NCMA Announces Virtual World Congress Option!

June 23, 2011

Contact: April Silverthorn
800-344-8096 x 1105

ASHBURN, Virginia, June 23, 2011—NCMA unveiled a virtual attendance option for World Congress, its largest annual conference. The option comes as a response for members with scheduling conflicts, or reduced travel budgets to hear the keynote speakers and general session panels. Neal Couture, NCMA's Executive Director noted, "We are incredibly excited about this new option. It opens the doors for more contract management professionals to participate, which is critical for the future of government contracting."

With an anticipated 1,600 contracting, acquisition, and procurement professionals, from both government and private industry, gathering for the conference in Denver, Colorado, NCMA's World Congress 2011, is on pace to be the conferences second largest ever. Factoring in the unveiling of this alternative virtual option, the conference has the potential to be the largest World Congress in NCMA's history.

World Congress is an annual conference which provides professional development opportunities to the greatest minds in the contracting, acquisition, and procurement fields. The conference boasts several highly regarded speakers, over 120 interactive educations sessions, three National Education Seminars, a free Contract Management Career Fair, and much more. Visit, today to learn more.

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 20,000 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. For more information on the association, please visit

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