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Burlington, MA (April 26th, 2005) - DAMICON, an information technology services company, has been invited to attend the Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems Supplier Conference on Monday, May 2, 2005. Conference attendance is by invitation only. Raytheon reviewed 1500 companies in the local area as potential partners and invited 100 to attend the conference.
Raytheon's IDS has a mission to grow its defense business from $3.5 billion annually to $5 billion. One of the ways they hope to achieve that goal is by finding local business partners who have specialized expertise.
Vin D'Amico, President of DAMICON had this to say, "Raytheon is a terrific asset to Massachusetts and I applaud them for reaching out to small businesses with a spirit of cooperation and partnership."
The IDS Supplier Conference will be held in the group's headquarters in Andover, Massachusetts. Participants will have the opportunity to meet with senior executives of Integrated Defense Systems as well as local congressional representatives. Local business organizations, such as the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce in Lawrence and the Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) in Waltham, are helping publicize the event.
Raytheon Company is an industry leader in defense and government electronics, space, information technology, technical services, and business and special mission aircraft. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 80,000 people worldwide, 11,000 in Massachusetts.
Vin D'Amico is Founder and President of DAMICON, your Adjunct CIO. He is an expert in IT Business Continuity Planning, Network Security Policies, and Freelance Technical Writing. He is also a specialist in using open-source software and authors the Virtual Business column in the IndUS Business Journal. DAMICON services firms throughout New England.
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