Held every October, the AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition is the largest land power exposition and professional development forum in North America. This event consists of informative and relevant presentations, panel discussions on pertinent military and national security subjects, workshops and important AUSA business meetings.

There will be dozens of professional development events, seminars and presentations during this event including:

  • AUSA Institute of Land Warfare (ILW) Contemporary Military Forums
  • AUSA Military Family Forums
  • Sergeant Major of the Army NCO and Soldier Forum
  • Small Business Forum
  • Warrant Officer Professional Development Seminar
  • Army National Guard Seminar
  • Chief, Army Reserve Seminar
  • Pre-Retirement/Survivor Benefit Plan Briefing
  • Numerous International Networking events
  • Department of the Army Civilian Professional Development Seminar


  • Over 26,000 attendees from around the world
  • 600 displays in five halls located on both levels of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center
  • Over 250,000 net square feet of display space
  • Ten international pavilions: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Korea, Poland, Switzerland and the United Kingdom
  • New AUSA Homeland Security Pavilion
  • Small Business Pavilion
  • Veterans Career Hiring Pavilion organized by the American Freedom Foundation
  • Army Display with multiple messages set up by TRADOC
  • Army Warriors Corner – Included presentations from senior personnel supporting key Army Themes
  • Army Acquisition Rally Point – Occupied by ASA(ALT) personnel for meetings/visits and outreach.
  • Installations, Energy & Environment (IEE) Rally Point


“Being entrenched in the military trade show business for more than 20 years, I can honestly say the AUSA Annual Meeting is by far the most impressive and impactful event Veterans United Home Loans participates in each year. Our brand exposure and opportunities to connect with tens of thousands of our potential clientele is immeasurable. The quality of this event is unmatched, which is why we look forward to AUSA each year.”

Pam Swan, Director of Military Relations/Business Development, Veterans United Home Loans

“The AUSA Annual Meeting is of the utmost-importance to the vitality of the modern Army. Vision Technologies Systems values this opportunity to meet with customers and showcase products to the people who use them, the American Soldier. The AUSA Annual Meeting is truly a world-class event.”

General John. G. Coburn, USA Ret., Chairman and CEO, Vision Technologies Systems, Inc.

Key Information about AUSA’s Annual Meeting

  • Over 600 Army & Industry exhibitors occupying more than 250,000 net square feet of exhibit space
  • Attendees in recent years have included the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Secretary of Defense, the Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Army, and Director of the FBI
  • Professional development forums are held throughout the three days for soldiers, NCOs, officers, Army family members, and industry executives