Register now for KADA Annual Meeting

Aerospace, Space and Defense Where does Kitsap fit? August 23rd 3:00 – 6:00 pm Avian Flight Center,2nd Floor, Bremerton National Airport, 8900 State HWY 3 SW, Bremerton, WA Register now for this free event! The meeting will include a review of 2016 activities and guest speakers including: KEYNOTE SPEAKER: John Thornquist, Director, Washington Office of Aerospace Jeff Marcell,  Senior Partner, TIP Strategies Open to the public—Don’t […] Read more »

KADA represents Kitsap at the Farnborough Air Show!

KADA (Kitsap Aerospace & Defense Alliance) representatives Tim Thomson, KADA co-chair; Jim Rothlin, Port of Bremerton CEO and Axel Strakeljahn, Port of Bremerton Commissioner, represented Kitsap this past week at the 2016 Farnborough Air Show. As part of the Washington State delegation, the KADA team visited aerospace firms and organizations in a Bristol pre-trip tour. During the air show, Thomson, Rothlin and Strakeljahn held five […] Read more »

Aerospace & Defense Supplier Summit 2016 in Seattle – Space selling out fast

Aerospace and Defense Supplier Summit Seattle 2016 April 14 & 15, 2016 Washington State Convention Center   Register today! Space selling out fast. To secure a space at A&DSS 2016 please register at your earliest convenience by contacting Adam Kephart Discounted rate and vouchers available for WA companies   In it’s third year in Seattle, A&DSS is one of the best events for global aerospace suppliers to get connected with Boeing […] Read more »

KADA Annual Meeting – Keynote Presentation now online

Tom Captain, Vice Chairman, US Aerospace & Defense Leader & Principal, Deloitte LLP provided the keynote address at the October 8th Kitsap Aerospace and Defense Alliance 2016 Annual Meeting. You can access a copy of his excellent presentation by clicking here. Read more »

Kitsap Aerospace & Defense Alliance Annual Meeting Explores Opportunities In Aerospace & Space

BREMERTON, WA –  The Kitsap Aerospace and Defense Alliance (KADA) invites members of the public to attend its 2015 Annual Meeting at Bremerton National Airport, Avian Flight Center Second Floor 8900 State Highway 3 SW Bremerton, WA on October 8 from 3PM to 6PM.  Refreshments will be served. This is a free event but pre-registration is required. Visit http://kada2015.bpt.me/ prior to October 5th to secure your attendance. KADA […] Read more »

Interested in Kitsap’s role in aerospace – don’t miss this event!

Plan now to attend the Kitsap Aerospace & Defense Alliance (KADA) Annual Meeting: Embracing Aerospace including Space: Kitsap’s Opportunities Highlights include: Review 2015 activities Tom Captain, Vice Chairman Aerospace and Defense, Deloitte LLP, who will share his insights and suggestions regarding Kitsap’s competitiveness in the aerospace and space industries Open to the public—Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about Kitsap’s role in aerospace & emerging […] Read more »

Paris Air International Show Recap – How did KADA fare?

Paris in June Is for Aerospace – at least every other year it is! Kitsap Aerospace and Defense Alliance (KADA) delegates were again fortunate to part of a 47-member Washington State delegation to the biennial Paris Air Show this past June.  Mayor Patty Lent, KADA co-chair Tim Thomson and KEDA (Kitsap Economic Development Alliance) Business Development Director Kathy Cocus represented Kitsap at the Paris Air […] Read more »

Recruiting & Training – What it takes to keep local economy growing

Despite no ‘trophies,’ KEDA’s efforts have an impact The KPBJ – Tim Kelly An aerospace company that moved from Southern California to Port Orchard is the example often cited as bringing new industry to Kitsap County. Except no one brought composites manufacturer Omohundro Co. here — except Omohundro. It’s the kind of company that’s the holy grail of business recruiting — the owners bought and […] Read more »