2011

Beacon in finals for Government Contractor Awards (11/1/2011)- Beacon Associates is a finalist for the 9th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards.  Winners will be announced live at an evening gala on November 1, 2011 held at the Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner. For more details click on the link below  
Beacon is a Gold Sponsor at SMART Proc 2011 (10/21/2011)- Beacon is a Gold Sponsor and exhibitor for the 10th annual SMART Proc 2011 procurement conference.  This expo will bring together 51 exhibiting companies, representing 30 industries, along with leaders from 35 Federal agencies, and over 900 professionals from 12 states.  
ASBDC Annual Conference (9/6/2011)- Heather Charest is leading a training session on “Competencies that Count” at the America’s Small Business Development Center Annual Conference.  The conference is being held in San Diego, CA from September 6-9th.
SHRM Annual Conference Speaker (6/25/2011)- Speaker: Mason Holloway (Division Director, Beacon Performance Group) Abstract Title: #702 step Out of the Ivory Tower: The Right Way to Develop a Strategic Plan Too often, organizations take the ivory tower approach to strategy: a group of talented and well-intentioned individuals closet themselves in a working session and emerge like prophets with the awaited... View Article
Beacon is Exhibiting at the APG Showcase (6/22/2011)- Location: Amoss Center, Harford Technical High School, 200 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, Maryland 21015 Beacon is a proud exhibitor June 22 and June 23, 2011 at the Showcase of Aberdeen Proving Ground.  We cordially invite you to stop by our exhibit!
Beacon Makes List of Top 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Led Companies (6/3/2011)- Bel Air, MD – June 3, 2011 – Beacon has been named one of the Top 50 fastest growing women-owned companies in North America. Beacon is an award winning management and consulting company headquartered in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area. Hundreds of women-owned companies in the US and Canada were evaluated for this award which was... View Article
Beacon Speakers at ASTD Conference (5/22/2011)- Speakers: Mason Holloway (Division Director, Beacon Performance Group) and Heather Christensen (Senior Consultant, Beacon Performance Group) Abstract Title: SU118: University to Useful: Transitioning Performers from Classroom to Performance The pressure is greater than ever for organizations to quickly leverage their most critical assets — their people.  In organizations where the technical nature of the work... View Article
Beacon’s Human Resources Director and Senior Recruiter Interviewed by The Baltimore Sun on the topic of Maryland’s Employment (5/20/2011)- Maryland gains nearly 12,000 jobs in April after string of dour months Unemployment rate dips to 6.8 percent from March’s 6.9 percent By Jamie Smith Hopkins and Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun 7:37 PM EDT, May 20, 2011 Maryland employers added more jobs in April than they had in a year, but it’s too early... View Article
Beacon Launches Elite Teaming Program (5/9/2011)- Beacon Associates, an award winning management and consulting company headquartered in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area, is launching a partners program to share their secrets to success with elite small businesses and to identify strong small businesses for partnerships. Beacon senior management will lead the Strategic Teaming for Accelerated Results (STAR) Program, which will offer guidance... View Article
Beacon’s COO Accepted into ACT-IAC Program (4/27/2011)- Beacon Associates touts itself as a “company of leaders,” and they’ve recently shown that their staff are leaders among leaders. Two of Beacon’s employees have been accepted into two of the American Council for Technology Industry Advisory Council’s (ACT-IAC’s) prestigious leadership programs. Ann Marie Bryant, Beacon’s Chief Operating Officer, was accepted into the 2011 ACT-IAC... View Article