Upcoming Events

Next Board Meeting: 14 March 2017 @ Jake O’s Grille, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island, IL at 5 PM.

10 January 2017 Board Meeting Minutes are posted in the Local Chapter tab

Selected as Model Chapter for 2016!!  15TH Year!!

Planning underway for 2017 10th Annual Small Business Symposium 24-25 May 2017

2016 Model Chapter Application Submitted

Minor updates to Chapter By-Laws approved

9th Annual 2016 Midwest Small
Business Government Contracting Symposium -
Held May 24th thru May 26th

2016-2017 Scholarships Awarded

About the Iowa-Illinois Chapter

The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is America's leading Defense Industry association promoting national security.  It is a non-partisan, non-profit association headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.

The Iowa-Illinois Chapter, as an arm of the national association, provides geographic coverage for Iowa and the western 1/3 of Illinois, furthering the national objectives and policies.  Our mission is to:


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Membership benefits include:

  • Networking opportunities at events/conferences with regional businesses and government activities involved in the defense industry
  • Strengthening professional relationships with local government and industry members
  • A portal to raise industry and government issues and shape national policy