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2021 Air Force Contracting Summit

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Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa

4000 Sandestin Boulevard South

Destin-Miramar Beach, FL 32550

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You are invited to attend the 2021 Air Force Contracting Summit, scheduled for February 8-9, 2021 in Destin-Miramar Beach, Florida.

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You are invited to attend the 2021 Air Force Contracting Summit, one of the top military contracting events of 2021. In its 8th year, the Summit brings together Members of Congress, Pentagon Officials, Air Force Base Commanders, Contracting Officers, Contracting Experts, and Business Leaders nationwide. More than 650 prime contractors, subcontractors, military officials, contracting officials, financing experts, and defense agencies from throughout the country registered for the 2020 Air Force Contracting Summit in Florida.

View the Previous Year's 2020 Summit Agenda here: Event Agenda

View the Video Summary of the 2020 Summit here: Highlights

The 2021 Air Force Contracting Summit will provide defense contractors, subcontractors, and small businesses nationwide with the latest information on:

  • Air Force 2021 and 2022 Budgets
  • New Pentagon and Air Force Systems and Strategies to Respond to Cyber Attacks
  • Details on Space Defense and Space Force
  • OTA's & other Innovative Acquisition Strategies & Programs
  • New Air Force MILCON Contracts, including Tyndall AFB Reconstruction
  • New Air Force Installation Resiliency Contracts
  • Air Force and Department of Defense Contracting Priorities
  • Air Force Mission Priorities for Aircraft, Weapons, Facilities, Technology, Energy, and more
  • Public and Private Financing Sources
  • New Contracting Opportunities for Prime Defense Contractors
  • New Contracting Opportunities and Teaming Arrangements for Defense Subcontractors
  • Details on specific new military contracts in all areas of procurement, including but not limited to: facilities & infrastructure modernization, aircraft, missiles & ammunition, vehicles, information & communications systems, cybersecurity & information warfare, innovative defense technologies, R&D, energy, space defense, and much more.

This 2-Day Summit will consist of General Session Presentations; Contracting Presentations from Senior Military Contracting Officials and Contracting Experts; the latest details on new Contracting Opportunities; the Defense Leadership Roundtable; a Networking Lunch with Exhibitors; a Small Business Resources Session; Matchmaking Sessions with Prime Contractors and Government Agencies; and an invitation-only VIP Reception for VIP Business Attendees, Exhibitors, Sponsors, Speakers, and Special Guests. The Summit will also provide an excellent opportunity for companies to explore teaming arrangements and there will be plenty of networking opportunities.

Matchmaking Sessions: The Matchmaking Session is an opportunity to participate in one-on-one meetings with representatives from various government agencies, contracting services, and prime contractors with the purpose to facilitate targeted information exchange and match needs with resources and solutions. A list of matchmaking table hosts will be provided prior to each event via email to only registered attendees. Session sign-up is available ON-SITE only at each Summit near the registration table. Matchmaking Session sign-up is first-come first-served. Meetings are not scheduled in advance due to no-shows, last minute changes, etc. Inquire about hosting opportunities via email, Lindsey.Farmer@usdlf.org.

Please note that your credit card payment is being processed by Ultimate Events, LLC, the events management firm for the Defense Leadership Forum.

If your company will be sending more than one representative, please consider participating as a Summit Sponsor. Sponsorship packages start at $1,495 with multiple VIP Passes. For more details on Sponsorship & Exhibiting Opportunities, please visit our website at www.usdlf.org. Select discounts may be available on Sponsorship Packages valid towards new registrations. 

To register, please click the "Register" button above or contact us at our Marketing and Sales Department at marketing@defenseleadershipforum.org for a manual registration form. If you have any additional questions, please call our customer service center at (202) 552-0179 or email us at info@defenseleadershipforum.org.

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!

Defense Leadership Forum

www.usdlf.org

Event Lodging:

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa

4000 Sandestin Boulevard South

Destin-Miramar Beach, Florida 32550

Phone: (850) 267-9500

Special Rate Details: $100 USD/Night

Special Rate Link: Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa

Website: www.hiltonsandestinbeach.com

The 2020 MILCON Contracting Summit is designed as a hybrid event for in-person and virtual attendance. Downloading the event app and setting up your attendee profile will allow you to view the summit agenda, view speaker presentations, participate in Q&A, polls, and individually connect with other in-person and virtual attendees/exhibitors/sponsors - during the live event and for 3 months following the Summit.

Opting for Virtual Attendance: We welcome you and look forward to exploring and experiencing together the new virtual ways of doing business:

VIRTUAL EXHIBIT: $395 Early-Rate ($495 Full Price)

Benefits Include: Your company or organization’s space in the Virtual Exhibitor Hub, which can feature a Promotional Video, Overview of Products and Services, Capabilities Statement, and Contact Information. This space lasts for 3 months after the Summit concludes. Online live access to all speaker presentations during the Summit. Access to all Presentation Slides. Ability to set up a personal attendee profile via the event application and connect & set up virtual meetings or chat with both in-person and virtual attendees. Opportunity to send questions for speakers in advance of the Summit. Access to all Summit presentations, materials, and attendee profiles for 3 months after the Summit concludes. Access to the event app helpdesk support.

VIRTUAL SPONSORSHIP: $1,795 Early-Rate ($1,995 Full Price)

Benefits Include: Your company or organization’s logo banner in the event app to be seen by both virtual and in-person Summit attendees during the Summit and for 3 months after the event. Three months of promotional exposure. Pre-recorded promotional video to be shown in the Summit Virtual Waiting Room prior to the beginning of the Summit. Your company or organization’s logo on in-person Summit slides. Online live access to all speaker presentations during the Summit. Recognition from the in-Person Summit Moderator during the General Session. Your company/organization’s space in a virtual Exhibitor Hub, which can feature a promotional video, overview of products and services, capabilities statement, and contact information. Ability to invite attendees to an online demo of your products/services. Recognition on Defense Leadership Forum Social Media with a link to your website. Access to all Presentation slides. Ability to set up a personal attendee profile via the event app and connect and set up virtual meetings or chat with both in-person and virtual attendees. Opportunity to send questions for speakers in advance of the Summit. Access to all Summit presentations, materials, and attendee profiles for 3 months after the Summit concludes. Access to the event app helpdesk support.

VIRTUAL ATTENDEE: $195 Early-Rate ($295 Full Price)

Benefits Include: Online Live Access to all Speaker Presentations during the Summit and Access to All Presentation Slides. Ability to set up a Personal Attendee Profile via the Event App and Connect and set up Virtual Meetings or Chat with both In-Person and Virtual Attendee. Opportunity to Send Questions for Speakers in Advance of the Summit. Access to all Summit Presentations, Materials, and Attendee Profiles for 3 Months after the Summit Concludes. Access to the event app helpdesk support.

VIRTUAL POLICIES & PROCEDURES:

  • Download and test the event app and set up your networking profile 2 days prior to the first event day and enjoy the flexibility of accessing all Summit information and attendee, exhibitor, and sponsor profiles. Make business connections from the comfort of your home/office.
  • Be advised that any socially and professionally inappropriate comments in the Q&A or Community Connect sections will be immediately removed by the DLF event team.
  • Be patient and understanding in case any technical glitches occur.
  • Actively participate in Q&A’s and polls.
  • Actively utilize the app’s connectivity feature to request and set up virtual appointments with other attendees.
  • Access to all presentations and attendee profiles will be available for viewing for the 3 months following the Summit.
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