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Join defense contractors nationwide and attend one of the top military contracting events of 2019! You are invited to attend the 2019 Navy Contracting Summit, scheduled for June 3-4, 2019 in Norfolk, Virginia. See a summary of a recent Summit: 2017 Navy Contracting Summit Highlights

In its 6th year, the Summit brings together Members of Congress, Pentagon officials, Naval commands, Navy base officials, contracting officials, contracting experts, and business leaders nationwide. 

The Navy FY19 Budget Request for $194.1 billion represents an increase of $12.6 billion (7 percent) from the FY 2018 budget request (Base and OCO). This includes funding for 10 battle force ships; 120 manned and unmanned aircraft; 335,400 Navy personnel and 186,100 USMC personnel; $3.7 billion for weapons; $2.5 billion for military construction; $18.4 billion for research and development; and much more.

The 2019 Navy Contracting Summit will provide defense contractors and businesses nationwide with the latest information on: 
  • Navy Budgets
  • Navy Innovation Priorities & Contracts
  • Navy Mission Priorities for Weapons, Ships, Facilities, Technology, Energy, and more.
  • Navy and Department of Defense Contracting Priorities
  • New Contracting Opportunities for Prime Defense Contractors
  • New Contracting Opportunities for Defense Subcontractors
  • Details on specific new military contracts in all areas of procurement, including but not limited to: ships, submarines, aircraft, missiles, ammunition, vehicles, R&D, electronics systems, communications systems, information systems, information warfare, cyber defense, facilities, military construction, energy, intelligence, infrastructure modernization, 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; a Networking Lunch with exhibitors; a Small Business Resources Workshop; Matchmaking Sessions with Prime Contractors and Government Agencies; and an invitation-only VIP Reception for VIP Business Attendees, Exhibitors, Sponsors, Speakers, and Special Guests.

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. Call (202) 552-0179 for more details and ask about our weekly discount offers!

Venue & Recommended Lodging
Sheraton Norfolk Waterside
777 Waterside Drive
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
(757) 314-1157
Special Group Rate for Navy Contracting Summit: $93.00 plus tax
Group Rate Cut-Off: May 2, 2019 or until block is full
For reservations call the hotel at (800) 325-3535
Book your group rate for the 2019 Navy Contracting Summit

To register, please click the "Register" button below 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!

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