Event has sold out with 70 vendors, 700 attendees in recent years.  We moved to Hickory, NC in the Hickory Metro Convention Center due to the Republican National Convention in 2020. for the normal NCGIA conferences
  1. This is the leading event for law enforcement, corrections and executive staff by providing a networking and training venue for hundreds of dedicated professionals from across the country.
  2. ELETE/NCGIA executive board is working on bringing additional executive meetings, associations and more to the Hickory Metro Convention Center at the same time of this Expo.  Additional information will be forthcoming.
  3. This year we have expanded by adding the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Conference (OCDETF) and the South Carolina Gang Investigators Association Conference (SCGIA).
  4. ELETE provides an exceptional, concentrated forum for learning, collaborating and experiencing new technology. Become part of the ELETE by joining delegates from local, state, county, tribal and federal agencies. 
  5. Admission to ELETE is FREE to anyone that is not attending any of the events.  This allows everyone to invite anyone to visit their booth while at the Hickory Metro Convention Center.
  6. Your partnership is tax deductible. The NCGIA is deemed as a 501 (c) (3) organization through the Internal Revenue Service.
  7. Your competition will be there, and so should you!
2019 vendor agenda