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Date: Friday, August 09, 2013
Duration: All Day
Fayetteville Technical Community College
2201 Hull Road
Senator Richard Burr, Senator Kay Hagan, the North Carolina Military Business Center and Fayetteville Technical Community College are pleased to announce the 12th Annual North Carolina Defense and Economic Development Trade Show in Fayetteville, NC on August 9, 2013. Honorary chairs include PDI Defense Security Technology Accelerator (DSTA) and the UNC System.
Event. This event will include a one-day trade show, extensive networking opportunities and government procurement workshops (three tracks) for both prospective and current federal contractors.
Why Attend This Event: At the trade show, you will have the opportunity to build relationships with senior representatives from the Congressional delegation, Department of Defense, other federal agencies and numerous defense contracting firms, including North Carolina small businesses. The event will include a traditional trade show, structured and informal networking opportunities and government procurement workshops for both prospective and current federal contractors.
Examples of companies/agencies who will be participating in the Trade Show include (but not limited to): Milliken & Company, John Deere, General Dynamics ATP, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, BAE Systems, US Air Force, US Marine Corps Installations East, Concurrent Technologies Corporation, Johnson Controls, Northrop Grumman, Department of Veterans Affairs, US Army Special Operations Command, SAS, General Dynamics Information Technology, LORD Corporation, Sierra Nevada Corporation, US Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, Boeing, Belden, Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology, DRASH, SAIC and many more.
Attendee Registration. There is no fee to attend the Defense Trade Show. However; registration is required.
There is no fee to attend the Defense Trade Show. To fill out an exhibitor application, click here. **Please note that not all companies who submit an application will receive an exhibit space. Very limited space is available. Exhibitors who have been selected for an exhibit space will receive notification by Courtney Smedick on an on-going basis until space is completely filled. Should your company not be selected to exhibit this year, please plan to attend as an attendee.