This agreement is entered into for the mutual benefit of advancing the knowledge, insight, and professional skills of the private citizens, DoD workforce members, and Defense industry employees, who collectively are the Defense acquisition professional
of the United States of America.
It is acknowledged that sponsorship of the DAUAA does not convey an endorsement of any specific products or programs offered by the sponsor, nor or any political issues that may be of benefit to the sponsor.
Sponsorship of the DAUAA is welcomed from all legal entities not individuals, who practice business according to the federal and State of Virginia laws that prohibit discriminatory practices. Sponsorship is not limited to US companies except those with whom
US law prohibits doing business. Sponsorship is not accepted from foreign governments or their agents.
The Defense Acquisition University Alumni Association (DAUAA), a non-profit organization, welcomes Corporate Sponsorship opportunities to the Defense industry, universities, learning organizations, or other professional associations. Financial contributions are used to plan and execute our annual symposium and prepare newsletters sent to members during the year. Organizations making contributions will receive Association benefits scaled to their level of financial commitment.
DAUAA offers a graduated annual membership program based on the
organization’s number of employees:
|Bronze Sponsor $500 per year/ max of 5 memberships (less than 500 employees)
|Silver Sponsor $1500 per year/ max of 15 memberships (500 5,000 employees)
|Gold Sponsor $2500 per year/ max of 25 memberships (more than 25,000 employees)
Questions on sponsorship should be addressed either to
formal and social opportunities at the Annual
Acquisition Symposium held at the DAU
Capital/Northeast Campus on Fort Belvoir.
Employees of a
sponsor may attend the Annual Symposium at the
discounted member rate.
(to extent available) will be reserved at no
cost for each sponsor.
for individual speaker and panel participation
is offered. The DAUAA will select program
speakers based on the overall structure and
theme of the symposium.
organizations will be identified by name and
logo on Symposium related programs and
executives will be offered seating in proximity
to invited DoD officials at plenary sessions
meet with DoD and Defense Industry
representatives at the Annual Symposium
employees/representatives of Sponsors will
receive annual memberships at no personal
Logo link to
corporate sponsor websites. Sponsors may
add a feature page describing Sponsor
organization products & services.
Sponsors are asked to provide a
non-advertisement based, one-page description,
if they desire to add this feature page.
visibility by organization name and logo on the
DAUAA electronic bulletin/newsletter (ENEWS).
The bulletin is normally published four times a
year by email.
of an article (not an advertisement) in the
ENEWS relevant to defense acquisition
management that is of value to Alumni
Association membership. Topics could
include training opportunities, benchmarking
opportunities, sharing of lessons-learned,
joint government industry ventures, management
practices, training and education
opportunities, new tools, etc.
Magazine and Acquisition Review Quarterly for
sponsor named employees.
to advertise for qualified personnel; this feature
is labeled “Employment Opportunities" on the DAUAA
Sponsorship status is effective the date of receipt of your application and fee. The DAUAA is a
therefore, your sponsorship contribution may be tax deductible. DAUAA
reserves the right to change or expand the benefits described above at any time when approved
by the governing Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors and the entire membership of our Association thank you for your commitment
to preserving the communication and outreach of defense acquisition, technology, logistics, and
program management practices that keep our Armed Forces the most capable and efficient in the
world. We look forward to a rich and mutually rewarding relationship with your organization.