30
Jun '21

Pop Up Free Fun Event for Recently Hired/Young Employees This Thursday

NIDIA is sponsoring an event this Thursday, July 1st at 6:15 at Three Rivers Distillery in Fort Wayne. It is focused on those new to the defense industry (and maybe new to the area) to connect across our member companies. Please pass on to your fellow employees that are new employees / interns in your company. Looking for a way to meet other defense employees from Northeast Indiana? Join us this Thursday for free drinks & food @ 3 Rivers Distillery No pre-registration – just show up and meet your peers!

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11
Jun '21

Volunteers needed for Race For The Warrior 2021

From: Nick Darrah, NIDIA Board member: In addition to the NIDIA board, I also serve on the board of the Northeast Indiana Base Community Council (NIBCC). If you recall we partnered with them for the Gen. Bunch event back in October of last year. NIBCC’s largest fundraiser for the year is the Race for the Warrior 5k/10k which is run on the runway at FWA. The race is July 24th and we still need more runners, volunteers, and sponsors. A few key points: 100% of the proceeds go to the Military Support Fund, which provides micro-grants up to $650 to...

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02
Jun '21

(Updated) Free Defense Networking Event Opportunity

Important Update: While the event is Open and Free to all, Free Booth space is ONLY AVAILABLE for NDIA, AFCIA, IEDC and PTAC organizations. Who: Indiana defense companies & Contractors What the event is offering:  Network and discover how your company can find more business from the DoD/Federal Space! Bourbon Tasting & Bottle Signing by members of the Horse Soldiers! Hear war stories from the CIA and Special Forces who have served our country! Learn about NIST/CMMC requirements and Indiana grant opportunities! Find out how you can leverage a very limited opportunity to garner state grant money towards your cyber security...

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19
May '21

Rep. Banks Selected as Ranking Member of HASC Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies and Information Systems

For Immediate Release May 18, 2021 ROGERS ANNOUNCES BANKS AND GALLAGHER AS NEW SUBCOMMITTEE RANKING MEMBERS Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Mike Rogers (R-AL), the Ranking Member on the House Armed Services Committee, announced two new Armed Services Subcommittee Ranking Members. Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) will serve as the Ranking Member for the Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems and Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) will serve as the Ranking Member for the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. “I am pleased to announce that Representatives Jim Banks (R-IN) and Mike Gallagher (R-WI) will be taking on new and important roles on...

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19
May '21

Cyber Security Apprenticeships & Training Opportunities

NIDIA members – the recent Cyber attack on Colonial Pipeline serves as a cold reminder of the need to protect our companies from cyber criminals. If you have a need to beef up your cyber defense capabilities, there are a couple of opportunities available to train up your staff. Ivy Tech and Purdue University provide cyber apprenticeships/training. I believe both can be tailored to meet your specific needs. Please see the attached files for additional information on their offerings. See the links below for additional details. NIDIA Brief – Ivy Tech Grant for apprenticeships Industry Flyer – Gaboyan Purdue University

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11
May '21

Third Coast Federal is Growing its Consulting Capability

Hello! Third Coast Federal has been active in South Bend for over four years as a consultancy for local, small, entrepreneurial businesses wanting to break into the federal contracting and R&D space. Until a few weeks ago, the company consisted of two people — the president, Dave Temeles, and a client success manager, Clevon Brown. The addition of these four consultants, as well as a director of client engagement, and a PR function, is a significant leap in the company’s ability to create, discover and capture opportunities for local businesses. Greg Daniels, John Falvey and Rebecca Parker hail from AM...

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15
Apr '21

Reminder: Join us for the 2021 NIDIA Spring Social on May 26th

time is running out NIDIA members, don’t miss out on the NIDIA 2021 Spring Social! The Spring Social will be held on Wed, May 26th, 2021 from 5:00pm-8:00pm at Club Soda in Fort Wayne. This FREE event includes appetizers, dinner, and 2 drink tickets per person. This will be an informal social/networking opportunity. Click Here To Register

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14
Apr '21

Export Lunch & Learn Webinar: “Working with International Distributors: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly”

The Indiana District Export Council presents: “Working with International Distributors: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly”, a FREE Webinar on May 20, 2021, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Creating and managing a distribution relationship in another country can be intimidating. How do you find and evaluate a good partner? What should be included in the contract? What are some common pitfalls? How do you minimize your business and legal risks? Don’t go it alone and learn by trial and error. This webinar will cover international distribution relationship do’s and don’ts and explain practical strategies to help you succeed in developing global...

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08
Mar '21

2021 Buy Indiana Expo

Don’t miss the 2021 BUY INDIANA EXPO on Tuesday, August 31! The purpose of the Buy Indiana Expo is to align companies with unique opportunities to expand their business through contracts with NSWC Crane. Educational workshops will be offered to help vendors better understand how to do business with the Federal Government, PTAC, and SBA. There will be sessions covering Contracting and Future Procurement While Buy Indiana is historically a spring event, it has been moved to late summer due to current COVID-19 restrictions. If you paid for registration last year and did not request a refund, your business is...

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04
Nov '20

Lifeline Data Centers Open House

Lifeline Data Centers in Fort Wayne is hosting another Open House to tour their facility and meet the owners and would like to invite NIDIA members. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Rick Howard by sending an email to Richard.howard4@baesystems.com When: Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Noon (12:00 pm) Where: 7601 S. Anthony Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46816 (Please come through the barrier gateway and park on the North side of the parking lot. The entrance s on the Northern side of the building.) Event Description: Lifeline Data Centers Ft. Wayne Data Center will be the first...

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