Connect with MilitaryByOwner at These Upcoming Events!
MilitaryByOwner has long supported and enjoyed connecting with the military community at various expos and events across the country.
Here are details on some events we'll be attending and exhibiting at this fall in the Washington D.C. and the northern Virginia area. With venues across the services, as well as events geared toward military spouses, we're proud to be a part of each of these gatherings.
If you're in the area for any of these conferences, we hope you'll take time to stop by the MilitaryByOwner booth and say hello!
Air Force Association (AFA) Air, Space, & Cyber Conference
When: This week! September 19-21
Where: Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland
Other information: The Air Force Association’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference is the must-attend event by Airmen each fall. This annual gathering provides attendees with an unrivaled platform to debate and discuss the most pressing trends and topics shaping the defense industry. Attend more than 38 sessions, ranging from workshops to major addresses by DoD and Air Force Leadership, participate in Enlisted Focus Sessions with topics geared toward non-commissioned officers, and network during receptions, meals, and coffee breaks.
Registration is open throughout the event or you can attend the Technology Exposition during certain hours for no charge (registration required). See the AFA website for more information.
Modern Day Marine
When: September 27-28
Where: Lejeune Field, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, VA
Other information: Modern Day Marine has positioned itself as the premier military equipment, systems, services and technology exposition. Special events to note: Wednesday, September 28, Enlisted Awards Parade. This event is open to all interested military and civilians. The Marine Barracks, 8th & I, and the Marine Corps Drum and Bugle Corps are the marching units. Thursday, September 29 is “Family Day.” Children under 16 years of age are welcome if accompanied by a parent.
Uniformed Marines do not need to register for a badge. Retailers, retired Marines, and contracting officials may register at no charge. For more information, visit the Marine Military Expos website.
When: September 28
Where: Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C.
Other information: Sponsored by MilitaryOneClick and USAA, this event is entirely free. Participate in hands-on activities and discussions, as well as network and connect with other military spouses. With a promise of "no lectures or PowerPoint presentations," and "It doesn’t matter if you’re a 'seasoned' spouse, a newbie, or somewhere in between. It doesn’t matter if you’re the most popular person on base or if you haven’t met anyone yet. MilspouseFest2016 is for everyone at every stage of life," MilSpouseFest is a great way to connect with other military spouses in your community.
For more information and free registration, visit MilSpouseFest.
Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting & Exposition
When: October 3-5
Where: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
Other information: The AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition is the largest land warfare exposition and professional development forum in North America. The Annual Meeting consists of informative and relevant presentations, panel discussions on pertinent military and national security subjects, workshops, and important AUSA business meetings.
Registration is free. Certain dinners, luncheons, and other social functions require the purchase of tickets, with tickets available onsite beginning Sept. 30. All registrants at the AUSA Annual Meeting must provide proof of identity by a Government issued photo ID and demonstrate that they have an “identifiable relationship” with the U.S. Army. For registration and meeting information, see the AUSA website.
We hope to see you this fall!
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