AFWERX VEGAS Grand opening with VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENSE & SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE HEATHER WILSON
The AFWERX Vegas Innovation Center is now open for business to find innovative solutions to tough Air Force problem sets.
Las Vegas, Nevada January 8, 2018 – AFWERX Vegas holds ribbon cutting ceremony with SECAF Heather Wilson & VP Mike Pense to open phase one of its 25,000 sq. ft. Innovation Center with a final completion date of March 1st 2018.
The event took place January the 11th at their HC | Hughes Center® location in Las Vegas, NV. Leading the ceremony will be SECAF Heather Wilson along with her invited guest Vice President Mike Pence. The ceremony will mark the establishment of innovation and collaboration amongst the USAF and the best and brightest minds our nation holds to stay ahead of our adversaries in air, space and cyber.
AFWERX Vegas, a DEFENSEWERX run operation, will serve as a hub for interaction with the rest of the AFWERX ecosystem. The mission of AFWERX Vegas is to help solve tough challenges the Air Force faces. Our technical expertise and innovative approach to problem-solving ensures our clients meet their goals and remain mission ready. The establishment of the AFWERX Vegas will be a pilot and one of many innovation centers established around the country to design solutions to challenges faced by the Air Force. These facilities will enable America’s most innovative companies and individuals to collaborate with DEFENSEWERX and the AFWERX community to meet Air Force needs.
This first AFWERX location is located at the HC |Hughes Center® near the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, which is a prime location for students, faculty, small businesses and entrepreneurs to easily connect with the Air Force community.