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Michigan Defense Exposition (MDEX) coming to Warren in April

The 15th annual Michigan Defense Exposition, or MDEX, is coming to the Macomb Community College Expo Center in Warren on April 23-25.

The event has been expanded from two to three action-packed days.

The Macomb Community College Expo Center is located at 14500 East 12 Mile Road in Warren.

The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) plays host to MDEX in what is considered a premier Department of Defense buyer/supplier event. The Macomb County Department of Planning and Economic Development (MCPED) is a partner in the event. 

The event brings together representatives from TACOM (U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command), Program Executive Office for Combat Support and Combat Service Support, Program Executive Office for Ground Combat Systems, Army Contracting Command-Detroit Arsenal, Ground Vehicle Systems Center, Next Generation Combat Vehicle-Cross Functional Team and other organizations, along with key players in the defense industry.

Top five reasons to attend MDEX

Hali Lenney, a business developer with MCPED, provided her top five reasons to attend MDEX.

  1. Connect with someone who needs your product or service.
  2. Connect with someone whose product or service you need.
  3. Get updated on the latest industry plans and developments.
  4. Hear updates from everyone at the Detroit Arsenal – GVSC (Ground Systems Vehicle Center); PEO GCS (Program Executive Office Ground Combat Systems); PEO CS&CSS (Program Executive Office Combat Support and Combat Service Support); and NGCV CFT (Next Generation Combat Vehicles Cross Functional Team)
  5. Experience one of the biggest Defense expositions in the Midwest

Come and visit members of our MCPED economic development team at booth C20 and learn how we can help your business thrive in Macomb County. Defense companies that stop by will receive a small gift, while supplies last.

Attendance at MDEX is free, but registration is required. Registration closes Friday, April 14 at 4 p.m.

Department:Macomb Business