Upcoming Events

Next Board Meeting: 14 March 2017 @ Bennigan's Bar & Grill, 226 17th Street, Rock Island, IL at 5 PM.

10th Annual Midwest Small Business Government Contracting Symposium will be held May 24-25. For more information and to register, click here.

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:


NDIA Iowa-Illinois Chapter - Join Now!

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