Thinking of attending World Congress 2019? Here are ten reasons why we think you should be there.

1. The Biggest Year Yet

This education event continues to grow each year. We had a record attendance of over 2,000 in 2018 and we’re expecting to surpass that this year!

2. Our 60th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate NCMA’s rich history as we honor the 60th anniversary of the association at the NCMA Celebrates event on Tuesday night and in other special ways throughout the conference.

3. Connecting Government and Industry

Share stories and make new connections with over 2,000 attendees from both the government (federal, state, and local) and commercial side.

4. A Convenient and Walkable Event Location

All meeting events will take place at the Hynes Convention Center, located in the heart of the city. It’s easy to navigate, close to many restaurants and attractions, and just a short walk to the six conference hotels.

5. Stay Ahead of the Curve

This year’s program follows the theme, “Shaping Acquisition: Modern, Adaptive, Connected.” Come hear what’s shaping the acquisition world now and in the near future.

6. Training for Every Career Level

Choose from 128 breakout sessions under eight education tracks. Be sure to pre-register for sessions to secure your seat. Check out our breakout session highlights as well.

7. Compelling Main Stage Speakers

Hear noteworthy presentations from a number of experts in the profession. Visit the event website for the complete current listing of main stage speakers.

8.Additional Training Opportunities

Earn additional CPE/CLP credits while you’re in Boston! Choose from a co-located training event held by NASA SEWP on Wednesday afternoon, and two National Education Seminars on Thursday.

9. A Packed Exhibit Hall

The exhibit hall will be open throughout the four-day event and filled with 100+ vendors eager to discuss their latest products and solutions to help your organization thrive!

10. Advance Savings

Register early to save $100! The advance rate ends June 14. Or come as a group of five or more for the best value. We’ve heard from a number of organizations that sending a team of employees to World Congress was the best investment in professional development they’ve ever made.