Frequently Asked Questions

Formal/ Black Tie or Military Equivalent

As of November 17, the military/government tickets are now completely sold out. However, tickets are still available at a discounted price

Yes. The only available sponsorships are the Wounded Warrior, Winter's Night, Sparkling Small Business and Small Business sponsorships. If you have any additional questions please feel free to reach out to the AFCEA DC Registrar ( 

The Winter Gala will be held indoors. 

AFCEA Washington, DC, and the Winter Gala will be following any/all mask mandates by the local jurisdiction. Starting November 22, 2021, the District of Columbia is lifting their mask indoor mask policy however, the National Building Museum will still require all persons wear masks indoors when not actively eating or drinking. Masks will also be provided at the event. 

All attendees will be required to upload their vaccination cards or negative COVID tests once they have registered. For those who will be providing negative COVID tests, please submit your negative COVID test results 48 hours prior to the event. 

We are recommending attendees to Uber or take the Metro to the National Building Museum. All drop offs will be directed to the G street entrance (Main entrance). 

For those who plan on taking the Metro, the closest stop is the Judiciary Square (Red Line) - which is right across the street from the F Street entrance. 

Please bring a photo ID and have your E-ticket ready!  

No, this is strictly a fun, networking event!