Loudoun GovCon: Innovation in the Defense and Intelligence Communities

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Celebrating Loudoun Small Business Week, the Loudoun GovCon Initiative is excited to host a conversation on how the greatest defense and intelligence innovations are happening through commercial and small businesses in America. Our panelists include representatives from defense and warfighter community. Each bringing a specific perspective to our panel and sharing their experience on how to successfully engage in future opportunities to innovate and advance within these agencies.

The second half of our event will be focused on providing our local government contractors an opportunity to connect with primes seeking teaming opportunities, resource providers, and industry partners to help grow their businesses.

Panel Includes:
Graham Plaster, Editor-in-Chief for the Foreign Area Officer Association Journal, International Affairs, Author of the book “In the Shadow of Greatness,” a two-time LA Times bestseller.

Riley Repko, Strategic Adviser to the Air Force, Secretary and Chief of Staff on innovation and modernization issues to existing and future requirements serving at Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.

John Toomer, Director of Intelligence, Information and Cyber Systems at Boeingresponsible for supporting government customer engagement and corporate public policy development.

Paul McNeal, Co-Founder, CryptoMarket360, LLCNavy Veteran; Speaker, Brand Evangelist and Technologist


Contractors and Resource Providers Represented:




Paul McNeal

Co-Founder, CryptoMarket360, Brand Evangelist and Technologist at The Sturgeon Group


Graham Plaster

Author & Editor-in-Chief for the Foreign Area Officer Association Journal

Riley Repko

Strategic Adviser to the Air Force Secretary and Chief of Staff

John Toomer

Director of Intelligence, Information and Cyber Systems at Boeing

Exclusive to Government Contractors
Investment of $4,000 | Two Available

  • Logo recognition on all signage and marketing
  • Opportunity to offer remarks and/or introduce keynote speakers at each event.
  • Display Table at Each Event
  • Four Tickets to Each Event





Investment of $3,000

  • Logo recognition on all signage and marketing
  • Display Table at Each Event
  • Two Tickets to Each Event

Exclusive to Government Contractors
Investment of $2,500

  • Logo recognition on all signage and marketing
  • Display Table at each event
  • Two Tickets to Each Event

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