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What is the recommended dress/uniform?

MODERN WARFARE WEEK WELCOME RECEPTION: Casual

MODERN WARFARE WEEK SYMPOSIUM AND EXPO: 

Civilian: Business Casual

Military: Combat Uniform of the Day

MODERN WARFARE WEEK DEMO DAY

Comfortable “Range Attire.” We recommend comfortable footwear that could get muddy and layers that can be adjusted as the temperature changes throughout the day.

What are the base access requirements?

Base Access
Attendees who do not have a military/government ID are required to obtain a Visitor Pass. Enter through the All American Gate (5) and proceed to the All American Visitor Control Center to receive a pass. You will be required to provide a driver’s license, vehicle registration, and proof of insurance.

All American Visitor Control Center
81575 All American Expy
Fort Bragg, NC 28310

Hours: 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., 7 days a week

Gate Locations

Important Base Access Information
NOTE: Foreign Nationals must submit a Foreign Visitor Request through their embassy in Washington, DC in order to gain base access. These submissions will need to occur at least 30 days prior to the event.    Please contact Jenn Brooks at jbrooks@gsof.org for more information.
 
  • All vehicles entering the post are subject to search.
  • In order to gain entry to Fort Bragg, all occupants 17 years or older must have a valid identification.
  • DoD affiliated or Federal Government ID card holders may access any lane at any ACP with any type of vehicle as long as the vehicle can safely negotiate the ACP.
  • All uniformed Service members and spouses, DoD employees, and retired uniformed Service Members and spouses can vouch for occupants in their immediate vehicle without showing an Identification Card, provided the Trusted Traveler vehicle operator possesses a valid DoD affiliated identification card.
  • All other personnel presenting U.S. driver’s license or state identification cards may access any ACP as long as they visit one of the two Visitor Control Centers at All-American or Knox Truck Plaza (Commercial Vehicles Only) and process and receive a Visitor Pass. Their vehicle will be subject to search. All Non-DoD affiliated personnel must process for and receive a visitors pass unless accompanied by a DoD affiliated ID Card holder that meet the trusted traveler requirements.
  • All commercial vehicles must access the Truck Plaza on Knox Street. The Installations definition for a Commercial Vehicle is:
  • Any vehicle as large as or larger than an enclosed 15-passenger van (not used for passenger transportation) OR any company vehicle pulling an enclosed trailer of any size, and all Civilian Fuel Trucks. This includes U-Haul Trucks, UPS/FedEx delivery vehicles, etc. The only exception to this definition applies to Active Duty Military CAC Card Holders only if the vehicle can safely negotiate the lane at FPCON normal or A.
  • Foreign Nationals must submit a Foreign Visitor Request through their embassy in Washington, DC in order to gain base access. Please contact Jenn Brooks at jbrooks@gsof.org for more information.

Where is the Welcome Reception, Symposium/Expo venue and Demo Day located?

MODERN WARFARE WEEK WELCOME RECEPTION

Gaston Brewing Taproom

421 Chicago Drive

Fayetteville, NC 28306

 

MODERN WARFARE SYMPOSIUM AND EXPO | NOVEMBER 8 & 9

Iron Mike Conference Center - Fort Bragg
2658 Reilly Road
Fort Bragg, NC 28310

MODERN WARFARE DEMO DAY | NOVEMBER 10

The Range Complex
2850 TigerSwan Drive
Autryville, NC 28318

**If using GPS, use the following address: 6969 Doe Hill Rd, Autryville, NC 28318

How do I get on Fort Bragg and then find the venue?

From the All American Visitor Control Center:
81575 All American Expy
Fort Bragg, NC 28310

1) Leave gate and as you go under Gruber Road Overpass move immediately to your far right hand lane and take the first exit from the All American Expressway to the ramp that goes up to Gruber Rd.
2) Turn right onto Gruber Rd. and stay in the right hand lane. Travel straight for 7/10th mile to the fourth (4th) stop light and then turn right onto Reilly Rd.
3) Stay in the right hand lane of Reilly Rd and travel 5/10th mile to the third (3rd) signal which is a Flashing Caution Light.
4) Turn right into the Fort Bragg Conference and Catering Center parking lot on your right --- You Have Arrived!!

