SOF Discovery Expo

Wed Mar 20 2024 at 08:00 am to Thu Mar 21 2024 at 04:00 pm


Plug and Play FinTech
Publisher/HostPlug and Play FinTech
SOF Discovery Expo
Explore defense tech innovations at SOF Discovery Expo, Mar 20-21, Tampa. Connect with industry leaders & showcase advancements.
About this Event

Welcome to the SOF Discovery Expo!

Join us for a groundbreaking two-day event co-hosted by Plug and Play Tech Center, featuring an exclusive expo, panel discussions, and round table sessions. This event unites startups, venture capitalists (VCs), subject matter experts (SMEs), and government personnel to showcase, discuss, and explore cutting-edge technologies in the defense sector.

About the Event:

The SOF Discovery Expo is a curated event aimed at fostering collaboration and advancement within the defense technology sector. Over two days, participants will engage in dynamic discussions, gain insights into the latest advancements, and network with senior leadership from the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM).

Why Attend:

Showcase Progress: Vendors will directly present technology solutions to a targeted audience within US SOCOM, demonstrating their capabilities and expertise in the defense sector.

Stay Ahead of Trends: Gain insights into the latest advancements and emerging trends in defense technology, ensuring your organization stays at the forefront of industry progress.

Networking Opportunities: Connect with industry leaders, venture capitalists, government personnel, and potential partners in the defense and various technology sectors.

Vendors based on SOCOM S&T Sectors:  Explore technology advancements in the following SOCOM Science and Technology capability areas:

  • Multi-Domain Communications and Computing (MCC):¬†Cyber Defense; Alternative Positioning, Navigation, Timing (PNT), Contested Communications
  • Battle Space Awareness (BSA): Technical Support Systems and enhanced data transfer capabilities, Introduction of sMOB for search and rescue operations, Electronic countermeasure and cyberspace operations
  • Emplacement and Access (EA): Signature Management, All-terrain mobility platforms.

About Plug and Play Tech Center:

Plug and Play is a global collaboration platform that fosters cooperation between startups, corporations, and investors to drive technological advancement and entrepreneurship. It provides resources, investment mentorship, and networking opportunities across various industries.


The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) oversees all special operations forces within the United States Department of Defense (DoD). Dedicated to providing agile, adaptive solutions to meet the evolving challenges of modern warfare, ensuring the nation's security interests are upheld.

About JATF:

The Joint Acquisition Task Force (JATF), a crucial element within USSOCOM. Focuses on driving the acquisition and integration of cutting-edge technologies by collaborating with industry partners, government agencies, and academia to deliver tailored solutions for special operations forces in diverse mission environments.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

SOFWERX, 1925 East 2nd Avenue, Tampa, United States


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