DynCorp International was a sponsor of the sixth annual National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Midwest Small Business Government Contracting Symposium held May 22-23, 2013, at the iWireless Center, Moline, Ill. The symposium theme for 2013 was “Developing Partnerships for Success,” and was a two-day interchange for senior government and industry leadership to better understand future Rock Island Arsenal business opportunities, as well as presenting networking opportunities and educational workshops.
Briefings and updates were provided on the U.S. Army Sustainment Command (ASC), Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise (EAGLE), Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP), and other requirements. Additional breakout sessions were conducted on teaming, joint ventures, international trade, and fulfilling requirements in partnership with small businesses.
Along with sponsoring this event, Kenneth Shreves, senior director, Business Development, was a speaker on a panel discussion titled, “How to Market Your Small Business to Primes and the Government.” DI exhibited as an outreach to small businesses and hosted matchmaking appointments with representatives from small businesses to gain an overview of their capabilities and learn how they may work with DI.
DynCorp International Small Business Team
DynCorp International’s Small Business Office identifies outstanding small business partners that work as subcontractors through outreach programs and targeted events. The Small Business Office currently manages more than 50 contracts in accordance with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Defense Contract Management Agency and Department of State.
National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)
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. Their mission is to:
- Advocate cutting edge technology and superior weapons, equipment, training and support
- Promote a vigorous, responsive, government-industry national security team
- Provide an ethical and legal forum for the exchange of information between industry and government on national security issues