Get Ready for the Next BIG Thing.

ACQUIRE is a two-day conference & expo that aims to help government agencies create, manage and run successful programs. Mark your calendars now and plan to join your peers and colleagues for ACQUIRE 2017: June 21-22, 2017.

ACQUIRE offers agency-led training sessions, government & industry thought leadership panels and visionary keynotes. Plus, there will be a packed expo floor for attendees looking to source products, services and resources to get the job done!

With tracks ranging from IT, Project Management and Professional Services to Acquisition, Talent and Office Management—ACQUIRE has something for everyone and all classroom sessions come with CPEs! View the 2016 conference program

Registration is 100% FREE for government & military professionals.

You'll be able to justify your time out of the office as you attend classroom training sessions on how to create, manage, execute and run projects and programs that are both effective and efficient.

BONUS for ALL Federal Employees!

Back by popular demand, the Happy Fed Pavilion—produced by Federal Soup—will feature even more federally-focused exhibitors with expert advice on personal and professional development. Find answers on everything from building and managing productive and resilient teams to understanding how you can get more out of your TSP plan. Check out the Happy Fed sessions that took place at ACQUIRE 2016.

Tracks Include

Produced by:

Software, hardware, consulting, security, outsourcing and telecommunications

The latest cloud, cyber, big data, virtualization, software, hardware, consulting, security and telecom products and services

Business, technical, training &
support services

Insights into how to both better manage and fully leverage professional services as part of an overarching management strategy

Office supplies, furniture services and environmentally-friendly sites

The latest office supplies, furniture and services for creating effective environmental solutions

Acquisition and policy &
program management

Insights into the latest procurement rules, regulations and processes to develop acquisition programs that are both compliant and cost-effective

Produced by:

Recruitment, retention and professional development

Professional development sessions dedicated to helping federal employees with career goals, life-planning and more

Produced by:

Education on upcoming agency opportunities

Providing small businesses with an inside edge on the evolving business prospects at major civilian and defense agencies

Training for program &
project managers

Education and training for government and industry program and project managers

Attracting, hiring and keeping qualified employees

Strategies to attract and hire qualified employees—and keep them on board

Founding Partner

  • PSC

Platinum Sponsors

  • Information Technology
  • Professional Services
  • Acquisition Management

Gold Plus Sponsor

  • Information Technology

Gold Sponsors

  • Professional Services
  • Information Technology
  • Professional Services
  • Information Technology
  • Happy Fed
  • Information Technology
  • Acquisition Management
  • Information Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Happy Fed
  • Information Technology
  • Professional Services

Silver Sponsors


Additional Exhibitors

  • ABBTECH Professional Resources
  • ABM Federal
  • Adobe Systems
  • Akamai Technologies
  • American Benefits Exchange
  • Apricorn
  • AT&T
  • Austin Lighthouse for the Blind
  • Avnet Technology Solutions
  • Avue Technologies Corporation
  • Bath Fitter
  • Better Direct
  • BookingBug
  • Brother International
  • Carahsoft
  • Carahsoft Partners
  • Carnegie Mellon University, Software Engineering Institute
  • CenturyLink
  • Clothing Arts
  • Consummate Computer Consultants Systems
  • CTI (Cartridge Technologies)
  • CWPS
  • Deltek
  • DriveSavers Data Recovery
  • Dun & Bradstreet
  • Eagle Tech Corporation
  • EDAC Systems
  • e-ImageData
  • Emergent
  • Enovative Technologies
  • FCE Benefit Administrators
  • FedBid
  • The Federal Proposal Experts
  • Federal Schedules
  • Fortinet
  • Four Points Technology
  • Frameweld
  • FSA/FEDS
  • Fujitsu
  • Gardant Global
  • GC Micro
  • GEHA
  • General Services Administration
  • Goldtouch
  • Graduate School USA
  • GrayHair Software
  • George Washington University, Master of Science and Government Contracts
  • Granite Telecommunications
  • Herman Miller
  • Hot Logic
  • immixGroup
  • Incipio
  • InfoReliance Corporation
  • Insight Public Sector
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Ipswitch
  • JBS International
  • KEYper Systems
  • Kitchen Saver
  • Knoll
  • Lara International
  • Logicube
  • Long Term Care Partners
  • Management Concepts
  • Mars Drinks
  • MCR
  • The Millennial Solution
  • NASA SEWP
  • National Industries for the Blind
  • Navy Federal Credit Union
  • NCS Technologies
  • NeoSystems
  • Netlocity
  • Next IT
  • Network Runners
  • NITAAC
  • Plantronics
  • PrinterLogic
  • ProDash
  • Purchasing Power
  • Pyramid Analytics
  • Red River Computer Co.
  • RedSky Technologies
  • Ridgewood Technology Partners
  • Rivera Group
  • Seidio
  • SourceAmerica
  • South Texas Lighthouse for the Blind
  • Sprint
  • ST Imaging
  • Strategic Communications
  • Swiftstack
  • TwentyEighty Strategy Execution
  • Unanet
  • Unisys
  • University of Denver
  • University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Training Center
  • U-Reach Data Solutions
  • Vision Technologies
  • WAEPA
  • WinZip Computing
  • World Wide Technology
  • Xerox Federal Solutions
  • Zones

Government Liaison Council

  • Jeffrey Birch
  • Deputy Director
    Federal Acquisition Institute
  • Robert Coen
  • Program Director CIO-SP3, CIO-SP3 Small Business and CIO-CS GWAC Program
    National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition
  • Mary Davie
  • Assistant Commissioner, Office of Integrated Technology Services (ITS)
    General Services Administration
  • Lawrence "Larry" Floyd
  • Performance Learning Director
    Services Acquisition
    Defense Acquisition University
  • Tiffany Hixon
  • Lead Executive, Professional Services
    General Services Administration
  • Joanie Newhart
  • Associate Administrator of Acquisition Workforce Programs
    Office of Management and Budget
  • Joanne Woytek
  • NASA SEWP Project Manager
    NASA

Industry Liaison Council

Chair
  • Anne Armstrong
  • Co-President & Chief Content Officer
    1105 Public Sector Media Group
Co-Chair
  • Alan Chvotkin, Esq.
  • Executive Vice President and Counsel
    Professional Services Council
  • Larry Allen
  • President
    Allen Federal Business Partners
  • Rob Burton
  • Partner
    Crowell & Moring
  • Linda Cureton
  • President
    Muse Technologies
  • Mark Forman
  • Unisys Global Head, Public Sector
    Unisys Corporation
  • Trey Hodgkins
  • Senior VP, Public Sector
    IT Alliance for Public Sector
  • Bob Woods
  • President
    Top Side Consulting