General Information 

Eligibility:  AUSA’s ILW Winter Symposium and Exposition welcomes all AUSA members, employees or consultants of AUSA Member companies, military and civilian government personnel, invited guests, and non-members that are interested or have an identifiable relationship with AUSA or the United States Army. 

Registration is available now to individuals at the following rates: 

          $400 - Government/Military Personnel
          $600 – AUSA Sustaining Members
          $800 - AUSA Members (Corporate, Individual and Life Members)
          $900 - Non-Members  

The registration fee will increase on-site to the following rates: 

          $450 - Government/Military Personnel
          $650 – AUSA Sustaining Members
          $850 - AUSA Members (Corporate, Individual and Life Members)
          $950 - Non-Members

 Exhibit hall day passes are available for pre-registration at the following rates: 

          $30 per day - Government/Military Personnel
          $75 per day – Non-Government/Military  

AUSA accept checks, American Express, VISA or MasterCard. We do not accept government form 1556 as payment. Please do not send in your registration form without payment – we will be unable to reserve space until payment is received.  Refunds will be made for those registrants who cancel in writing prior to close of business 8 February 2013. No refunds for cancellations after that date. Registrations received after COB 8 February 2013 will not be pre-registered.  Late registrants will need to register on-site.   

Registration Hours:
Tuesday, 19 February: 1300-1700
Wednesday, 20 February: 0700-1800
Thursday, 21 February: 0700-1700
Friday, 22 February: 0700-1300 

Lodging: Accommodations for this symposium are being arranged through the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Housing Office.

Rooms may be reserved online through their web site or by downloading the housing form and sending it directly to the Housing Office by fax at 954-765-4414 / 4197 or mail to:

AUSA Housing Bureau
100 E. Broward Blvd, Suite 200
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301  

Complete ONE housing form for EACH ROOM requested.  Phone reservations are not accepted.  ALL reservations must be made through the AUSA Housing Bureau OR online at

If booking online, be sure to print a copy of your acknowledgement. If you do not receive an acknowledgement number, the AUSA Housing Bureau did NOT receive your reservation. An acknowledgement of your reservation request will be sent to you via e-mail, fax or mail by the AUSA Housing Bureau within 7 days. Check the accuracy of your acknowledgement and print a copy for your records.  You will NOT receive a separate confirmation from hotel, and please DO NOT call the hotels directly. 

Forms must be received by 18 January 2013.  For questions concerning housing, e-mail the housing bureau directly at 

Exposition:  AUSA’s ILW Winter Symposium and Exposition will be held at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316. AUSA offers extensive exhibiting opportunities for those companies and organizations that wish to display their products and services. Exhibit materials were sent to all Sustaining Member exhibit points-of-contact in July 2012. Military exhibitors are also encouraged to participate. For the floor plan, prospectus and contract see the Exhibitor Information portion of our website.

For questions concerning exhibits, call or e-mail Rand Meade, Exhibits & Sponsorship Manager, at (703)907-2678 or

Exhibit Hall Open Hours:
Wednesday, 20 February: 1100-1800
Thursday, 21 February: 0830-1700
Friday, 22 February: 0830-1300

Exhibit Hall Public Visitor’s Hours:
Wednesday, 20 February: 1530-1630
Thursday, 21 February: 1530-1630
Friday, 22 February: 1030-1130 

Sponsorship Opportunities: AUSA is pleased to offer several sponsorship opportunities for the 2013 Winter Symposium and Exposition. In addition to the event specific sponsorship opportunities, we offer a printed floor plan sponsorship as well. This is an excellent way to highlight your company’s participation at this important Army event. 

For questions concerning sponsorship opportunities, please call or e-mail Rand Meade, Exhibits & Sponsorship Manager, at (703)907-2678 or 

Uniform/Dress:  Military ACU/Duty uniform and business attire for civilian attendees.

Proceedings:  Electronic copies of the briefing charts will be available on-line approximately two weeks after the symposium at, under past events.

Receipts: Receipts for paid attendees will be available on-site at the self-serve kiosk.

Inquiries:  Questions concerning this symposium should be addressed to the following:

AUSA, Industry Affairs 
2425 Wilson Boulevard 
Arlington, VA  22201-3326
Phone: (703) 841-4300  Fax: (703) 243-2589                       

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):  Registrants with special needs who participate in our symposia will be accommodated to the fullest extent possible.  If you need special arrangements, please advise us at the time you register.

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