The AIAA DEFENSE Forum is focused on aerospace technologies and their applications in national security. This Secret/NoForn event provides a venue for leaders from government, military, industry and academia to explore aerospace technologies and their application to complex national security challenges.    

Sponsorship Opportunities — 2021 opportunities will be available soon. For general inquiries please contact our SRM team at

In today's dynamic business environment, effective outreach and customer interface are vital to successfully capturing new partnership opportunities. If your company is looking for a mechanism to heighten visibility, expand networking capabilities among industry and military leaders, and demonstrate your unique value to aerospace professionals, AIAA's sponsorship program can help to achieve your objectives.

Top-level branding and marketing opportunities for 2020 include unique sponsorships, delivering the highest visibility possible and providing exposure by aligning your brand with AIAA as a top promotional partner across the entire event. Connect your brand with hundreds of high-level industry influencers from across the U.S. 

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  • Daily Luncheons
  • Daily Networking Coffee Break
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The AIAA DEFENSE Forum brings together more than 250 participants from government, industry, academia involved in policy, acquisition, disciplinary research, product development, system operation, and maintenance. This Secret/NoForn forum has over 65 presentations focused on missile and weapons systems, testing, and defense.

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