Registration will open in early February. 

PLEASE NOTE: No personal firearms or ammunition will be permitted at 2018 SOFIC. The only firearms allowed in the Convention Center during the event must belong to Law Enforcement Officers or be on display by exhibitors whose firing pins have been removed and have been inspected.  All bags are subject to random search. 

Conference registration includes:

  • Sessions Monday - Thursday
  • Breakfasts
  • Access to the Exhibit Hall
  • Tuesday Reception in the Exhibit Hall
  • Must purchase Wednesday Offsite Reception ticket separately

*Senior Industry Executive Forums: Large Companies & Small Business
Space is limited to the forums and advanced registration is required. Neither onsite registrations or substitutions will be accepted. Participation is on a first come, first served basis and limited to two Executive members from each company who carry the title of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Operating Officer (COO), or President, space permitting. All registrations must be approved prior to processing. You will receive an e-mail to confirm your participation in the Forum.

**For the second year in 2018, NDIA will be hosting Operation SOFtalk, a networking reception Wednesday evening, from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm at the historic Ritz Ybor. This event is a great opportunity for attendees to engage with USSOCOM in an informal environment. This includes access to some of USSOCOM’s senior leaders and acquisition, technology, and logistics experts to further discussions outside the conference. The evening will also include not to miss live entertainment to make for a one of a kind event. Hors d'evours and a beer/wine bar will be included in the purchase of your ticket. Casual attire is encouraged! Tickets will go on sale in February. 
Registration Fees
2/1/2018 - 4/6/2018
4/7/2018 - 5/11/2018
5/12/2018 - 5/24/2018
Industry - NDIA Member
One Day Only
Exhibit Hall Only - Attendee
Access to the Exhibit Hall ONLY. Tuesday Reception in the Exhibit Hall included.
OPTIONAL Add on - Wednesday Offsite Reception