The Ohio Defense Forum - October 16-17, 2018 - The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

The Ohio Defense Forum 2018
October 16 – 17, 2018
Columbus, Ohio

With Special Guest Congressman Michael Turner
2018 Theme: Ohio's Defense Ecosystem
"Connecting Ohio's Defense Installations, Communities and Industries"

The DDC, along with many key partners and sponsors, hosts the annual state-wide Ohio Defense Forum. The Forum is for defense installation leadership, community leaders, industry representatives, and elected officials to connect, build awareness, and gain a deeper understanding of the current defense environment, and the role they play in supporting all facets of national defense. Event networking opportunities allow stakeholders to interact and discuss key issues with top level officials.


The 2018 Agenda is Now Online!
click here to view the Agenda Page

Sponsorship Opportunities Available
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For more Ohio Defense Forum Sponsorship information, please contact:
Rachel Castle | Director, Defense Programs
Dayton Development Coalition | 900 Kettering Tower | Dayton, OH 45423
(937) 723-2048 – direct line | (937) 222-4422 – main | (937) 479-4345 – cell

The Ohio Defense Forum Attire
Civilian: Business | Military: Uniform of the Day

Advance registration is STRONGLY encouraged.
Due to security considerations and space limitations, on-site registrants may not be guaranteed admittance.
All attendees will be asked to show a government-issued photo identification card to enter the event.

Hosted By DDC
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