Nominations for 40 Under 40 are now open until February 14, 2018!


The Young AFCEAN program offers professionals 40 years old and under unparalleled networking opportunities with senior leaders. It also includes the opportunity to work with others who will become future leaders in industry, military, government and academia.

AFCEA is unique in the way it includes young members in leadership, management and planning throughout the association and its chapters. Young AFCEANs also have board-level representation in AFCEA International.

Opportunities Include:

  • Attending prestigious events to learn
  • Networking with senior leaders and your peers in the industry
  • Executing small- to large-scale events at the chapter level
  • Holding leadership positions at both the chapter and AFCEA International level
  • Giving back to the community by helping to raise scholarship money
  • Having worldwide connections and opportunities to engage globally through AFCEA's  chapters.
  • Writing and being published in SIGNAL Magazine
  • Joining AFCEA International Committees, such as EPIC or the Young AFCEAN Membership Subcommittee

See how AFCEA benefits you in this video about the Young AFCEAN network


Learn more about individual member benefits.


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Upcoming Events


01/11/2018Young AFCEA Event
PwC Embankment Place, London, United Kingdom
02/14/2018YAC Social
Nottingham's, Columbia, MD
03/14/2018YAFCEA Bethesda Winter IT Luncheon
03/14/2018YAC Social
Nottingham's, Columbia, MD
04/11/2018YAC Social
Nottingham's, Columbia, MD

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