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GSA Federal Acquisition Service to Host Acquisition Training Symposium

Registration and Exhibit Sales Now Open

February 15, 2017

WASHINGTON — The 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.

For more information, including an agenda of planned training sessions,exhibition information, and how to register, please visit the event website.

GSA is here to help! If you have difficulty registering or general questions about this event, please contact our event coordinator at 800-409-0549 or GSAFAS2017@explorepsa.com.

Note: Media representatives wishing to attend and cover the GSA Federal Acquisition Training Symposium must request press registration 30 days prior to the event. Contact cara.battaglini@gsa.gov for more information.

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