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WORLD CONGRESS 2013 | JULY 21–24 | NASHVILLE, TN
COLLABORATIVE CONTRACT MANAGEMENT TRAINING EMBRACING CHANGE IN A DYNAMIC ENVIRONMENT
The National Contract Management Associations World Congress 2013 focuses on the collaborative, customizable training to help prepare everyone in the contracting profession for today's dynamic environment. World Congress is hailed as a must-attend event because it's the most comprehensive training event for contract management, procurement, and acquisition professionals. With over 20 educational tracks, content is offered for professionals at each and every stage of their careers—and with over 1,500 attendees, there are vast networking opportunities!
Explore the site now to learn more about this year's event! Check out the agenda, the speakers, breakout sessions, or visit the who attends page to see if World Congress is right for your training needs.
Breaking News! The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) approved NCMA's World Congress 2013 as training in compliance with 5 U.S.C. Chapter 41. View the official letter as a PDF document.
WHY ATTEND WORLD CONGRESS? World Congress connects participants with countless unique attendance benefits, which is why the event has received such phenomenal feedback from past attendees. In fact, more than 99% of last year's attendees positively rated their experience in our attendee evaluation!
Wondering if World Congress is right for you? Find out.
Attendees can choose from over 140 educational training sessions to customize their training experience to suit their individual needs.
Attendees gain access to an exhibit hall filled with more than 80 sponsors and exhibitors offering the hottest products and services, the latest technological advancements, and other emerging trends that are sure to solve the most complex organizational challenges.
Attendees have the unique opportunity to meet and learn from over 1,500 contracting professionals during the event and in a more casual environment with our optional networking and social events.
Attendees have the option to sit for their NCMA Certification exam while on site, not only saving time—one less day out of the office, but also saving money—NCMA members save $45 on the cost of standard testing when they complete their exam at World Congress.
Attendees obtain 20 CPE hours for their participation in this four-day event, and can attend one of our three onsite National Education Seminars to receive an additional 7 CPE hours.
“World Congress provided not only the inspiration and motivation to innovate, but also the real world information I need to do my job even better!”
In November 2012, NCMA made the decision to move World Congress 2013 from Pasadena, California, to Nashville, Tennessee, to make attendance more affordable for our members. Learn more about this change.
Quote taken from the World Congress 2012 Attendee Evaluation.