Have you seen the changes we’ve made to the Government Contractors Association? If you haven’t, now is the time to check it out.
In order to better serve our members, we’ve made dramatic changes to our association. We’ve created a new member's portal (http://www.govcontractors.net/) where we’ve uploaded hours of FREE videos and how-to articles on winning federal contracts.
In addition, GCA members have access to more benefits. Our Fast Track Program is now available to all Association members. Through a simple step-by-step process, the Fast Track Program speeds up your success at winning contracts .
We’ve also partnered with sister organizations to offer affinity perks to our members—from roadside assistance, to retail discounts and insurance programs.
This is an exciting time for us and for our members, and we don’t want you to miss out! Find out more at our new website: http://www.govcontractors.net/ .
If you're not a member yet, you can enroll for just $89/month. Sign up today at: www.govcontractors.net/join.
Small businesses are extremely under-represented in the government market. We've created a Fast Track Coaching Program to help your business grow in the Federal, state, and local government contracting market.
1) 99.7% of all companies in America are small businesses (SBA size standards), yet less than 22% of Federal contracting dollars are awarded to small businesses.
2) 41% of all US companies are owned by women, yet less than 3.7% of Federal contracting dollars are awarded to women owned small businesses.
3) Minorities make up 43.9% of the US population, yet only 7.8% of Federal contracting dollars are awarded to minority firms.
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Government: the LARGEST consumer in the world!
The total spending for Federal, state and local government is $6 trillion. The Federal government is the largest consumer in the world, with a $4 trillion budget and contract spending of over $500 billion awarded to the private sector. Despite the huge amount of money being spent, less than 1% of companies are actively winning government contracts. Therefore, there is a tremendous need to support companies and help them open doors for greater opportunities in the public sector.
|Available for everyone for competition||$179,390,305,638|
|Everyone could compete for a contract, but only one bid or offer was ever received||$51,582,871,096|
|Competition within a limited pool||$112,488,122,359|
|Actions necessary to continue existing competitive contracts for continuity (until the next one could be competed)||$3,361,870,636|
|Available only for groups such as disabled persons, prisoners, and regulated utilities||$31,739,835,397|
|Not competed for an allowable reason||$128,792,721,373|
|Not identified, soon to be addressed||$16,493,905,73|
The need for greater support
Government agencies seek greater participation from qualified vendors, but are realizing that many businesses don’t fully understand the procurement process. Businesses seek to win contracts with government agencies, but face challenging hurdles to navigate the rules, regulations, strategic alliances, purchasing methodologies, and other obstacles the government market presents. In 2007, the Census reported that there were over 31 million businesses in the US; yet, it is estimated that less than 200,000 companies win federal contracts annually.
Government Contractors Association, Inc (GCA)
GCA is a national professional trade association for companies interested in pursuing government contracts, existing companies already in the public market, universities, non-profit organizations, government agencies and staff from the federal, state and local level.
Government Contractors Association (GCA) was formed because there was a void in this space. Even though government contracting has been around over 200 years, less than 1% of companies are winning government contracts. Our mission is to help change that.
Government Contractors Association was formed to advocate, facilitate and educate its members. GCA will support our members through educational curriculum, certification, prep and strategy training. We want to foster teaming, joint venture, alliance and mentor protege relationships. We want to be the voice of government contractors.