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    • 06 Jun 2017
    • 25 Jul 2017
    • 5 sessions
    • 3300 Buckeye Road; Suite 510; Atlanta, GA 30341

    Government Contractors Association presents a weekly training that provides small business owners with information on how to be obtain government contracts.

    Deep Dive Training

    Learning "governese" to become a successful government contractor can take years to accomplish.  GCA has found a way to help reduce that time through education and connections to various resources.  Be sure to sign up each week to learn the success formula to government contracting.

    Members:  FREE  Non-Members:  $150

    Interested in joining GCA?  Click here:  http://bit.ly/28K0eXM

    Who should attend?

    -  All GCA members

    -  Any business owner interested in government contracting

    -  Any existing business owners working on government contracts

    What you will learn

    -  How to get started in government contracting

    - The 5P's which equal the Success Formula

    -  Shifting from a commercial mindset to government mindset

    -  Resources (agencies, websites, organizations) that can get you to those contracts

    - Much more!

    FREE PARKING

    Hor D'Oeuvres will be served


    • 27 Jun 2017
    • 28 Nov 2017
    • 6 sessions
    • 3300 Buckeye Road; Suite 500; Atlanta, GA 30341

    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.

    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

    Presentation begins at 6:00

    FREE PARKING

    Hor D'Oeuvres will be served

    RSVP:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/grow-your-business-with-government-contracting-tickets-34857440543


    • 22 Jul 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • 3300 Buckeye Road Suite 510 Atlanta, GA 30341 office /404-955-8080 direct/ 866-936-2135 fax

    We are having a "packing party" on July 22 From 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

    Come join us if you would like to volunteer as we grow our business to better serve you.

    • 25 Jul 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • 3300 Buckeye Road; Suite 500; Atlanta, GA 30341

    Office Hours is a designated time for GCA members to receive consultation time to review government contract concerns.  For example:

    • proposal considerations
    • team agreements
    • assessment analysis
    • strategy planning
    • and more

    What:  Office Hours for GCA Members

    When:  Tuesdays at 6:00 pm (except 2nd Tuesdays)

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

    Register:  http://govassociation.org/event-2588634

    Who Should Attend:

    *  GCA members

    What Will You Experience:

    *  Questions answered by industry experts

    *  Deeper knowledge acquired to improve your business

    *  Build a strong connection with affiliate partners & members of GCA


    • 29 Jul 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • 3300 Buckeye Road Suite 510 Atlanta, GA 30341 office /404-955-8080 direct/ 866-936-2135 fax

    We are having a "moving party" on July 29 From 10:00am to 5:00pm.

    Come join us if you would like to volunteer as we grow our business to better serve you.

    • 01 Aug 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • 3300 Buckeye Road; Suite 500; Atlanta, GA 30341

    Office Hours is a designated time for GCA members to receive consultation time to review government contract concerns.  For example:

    • proposal considerations
    • team agreements
    • assessment analysis
    • strategy planning
    • and more

    What:  Office Hours for GCA Members

    When:  Tuesdays at 6:00 pm (except 2nd Tuesdays)

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

    Register:  http://govassociation.org/event-2588634

    Who Should Attend:

    *  GCA members

    What Will You Experience:

    *  Questions answered by industry experts

    *  Deeper knowledge acquired to improve your business

    *  Build a strong connection with affiliate partners & members of GCA


    • 02 Aug 2017
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Online Webiners

    What: DCAA Compliance: Bookkeeping for Government Contractors

    Where: ONLINE Webiners

    When: Wednesday, August 2, 2017

    Time: 11:30AM - 12:30PM

    Cost: FREE

    Who Should Attend:

    • GCA Members
    • Any business owners looking for bookkeeping solutions that are FAR compliant
    • Current and Prospective Government Contractors
    • Any established business looking to expand their network and networth

    What you'll experience:

    • Contractors who want to eliminate the compliance hassles related to bookkeeping
    • Contractors who want to avoid a DCAA audit
    • Governmentcontractors looking for an accountant who understands DCAA audit procedures.

    To register, please follow the link below and we look forward to having you join us tomorrow.

    https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8950360384478600706

     


    • 08 Aug 2017
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • 3190 NE Expressway; Suite 110 - 120; Atlanta, GA 30341

    The public is cordially invited to the Grand Opening & ribbon cutting ceremony of the Government Contractors Association (GCA)’s first co-working space for new and established businesses in the Atlanta metropolitan area.

    The new facility will be called Origin.  “Origin:  the place where it all begins,” is how GCA’s founder, Abraham Xiong, envisions business owners getting the support they need to launch a sustainable business in this day and time.   Make plans to come visit and reserve your space today!

