Warrior Wednesday: What’s in Your Ammo Box?


(If you choose to accept it, which we hope you do!)

Utilize the mission-critical essentials provided in this metaphorical ammo can to have the most successful Warrior Expo East ever. In your ammo can, you will receive detailed information regarding the following:

Warrior Expo East Show Guide

Warrior Bash

Educational Courses

Demos and Events

Wake Up Like a Warrior!

Refresh and Recharge Station

Interactive Shoot House

Warrior Expo East Show Guide

YOUR MISSION: Download the show guide in advance and map out your mission.

This year, ADS expanded the Warrior Expo show guide to include information that will equip the modern-day warrior to make the best use of their time at this exclusive two-day event.

New to the show guide this year:

  • Educational Courses
  • Refresh & Recharge Station
  • Wake Up Like a Warrior!

And advertisements, thanks to our participating sponsors:

  • 11 Tactical, Booth 507
  • MASSIF, Booth 1304
  • Alphapointe, Booth 225
  • Teledyne Marine, Booth 701

Warrior Bash

At registration, you’ll receive a free pass to the networking event of the century—Warrior Bash. ADS employees, partner suppliers, and customers will all be in attendance at this FREE event, locked-and-loaded with food, drinks, and entertainment.

YOUR MISSION: Save the ticket you receive during registration and network with elite members of the defense industry.
  • Thursday, July 13th | 1930 – 2300
  • Virginia Beach Convention Center: 1000 19th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Educational Courses

YOUR MISSION: Use the course information provided on our website to sign up for a class relevant to your field and report back to your respective agency on what you learned—you won’t be disappointed.

ADS outsourced this year’s educational courses to several experienced third-party training companies to provide the highest-quality training experience, led by subject-matter experts. You deserve situational awareness on ever-changing topics and hot button issues relevant to your specialty or field. ADS provides this information with hopes it enhances your professional growth and experience at Warrior Expo West.

The following are among the presenters ADS sourced for this year’s premier training event.

For complete course descriptions, instructor bios and more visit our Training Never Stops page.

Thank you, Training Never Stops sponsor:

Blue Force Gear: Booth 1143

Thank you, Training Never Stops sponsor:

Invision: Booth 610

Demos & Events

There will be 250+ exhibitors at this year’s Warrior Expo East. A few of the expected demonstrations set to take place in the Demo Area across from the Information Booth are listed in the table.

For a list of full demonstrations, visit the Demo Area on Thursday and Friday.

Each participating exhibitor will be conducting a 30-minute demonstration of how their product works, its technical specifications, benefits, materials, applications, technology, and more.

If you’re in procurement, these demonstrations will help make your job easier.

YOUR MISSION: Try out as many products as possible.
Demo Schedule | Thursday, July 13

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Demo Schedule | Friday, July 14

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Wake Up Like a Warrior!

YOUR MISSION: Wake up like a warrior on the second day of Warrior Expo East.

After a jam-packed successful day one of Warrior, participating sponsors would like to say thank you with refreshing beverages and a hearty continental breakfast on Friday, July 14th at 1030 – Warrior Lounge Area. This morning networking event was a huge crowd pleaser at Warrior Expo East 2016 and is expected to be a fan favorite.

Thank you to our sponsors: Dix Defense and Eastern Marketing Associates, Inc.

Refresh & Recharge Station

Also new to this year: Our Refresh & Recharge Station will offer exhibitors, attendees, and media alike a place to charge their phone or laptop and just take a break.

While the station is open all day, coffee and refreshments will be served both mornings of Warrior Expo West, thanks to our participating sponsors.

YOUR MISSION: Sit back and sip a cup o' joe while you plan their day in a high traffic area of the show floor.

Interactive Shoot House

 Experience firearm training, visual augmentation and more at this interactive indoor shoot house. The obstacle course, sponsored by Force on Force, utilizes strategically placed targets to create the ultimate scenario training.

In addition, Milo Range, leader in interactive simulation training products, will also be conducting customized training simulations utilizing their interactive video software, in the interactive shoot house.

YOUR MISSION: Test your marksmanship in the ultimate scenario training!

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