Get Involved

Learn how to make the most of your AFCEA membership.

AFCEA Bethesda offers unmatched opportunities to foster dialogue and partnership between the federal government and industry to solve today’s most pressing IT challenges.

The chapter hosts over 20 programs and networking opportunities throughout the year designed to increase engagement around mission-critical issues in health IT, law enforcement, public safety, energy, sustainability and infrastructure. To find out more about any of the following involvement opportunities, please contact the Registrar at

Planning Committees

AFCEA Bethesda has a planning committee for each of our events. Committees provide members the opportunity to develop programs that align with their organization’s mission and to engage with other government and industry representatives. Volunteers have input in everything from the program agenda and content to the government speakers invited for various sessions. Contact today to join a committee.

Emerging Leaders

AFCEA Bethesda Emergng Leaders provides a network for IT professionals under 40 to connect with senior industry and government executives. Our organization of young professionals puts on networking and professional development programs throughout the year to provide a forum for sharing ideas, developing skills, and making connections that will last a lifetime.


Participating in the AFCEA Bethesda chapter allows sponsors to play a vital role in shaping the programming of events while gaining exposure to representatives across the Federal IT market. There are many opportunities for sponsors to showcase innovation and technology all while growing their network and raising their organization’s brand awareness.

Attend an Event

AFCEA Bethesda organizes various widely attended programs and networking opportunities designed to foster better inter-agency communication, share best practices, identify mission-critical issues and increase engagement with industry IT solutions and service providers. Check out our Program Calendar for the list of upcoming event dates and registration information.

Become an AFCEA Member

AFCEA International is a member-based, non-profit association for professionals that provides highly sought-after thought leadership, engagement and networking opportunities. Visit the website to learn more. Subscribe to Signal magazine and e-newsletters to stay in the know.