American Express is bringing its government contracting success event back to Atlanta on Jan. 31, 2017.
The American Express OPEN for Government Contracting program provides free events, resources, mentoring and networking opportunities to help mid-sized businesses to get the insight and experience they need to do business with the world’s largest customer: the U.S. government.
This event gives small and mid-sized business owners insights into how to navigate the government contracting landscape.
Meet Buyers and Mentors
Attendees can sign up for an opportunity to have one-on-one meetings with government agencies and large prime contractor representatives. Past organizations participating include the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Transportation.
There also will be an opportunity to participate in mentoring sessions with government contracting experts, including buyers, agency representatives, and fellow small and mid-sized business owners.
Location and Agenda
The day-long event on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 will begin at 8:00 am at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, 265 Peachtree Center Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303. One of the featured speakers will be Chuck Schadl of the Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center (GTPAC) who will talk about what it takes to break into, and succeed, in the government marketplace.
Download the preliminary agenda by clicking here.
To learn more and register, visit: openforum.com/events/OGCAtlanta2017
See a report on a similar event held in Atlanta in 2015 here: http://gtpac.org/2015/02/10/american-express-open-atlanta-guide-features-gtpac