Featured Upcoming Events
Calendar of Events
7/19/2024 7/19/2024 America's Seed Fund : 2024 Road Tour (Great Lakes) America’s Seed Fund Road Tour is a national outreach effort to connect innovators and entrepreneurs to non-dilutive, technology funding opportunities provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, known as “America’s Seed Fund”.

July 19 | Minneapolis, Minnesota  (Host: MNSBIR, Inc)
8/6/2024 8/8/2024 Space & Missile Defense Symposium

Space and IAMD: Keys to Victory in Contested / All Domain Environments

The SMD Symposium is the leading educational, professional development and networking event in the space and missile defense community. The symposium is widely attended by leaders and professionals from the United States and our allies around the world.

Von Braun Center | Huntsville, Alabama
8/7/2024 8/9/2024 Emerging Technologies for Defense

Delivering Global Innovation to the Warfighter at Speed and Scale

Explore the innovations that will shape national security for the next century at NDIA’s flagship Emerging Technologies Conference! Hear directly from technology leaders in government, defense industry, the commercial sector, and academia on cutting edge developments, operational needs, and business opportunities and in critical mission areas. Conference themes include Game Changing Emerging Technologies, Working with Allies and Partners, Counter UAS, C/JADC2, and Contested Logistics. The conference will focus on delivering new capabilities and innovative technologies to the warfighter at speed and scale.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center | Washington, DC 
8/19/2024 8/21/2024 Navy Gold Coast

Leveraging Small Business Capabilities to Seize Opportunities for Strengthening National Security

The event provides exciting and relevant topics delivered by government and industry experts – and boasts insightful panels, workshops and networking events. Of course, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to meet key government and industry contracting personnel through our one-on-one matchmaking sessions – the hallmark of Gold Coast. On the exhibit floor, you will have an opportunity to visit over 200 government agencies and industry organizations, including the ten Navy Systems Commands.

San Diego Convention Center | San Diego, California
8/20/2024 8/22/2024 Fed Supernova


Fed Supernova connects entrepreneurs, government, and industry together to collaborate on dual-use solutions that put commercial technology in the hands of the DoD. This 3-day event accelerates defense innovation by creating a unique, once-a-year opportunity for the entire ecosystem to converge with a shared mission in the hottest innovation hub in the country.

Capital Factory | Austin, Texas 
9/16/2024 9/18/2024 AFA Air, Space & Cyber AFA’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference provides first-class professional military development, facilitates sharing of emerging requirements and technologies, and helps fuel connections that advance the cause of air and space power.

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center | National Harbor, Maryland
9/16/2024 9/16/2024 4th Annual Congressman Morelle and County Executive Bello Defense & Government Forum and Matchmaker This is a great opportunity to bring together the Military and Government contracting and subcontracting ecosystem, to demonstrate the importance of sustaining and growing a diverse supply chain. We are all working together to help small businesses enter and re-enter the Defense and Government Industrial Base.

To highlight the important programs being offered in support of small business through the Department of Defense Office of Small Business Programs, we will have a panel discussion and training components. This event is open to all businesses interested in participating in the government supply chain.

Memorial Art Gallery | Rochester, New York
9/24/2024 9/26/2024 National Cyber Summit National Cyber Summit is the nation’s most innovative cyber security-technology event, offering unique educational, collaborative and workforce development opportunities for industry visionaries and rising leaders. NCS offers more value than similar cyber conferences with diverse focus-areas, premier speakers, and unmatched accessibility. Our core focus is on three things: education, collaboration and innovation.

Von Braun Convention Center | Huntsville, Alabama 
10/7/2024 10/10/2024 2024 AUSA Annual Meeting The Association of the United States Army’s Annual Meeting is the largest land power exposition and professional development forum in North America. Taking place over three days, the Annual Meeting is designed to deliver the Army’s message by highlighting the capabilities of organizations and presenting a wide range of industry products and services. AUSA accomplishes this task throughout the entire event by providing informative and relevant presentations on the State-of-the-Army, panel discussions and seminars on pertinent military and national security subjects, and a variety of valuable networking events available to all that attend.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center | Washington, DC
12/2/2024 12/5/2024 Defense Manufacturing Conference DMC is the nation’s annual forum for enhancing and leveraging the efforts of engineers, managers, technology leaders, scientists, and policy makers across the defense manufacturing industrial base. Leaders and manufacturing subject matter experts from government, industry, and academia exchange information and perspectives on defense manufacturing policies, strategic direction, best practices, funding opportunities, and the latest manufacturing innovations that will benefit our nation’s warfighters.

Austin Convention Center | Austin, Texas