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2022 Navy Contracting Summit

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June 16-17, 2022

Norfolk, Virginia

In its 8th year, the 2022 Navy Contracting Summit will be held at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel. More than 450 Prime Contractors, Subcontractors, Navy Officials, Contracting Officials, Financing Experts, and Defense Agencies from throughout the country registered to participate in-person and virtually for the 2021 Navy Contracting Summit. To learn more about what to expect from our Defense Contracting Summits, click on the 2021 Navy Contracting Summit video below.

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The 2022 Navy Contracting Summit will provide defense contractors, subcontractors, and small businesses nationwide with the latest information on:

  • Navy 2022 & 2023 Budgets

  • Navy Mission & Priorities for Weapons, Ships, Aircraft, Installations, Technology, Cybersecurity, Energy, Construction, Reconstruction, Military Health & Medicine, and more

  • Transatlantic Mission & Contracting Priorities

  • Navy, USMC, and Department of Defense Contracting Priorities

  • New Contracting Opportunities for Prime Defense Contractors

  • New Contracting Opportunities for Defense Subcontractors, including Shipbuilding

  • OTA's & Other Innovation Acquisition Strategies and Programs

  • New Navy Installation Resiliency Contracts

  • Public and Private Financing Sources

  • Small Business Resources

Take Advantage of Early Registration Rates


Registration Types

Business Attendee: $595 (Regular Rate: $895)
VIP Business Attendee: $765 (Regular Rate $1,065)
- includes the Spirit of Norfolk Dinner Cruise & VIP Reception
Virtual Attendee: $195

Standard Table-Top Exhibit: $1,600 (Regular Rate $2,100)
Large Table-Top Exhibit: $2,300 (Regular Rate $2,600)

Complimentary Registration for Active Duty Military and Government Officials


If you have any questions about our in-person registration and/or virtual registration packages, please email us at Exhibit Packages tend to sell out months in advance and often have a waiting list. Register to secure your spot as an exhibitor today at the early bird rates!


Inquire about discounted multi-event exhibitor and/or sponsorship rates when you register now for the 2022 Air Force Contracting Summit, 2022 Southwest Defense Contracting Summit, and the 2022 Navy Contracting Summit.

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Hybrid Event Information

The 2022 Navy Contracting Summit is designed as a hybrid event for in-person and virtual attendance. Attendees will have the opportunity to view the LIVE Summit on their PC, Laptop, or Mobile Device. All registered attendees will be able to set-up a virtual attendee profile for the Summit which will allow them to:


View the Summit Agenda, View & Download the Speaker Presentations, Ask Questions During Q&A, Participate in Virtual Meetups, and Connect with other in-person and virtual attendees using the application, Whova.


Instructions on accessing the 2022 Navy Contracting Summit in Whova will be sent out to the registered email addresses one week before Day 1 of the Summit. When registering multiple attendees, please use a UNIQUE email address for each attendee as each email is assigned to an individual attendee profile. No two profiles can have the same email.


Access will be available for three months following the Summit!

The Defense Leadership Forum has produced 6 successful Hybrid Summits so far!

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Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel

777 Waterside Drive

Norfolk, Virginia 23510

Phone: (757) 622-6664

Website: Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel

Special Group Rate: $96 (plus tax) prevailing government per diem

**Please note group rates are available three (3) days pre and post, subject to availability. Please make sure to SELECT your check in date and check out date according to your preference. If you have any difficulties with your reservation, please reach out to the hotel directly. Parking is available at the Dominion Tower parking garage for a daily rate of $13.00. Each guest will be required to present a valid credit card upon check-in on which an amount of $50.00 per day pre-authorization can be obtained to cover any charges for the guest’s use of the Hotel’s ancillary services. We look forward to welcoming you to the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel.

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2022 Navy Contracting Guide 


This resource guide will provide you with the latest information on:

  • 2022 Navy Budget

  • 2022 Navy Mission Priorities

  • 2022 Navy Contracting Priorities

  • Mission & Contracting Priorities for Navy Commands, including NAVFAC, NAVSUP, NAVAIR, NAVSEA, MSC, Navy Installations Command

  • Prime Contractor and Subcontractor Opportunities

  • Intel on Specific New Contracting Opportunities

  • Contracting Development Strategies

The price of the 2022 Navy Contracting Guide will be $195

Order yours now for the special price of $95 per copy


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