NGAUS Conference

Civil war in Syria, intelligence leaks, tenuous relations with foreign powers, and heated budget debates have created an aura of uncertainty and skepticism throughout the U.S. defense and intelligence community. News stories often focus on conflict, not on quiet diplomacy and nation-building... Read more
WASHINGTON (June 11, 2013) ― NGAUS and Hawaii National Guard Association officials expect sequestration to have minimal impact on the 135th NGAUS General Conference & Exhibition, Sept. 20 to 23 in Honolulu. A product of several years of local planning, the conference will draw thousands of... Read more
The challenges and opportunities of the National Guard's changing environment suggest the need for enhanced capacity to act as one voice - that is, to chart strategic directions and mobilize the National Guard community around those directions. The NGAUS strategic plan sets the direction for... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (May 14, 2013) Future trade shows and exhibitions connected to the annual NGAUS conference will be planned and presented by the association. NGAUS will no longer use an outside contractor for what is one of the largest military trade shows on the exhibition calendar each... Read more
Letters to Congress and the Executive Branch On behalf of the nearly 460,000 men and women of the National Guard, NGAUS regularly reaches out to members of Congress and the Executive Branch on issues of importance. Below is an archive of the letters that have been sent on your behalf.  2014... Read more
Ground Transportation After landing in Chicago, shuttles are available to take attendees to and from conference hotels. Reservations made using GO Airport Express will include a 30% discount on services. Click here to make your reservation. Transportation to NGAUS Conference Takes Prior... Read more
Exhibitor Prospectus & Floorplan The exhibitor prospectus for the NGAUS trade show includes information about booth space, advertising in the exhibition guide, and more. See the trade show floorplan in real time. Check out available booth space, and see which companies are planning to exhibit... Read more
NGAUS and National Guard members, sponsors, trade show exhibitors and NGAUS staff will be lodging at one of the following conferences hotels. Check the list below to see your room block assignment. All hotels are located on The Magnificent Mile. Rooms must be reserved through the hotels. Conference... Read more
August 22-25, 2014 Chicago, Illinois The National Guard: Now More Than Ever Delegates at the conference on the shores of Lake Michigan were among the 4,000 people registered for the 136th General Conference and Exhibition. With nearly 300 exhibitors displaying their wares at the trade show and... Read more

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