14
Nov '22

Reminder: NIDIA Year-End Networking Event is Next Week (Dec 7)!

Don’t miss this FREE event! Join NIDIA for a year-end social & networking at Quimby Hall. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. When:Wed, December 7, 20225:00pm – 8:00pm EST Where:Quimby Hall1502 Bluffton RoadFort Wayne, IN 46809 Please RSVP this week, by December 1, 2022 via the following event link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/467555459967 Hear first hand from military professionals why we do what we in the defense industry. Meet & greet others in the defense industry. In addition to leadership, we would like to encourage you to invite people from your company that are younger or newer to the industry/area (< 3yrs). We...

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18
Oct '22

Register for the 2023 BUY Indiana Expo

The 2023 Buy Indiana Expo will be held Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at the French Lick Resort and Casino.  The host Chamber for the 2023 Buy Indiana Expo is the Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce. Sponsored by the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane (NSWC Crane) the purpose of the Buy Indiana Expo is to align Hoosier companies to unique opportunities to expand their business through contract with government centers. Buy Indiana Expo also includes breakout sessions/workshops by NSWC Crane to educate vendors on how to conduct business with the Federal Government and how SBA can assist with your business needs. If you...

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13
Oct '22

SBA Announces Over $4 million in New Funding to Expand Veterans Business Owner Outreach

PRESS RELEASE – October 12, 2022 WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced a new funding opportunity for up to $400,000 to be awarded to up to 12 entities including private organizations, colleges and universities, private sector firms, nonprofit organizations and state, local or tribal governmental agencies to provide critical training and counseling to aspiring and existing veteran small business owners as a Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC). The news comes ahead of Nations Veterans Small Business Week 2022, one of the Agency’s flagship events, taking place October 31 – November 4, that will put the spotlight on one of the Biden-Harris Administration’s priorities...

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26
Jul '22

Reminder – NIDIA Summer Event: Doing Business with Defense Industry Primes. 18 August, Parkview Field, Ft Wayne

If you haven’t registered for our upcoming event, please do so soon! Registration & e-tickets are available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/390140900937 The Northeast Indiana Defense Industry Association (NIDIA) is hosting a panel on doing business in the defense space on August 18th at Parkview Field Picnic Pavilion in Fort Wayne. We have invited procurement & contracting specialists from larger companies to be part of our panel, discussing what their companies need and how smaller, local companies can become a supplier / subcontractor for them. Participating companies include Rolls Royce, BAE Systems, Ultra & AM General. The event includes a meal and ticket for...

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24
Jul '22

Indiana PTAC Survey

Dear NIDIA Members, The Indiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is conducting a survey to better understand commercial and academic needs related to access to classified work areas and networks in military facilities, i.e., “Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities” or “SCIFs.” Please take a few minutes to share your feedback using the link below. https://iedc.formstack.com/forms/classified_work_areas_and_networks Thank you for your attention and participation!

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13
Jul '22

2nd Annual Golf for the Warrior

All, Join the Northeast Indiana Base Community Council on Friday, September 23, 2022 for a day on the links at Brookwood Golf Club for the 2nd Annual Golf for the Warrior! Let us show you how we turn a golf outing into an event celebrating our local military families and their bases. The event will raise funds for the Northeast Indiana Base Community Council’s Military Support Fund (no refunds will be issued). The fund provides emergency financial assistance to military families in Northeast Indiana. Last year our event was sold-out, make sure you sign-up as soon as possible. The Golf...

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14
Jun '22

Annual Congressman Banks Job Fair – July 6th

Don’t miss the 2022 Congressman Banks Job Far at Purdue University Fort Wayne on Wednesday, July 6th from noon – 3:00pm. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet with hundreds of job seekers. Recruit and interview these prospective employees the same day you meet with the. This will also be a great time to network with other business owners and to showcase your own company. When: Wednesday, July 6 from noon – 3:00pm Where: Purdue University Fort Wayne, Walb Student Union, International Ballroom Download the event flyer and visit https://banks.house.gov/job-fair/job-fair-registration.htm to register your organization for the Job Fair today!

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23
May '22

Lifeline Data Center Open House – June 1

Join Lifeline Data Centers on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 from 10:30am to 1:30pm at their Fort Wayne office – 7601 S. Anthony Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46816. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Lifeline is opening its Fort Wayne, Indiana data center that will begin operations with 80,000 square feet and a FISMA High posture. Lifeline’s new data center will utilize the same custom and patented, electrical and mechanical continuous operation design that has allowed Lifeline’s Indianapolis facility to remain constantly online for nearly 15 years. This new data center will operate on a separate power grid than Central Indiana,...

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18
May '22

NIBCC Support the Warrior

Please the Northeast Indiana Base Community Council for a free social meet and greet, June 1st, to learn more about how the Northeast Indiana Base Community Council is building the country’s most engaged military community here in Northeast Indiana. Space is limited, please sign up by registering through the ticket button. When: June 1st, 2022 from 6:00pm – 8:00pmWhere: Parkview Field, Suite Level Lounge (1301 Ewing St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802) Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be provided along with one drink ticket and a cash bard. Dress is business casual. For more details and to register for this FREE event,...

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04
May '22

TriCore Cybersecurity Summit on June 29

The TriCore Cybersecurity Summit is the perfect opportunity to learn from renowned security experts from across the nation on how to protect your business from cyberattacks through guest presentations, interactive panels, and networking discussions. While you enjoy an included lunch, you will be able to hear from our partners that are experts in their different sectors of the cybersecurity community. Gain insight into how utilizing a layered approach to cybersecurity is increasingly important. Following the presentations, we will hold a Q&A to allow attendees to ask questions to any of the panelists. The summit will conclude with a happy hour, networking opportunities...

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