Upcoming Events

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

9th Annual 2016 Midwest Small Business Government Contracting Symposium

May 24th thru May 26th

For details and to register, click here

Chapter supports Vietnam 50th Anniversary Parade

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

2016 IA-IL Chapter STEM Scholarship Awarded

2016 STEM Donations Presented

Arthur Heyderman Receives NDIA Gold Medal

12 January 2016 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