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 2130 - 2012 NDIA Annual Award Dinner 

2130 - 2012 NDIA Annual Award Dinner 


NDIA will present the prestigious Eisenhower Award to the Honorable Howard P. “Buck” McKeon, Chairman, House Committee on Armed Forces

Event Number

Event Date

 to 5/31/2012

Event Location
Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner

Event Contact
Ms. Jane Patrick Casey at or (703)247-2564


Join us for this elegant evening when we will honor an inspiring American patriot and enjoy the fellowship of corporate representatives, military officers, and distinguished government officials. Following dinner and patriotic music, the Eisenhower Award will be presented.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Award
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Award recognizes the significant contributions Dwight David Eisenhower made as President of the United States and as General of the Army to the long-term strategic posture of America’s defense industrial base. The award is given to an American citizen who has made an outstanding contribution toward increasing public awareness of our national defense needs. 

Nominations are solicited from the membership of NDIA, and the National Board of Directors makes the final selection. The award consists of a gold medal and citation and is presented at the Annual Award Dinner.

Honorable Howard P. "Buck" McKeon  The 2012 Eisenhower Award recipient is the Honorable Howard P. “Buck” McKeon, Chairman, House Committee on Armed Forces.


5:30PM - 8:00PM  Registration
6:45PM - 7:40PM  Reception
8:00PM - 10:00PM  Dinner


Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Blvd
McLean, VA 22102
Tel: (703) 506-4300
Fax: (703) 506-2694


Hotel room reservations, Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner:

NDIA has a room block for the period May 30-31, 2012.

April 30 is the cutoff date to receive the NDIA rate. Reserve early! Hotel space sells out quickly at this time of year.

Individual guestroom reservations may be made online here.  Please input the Arrival Date, Departure Date & Group Code NDINDIA. Or by phone you can call 1-800-241-3333 and reference National Defense Industrial Association Annual Room Block.

$269.00, for single or double occupancy. Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state & local taxes (currently 9%) in effect at the time of check-in.


Online Registration is now CLOSED!

To register, please contact Jane Casey by completing a form and faxing to (703) 527-6945 or email to

Representatives of industry purchase dinner tables of ten, half tables (5 seats) or individual tickets. At the tables full and half tables, NDIA may assign Department of Defense guests. (These individuals are guests of the association and do not pay.) NDIA will arrange seating for guests at the dinner and those invited by NDIA. Guests must obtain their tickets just prior to the dinner at the registration area.

If you are paying by check or need an invoice, please use the PDF registration form. To purchase two or more tickets, use the form, even if paying by credit card.

Download/Print/View Registration Form.

Appropriate dress for military is mess dress. For civilians, it is black tie.

Registration Fee:

  • Table (table of 10) = $3,500

  • Individual = $350

Contact Info/Inquiries/Questions

NDIA POC: Zoila Martinez, or (703) 247-2565.


Affiliate Associations

The Association for Enterprise Information    National Training and Simulation Association    Precision Strike Association    Women in Defense