In-Person or Virtual Sponsorship and Exhibit opportunities are available! 

Join us as a sponsor or exhibitor for our in-person defense contracting summits, webinars, and other special virtual events.

Please see the below list of upcoming events and available packages.

For more information email Marketing@defenseleadershipforum.org or call (202)552-0179.


Featuring In-Person & Virtual Attendee, Sponsorship, and Exhibit Options

MILCON Contracting Summit

October 18-19, 2020

Tysons Corner, VA

West Coast Defense Contracting Summit

December 16-17, 2020

San Diego, CA

Air Force Contracting Summit

February 8-9, 2021

Destin-Miramar Beach, FL

Southwest Defense Contracting Summit

April 6-7, 2021

San Antonio, TX

Navy Contracting Summit

June 24-25, 2021

Norfolk, VA

Multi-Event Sponsorship & Exhibit

discounts are available


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Manual Registration Forms

Download the forms by clicking here.

Complete and return forms to your DLF POC or send to marketing@defenseleadershipforum.org




Sponsorship Packages include benefits such as VIP Attendee Passes with access to the 2-Hour networking reception, speaking opportunities, advertisement space in the event booklet, an invitation to host a Matchmaking Session table, an invitation to participate in the invitation-only Leadership Roundtable Discussion, and more! Click the 'Sponsorship & Exhibit' button for details on all sponsorship levels and package benefits.


Exhibitor Areas vary per event and may include inside the General Session room, pre-function and registration areas, or a separate Exhibit Hall. No carpeting or pipe & drape needed. This includes table-top exhibit space only.  A table and chairs will be provided. Standard Exhibit includes space up to 8ft wide for approved display items. Large Exhibit includes space up to 10ft wide for approved display items. The use of Pop-Up Banners and Backdrops must be cleared with the event staff prior to registration.  Electrical service and other ancillary items such as internet connections are not included in exhibit registration. Complete details will be provided to registered participants prior to the event.


Details coming soon!

"Based on the Roundtable discussion, for the first time, real issues and challenges were brought to the table and discussed and actual solutions from Capt Owen was given. I attend many conferences and that was huge."  

2017 West Coast Small Business Defense Contracting Summit Attendee



Defense Leadership Roundtable 

The Defense Leadership Roundtable is an invitation-only focus group discussion (no formal presentations, no audience) with Summit speakers and other special guests. Real issues and challenges will be discussed with military, government, congressional, and industry leaders while generating possible solutions in real-time. Summit attendees can submit questions on topics related to DoD Acquisition/Procurement/Contracting in advance. A brief summary of the discussion will be provided to all Summit attendees by the Summit Moderator at the beginning of the afternoon General Session. 

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, marketing@defenseleadershipforum.org

*Matchmaking Sessions are featured at 2-Day events only

Discount Offers:

Early Rates are available on Exhibit Packages (varies per event). Multi-Event Discounts are available on Sponsorship and Exhibit Packages. Other discounts may be available on Top Sponsorship Packages. Inquire for current discounts. Contact us via email at marketing@defenseleadershipforum.org for more information and indicate which events you are interested in. Discounts valid toward new registrations only. 

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