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You are invited to attend the Southwest Defense Contracting Summit, scheduled for April 15 - 16, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. The U.S. Southwest is home to dozens of major U.S. military installations executing billions in new defense contracts annually. 

Joint Base San Antonio is the largest U.S. defense installation in the world and home to more than 200 mission partners, including the 24th Air Force (Air Forces Cyber), Air Force Installation Contracting Agency, Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command, Army Medical Command, Army Intelligence and Security Command, Army Environmental Command, Defense Logistics Agency, DISA, and many other commands. 

Austin, Texas has been selected as the home of the Army's new Futures Command, which will identify and develop new prototypes and technologies, and deliver them to warfighters faster than ever. The Army Futures Command will be fully established in 2019. 

Texas is also home to Fort Hood, Fort Bliss, numerous Air Force bases, and nine Coast Guard stations. Other military installations in the Southwest include Luke AFB in Arizona, home to the largest fighter wing in the U.S.; the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, which supports missile development and test programs; Nellis AFB in Nevada, which supports the testing of all new Air Force weapons and combat system; Davis-Monthan AFB in Arizona, the primary training base for the A-10 ground attack aircraft; Cannon AFB in New Mexico, home of the 27th Special Operations Wing; the Air Combat Command at Holloman AFB in New Mexico; the Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill AFB in Utah; and the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center at Kirtland AFB in New Mexico. 

Register now for the Southwest Defense Contracting Summit. Get the latest information on defense mission priorities; obtain insight into massive new contracting opportunities; and meet key decision-makers.

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
The Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio
420 W. Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 224-6500
Group Rate Cut-Off: March 14, 2019

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.

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