Submarine Industrial  Base Council

Supplier Days Conference

annual SIBC Supplier Days Conference


Supplier Days 2024 will take place Monday, March 4 through Wednesday, March 6 at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, VA.

The 33rd Annual SIBC Suppliers Days will highlight the key submarine program initiatives and the importance of workforce development for the Submarine Industrial Base. Now more than ever, the Submarine Industrial Base’s role is critical to maintaining dominance in the undersea domain. We hope that you will join us for this important event.
For scheduling purposes here is a tentative schedule of events for Suppliers Days 2024*:
Monday, March 4        Welcome Reception (Optional)                       5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.
Tuesday, March 5       SIBC Briefings                                                           1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
                                             Networking Event                                                   5:00 P.M. to 6:30 P.M.
                                             SIBC Dinner                                                                6:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Wednesday, March 6  Congressional Breakfast and Meetings    8:00 A.M.
Event Overview:
Monday, March 4, 2024, Similar to last year, GDEB, joined by HII- NNS, is planning to host focused group discussions (topics to follow) with active suppliers and will be available for one-on-one sessions, as time permits on Monday, March 4th, 2024. If you are interested in scheduling a meeting, please contact your GDEB buying manager or Hanna Mellaly ( for more information. 
Tuesday, March 5, 2024, SIBC briefings on U.S. Navy submarine programs will begin early afternoon followed by a networking event and a dinner with keynote addresses.

Wednesday, March 6, 2024, the SIBC will host its traditional Congressional breakfast in the Cannon Caucus Room where suppliers will have the opportunity to meet with members of Congress and their staff. Following the breakfast, SIBC members should plan to attend scheduled meetings with their U.S. Senators and Representatives to advocate for support of the essential submarine-related legislative priorities.



Hotel Room Block: The room block is full at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel. There are still rooms available outside the room block. Additionally, there are rooms available at the Residence Inn Arlington Capitol View (located next door) and at the Courtyard by Marriott Arlington (located across the street).

**Please note that this event is open to U.S. citizens only.

Should you have additional questions or concerns, please let us know. We look forward to seeing you all in March!

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