MDM 2022 is May 10-12 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C.

Please read the below information prior to registering.

Registration for MDM 2022 is free and we will have complimentary shuttles running from the parking lot of the National Museum of the Marine Corps (18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle, VA 22172) to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Shuttles will leave every 30 minutes, on the hour and half hour, from the Museum.

Pick up on Tuesday, 10 May – Thursday, 12 May from 0730 – 1200
Return on Tuesday, 10 May – Thursday, 12 May from 1200 – 1700

The complimentary shuttle service is available to all MDM attendees, as well as exhibitors, on a first come first served basis.

There will also be shuttles running from the Pentagon Bus Bay U8 to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center departing every 30 minutes.

From the Pentagon Bus Bay U8:
Tuesday, 10 May: 0900 – 1600
Wednesday, 11 May: 0930-1630
Thursday, 12 May: 0930-1500

From the Walter E. Washington Convention Center:
Tuesday, 10 May: 1000 – 1630
Wednesday, 11 May: 1000-1700
Thursday, 12 May: 1000-1530



Registration Modern Day Marine (MDM) is open to Department of Defense active duty, reserve, civilian, and retired, service members and their families, as well as veteran members of the Marine Corps League and/or Marine Corps Association (the MDM Co-Host organizations), Defense Industry affiliated personnel, law enforcement, industry/consultant representatives, and invited international guests. Registration is required for all categories of attendees, and all registrants must provide proof of identity with a government issued photographic ID for badge pick up on show site at the registration desk.

There will be no COVID-19 vaccine verification or requirement to wear a mask at the 2022 Modern Day Marine Expo.

The military uniform requirements are listed below:

General Expo Attendance – Blue Dress D
Congressional Breakfast – Service A
MCL Awards Ceremony & Leadership Breakfast – Service A



What to Expect at the Show

Modern Day Marine is a three day event with +400 exhibitors, presentations, and special events for the Marine Corps community. You can tour the expo floor and meet with companies while using their products, watch presentations by USMC leaders and various commands, and attend events designed specifically for Marines such as the career transition lunch. Click the buttons below for more information about these opportunities.