March 7 | MGM National Harbor | Oxon Hill, MD

Centre’s flagship event, Annual Review: Hot Issues in Federal Contracting, provides everything you need to know to stay current in the ever-changing field of government contracts. This one-day event serves as a refresher on the developments in contracting over the past year and as an opportunity to network with your peers. Our agenda hosts a series of distinguished speakers and panelists, both from government and industry, covering vital topics to help prepare you for business growth in 2019.

Targeted, interest-specific breakout sessions will fill the afternoon with topics covering GSA and VA Schedule updates, Trends in Bid Protests, Legal Compliance Issues, FAR Updates, and more.


Alan Thomas – Commissioner for the U.S. General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service

(see bio)



2019 Agenda Includes:

  • Afternoon breakout sessions on specific subjects
  • New speakers, more discussions
  • Cocktail Reception at the conclusion of the event for more networking


  • Fearless Forecasts for 2019
  • Legal Compliance
  • Bid Protests and FAR Updates
  • GSA and VA Schedule Updates
  • Small Business Issues
  • Cybersecurity
  • Federal Market Intelligence
  • More will be added!

Who Should Attend:

  • Contract Managers and Administrators
  • Government Procurement Professionals and Ordering Officers
  • Corporate and Private Counsel
  • Executives of Large and Small Businesses

What’s Included:

  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Light refreshments
  • Course materials
  • Cocktail Reception

2019 Sponsors:

Abbtech Unanet-Logo Sandy-Spring-Bank-Logo Acquisition-Workforce-Inc-Logo



About the MGM

The Destination: MGM National Habor

The MGM National Harbor is a luxury resort, retail, dining, entertainment and gaming experience just minutes from Washington D.C on the banks of the Potomac River. MGM National Harbor includes a 23-story hotel with 308 rooms, 135,000 square feet in gaming space, retail space, a spa, seven restaurants, a 3,000-seat theater with seven VIP suites, 27,000 square feet of meeting and event space, and a parking garage for 4,800 cars.

The resort’s public spaces feature a permanent collection of art inspired by the Washington metropolitan area and developed in collaboration with Prince George’s County Arts and Humanities Council, Atlantic Arts, and RareCulture. Artists, sculptors, and photographers featured in the collection include Alice Aycock, Charles Hinman, Chul Hyun Ahn, John Safer, Liao Yibai, Margaret Boozer, Martha Jackson Jarvis, Sam Gilliam, and Terry O’Neill. The west entrance to the facility features a 25 foot by 15-foot iron archway composed of “found objects” such as farming tools, children’s toys, wheels and axes designed by Bob Dylan. 

Hotel Reservations

The hotel has reserved a limited number of rooms for our group. The special group rate is $259 per night.  Rates do not include a daily Resort Fee of $23.59, plus the current tax of 6%.

Hotel reservations can be made in two ways:

By Phone:  Make your reservation directly through the MGM National Harbor’s Reservation Office by calling 844.646.6847, and identifying yourself as an attendee of Centre Law & Consulting’s Annual Review meeting.

On-line:  You can make your reservation online by using the link provided to be directed to the MGM National Harbors passkey site, specifically for Centre Law & Consulting attendees.

See Room Rates Here MGM National Harbor Room Rates  

Sponsorship Opportunities

Download the 2019 Sponsorship Packet.

Group Discount

Register with a group of three or more, and receive 10% off!



Book now!

Price: $695
Course Number: FC09