Marine Military Expos

Attendee Information

Tuesday, September 25
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Registration Hours
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Opening Ceremony and Welcome Remarks
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Exhibits Open
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM MCSC PfM Planning Briefs to Industry
Wednesday, September 26
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Registration Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Enlisted Awards Parade
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Exhibits Open
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Grand Banquet (Ritz Carlton, Pentagon City) – Invitation Only
Thursday, September 27
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Registration Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Exhibit Halls Open (Family Day)

To Attend

Modern Day Marine Military Expo is open to Department of Defense and Defense Industry affiliated personnel only – MDM is not open to the general public.

Uniformed U.S. Marines do not need to register for a badge. Retailers, Retired Marine’s and Contracting Officials may register at no charge.

Foreign Military, Marines not in uniform, civilians, and industry representatives must register and obtain a special registration badge during registration open hours.Manufacturers not exhibiting in Modern Day Marine must register and will be charged a non-exhibiting manufacturer fee (see details at bottom of page).

Emerald Expositions reserves the right to accept, reject or prohibit registration for or attendance at its events at any time for any reason. 

Special Items of Interest

  • Wednesday, September 26, Enlisted Awards Parade: This event is open to all interested military and civilians. The Marine Barracks, 8th & I, and the Marine Corps Drum and Bugle Corps are the marching units.
  • Thursday, September 27 is “Family Day.” Children under 16 years of age are welcome if accompanied by a parent.

Uniform Requirements

Military – Working Uniform or appropriate civilian attire.

Shuttle Bus Schedule

Base Routes

Route 1 – Davis Center, Marsh Center
Route 2 – Daly Hall, Marine Corps System Command, Marine Corps University, Staff Non-Commissioned Officers Academy, Pruitt Hall Parking
Route 3 – OCS Parade Deck, OCS Candidate Lot, South Bauer Road Areas

Base Route Hours:

Tuesday, September 25 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday, September 26 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Thursday, September 27 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Off Base Route

Route 4- National Marine Corps Museum

Off Base Hours:

Tuesday, September 25 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, September 26 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday, September 27 7:30 am – 5:00 pm


If you are driving on base and plan to park, please refer to the parking map.


Alex Hetherington, Show Director
phone: 760.576.6701

Jaymie Nielsen, Sales
phone: 980.328.8801

Bridgette Barr

Marine Military Expos Non-Exhibiting Manufacturer, Supplier or Producer Policy (NONEX): Expo floor registration is open to industry professionals only. Manufacturers and certain distributors/suppliers who do not exhibit in the show will be charged $300 admission to the show floor. Badges will be limited to five (5) from any approved NONEX company. NONEX’s can attend a Marine Military Expo for one (1) year to evaluate the event for future participation. Access to the show by NONEX’s will be limited to executive level personnel only – no sales titles. Consistent with our current policy, approved or unapproved NONEX’s will not be allowed under any circumstance to hold offsite events at show appointed hotel properties. Marine Military Expos reserves the right to accept or reject registrations and to cancel any previously accepted reservations, at any time, at its sole discretion, without liability to the registrant or any other party. This policy was instituted to maintain the professional environment of the show, while protecting the interests of our attendees and exhibitors.

Lejeune Field, Quantico Marine Corps Base