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WDI Week Event: Networking Social at the 444 hosted by the Wright Brothers Institute

  • 21 Jul 2021
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Social Overview:

Make the most of Wright Dialogue with Industry Week! WBI is hosting a networking social at our 444 E. Second Street facility, – the ‘Air Force’s Midwestern Storefront.’ The 444 facility is the intersectional hub for the Dayton, Ohio region and cutting-edge Air Force Research, business acumen and funding opportunities. This event coincides with Wright Dialogue with Industry Week providing a social, collaborative opportunity for Air Force Senior Leaders, Defense Contractors, and small businesses from across the country. This event is free to attend and open to all participants. Registration is required.


WPAFB Small Businesses and Professional Associations will be on hand to network with attendees. The Small Business Hub connected hundreds of attendees in 2019 to exhibiting Small Businesses, and anticipate valuable partnerships to begin during this event. Don’t miss out on this fantastic networking opportunity!



Cost for the event is FREE, but we will be accepting donations for the food and beverage provided.

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Exhibit Opportunity at Social

Would you like to exhibit at the Social? WBI is offering 16 tabletops ($150 per table) for Small Businesses to Exhibit during the social - previous Social Events at 444 have been very well attended and successful for the exhibitors. Proceeds will go to cover the cost of food and beverages and administrative fees. (Please download the Exhibit Form and the Exhibit Invoice if you would like to take advantage of the exhibiting opportunity)


Link to register to Exhibit: https://forms.zohopublic.com/wbipia10/form/WDINetworkingEventExhibitorForm/formperma/uCNI9luczpOEX-1u60XM9sLwEryocB34fdFVxj_41MQ

Link to Invoice: (please download invoice to pay for your exhibit space)




Parking and Facility Entrance: Please park in the side parking lot of the 444 loading dock entrance (where the US Flag is posted), there is available parking on the street, behind the Steam Plant, and 2nd St Market just down the street from 444. Please do not park in the lot directly behind 444, this is privately owned and cars will be towed at owners expense.


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