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You are invited to attend the 2020 Navy Contracting Summit, one of the top military contracting events of 2020. In its 7th year, the Summit brings together Members of Congress, Pentagon Officials, Naval Base Commanders, Contracting Officers, Contracting Experts, and Business Leaders nationwide. More than 400 prime contractors, subcontractors, military officials, contracting officials, financing experts, and defense agencies from throughout the country registered for the 2019 Navy Contracting Summit in Norfolk, Virginia.

Who Attended the 2019 Summit: Top Navy Commands, Top USMC Commands, USACE, GSA, Bank of America. Huntington Ingalls, Bechtel, T-Mobile, Doosan-Bobcat, Mahorsky Group, BakerHostetler, Lignum-Vitae, BAE Systems, Leidos, Swift Engineering, AECOM, Axway, Siemens, KBR, Elbit Systems, Chenega, Cisco, Motorola, Parsons, Jacobs, Booz Allen Hamilton, Dyncorp International, HP, Grant Thornton, Ernst & Young, Michael Baker Global Services, West-Mark, IPsoft, Bellingham Marine Industries, ISHPI, National Office Furniture, Virginia Energy and Lighting, and many more!

About The Summit

The 2020 Navy Contracting Summit will provide defense contractors and businesses nationwide with the latest information on:

  • 2020 and 2021 Navy Budgets
  • Navy & USMC Mission Priorities & Contracts
  • New USACE Norfolk District Mission Priorities & Contracts
  • Navy Mission Priorities for Weapons, Ships, Facilities, Technology, Energy, and more.
  • New Contracting Opportunities for Prime Defense Contractors & Defense Subcontractors
  • Teaming Arrangements
  • Details on specific new military contracts in important areas of procurement.

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 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.

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 area. Matchmaking session sign-up is first come, first serve. Meetings are not scheduled in advance due to no-shows, last minute changes, etc. Inquire about hosting opportunities via email, Lindsey.Farmer@Usdlf.org 


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Sheraton Norfolk Waterside
777 Waterside Drive

Norfolk, Virginia 32550
1 (757) 314-1157
Special Rate Details: $96 USD
Last Day to Book: June 5, 2020
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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 Opportunitiesemail marketing@defenseleadershipforum.org or call (202) 552-0179. Select discounts may be available on Sponsorship Packages valid towards new registrations only. Contact us today!

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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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