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 4130 - 2014 Annual Award Dinner 

4130 - 2014 Annual Award Dinner 


NDIA will present the prestigious Eisenhower Award to Award Winning Actor/Humanitarian Gary Sinise

Event Number

Event Date

 to 4/11/2014

Event Location
Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner

Event Contact
Ms. Zoila E. Martinez at or (703)247-2565


This memorable evening offers a legal, ethical forum where government, military, and industry representatives can network and honor a distinguished American in a social setting.  Tables and tickets are available for companies to purchase. NDIA invites selected individuals from the military and government to attend as our guests (no cost to them) and seats them in accordance with DoD regulations. 

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.

 Gary Sinise

NDIA’s prestigious 2014 Eisenhower Award will be presented to actor/humanitarian Gary Sinise (Forrest Gump, CSI: New York) for his continued support of America’s service men and women.



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


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


Hotel room reservations, Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner: 1-800-826-1895

NDIA has a room block for the period of April 10-12, 2014. The group code is NIANIAA.

March 11 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 NIANIAA. Or by phone you can call 1-800-826-1895 and reference National Defense Industrial Association Annual Room Block.


  • $199.00, for single or double occupancy. Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state & local taxes in effect at the time of check-in.



Representatives of industry purchase dinner tables of ten or individual tickets. At the full 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 (updated as of 02/20/14).

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

Registration Fees:

  • Individual Ticket = $400

  • Full Table ( Table of 10) = $4,000


    Contact Info/Inquiries/Questions

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


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