|Offering government buyers greater access to high quality maritime training|
SAN BRUNO, CA, MAY 27, 2015 — Technical Communities, Inc., the company that technical organizations rely on for proven contracting, marketing, and sales solutions, today announced a new government services partnership agreement with Elkins Holdings, LLC, a trusted provider of technical training, licensing and certification to international organizations, national administrations and nongovernmental organizations, individuals and businesses primarily in the maritime and aviation industry throughout the world.
The agreement authorizes Technical Communities to offer training from Elkins Holdings at General Services Administration’s (GSA) Information Technology Schedule Contract pricing under GS-35F-0311R and under GSA Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) managed by Technical Communities. Technical Communities will provide order processing and sales and marketing support through the GSA’s e-commerce web site, gsaadvantage.gov, and the company’s online marketplaces, gsamart.com and testmart.com.
Top training from Elkins Holdings include USCG STCW Basic Safety Training, USCG STCW Medical First Aid Provider, Gobal Maritime Distress and Safety System Radio / Operator by Elkins Marine Training International, the marine division of Elkins Holdings.
Élkins Training Company (ETC), a national Commercial Operator License Examination Manager (COLEM) for the FCC, conducts training courses such as the FCC General Radiotelephone Operator License with Radar Endorsement. ETC also provides top electronics, fiber optics and wireless system training classes for maritime academies, unions and Fortune 500 aviation and maritime companies.
About Technical Communities
Technical Communities, Inc. (TCI) is the holding company that operates two businesses that help technology companies market and sell. TCI’s leading reseller and distribution practice focuses on sales development and government contracting inside the Public Sector. TCI currently holds four General Services Administration (GSA) Schedules, multiple Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts and Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs). The company owns and operates online marketplaces and content sites such as www.gsamart.com, www.testmart.com, and www.traintestcert.com. TCI also operates full service advertising agency services including lead generation, brand awareness, and market research programs. The services are uniquely built from TCI’s 15 years of B2B and B2G selling and marketing experience and its unique assets of transactional, proprietary database of 2+ million prospects. For more information, visit www.technicalcommunities.com.