Countdown to Winter Gala 2017
42nd Annual Winter Gala
Thurs., Dec. 14, 2017
7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue
Washington, DC 20005
Proceeds benefit AFCEA Washington, DC scholarship and STEM programs.
Feel free to bring new, unwrapped toys!
Join AFCEA Washington, DC for the 42nd annual Winter Gala, the must-attend social event of the year for senior leaders from the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, Armed Services, intelligence agencies and industry. Tickets are now available for this elegant, widely-attended black-tie affair returning to the National Museum of Women in the Arts.


Thursday, December 14, 2017
Board Reception6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Winter Gala7:30 PM - 10:30 PM


General Public: $350
Discounted Rate (Luncheon Table Sponsors): $300
Government: Complimentary*
*Reserved for current government and active duty military – excludes government contractors.

2016 in Numbers

42 sponsoring companies, 182% increase from 2015
Almost $100,000 raised for STEM scholarships
Contributed to 25 scholarships given to graduating high school seniors and freshman college students
Over 800 people registered to attend, 195% increase from 2015
Including 230 registered government attendees, 156% increase from 2015
45 boxes of donated toys to the
U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots