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October 8-10, 2024

Honolulu, Hawaii

The 2024 Pacific Defense Contracting Summit will provide Defense Contractors, Subcontractors, and Small Businesses nationwide with the latest information on:

  • FY2025 Defense Budget for U.S. Defense in the Indo-Pacific Region

  • U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force, Space Defense, and U.S. Army Mission Requirements and Contracting Priorities in the Indo-Pacific Region

  • Procurement Priorities for Aircraft, Ships, Air Defense Missiles, Radar Systems, Long-Range Firepower, Supply Depots, Testing Ranges, Staging Areas, Cybersecurity and Intelligence-Sharing Centers, Technology, Energy/Fuel Supply, Military Health & Medicine, and more

  • FY2025 Navy Funding for New Battle Force Ships

  • Funding for the Defense of Guam, including Improved Missile Defense Command and Control Capabilities, Radar Capacity, Procurement of Weapons Systems Components, and New Construction

  • New Military Base Construction Contracts

  • New Military Base Energy Contracts

  • OTA's and Other 'Rapid Acquisition' Strategies and Programs

  • Public and Private Financing Sources for Defense Contractors

  • Teaming Arrangements for Primes and Subcontractors

  • Small Business Resources

  • Matchmaking Session with Government Agencies & Prime Contractors

The 2024 Pacific Defense Contracting Summit brings together Congressional Leaders and Staff, Military Commanders, Contracting Officers, Contracting Experts, and Business Leaders nationwide and throughout the Pacific Region.

Take Advantage of the Best

Early Registration Rates!

Registration Types

Business Attendee: Early Rate: $795 | Regular Price: $1195

VIP Business Attendee: Early Rate: $895 | Regular Price: $1295

Virtual Attendee: $195

Standard Table-Top Exhibit Package: Early Rate: $2,100 | Regular Price: $2,600

Large Table-Top Exhibit Package: Not offered for this event

Sponsorship Packages: $1,000 to $17,000 - See Link Below for Pricing

Complimentary Registration for Active-Duty Military and Government Officials

Only 1 Diamond Sponsorship is Available

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If you have any questions regarding our In-Person and/or Virtual Registration, please email us at or visit our website for more details. Exhibit Packages tend to sell out months in advance and often have a waiting list. Register to secure your spot as an exhibitor today!


Inquire about discounted multi-event Exhibitor and/or Sponsorship rates when you register now for the 2024 Air Force Contracting Summit, 2024 Navy Contracting Summit, and 2024 Pacific Defense Contracting Summit.

Contact for additional information.




Event Location & Lodging Details


Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

2552 Kalakaua Avenue

Honolulu, Hawaii 96815

Phone: (808) 922-6611

Website: Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

More information to come. Please check back.



The 2024 Pacific Defense 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, Participate in Discussion Board Topics, Access Photographs Taken at the Summit, and Connect with Other In-Person and Virtual Attendees using the Application, Whova.


Instructions on accessing the 2024 Pacific Defense Contracting Summit in Whova will be sent out to the attendee's registered email address 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 in Whova. The email you use to register will be the email you use to access the Summit in Whova.


Access will be available for three months following the Summit!

The Defense Leadership Forum has produced over 15 Successful Hybrid Events so far!

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