U.S. General Services Administration Federal Acquisition Service to Host Acquisition Training Symposium

Registration and Exhibit Sales Now Open

February 21, 2017

Washington, DC - - (February 15, 2017) - - U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) will hold their 2017 Acquisition Training Symposium on April 25-26 in Huntsville, Alabama. Hosted by GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), this two-day event is packed with acquisition and training sessions tailored specifically to meet the needs of federal, military and civilian personnel, as well as GSA’s industry partners. Free registration is now open for military and civilian federal attendees. Exhibit sales for GSA industry partners is also underway, with space available on a first come, first served basis.

Tom Sharpe, FAS Commissioner:

“After last year’s Acquisition Training Symposium, FAS received excellent reviews from attendees representing a variety of federal agencies and industry partners. They all said how valuable the training and collaboration opportunities provided by GSA training events are. As the government makes improvements to the federal procurement landscape. GSA is developing new tools and resources to support this community of professionals. We are committed to deploying FAS’s acquisition expertise to lead this change and help the government buy smarter.”

Federal Military & Civilian Acquisition Professionals

The GSA Federal Acquisition Training Symposium offers acquisition training on GSA tools, products and services tailored to federal acquisition professionals responsible for mission-critical acquisition spending. The 2017 event will include sessions on multiple new government-wide initiatives that are transforming the federal acquisition space, and also create a forum for collaboration between the federal acquisition community and industry. Participation in the training event will be free for all federal attendees.

GSA Industry Partners

Exhibit opportunities are open to all existing GSA industry partners on a first come, first serve basis. Industry partners who do not wish to exhibit, can participate in the training event by paying a registration fee.

More information, including an agenda of planned training sessions,exhibition information, and how to register, may be found at the event website.

Persons having difficulty registering or general questions about this event, may contact the event coordinator at (800) 409-0549 or [email protected].

Information source: U.S. General Services Administration