ALEXANDRIA, VA (December 13, 2017) – NTP Events, the leader in the face-to-face events industry, announces that the Air Force Association (AFA) concluded a record-breaking three-day run of its annual Air, Space & Cyber Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. This landmark industry event brought together more than 9,000 military, defense and aerospace professionals and more than 130 exhibitors, encompassing 55,400 net sq. ft. of sold exhibit space – selling out the exhibit hall for a second consecutive year.
Known as the nation’s premier event for defense and aerospace professionals, AFA’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference unites thousands of professionals who plan, design, operate, maintain and manage military technology and infrastructure. This leading industry event set record numbers in attendance for 2017, attracting 9,066 total registrants, a 24 percent increase from 2016. NTP Events facilitates and manages the operations and exhibit sales for the event.
“During a record-breaking show in 2017, NTP Events achieved a 100 percent resign of sold exhibit space in advance of next year’s event,” said Christopher Harar, President, NTP Events. “The early commitment from so many industry manufacturers and suppliers demonstrates trust in the AFA and its ability to deliver qualified buyers from every segment of the industry. We are proud to serve not only the AFA, but also our country through these events.”
AFA’s 2018 Air, Space & Cyber Conference will be held September 17-19, 2018 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. For more information about the event, visit www.afa.org/airspacecyber. The AFA recently extended its agreement with NTP Events to also manage its Air Warfare Symposium through 2019. For more information about the event, visit www.afa.org/airwarfare.
About NTP Events
For more than 40 years, NTP Events has produced trade shows, meetings and conventions that build communities and create powerful connections throughout the world. Leveraging a legacy of success in sales, marketing and event management, NTP Events innovates every step of the process from the latest show technologies and grassroots marketing efforts to customized exhibit packages and interactive program elements. Our team takes pride in exceeding expectations by initiating and optimizing new solutions that work. www.ntpevents.com
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