23
Oct '19

TechFest 2019 High School STEM Event on Nov 22

Techfest is November 22. This is a Fort Wayne community outreach for high school students. It doesn’t cost anything for a company to have a booth at the career fair. This provides students the opportunity to see all the great companies in our area that hire people with STEM degrees. It’s easy to go register online for a booth.  http://www.neitechfest.com/. NIDIA is a sponsor for this great event. Raytheon, USSI, and BAE are some of the companies that currently participate. The Northeast Indiana region needs YOUR help if we are going to attract, train, and retain our top young talent...

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10
Oct '19

DEF Bloomington Presents: NavalX Seaside Chat in Indianapolis

New event from DEF Bloomington featuring the NavalX on Wednesday, October 16th at Dallara IndyCar Factory at 5:30 PM. This event features the newly launched NavalX Midwest Tech Bridge and veteran entrepreneurs and their stories. Come join us for a chance to learn more and meet other virtuous insurgents! Tickets are free, as well as hors d’oeuvres and open bar. For more information, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/def-bloomington-presents-navalx-seaside-chat-in-indianapolis-tickets-75244581569 What: NAVALX – Seaside chat discussing the Midwest Tech Bridge and what it means for the Midwest Defense Community. The chat will be followed by a panel discussion from our six veteran entrepreneurs hailing from various places in the...

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24
Sep '19

Don’t miss the DCAP Seminar on November 12, 2019

This Defense Cybersecurity Assurance Program (DCAP) Seminar includes informational sessions that describe DoD cyber contracting regulations and requirements, resources, and practical tools that your business can use to meet the requirements. When: November 12, 2018, 8:30am – 4:00pm Where: Dimension Mill, 642 N. Madison St., Bloomington, IN 47404 Click Here For more Information and To Register When registering you have the option to choose which Track of training you feel is best for your situation: Track 1 For individuals from organizations just beginning their cybersecurity journey, you will gain a clear understanding of the actions needed to become compliant with DFARs...

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18
Sep '19

IN3 Member Showcase Event on 9/30 in Indianapolis

Join IN3 and the Department of Navy Rapid Innovation Fund at the September INCATT Member Showcase Event at The Center at The Heritage Group in Indianapolis, Ind. on Monday, September 30. Are you a small business selling a commercial product you want to qualify to sell the U.S. military? Do you have a technology developed through the SBIR program and need commercialization opportunities? Are you a defense contractor looking for funding sources to test and integrate small business technologies into your platforms? Navy RIF contracts can provide a vehicle for defense acquisition programs to begin procuring products from small businesses....

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05
Sep '19

NIBCC Luncheon with Greg Stube

Get your tickets for the Northeast Indiana Base Community Council Luncheon featuring Special Forces Warrior, Speaker, and Author of Conquer Anything – Greg Stube. The program will begin at 11:30am at the Parkview Mirro Center on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. Click here to view the event flyer for additional information.

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23
Aug '19

August All-Member Meeting Recap

Thanks to everyone that attended our NIDIA All-Member meeting on August 20th in downtown Ft Wayne! Special thanks to our presenters: Bryce Carpenter from Conexus, Gene Jones from Purdue, and Nick Darrah from the Regional Partnership. It was a great opportunity to obtain information pertinent to our industry and region. NIDIA also made a donation of $2,500 to TechFest of Northeast Indiana. NIDIA STEM committee members Lynne Miller, Dave Jost, and Joe Predina presented the check to Kurt Whited and Noah Miller during our meeting (photo). The Hampton Inn’s new Rooftop Patio, overlooking Parkview Field was the perfect venue for...

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14
Aug '19

Indiana Governor Announces New Defense Sector Strategy

Indiana is combining its forces to grow the state’s defense industry and military assets, creating a collaborative approach to market the sector and bring new business to the state. Governor Eric Holcomb announced Monday a realignment of the Indiana Office of Defense Development, which will now fall under the jurisdiction of the Indiana Economic Development Corp. “With a strong military presence and network of defense assets, combined with the tactical advantage of our state’s pro-growth business climate, Indiana is perfectly positioned to be at the center of global advancements and growth in defense” said Holcomb. The governor also announced the...

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12
Aug '19

NIDIA Chairman Rick Howard Interviewed by Journal Gazette

NIDIA Chairman Rick Howard was recently interviewed by the Journal Gazette magazine regarding the State of Indiana’s attractiveness to the Aerospace and Defense industry. Read the article online here: http://www.journalgazette.net/business/20190811/for-aerospace-state-is-6th

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18
Jul '19

Reminder: NIDIA Summer Membership Meeting & Social Mixer

Please plan to attend the Northeast Indiana Defense Industry Association All-Member Meeting Date: August 20, 2019 Location: Marriott Courtyard, downtown Ft Wayne (1150 S. Harrison Street) Reception afterwards at the Hampton Inn Rooftop, overlooking Parkview Field Time: 4pm– All-Member Meeting 6pm – Reception, Networking, Meet-n-Greet, Hampton Inn Rooftop patio 7pm – Stay and watch the Ft Wayne TinCaps from the Hampton Rooftop patio! Tentative Agenda: NIDIA Overview – presented by Rick Howard, NIDIA chaiir Conexus Overview – presented by Mark Howell, CEO & President of CONEXUS Cyber Update – presented by Gene Jones, Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership Northeast Indiana Regional...

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