revenue in the Government Market

    1. 5 P’s (Success Formula)

    2. 12 Steps to Winning Contracts

    3. 10 Steps Agencies Use to Buy From Your Business

    4. 7 Keys to Success

    5. 2 Worlds (The Difference Between the Commercial and Gov't Market)

    6. One Word (One Word that Can Change How you do Gov't Contracting)

    7. One Team (Who Should be on Your Government Contracting Team)

    8. One Solution (One Thing you Can Do to Immediately Accelerate Your Chances of Success)

    - Which path to take to get to your ultimate success in government contracting

    - 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

    - How GCA has assisted in winning over $850,000,000 worth of federal contracts

    - and much, much more!


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

    • 15 Nov 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • 3300 Buckeye Road; Suite 500; Atlanta, GA 30341

    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.  In addition, we educate our members on how to utilitze the tools & resources of GCA.  Members will know who the GCA staff is, 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 & Quick Start Bootcamp

    When:  Wednesday; November 15, 2017 

    Time:    9:00 am to 1:00pm

    Cost:      Free to GCA members & $299 for non-GCA members

     Who Should Attend:

    -  All GCA members

    -  Any person interested in getting into Government Contracting

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

    What You’ll Learn:

    - 8 Secrets to GROWING your Revenue in the Government Market

    1. 5 P’s (Success Formula)

    2. 12 Steps to Winning Contracts

    3. 10 Steps Agencies Use to Buy From Your Business

    4. 7 Keys to Success

    5. 2 Worlds (The Difference Between the Commercial and Gov't Market)

    6. One Word (One Word that Can Change How you do Gov't Contracting)

    7. One Team (Who Should be on Your Government Contracting Team)

    8. One Solution (One Thing you Can Do to Immediately Accelerate Your Chances of Success)

    - Which path to take to get to your ultimate success in government contracting

    - 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

    - How GCA has assisted in winning over $850,000,000 worth of federal contracts

    - and much, much more!


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

Past events

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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