MILCOM 2018 Exhibitor Resource Center

2018 Exposition Schedule


Sunday, October 28
12:00pm - 5:00pm

Show Hours

Monday, October 29
9:30am - 12:00pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm
4:30 - 6:00pm

Tuesday, October 30
9:30am - 11:30am
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Wednesday, October 31
9:15am - 12:00pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm


Wednesday, October 31
2:30pm - 9:00pm

Exhibitor Tools

  Shipping Address

Advanced Warehouse

Items must arrive before October 19

Exhibiting Company Name, Booth Number
Brede Exposition Services
c/o YRC
15400 South Main St.
Gardena, CA 90248

For more questions about shipping, please contact Brede Exposition Services at 301-937-8600 or


Direct to Showsite Shipments are strongly discouraged. Fees will apply to any shipment sent to the LAX Marriott and will be the responsibility of the exhibitor.

Register Your Booth Personnel

Kiosk Badge Allotment

With each turn-key kiosk, exhibitors will receive two (2) Full Conference Badges

Additional full conference badges can be purchased for $975 (meals included) or $575 (meals not included)

Register your booth personnel here.

  Exhibitor Newsletters

Newsletter Schedule

Exhibitor Kit Announcement - September 6, 2018
Newsletter 1 - September 19, 2018
Newsletter 2 - October 8, 2018
Know Before You Go - October 23, 2018

MILCOM Exhibitor Portal

  • Register your Booth Personnel
  • Upload/edit your company profile for online listing and mobile app.
  • Select product categories and services.
  • Add your company’s social media platforms.
  • Make booth payment.

Exhibitor FAQ's

  Age Restrictions?

Are there any age restrictions to get into the exhibit hall?

No one under the age of 18 is allowed in the exhibit hall area at any time.

  Airport and Transportation?

What is the closest airport to the convention center and what transportation is available?

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the closest airport to the convention center (approximately 1.5 miles away). Passengers in need of ground transportation have a wide selection of affordable options to choose from.

  Attendee List?

How can I obtain a pre- and post show attendee list?

An attendee contact list is not available for this event. Please be aware that AFCEA does not give out attendee contact information and any company claiming to have this information is false. However, the 2017 Verified Attendee Report is available here.


What deadlines do I need to keep in mind as an exhibitor?

  • Graphic Submission Deadline: October 12, 2018
  • Marriott Services Deadline: October 12, 2018
  Dress Code?

What is the dress code for booth personnel?

Business professional is always welcome, but khakis and company logo polo-shirts are acceptable as well.

  Shuttle Buses?

Is there shuttle bus service available from the airport to my hotel?

There is a free shuttle bus from the airport to the hotel. Proceed to the red designated curbside waiting area. Blue hotel shittles arrive every 20-25 minutes.

Rules and Regulations

What type of sponsorships are available?

For sponsorship information, please view the Online Sponsorship Opportunities webpage. With questions, please contact:

AFCEA Exhibit and Sponsorship Management Team
Phone: 703-995-2567

Official Contractors

As you plan for MILCOM, you may receive solicitations from publications and vendors that are not affiliated with AFCEA, SPARGO Inc., IEEE, or any contracted organization therin. Please be advised that AFCEA/IEEE does not sell exhibitor lists or contact information to anyone. This information is securely provided to MILCOM Official Contractors to inform exhibitors of show related services. Solicitations from unofficial vendors are often the result of obtaining public information from the internet. AFCEA partners with select vendors to produce our premiere conference and expo and can intervene on your behalf if any customer service issues arise.

List of official contractors:

  • Spargo, Inc. (Exhibit Sales and Management, Registration, Housing)
  • Brede Exposition Services (General Service Contractor)
  • Los Angeles Airport Marriott (Electricity, Internet, AV)


We look forward to you joining us this October in Los Angeles, CA!

Important Links

Exhibitor Portal
Floorplan Exhibitor List 

Exhibit Operations
Judy Spargo, CEM
Vice President of Exhibit Operations
11208 Waples Mill Road - Suite 112
Fairfax, VA  22030
Phone:  703-679-3923