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Membership Requirements

G.O.C.A. has two types of memberships:

Regular Members –

  • Are prime contractors engaged in manufacturing or providing services (other than offset services)
  • Are subcontractors who supply components or services (other than offset services)
  • Have incurred or anticipate incurring an offset or countertrade obligation as a condition of sale either direct from a customer or through a flow-down subcontract from a prime contractor and such offset or countertrade obligation is imposed by a country other than that where the contractor or subcontractor is based

Associate Members –

  • Are individuals or business entities who do not meet the criteria for Regular Membership
  • Are engaged, anticipate engaging, or may benefit in the business of offset or countertrade

GOCA offers the following services and benefits to its members:

  • Networking at conferences with global government representatives, major multinationals corporations, and service providers involved with offset and countertrade business
  • Training seminars on both fundamental and advanced aspects of the offset and countertrade business
  • Reduced conference fees and access to presentations from past conferences
  • Use of a specialized and secure web based tool for collaboration called “the Offset Matrix
  • Access to and discounts on the newly implemented global Career Center


  • Held semi-annually in the spring and fall
  • Global Industrial Cooperation Conference (GICC) held every two years
  • Regional conferences produced globally upon Government/Industry special requests and with Executive Committee approvals

Annual dues are $450 per year for either Regular or Associate Membership.

Upcoming Conferences

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GOCA Fall 2017 Conference
October 29 - November 1, 2017
Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne
Key Biscayne, Florida, USA

Register for Key Biscayne here.

Global Industrial Cooperation Conference
GICC Spring 2018
April 15 - 18, 2018
L'Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe
Paris, France


Offset Matrix

GOCA is pleased to announce the launch of its Web-based offset matrix for its members. This can be a very useful tool to allow members (and ultimately non-members) to connect with other parties interested in offset in the same country.

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Job Openings

CLICK HERE to learn more about our Career Center.

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