Register on site at Warrior Expo East—July 13 and July 14.

Warrior Expo East - Virginia Beach, VA

Virginia Beach, VA

July 13 & 14, 2017



Thousands of Products


Exhibits & Demos


Educational Courses

The solutions your readiness requires, all in one place.


Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Event Schedule

Wednesday, July 12
  • 0830: Exhibitor Move In Opens
  • 1800: Exhibit Hall Closed
  • 1800 – 2100: Exhibitor Social: The Shack
    • 712 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA
Thursday, July 13
  • 0730: Exhibit Hall Open for Exhibitors
  • 0900: Warrior Expo Keynote
    • General Martin E. Dempsey, USA, Retired
    • Location: Ballroom C
  • 1000 – 1630: Warrior Expo Open
  • 1930 – 2300: Warrior Bash Customer Reception
    • Virginia Beach Convention Center Ballroom
Friday, July 14
  • 0830: Exhibit Hall Open for Exhibitors
  • 1000 – 1530: Warrior Expo Open
  • 1530 – 2100: Exhibitor Move Out


Warrior Expo East Show Guide
Warrior Expo East WAG Info
Warrior Expo East Flyer

Exhibitor List

Exhibitor Floor Plan

Check back for a listing of the more than 250 exhibitors present at Warrior Expo East, as well as the event's floor plan—including a demo area and training classrooms.

Keynote Speaker

General Martin E. Dempsey

U.S. Army, Retired

Decorated Four-Star General, Former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, and Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
0900+Thursday, July 13

Please join us for the Warrior Expo East Keynote, delivered by General Martin E. Dempsey, USA, Retired, a decorated four-star general with over 41 years of military service. During his time in the U.S. Army, he commanded a Cavalry Troop, a Tank Battalion, a Cavalry Regiment, a Tank Division, and the United States Central Command, where he was responsible for securing U.S. interests in the Middle East and South Asia. He served in both Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom—accumulating 42 total months in combat.

Dempsey served as the Chief of Staff of the United States Army and as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. As Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, he was Senior Officer in the Armed Forces and military advisor to the Secretary of Defense and the President. In 2015, General Dempsey was named one of the 100 most influential leaders in the world by TIME magazine.

Attendee Lodging

Hilton Norfolk: The Main
18 miles from convention

100 East Main Street
Norfolk, VA 23510

Courtyard VB Oceanfront
North 37th Street

3737 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Virginia Beach Resort Hotel
8 miles from convention

2800 Shore Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront

3315 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Phone: 757.763.6200

Guest Rate:
$159 – Single/Double

Check In/Out:
July 11 – 14, 2017

Cutoff Date:
June 30, 2017

Sold Out

Phone: 757.437.0098

Guest Rate:
$185 – Room

Check In/Out:
July 12 – 14, 2017

Cutoff Date:
Until sold out

Sold Out

Phone: 757.481.9000
Ext 11 – Desiree

Guest Rate:
$179 – Single/Double

Check In/Out:
July 10 – 17, 2017

Cutoff Date:
June 30, 2017

Sold Out

Phone: 757.305.9000

Guest Rate:
$185 – Single/Double

Check In/Out:
July 11 – 16, 2017

Cutoff Date:
June 20, 2017

Sold Out
  • Rates apply to government customers and guests only. Note checkin and checkout dates. Guests booking government rates should provide government ID.
  • Warrior Expo Exhibitors must book lodging through the exhibitor portalExhibitors found to be booking a reservation under the Attendee lodging block will automatically be shifted to the Exhibitor lodging block.  If space is no longer available under the Exhibitor lodging block, the reservation will simply be cancelled. Please contact your ADS Representative with questions or concerns.

Warrior Expo showcases industry-leading solutions to end users, program managers, and procurement specialists.

This premier industry event is the embodiment of ADS’ mission to actively seek out our customers’ equipment and logistics challenges. We want to deliver innovative, cost effective solutions that enhance your ability to complete your missions.
TOUCH Thousands of Products
What better way to evaluate the quality, size, and capabilities of operational equipment than to experience it firsthand?
From containerized weapons storage and micro UAVs to solar powered reverse osmosis water purification systems, Warrior Expo allows you to examine hundreds of products—all in one place.
Warrior Expo is a laboratory of innovation where Government and Military attendees can take a deeper dive into the numerous products and services being offered at the show. The ability to speak to the subject matter experts (SMEs) is invaluable to procurement level executives in need of rapidly deployable solutions without the prospect of the hard sell.”

– Jason Sickels of Defense News

Defense News

I've been attending Warrior Expo since the beginning and I have always been impressed how it is the place where requirements meet solutions. More recently, Warrior Expo has added a hands-on component to the event, and it gets better and better each year. This is a must-attend event.”

– Eric Graves of Soldier Systems Daily

Defense News

TRY Interactive Exhibits & Demos
Your expertise coupled with our interactive environment will allow you to be more informed and confident in your procurement decisions.
Take what you learn from the interactive demonstrations and our vast exhibitor network back to your organization.
TRAINGEducational Courses
Whether you’re an end user, program manager or a procurement specialist ADS understands that outsmarting your adversary is mission critical.Training Never Stops! Our educational courses are designed to provide the modern day warrior with applicable courses led by defense industry’s leading subject matter experts.
Threats within our own communities, our country and around the world are constantly evolving. We're very proud that Warrior Expo continues to be a resource which our nation's warfighters, law enforcement and first responders depend upon to learn about the latest innovations and technology to counter these threats.”

– Jason Wallace, CEO of ADS, Inc.

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