A Network of Plan Experts
The National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators, Inc. (NAGDCA) is the premier provider of education, information, training, and networking opportunities that support plan sponsors and service providers of government-sponsored defined contribution retirement plans. Major events including our annual conference, Industry Roundtable, and National Retirement Security Week help to create successful retirement security outcomes for plan participants across the country.
Comprehensive data and insightful analysis are at the heart of good decision making. NAGDCA’s Data Center gives our members access to information available nowhere else.
NAGDCA’s robust and experienced government membership includes plan sponsors from all around the country representing all sizes of municipality from small towns to state-level agencies. Our industry members are among the very best in the private sector and can offer expertise in plan service and management options. We offer several tools to our plan sponsor and industry members including an open forum, best practices, and comparative tools.
NAGDCA is the only organization in the country that tailors its content and services specifically to your needs as a public sector defined contribution plan sponsor. NAGDCA delivers cutting-edge data, research, and best practices to help make sponsors of 457, 403(b), 401(a) or 401(k) plans be more effective in your role, and deliver better outcomes to your participants. We also help sponsors make personal connections with the brightest minds in the industry, and represent your interests regarding public sector retirement legislation and regulation at the federal level.
For our corporate partners, NAGDCA offers the unique opportunity to share your expertise and make connections across the public sector retirement industry. NAGDCA is the only organization that brings together public plan sponsors and private sector experts to share ideas and create innovative new solutions to help public sector employees achieve a secure retirement. Whether you participate in our marquee annual conference, share your thoughts at our Industry Roundtable, or answer questions in our online member forums, NAGDCA offers you the ability to make an outsized impact in your field.
Use our interactive map to explore our robust membership. See a list of all the plans that are represented through our membership network, specific to each state!
Plan Sponsor Tools
The NAGDCA Annual Conference is the premier government defined contribution event in the nation. Representatives from all levels of state and local government, and our industry partners, gather each year to learn about all aspects of government defined contribution plans – from federal legislation to best practices to new research and trends.
The NAGDCA Industry Roundtable offers our corporate partners the unique opportunity to meet with their peers to share cutting-edge knowledge and best practices in public sector defined contribution retirement plans. Each session is designed to engage industry members with leaders from business, politics, and government to offer key insights into the constantly changing world of public sector retirement.
National Retirement Security Week
National Retirement Security Week (NRSW) is a week reserved to educate workers about the importance of saving for retirement and how saving for retirement is key to financial health and security during retirement years. NRSW is also meant to increase awareness of the various options in saving for retirement and is designed for plan sponsors to see an increase in retirement plan participation.
NAGDCA employs a full-time government affairs director to advocate for your interests in federal legislative and regulatory matters. In the past year, he has successfully lobbied Congress to prevent harmful provisions from being included in the federal tax reform bill, and met with key staff on both the House and Senate Finance Committees to lobby for the inclusion of NAGDCA’s Legislative Priorities in future laws.
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