PLEASE NOTE: No personal firearms or ammunition will be permitted at 2017 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.

**New in 2017, in lieu of the gala, NDIA will be hosting Operation SOFtalk, a networking reception Wednesday evening, from 6:00pm – 8:30pm 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 are limited so purchase early before it sells out!
Registration Fees
12/22/2016 - 3/31/2017
4/1/2017 - 5/5/2017
5/6/2017 - 5/18/2017
Industry - NDIA Member
Monday Only
Exhibit Hall Only - Attendee
Access to the Exhibit Hall ONLY. Tuesday Reception in the Exhibit Hall included.
OPTIONAL Add on - Wednesday Offsite Reception

Cancellations and substitution requests must be made in writing, via email to Cancellations for full conference registration categories received by May 6, 2017 will receive a refund minus a $75 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given for this event after May 6, 2017. Substitutions for this event are welcome in lieu of cancellations.
Please Note: This policy does not apply to exhibit booth cancellations

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