Upcoming Events

Next Board Meeting: 8 March 2016 @ Jake O’s Grille, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island, IL at 5 PM.

Dates for the 2016 Midwest Small Business Government Contracting Symposium have been changed to May 24th thru May 26th.

Click here to view symposium web pages

2015 Model Chapter Awarded – 14th year in a row!

Arthur Heyderman Receives NDIA Gold Medal

Chapter’s 70th Anniversary Event Held 12 Sep 2015 – Click here for details/photos

10 November 2015 Board Meeting Minutes are posted in the Local Chapter tab

2016-17 Scholarship Applications being accepted till 24 March. (see Scholarship Program and Awards section on this page)

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