Attendees will learn about and discuss recent and pending legislation, federal budget cuts, the relationship of government and industry, contracting efficiencies, best practices, and acquisition trends. We invite you to look at what this year's conference has to offer and to invest in your career by attending.
Leadership - Hear from renowned government and industry thought-leaders on key principles and pragmatic ideas that will inspire, for global unity and strategic engagement in contract management.
Economics - Learn key strategies to navigate through times of budget uncertainties and a political landscape that impact both industry and government mission imperatives.
Agility - Gain a better understanding of how procurement efficiencies, productivity, and high-performance teams contribute to contract management success in today’s austere environment.
Diversification - Join dynamic discussions on key trends destined to impact high-yield teaming capabilities, partnership strategies, and your bottom line.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING GCMC:
Exposure to more than 25 educational sessions led by leaders from the field;
An exhibit hall with more than 50 sponsors and exhibitors offering critical contracting solutions;
A free Contract Management Career Fair with more than 20 organizations ready to hire;
The ability to attend several additional training and networking events; and
The opportunity to network with over 1,000 government contracting professionals from around the nation!
Plus, if you register as a nonmember, you'll receive a complimentary one-year membership. Continue your professional development for an entire year with access to all GCMC presentations post-conference and all of NCMA's exclusive membership benefits, including our top-rated benefit, Contract Management magazine!
These benefits, paired with the ability to learn about and discuss the hottest government contract topics, are what have attendees hooked. You're encouraged to bring the problems you and your organization are facing each day to the table for discussion and resolution.
The National Contract Management Association (NCMA), founded in 1959, is the world’s leading professional resource for those in the field of contract management. The organization, which has over 21,000 members, is dedicated to the professional growth and educational advancement of procurement and acquisition personnel worldwide. NCMA strives to serve and inform the profession it represents and to offer opportunities for the open exchange of ideas in neutral forums.
NCMA’s conferences offer an ideal forum for high-quality educational programs, unparalleled networking opportunities, high-profile speakers, and neutral forums to enable the open exchange of ideas. Learn the profession’s best practices from subject matter experts, stay current on issues relevant to your career, and earn points toward certification.