Two Weeks Remain for Early Bird Registration | Future Force Capabilities Conference and Exhibition


Join Us!
In-person and virtual registration options are available for the first-ever
Future Force Capabilities Conference and Exhibition, scheduled for October 18 – 21, 2021, in Columbus, GA. The Conference will join together the Armaments, Robotics, Munitions, and Global EOD communities. By registering today, you can take advantage of the early bird discount and further maximize your event participation.

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Attend a live-fire demonstration at Fort Benning as government and industry showcase their innovative and advanced technologies and products that will advance the capabilities of the warfighter.
Network across NDIA’s Armaments, Robotics, and Munitions Divisions as well as the Global EOD community.
Create a personalized agenda based on your interests and expertise with keynote speeches, Distribution D technical presentations, Monday’s capabilities briefings, an off-site Monday reception at the National Infantry Museum, and more.


Exhibit & Sponsorship Opportunities

Looking to gain visibility and increase your brand exposure in front of the Armaments, Robotics, Munitions, and EOD communities?

Showcase your products or services by exhibiting. Visit the exhibits website to secure your booth space today!

Sponsorship opportunities are also available! Below you will find a few highlighted opportunities. For a complete list, visit the event webpage. Have something in mind that is not listed? Please reach out to create a customized sponsorship package that best fits your needs.

Networking Breaks | $4,500 per day

Reach attendees with your brand as they break for refreshments while mingling and building connections. Available Tuesday and Wednesday; includes both morning and afternoon breaks.

Mobile App | $6,000

The mobile app gives attendees access to exhibitor listings, product categories, education session information, and more. This sponsorship provides your company visibility before, during, and after the conference.

Digital Retargeting Campaign | $4,500

This campaign allows for your company’s brand to reach 8,000 impressions in under three (3) weeks.

Contact Sarah O’Hanley at for more information on becoming an Exhibitor or Sponsor.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The Future Force Capabilities Conference and Exhibition planning team continues to monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation as the health of our event participants, members, and partners remain our top priority. We are committed to following the guidelines and precautions as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Attendees can expect to see the following at NDIA events:

PROOF OF VACCINATION: All attendees will be required to provide proof of vaccination or proof of negative COVID-19 test within three (3) days of arrival. Details for securely providing documentation will be provided shortly on the event website.
MASKS: Fully vaccinated attendees are encouraged to wear face masks but, in accordance with CDC guidance, may make that choice for themselves. If you are not fully vaccinated, you are required to wear a face mask in public places.
WAIVER: All registrants are required to sign the COVID-19 waiver during the online registration process. Attendees may disclose their vaccination status at the time of signing.
SOCIAL DISTANCING: Additional venue space will be available to allow for attendees to spread out. Timed badge pick-ups will be implemented to reduce crowding at registration.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE: Food and beverage areas will be designed to minimize touch points utilizing individually packaged or attended stations.

For a full list of precautions to expect at the Future Force Conference and Exhibition please visit our event Health and Safety FAQ.

More information about the event will follow, so please continue to visit the event website for updates.

Questions? Contact Meredith Mangas at

October 18 – 21, 2021

Columbus Georgia Convention & Trade Center
801 Front Ave
Columbus, GA 31901

Meredith Mangas
Associate Director, Meetings
(703) 247-9467

National Defense Industrial Association
2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22201

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