Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 1:00 PM EDT
Friday, May 12, 2017 at 4:00 PM EDT

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Naval Station Norfolk 
Vista Point Club and Conference Center Bldg Q88
1754 Massey Hughes Drive
Norfolk, VA 23511

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Defense Leadership Forum 

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You are invited to attend the 2017 Navy Contracting Summit, scheduled for May 11-12, 2017 at Naval Station Norfolk's Vista Point Club and Conference Center in Norfolk, Virginia. This annual national conference is produced by the Defense Leadership Forum. See a summary of last year's Navy Contracting Summit here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2D5xxU6hTuc 

Register Now as an Attendee, VIP Attendee, or Exhibitor and take advantage of the early discount rates. Prices will increase as we are near the event dates. Numerous sponsorship opportunities are available and sometimes more affordable if you are sending more than one attendee. Ask about our weekly discounts. 

To confirm your sponsorship and exhibit space at the summit, email Brooke Rosicka at Parks@Defenseleadership.org
For General Inquiries, email Info@Defenseleadershipforum.org
Visit our website at: Defenseleadershipforum.org 

The 2017 Navy Contracting Summit will provide defense contractors and businesses nationwide with the latest information on: 

  • Navy 2017 and 2018 Budget
  • Naval Sea Systems Command 2017 Mission and Contracting Priorities
  • Naval Air Systems Command 2017 Mission and Contracting Priorities
  • Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command 2017 Mission and Contracting Priorities
  • Naval Facilities Engineering Command 2017 Mission and Contracting Priorities
  • Naval Supply Systems Command 2017 Mission and Contracting Priorities 
  • Marine Corps Systems Command 2017 Mission and Contracting Priorities
  • United States Fleet Forces Command 2017 Mission and Contracting Priorities
  • New Contracting Opportunities for Large Defense Contractors
  • New Contracting Opportunities for Subcontractors
  • Details on specific new military contracts in all areas of procurement, including ships, aircrafts, missiles, ammunition, vehicles, electronics systems, communications systems, information systems, energy, intelligence, cyber defense, military construction, facilities, military family housing, infrastructure modernization, and more.

The Summit will consist of an afternoon Small Business Contracting Strategies Workshop and an afternoon Matchmaking Sessions for Small Business with Prime Contractors on May 11, 2017; Morning and Afternoon General Sessions on May 12. 2017, including contracting presentations from military and federal contracting officials; the latest details on new contracting opportunities; and a networking lunch with exhibitors.

A VIP Reception will be held on May 11, 2017 for all VIP Registrants, Exhibitors, Sponsors, Speakers, and Special Guests from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Summit participants include Members of Congress, Senior Congressional Staff; Military Contracting Officials; and both large and small defense contractors and businesses.

If your company will be sending more than one representative, please consider participating as a Summit Sponsor. Sponsorship packages start at $1,500 with multiple VIP passes. Call (202) 552-0179 for more details and ask about our weekly discount offers!

To register online, please click the "Register" button below or visit the home page of www.Defenseleadershipforum.org to be directed to the Registration Page. 

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

Please note: We are required to submit the list of all attendees to the Base Security Department.

Per CNICINST 5530.14A CH-2, dated 6JUN16;  all non-DoD personnel must be vetted (background check) in order to have unescorted access to the installation. Your SSN and DOB is required by the Regional Processing Center to conduct the background check ahead of the visit.  

The day before or the day of the Summit please proceed to the Pass Office to receive a Visitor's Pass. Have 2 types of IDs with you - Driver's License and Passport.

You may proceed directly to the Main Gate (Visitor Pass is not required) if you are part of the Trusted Travelers program and have one the following types of IDs :

 Active Duty Military Members - CAC ID
Reserve Members - CAC ID
Military Dependents (age 16 or older) - Military ID
Retired Military Members - Military ID (TESLIN Card)
DoD Civil Service Employees - CAC ID