The Coalition for Government Procurement is the single most effective voice for commercial service and product companies selling in the federal market. For more than 35 years, the Coalition has brought together public and private sector procurement leaders to work towards the mutual goal of common sense acquisition. Members have access to the latest federal compliance and policy information, which serves as the foundation of a successful government business.
Congress has until midnight on Saturday, Jan. 20 to avoid a government shutdown, after buying themselves a little more time back in December with another short-term continuing resolution to keep the government open through Jan. 19. The Coalition has compiled a list of resources on how contractors can prepare in the event that Congress and the White House are unable to agree to funding deal and the government shuts down. Read More >>
On January 11, Coalition President, Roger Waldron appeared on Government Matters TV in order to discuss procurement through e-commerce portals. Government Matters TV is hosted by Francis Rose, and airs Sundays at 10:30 a.m. on ABC7 and weeknights at 8 & 11 p.m. on NewsChannel 8.
GSA hosted a public meeting on Tuesday, January 9, at their Washington, D.C. Headquarters to discuss the e-Commerce pilot. The meeting was conducted as a modified town-hall. Coalition President, Roger Waldron, was one of the guest panelist featured on the final panel of the day. The panel focused on implementation. See the transcript here.
On December 12, Emily Murphy was today sworn in as administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). Administrator Murphy’s nomination received strong bipartisan support and she was confirmed unanimously by the U.S. Senate on December 5, 2017. U.S. Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney swore in Administrator Murphy.
Save The Date:
February 1- Cyber Webinar by Ernst & Young, 12:00pm-1:00pm- Please join the Coalition for Government Procurement as we welcome two presenters from EY, Andrew Artz and Michael Tomaselli. Andrew and Michael will focus on both immediate and ongoing compliance requirements as well as a future outlook on Cybersecurity requirements in Federal contracting. Register Here!
February 14- Member Dialogue with GSA Administrator Emily Murphy, 9:30am-10:30am
March 20-4th Annual Healthcare Forum, McDermott Will & Emory, 7:15am
May 16- 2018 Spring Training Conference, Fairview Park Marriott, 7:30am
August 22- 2018 Joe Caggiano Memorial Golf Tournament @ Whiskey Creek, 9:30am