Small Business Showcase

Building Big Connections

The Association of Old Crows (AOC) and the National Spectrum Consortium (NSC) invite you to the Small Business Showcase at the 55th Annual AOC International Symposium and Convention. The event will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., November 27- 29, 2018. 

Small Business Showcase participants will enjoy networking among 2000 professionals from 25 countries, including representatives from over 65 AOC chapters from around the world. The Small Business Showcase will provide access to leaders from the government, military and industry, including DOD Acquisition Officials, MOD staff, Military EW and SIGINT program managers, EW operators, and both public and private sector subject matter experts. 

The cost to participate in the Small Business Showcase is just $3,000. This is not your typical 10’x10’ booth, but premium shared space on the show floor designed as an excellent networking area*

  • Prominent location on the show floor (for first 10 companies)
  • One high table (30” in size) and two stools
  • Access to one electric outlet for phone or laptop plug-in
  • Two, three-foot wide by eight-foot high (approx. in size), wall dividers custom printed with your prepared art
  • Two exhibition hall only passes
  • Carpeted area
  • 30-minutes additional networking time at the Tuesday evening reception
  • Additional marketing opportunities including a dedicated Small Business Showcase web link on the symposium & convention site, program, and more.

To participate in the Showcase, although certification is not required, prospective small businesses should meet criteria established by the Small Business Administration (SBA), such as veteran- or women-owned, 8(a), HUBZone, and/or organizations not exceeding the appropriate number of employees and/or annual receipts over a three-year period; provide a product or service applicable to EW-related mission areas; and must be a new exhibitor or one who has not exhibited at the annual convention in the last five years. For questions, or if you need help determining if you qualify, please email 

*For all one on one networking spaces to be consistent, nothing will be permitted on the floor including pop-up signs and/or display materials. Small Business Showcase participant materials should fit on top of the table provided. Storage space is not available.

For a Small Business Showcase Contract click here.

To access the complete rules and regulations for this event click here.

For answers to the frequently asked questions click here.

For additional information, please contact Annette Ott-Barnett, or by cell, 571-228-2149.

Join these participants at the 2018 Small Business Showcase