    Title:  Grand Opening of Origin

    Where:  3190 NE Expressway, Suites 110-120; Atlanta, GA 30341

    Date:  Tuesday, August 8, 2017

    Time:  4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    Cost:  Free & Open to the public (Refreshments will be served)

    Register:  http://govassociation.org/event-2587221

    After 10 years of service & support to business owners & contractors, the Government Contractors Association is excited to be entering this new phase of business by offering co-working space to its members and businesses all around the world.  Interested in our pricing, then go to www.govassociation.org/space taking a tour of the space

    Invited guests include:

    • ·        6th Congressional District Representative, Karen Handel
    • ·        State Senator Elena Parent
    • ·        State Senator Donzella James
    • ·        House of Representative Scott Holcomb
    • ·        Mayor of Chamblee, Eric Clarkson
    • ·        Members of Chamblee City Council

    Who should attend:

    • ·        Members & friends of GCA
    • ·        Entrepreneurs, business owners, local citizens
    • ·        Community leaders & political officials
    • ·        Any entrepreneur curious about government contracting & new opportunities

    What you will experience:

    • ·        Networking with community leaders & business owners
    • ·        Tour of the new home of GCA
    • ·        Light refreshments

    The event is open and free to the public.  Visit www.govassociation.org for more information on Government Contractors Association.


    • 08 Aug 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 3190 Northeast Expy 3190 Northeast Expressway Suites 110 - 120 Atlanta, GA 30341

    The 8(a) Business Development Program is a business assistance program to aid small disadvantaged businesses to grow in government contracting. The 8(a) Program is used to assist socially and economically disadvantaged entrepreneurs gain access to million dollar contracts. Participation in the 8(a) program is divided into 2 phases over nine years: a 4-year developmental stage and 5 year transition stage.

    What: The 8a Panel & Mentor Protege (August Association Meeting)

    When: Tuesday; August 8, 2017

    Time: Networking starts at 6:00 pm; Event starts at 6:30 pm

    Where: 3190 NE Expressway; Suites 110-120; Atlanta, GA 30341

    Cost: Members - FREE & Non-members $15

    Register: https://8apanelmentorprotege.eventbrite.com

    Not a member of GCA? Join now at www.govassociation.org/join

    Join GCA as we learn from 8a companies who are maximizing their business capital while in the 8a program. Learn the challenges, the opportunities, and the successes they have experienced. Also learn details about the Mentor Protégé program & determine if this the right program for you.

    Who Should Attend:

    * Any business owner interested in learning more about the 8(a) program

    * Any existing 8(a) companies

    * Business owners interested in government contracting

    * Certified DBEs, MBEs, FBEs, VOSBs

    What Will You Experience:

    * Meet prime contractors who are looking for subcontractors

    * Learn about the 8(a) program & Mentor Protege program

    * Explore GCA's new facilities & co-working location

    Register today as seating is always limited at our events. Click here https://8apanelmentorprotege.eventbrite.com

    • 23 Aug 2017
    • 11:00 AM
    • 31 Aug 2017
    • 2:00 PM
    • Dentons, The Caucus Room 303 Peachtree Street Northeast #5300 Atlanta, GA 30308

    Topics: Indirect Rates, Teaming/Mentoring, The Best GovCon Accounting System for You - Changing or Modifying Your System

    • 31 Aug 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Rosen Plaza Hotel 9700 International Drive Orlando, FL 32819


    Global Procurement Opportunities:

    Strengthening U.S. Businesses through International Relationships

    Is your business looking to connect with manufacturing companies from around the globe? Are you looking for new opportunities for your business? If so, then this event is just for you!

    To attend for FREE, call 404-955-8080 to receive your discount code.

    The Korean Public Procurement Services (KPPS) & Government Performance Assured Association (G-PASS) are hosting a match-making event that can lead to numerous small business opportunities, job creation throughout the southeast, and foreign investment dollars in America. KPPS, which is the equivalent to our General Service Administration (GSA), has over 300 businesses that could assist your business in expanding its global connection.

    This FREE one day lunch event will feature 7 Korean companies that include LED lighting manufacturing, water filtration systems, and textiles, to name a few. Business owners will be able to schedule a 1:1 meeting with companies, participate in a networking lunch with government agencies, learn about manufacturing & job creation for Florida, and meet officials from the state of Florida.

    Don’t miss your chance to expand your revenue! RSVP today by calling 404-955-8080. You will receive discount code to enter and appointment time.for your meeting.

    Title: Global Procurement Opportunities: Strengthening U.S. Businesses through International Relationships

    When: Thursday; August 31, 2017

    Time: 9:00 am – 12 noon Business Match Making meetings

    12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch panel with KPPS & GPASS

    1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Manufacturing & Job Creation for Florida

    2:30 pm – 5:00 pm Business Match Making meetings

    RSVP: Call 404-955-8080

    Register: https://globalprocurementopps.eventbrite.com

    Who Should Attend:
        -  Businesses that are in the textile, water purification, 
           LED lighting industries

        -  Retail companies looking to include new products             in their inventory

        -  Distributors desiring to expand their territory

        -  Any business owner looking for manufacturers          overseas

     What You Will Experience:

        -  Opportunity to collaborate with Korean manufacturers

        -  Networking with other small business owners

        -  Learn about government contracting opportunities for your small business.

        -  Connect with state officials from Florida

        -  Participate in panel discussion with UNICOR

    This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet directly with a network of manufacturing business owners at no cost to you. Space is limited so reserve today!

    Register: https://globalprocurementopps.eventbrite.com

    • 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

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 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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