United States Leadership Forum

Air Force Contracting Summit


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You are invited to attend the 2015 Air Force Contracting Summit, scheduled for January 12 – 13, 2015 in Mary Esther, Florida at USAF Hurlburt Field, near both Eglin AFB and Tyndall AFB.  This national conference is produced by the Defense Leadership Forum. The U.S. Air Force and U.S. Special Operations are leading the way in our fight against ISIS. And providing America’s businesses with defense contracting opportunities is a major priority of the Defense Department, resulting in thousands of jobs throughout the U.S. The 2015 Air Force Contracting Summit will provide defense contractors and businesses nationwide with the latest information on:

  • Air Force 2015 Budget
  • Air Force Materiel Command 2015 priorities
  • Air Force Contracting Command 2015 priorities
  • Eglin AFB mission priorities
  • Tyndall AFB mission priorities
  • Air Force Special Operations Command priorities
  • New Contracting Opportunities for Large Defense Contractors
  • New Contracting Opportunities for Subcontractors
  • Details on specific new military contracts in all areas of procurement

The Summit will consist of morning and afternoon general sessions on January 13, 2015, including contracting presentations from senior military contracting officials; the latest details on new contracting opportunities; and a networking lunch with exhibitors. A special Air Force contracting workshop will be held from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. on January 12.  A VIP Reception will be held on January 12 for all VIP Registrants, Exhibitors, Sponsors, Speakers, and Special Guests from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Summit participants include Members of Congress; Senior Congressional Staff; Military Contracting Officials; and both large and small defense contractors and businesses. The recent defense conferences of the Defense Leadership Forum include the:

  • Army Small Business Contracting Summit in Arlington, VA on November 25, 2014
  • Navy Small Business Contracting Summit in Jacksonville, FL on October 28, 2014
  • National Small Business Defense Contracting Summit in Panama City, FL on August 25, 2014
  • Navy Contracting Summit in Virginia Beach, VA on May 20-21, 2014
  • Air Force Contracting Summit in Dayton, OH on March 25-26, 2014
  • Army Contracting Summit in Huntsville, AL on December 16-17, 2013

If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the Air Force Contracting Summit, please contact Brett Bearty at BrettBearty@defenseleadership.org for more information. To register online and take advantage of the early registration discount, please visit the home page of www.Defenseleadership.org to be directed to the Registration Page. We look forward to seeing you at the Air Force Contracting Summit on January 12 – 13, 2015.