Education Conferences

NCMA's education conferences are designed to bring together contracting professionals from government, industry, business, and academia to explore today's top issues and promote continuing professional education.

Contract Negotiations Virtual Conference 2014


October 30, 2014 at 12:00pm–4:00pm (Eastern)

In this virtual conference, learn how to perform the necessary preparation. You’ll gain an understanding of how all the elements of the government and industry environment (e.g., budget, cost elements, terms and conditions, regulatory and legal requirements, personnel, etc.) come together and help you forge a mutually agreeable solution that places your business goals in the best posture possible, while also demonstrating your organization’s credibility, initiative, and character.


Fall Chapter Leader Summit 2014

Washington Marriott Wardman Park | Washington, DC

November 2, 2014

Chapter Leaders: The MVP's of Your Team

NCMA's new and improved chapter leader training series continues! Formerly known as Leadership Summit and Mid-Year Leadership Conference, this new format of chapter leader training occurs three times annually, providing increased development opportunities to NCMA's chapter leaders.

This event is designed to educate and inform NCMA chapter leaders (experienced, new, and potential) about how they can turn their chapter into the strongest, most effective team it can be! All chapter leaders are encouraged to attend this training event, conveniently paired with the 33rd Annual Government Contract Management Symposium.


33rd Annual Government Contract Management Symposium 2014

Washington Marriott Wardman Park | Washington, DC

November 3–4, 2014

Building the Contract Management Structure for Continued Business Growth

Join us for NCMA’s 33rd Annual Government Contract Management Symposium (GCMS), November 3–4, 2014, in Washington, DC, at Washington Marriott Wardman Park. Held in the Washington, DC, Metro Area, GCMS consistently draws in over 800 contracting, procurement, and acquisition professionals.

Featuring influential speakers and progressive sessions, the content that will be covered this year will allow attendees to learn and be a part of achieving continued growth in contract management.


Subcontract Management Training Forum 2015

Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner – Tysons Corner, VA

March 12–13, 2015

The Rising Importance of the Subcontract Professional

NCMA's Subcontract Management Training Forum is a new training event that addresses the rising needs of the subcontract professional. The educational tracks focus on relationships with primes, winning quality work, teaming arrangements, and growing business. Attendees will gain valuable training to overcome challenges in subcontract management and have the opportunity to develop new collaborative relationships through networking.

Full event details to be released in December.

World Congress 2015

World Congress 2015

Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center – Dallas, TX

July 26–29, 2015

World Congress 2014 set an attendance record—help us continue to make history in 2015! World Congress is hailed as a must-attend event for contract management, procurement, and acquisition professionals. This three-day event offers 20 educational tracks for professionals at each stage of their career and has networking opportunities with over 1,800 attendees. Join us and learn firsthand the value of this event!

Full event details to be released in January.


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NCMA’s Spring Chapter Leader Summit 2015
March 13, 2015 | Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner| Tysons Corner, VA

NCMA’s 34th Annual Government Contract Management Symposium
November 2–3, 2015 | Washington Marriott Wardman Park | Washington, DC

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