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Rock Island Arsenal/April 3rd 2018: The National Defense Industrial Association’s (NDIA) Iowa-Illinois
Chapter is committed to growing local, small businesses. To bolster these efforts, NDIA will be hosting
their first ever educational seminar at the Arsenal Island Golf Course and Clubhouse on Thursday, April
12th from 11:30am – 1pm.
This NDIA sponsored luncheon will be in conjunction with the Quad Cities Iowa and Illinois Procurement
Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC). Discussions will center on how small business owners can best use
procurement technical assistance centers in our area. Special guests Melissa Burant of Iowa State
University and Keli Krueger-Huhra of Bradley University will lead the discussion. Other small business
resource partners from the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Quad Cities SCORE, and Small Business
Administration will also be present to contribute to the discussions.
Advance tickets for this luncheon are $15 for NDIA members, $20 for nonmembers, with a $5 increase if
purchased at the door. You can register by going to the following website: http://www.ndia-iail.
Those interested in attending this special event need only present a government issued ID at the Rock
Island Arsenal’s gate and notify the guard you are attending the NDIA event and you will be granted
About PTAC: These Centers provide local business owners onsite, in-person technical training to help
them provide their products and services to governmental entities from a local to federal level. In 2016
alone, PTAC clients were awarded 87,000 contracts worth nearly $16.5 billion as part of their
About NDIA: This is a non-partisan, non-profit educational association promoting national security and
dedicated to strong national defense through industrial preparedness. The Iowa-Illinois Chapter
provides geographic coverage for Iowa and the western 1/3 of Illinois, furthering the national objectives
and policies. This luncheon event and their upcoming 11th Annual Midwest Government Contracting
Symposium on May 23rd and 24th at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline support their mission.