Cancellation Policy: Refunds are only given if requested no later than 72 hours before scheduled class time.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

NCMA Tysons Nachos and Networking

May 19 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The National Contract Management Association (NCMA) Tysons Chapter is partnering with Defense Entrepreneurs Forum (DEF) DC Agora to bring together young professionals from all interest areas and mentors in the GovCon space to encourage careers and connection to the GovCon community. We are hosting an amazing panel from government, academia, and industry to discuss career opportunities and contracting hot topics. The purpose of this event is to do outreach to a broader audience, showcase more professional organizations in the DMV area, and provide mentorship opportunities for those entering the market.


• 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM – Registration / Grab your Nachos

• 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM – Keynote Speaker and Q&A (potential for hybrid)

• 6:15 PM – 7:00 PM – Panel and Q&A (potential for hybrid)

• 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Mingle & Network


• Keynote Speaker: Brigadier General Christine A. Beeler (Commanding General of the US Army Contracting Command)

• Panelists:

o Moderator: Akinwande Oshodi – President, The Avery Group, LLC

o Jamaal “Jay” Sampson – Account Director, Federal Sales (Defense & Intelligence, WeWork)

o Trish Martinelli – Regional Director, At Large, National Security Innovation Network (NSIN)

o Alissa Bookwalter – Chief of Staff, ADCP, Kessel Run

o Adam McNair – President & COO, Highlight Technologies

Cost for Event: Free for members and non-members.

Guest Policy: Speakers & Attendees can bring guests


Link to Eventbrite for more information to register:


Nachos and Networking Eventbrite Link


May 19
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
View Event Website


200 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
+ Google Map