Who can attend the Sea-Air-Space Exposition?
The Sea-Air-Space Exposition is free and open to the following qualified attendees:
- Active duty, reserve and retired U.S. Military
- U.S. federal, state and local government employees
- Members of Congress and their staff
- Representatives of foreign embassies
- Representatives of exhibiting companies
- Navy League members
- Invited guests of the Navy League
The Sea-Air-Space Exposition is not open to the public. Children over the age of 15 may attend the exposition provided they are accompanied by an adult at all times. No one under the age of 18 is permitted in the exhibit halls during installation or dismantle hours.
What forms of ID are required to attend the Sea-Air-Space Exposition?
Attendees must display an official badge at all times. No badges will be mailed in advance. To pick up a badge, attendees must present two forms of ID at registration. One must be a government issued photo ID and the other a corporate, organization or military ID.
Acceptable forms of ID:
- Driver’s License
- Military ID
- U.S. Government ID
- Corporate Name Badge
What is the attire for the Sea-Air-Space Exposition?
Attendees and Speakers:
Military - Uniform of the Day
Civilian - Business Attire
Sea-Air-Space Reception and Banquet:
Military - Evening/Dinner Dress
Civilian - Black Tie
What is a Widely Attended Gathering (WAG)?
According to the Office of Government Ethics rules, an event qualifies as a widely attended gathering as follows: “A gathering is widely attended if it is expected that a large number of persons will attend and that persons with a diversity of views or interests will be present, for example, if it is open to members from throughout the interested industry or profession or if those in attendance represent a range of persons interested in a given matter.