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2019 Midwest Government Contracting Symposium
2019 MIDWEST GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING SYMPOSIUM
May 22-23, 2019
For the IA-IL Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is hosting the 12th Midwest Government Contracting Symposium, Presented by the  Quad Cities Chamber/Illinois Defense Industry Adjustment Program.

Maryland Digital Government Summit 2019
MARYLAND DIGITAL GOVERNMENT SUMMIT 2019
May 30-30, 2019
Government Technology’s passion is helping spread best practices and spurring innovation in the public sector. The Maryland Digital Government Summit is designed to do just that.

Borough of Pendle


The Borough of Pendle (population 89,400) is located in north-west England, on the border between Lancashire and Yorkshire. It is one of 12 district councils in the 'red rose county'​ and forms part of the Pennine Lancashire sub-region; home to the largest concentration of aerospace and advanced engineering businesses in the UK.

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EVENTS

2019 Midwest Government Contracting Symposium
2019 MIDWEST GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING SYMPOSIUM
May 22-23, 2019
For the IA-IL Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is hosting the 12th Midwest Government Contracting Symposium, Presented by the  Quad Cities Chamber/Illinois Defense Industry Adjustment Program.

Maryland Digital Government Summit 2019
MARYLAND DIGITAL GOVERNMENT SUMMIT 2019
May 30-30, 2019
Government Technology’s passion is helping spread best practices and spurring innovation in the public sector. The Maryland Digital Government Summit is designed to do just that.