SIA’s 22nd Annual Satellite Industry Leadership Dinner

SIA’s 22nd Annual Satellite Industry Leadership Dinner will take place on Monday, May 6, 2019 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.  SIA will present its Satellite Leadership in Government award to a government employee or member of congress who has demonstrated leadership in issues affecting the satellite industry.  The 2018 award was given to Jose Albuquerque, Division Chief of the International Bureau’s Satellite Division at the Federal Communications Commission and keynote addresses were given my FCC Chairman Pai and Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

Each year SIA Executive and Associate members of SIA join senior government officials, CEOs and other senior executives from the satellite industry at this flagship event to underscore the dynamic role that satellite technologies play in the nation’s defense and economy.

To view photos from the 2018 dinner, please visit: 2018 Leadership Dinner

Please contact Jennifer Williams, SIA’s Senior Director of Events and Operations, at for further information about SIA’s 22nd Annual Leadership Dinner.

2019 DoD Commercial SATCOM Workshop will be held December 17-19, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA.

As one of the year’s most anticipated industry events, the workshop will bring together government leaders from DoD Combatant Commands, Services and Agencies as well as commercial satellite industry operators, service providers, integrators, ground equipment suppliers and manufacturers.

The Workshop is the industry’s opportunity to exhibit their lasts satellite-based solutions as they join Government decision makers, participants and speakers.  This event is co-sponsored by the U.S. Strategic Command.

Visit for more information or contact SIA staff at for exhibiting and/or sponsorship opportunities.

Check back soon for updates on the following events:

  • 2019 SSIR Release
  • 2019 Senate Technology Demonstration and Exhibition



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