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Professional Development​

Capitol Summit

NGAM nominates up to 2 company grade officers per year to attend the NGAUS Capitol Summit.

Interested officers should contact the association via email. The 2021 dates are March 22 to 24, July 19 to 21 and Oct. 4 to 6. Participation is open to NGAUS members, Army or Air, second lieutenant to captain or warrant officer 1 to chief warrant officer 2.

Deadlines to submit names to NGAM are Jan. 15, for March summit; April 28, for July summit; and July 1, for October summit.


Please visit the site below to learn more about Capitol Summit


Legislative Workshop

The NGAUS Legislative Workshop is an annual professional development event conducted to educate Guardsmen, Congressional Action Contact Officers (CACOs), and National Guard State Association POCs on National Guard issues in Congress and the Department of Defense.

If you are interested in attending the workshop please contact the association via email.




NGAUS General Conference & Exhibition

144nd General Conference & Exhibition will be held 26-29 August 2022 in Columbus, Ohio. There are professional development opportunities for company grade officers to attend the conference on orders in a Title 10 representative. Additionally, NGAM sponsors officers nominated by MDNG command team.

What to Expect

Governor's Reception - A "Taste" of New England

Located in Charlestown Naval Yard, attractions include the USS Constitution & Museum, the USS Cassin Young, Bunker Hill Monument, with live entertainment and regional refreshments. 


Spouse Luncheon

Located on the Spirit Harbor Cruise, which includes 3 hours of exploration across the Boston Harbor, along with various luxurious accommodations. 

Golf Tournament 2020

Located on the top rated championship golf courses, you will get the best Boston skyline views. 


Company Grade & Warrant Officer Mixer

Located on the Lawn of D st., which will include plenty of games and fun. Perfected located near the nightlife of the Seaport District. 


TAG & Senior Leader Social Events

The TAG Sponsor Receptions will take place at the JFK Presidential Library, while the TAG Spouse Reception will take place at the Institute for Contemporary Art. 


Fun Run

Located at Fort Independence on Castle Island.



The NGAUS General Conference & Exhibition brings more than 4,000 professionals, including defense leaders, from the 50 states, U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. Generate leads, meet industry experts, and showcase your products at this three-day event.


To learn more about the conference please visit


Stay tuned for registration information.



Professional Development Funding

Commanders can request funding for events that support professional development. To request funding unit commander must complete the form below at least 90 days prior to event.

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