How far away are the venues from the airport?

The Range Complex:
  • From the Raleigh-Durham Airport: 90 miles (rental car recommended)
  • From the Fayetteville Airport: 19 miles (rental car recommended)

Iron Mike Conference Center:
  • From the Raleigh-Durham Airport: 75 miles (rental car recommended)
  • From the Fayetteville Airport: 15 miles

Is transportation provided from the airport?

No, attendees are responsible for arranging their own transportation.

What are my options for getting to/from the airport and hotel?

  • The local airports offer a variety of Car Rental options
  • Military Ft. Bragg Shuttle
  • Ride-share services, such as Uber and Lyft, are available in the Fayetteville Area
  • Local taxi companies can be researched here.

Should I rent a car?

We do recommend having access to a Rental Car in Fayetteville, especially if you fly into Raleigh-Durham and/or are staying off-base.

Can I bring personal firearms to the Demo Days?

No, for safety reasons, participants may only use the equipment provided by the demonstrating vendors.

What are the requirements to participate in Demo Days?

In addition to being a registered attendee of the event, all attendees will be required to view a 10-minute safety briefing and complete a waiver upon arrival. A wristband will be provided indicating completion of the brief and must be worn for the duration of the event.

Once I am on-site, where do I check-in?

For the Symposium & Expo:
Please check in at the Registration Desk in the Foyer at Iron Mike Conference Center to get your name badge. We kindly ask you wear your badge at all times while at the Symposium.


For the Demo Day:

Please bring your badge from the Symposium and Expo. If an attendee forgets their badge or has not yet attended any other MWW events, badges may be printed on-site in the registration tent. For security reasons, badges must be worn at all times.

**All attendees will be required to view a 10-minute safety briefing and complete a waiver upon arrival. A wristband will be provided indicating completion of the brief and must be worn for the duration of the event.

**REQUIRED SAFETY BRIEFING

All attendees are required to view a 10-minute safety briefing and complete a waiver upon arrival. A wristband will be provided indicating completion of the brief and must be worn for the duration of the event.

Below are the opportunities to view the safety briefing video at the Iron Mike Conference Center prior to attending Demo Day:

Wednesday, 9 November - Iron Mike Conference Center; Hodge 3

0830 | 1100| 1230 | 1245 | 1300

Thursday, 10 November - Demo Day Tent at The Range Complex

0930 | 0945 | 1000 | 1015 | 1030

 

 

 

 

Is wireless Internet access available?

Yes! Thanks to our valued partner Leidos, we will have WiFi capability this year!

Network: 2022 Modern Warfare Week

Password: Leidos22

How do I become a Sponsor and/or and exhibitor in 2023?

Contact Kate Geercken at  kgeercken@gsof.org or (716) 270-9584 for more information about exhibiting or demonstrating your capabilities in 2023!

The 2023 Modern Warfare Week sales desk can be found just by the entrance to the exhibit hall. You can stop by to see Kate on Tuesday from 1430 - 1545 and Wednesday from 1115 - 1215.

 

Will Media be able to attend?

Members of the media are permitted to attend the Symposium Sessions.

To register as a member of the press, please click here. 

Media ground rules can be found here. 

Is there an Event App?

No, we are not using an App at this event. Please refer to the Program Guide, the website, and the onsite Staff for any questions.

Who should I contact about Corporate Partnership?

Jenn Brooks, GSOF Director of Partner Relations at jbrooks@gsof.org

Who should I contact about GSOF Marketing Opportunities?

Chelsea Hamashin, GSOF VP of Marketing and Events, at  chamashin@gsof.org

Who do I contact if I have a question on registration?

Kylie Moore, Operations Coordinator at kmoore@gsof.org

Who do I contact about Speaker participation?

Amy Belicev, Director of Events, at abelicev@gsof.org or (717) 725-7462

Who do I contact if I have any other urgent question?

Meaghan Keeler-Pettigrew, GSOF COO, at  mkp@gsof.org or (727) 432-6657

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