Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center is Sold Out for 29th National Space Symposium
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 12, 2013) - One of the main reasons to attend the Space Foundation's 29th National Space Symposium is the dynamic Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center and Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center Pavilion, featuring the latest in space technology, products and services and the greatest number of international exhibits in Space Symposium history.
More than 160 space-related companies, educational institutions, associations and organizations will be on display for Space Symposium registrants, invited guests, uniformed military and select groups of teachers and students. The exhibit center is not open to the general public.
"Despite a challenging economy, our exhibit center has sold out," said Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham. "A great deal of business is transacted at the Space Symposium and our exhibitors realize now, more than ever, they need visibility at the Space Symposium. We are grateful for their support."
With more than 9,000 expected participants over the course of the week, the Space Symposium is the premier annual gathering of the global space community. Scheduled for April 8-11 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., the Space Symposium brings together all sectors of the global space community to highlight accomplishments and address opportunities and issues.
The Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center will open Monday evening, April 8, immediately following the Space Symposium's opening ceremony, and will be open through Thursday, April 11. See the complete list of exhibitors and map of the exhibits at www.NationalSpaceSymposium.org/exhibit-center.
There are 31 first-time Space Symposium exhibitors for 2013, including:
- Advanced Circuits
- Aitech Defense Systems, Inc.
- ARC Science Simulations
- Attention Software
- Axon Cable
- Bloomberg Government
- China Great Wall International Exhibition Co, Ltd
- Emergent Space Technologies
- Femme Comp Inc (FCI)
- General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions
- IFEN, Inc.
- International Astronautical Federation
- Kira, Inc.
- Marotta Controls, Inc.
- Maryann Liebert, Inc.
- Masterclock, Inc.
- Midland Development Corporation
- Millennium Engineering and Integration Company
- Muller BBM VibroAkustik Systems, Inc.
- Okazaki Manufacturing Company
- Planetary Systems Corporation
- RAL Space (UK)
- SOS Employment Group
- TCS Space & Component Technology
- TransMagic, Inc.
- Tribologix, Inc.
- TTTech North America, Inc.
- University of Texas at El Paso
- U.S Space & Rocket Center
Exhibit Center Sponsor
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 120,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation's net sales for 2012 were $47.2 billion.
For more information about Lockheed Martin, visit www.lockheedmartin.com.
Space Symposium Registration
The Space Symposium is offered in conjunction with a separate Space Foundation conference, Cyber 1.3, to be held during the day on April 8, immediately preceding the Space Symposium's opening ceremony. Register securely for both events at www.NationalSpaceSymposium.org/register, which includes a live chat tab for customer service questions. Industry registrants will receive a substantial discount if they register by March 15; the government/military registration rate has been rolled back to 2010 levels.
Cyber 1.3 and Space Symposium Co-Sponsors
Confirmed co-sponsors include: a.i. solutions; Aeroflex; Aerojet; Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI); Arianespace, Inc.; Astrium; ATK; Avionics Intelligence; Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.; Barrios Technology; Blue Ridge Networks; Booz Allen Hamilton; Colorado Space Business Roundtable; Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau; EADS North America; Euroconsult; Fisher Space Pen; Fluor; General Dynamics; Global Technology Resources, Inc. (GTRI); GMV USA; Government Executive Media Group; Inmarsat; Intelsat General Corporation; Lockheed Martin; Maui Economic Development Board; McCollister's Transportation; Millennium Engineering and Integration Co.; Moog; Müller-BBM VibroAkustik Systeme, Inc; Northrop Grumman; Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne; Raytheon; SAIC; Secure World Foundation; SES Government Solutions; Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC); SSL; SpaceX; Spincraft; Stellar Solutions; Stevens Institute of Technology; Tech Briefs Media Group; The Boeing Company; United Launch Alliance; Universities Space Researcg Association (USRA). Official media partners include Aviation Week, SatNews Publishers and SpaceNews.
About the Space Foundation
The foremost advocate for all sectors of the space industry and an expert in all aspects of space, the Space Foundation is a global, nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs that bring space into the classroom and major industry events, including the National Space Symposium, all in support of its mission "to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity." The Space Foundation publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity and provides three indexes that track daily U.S. stock market performance of the space industry. Through its Space Certification™ and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, the Space Foundation recognizes space-based technologies and innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. The Space Foundation was founded in 1983 and is based in Colorado Springs, Colo. Its world headquarters features a public Visitors Center with two main areas - the El Pomar Space Gallery and the Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere®. The Space Foundation also conducts research and analysis and government affairs activities from its Washington, D.C., office and has a field office in Houston, Texas. For more information, visit www.SpaceFoundation.org. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, and read about the latest space news and Space Foundation activities in Space Watch.
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