1. Win Cool Prizes!
What better way to get around the show floor and interact with multiple vendors than through an entertaining game of Warrior Expo Tic-Tac-Toe? Each year, ADS vets 20+ of our partner suppliers to offer a variety prize pack of products fit for the modern day warrior.
2. Tap into Training
It’s not too late to sign up for educational courses!
The best never rest, and neither do threats. Whether you’re a Program Manager, Procurement Specialist, or end user, the key to success is staying ahead of the curve through continuous training. Our accredited courses are custom-tailored for different agencies. We cut out irrelevant details and focus on the scenarios you’re likely to face. All courses are delivered in a hands-on format by experts who have lived—and survived—what they teach.
Surviving Active Violence Events (SAVE)
With the increase in workplace violence, school shootings, and domestic terrorism across our nation, PFC created a course designed for participants to learn how to assess, react to, and survive rapidly unfolding active violence events.
- REGISTER: July 11 | 1445 – 1615
Introduction to Advanced Manual UAV Pilot Training
Interested in the most cutting-edge defensive and offensive drone tactics? Performance Drone Works (PDW), the premier developer of custom UAV technology, will present a summary of their five-day manual UAV course.
Modern Use of Force & Legal Review
Some use-of-force scenarios are unavoidable, based on studies of career offenders and assailants. Therefore, armed professionals must be educated, aware, and prepared-physically and intellectually.
- REGISTER: July 12 | 0930 – 1130
3. Get Connected
This year ADS is hosting several networking opportunities:
Refresh and Recharge
The Refresh and Recharge station will have coffee, refreshments, and power sources all day, thanks to: ATN Corporation, FirstSpear, INI Power Systems, Panasonic.
Warrior Bash – Presented by ADS,Inc.
While in town for the premier defense industry show, attendees are invited to mingle among ADS employees, partner suppliers and other customers. Hors D’oeuvres, Drinks, and Entertainment will be provided. Virginia Beach Convention Center | Wednesday, July 11 from 1930 – 2300. Event pass or military ID required for entry.
4. Keynote Speaker
Keynote Speaker General James Conway, U.S. Marine Corps, Retired
The 34th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps, Former Director of Operations (J-3) on the Joing Chiefs of Staff and The Former Commanding General of I Marine Expeditionary Force
When & Where
Wednesday, July 11th | 0900 at The Virginia Beach Convention Center