Annual Dinner Meeting

79th Annual Black Tie Dinner Meeting

This is the Michigan Chapter’s signature black tie event, consisting of a beautiful cocktail reception on the breathtaking shores of Lake St. Clair, followed by dinner, awards presentation, guest speaker and entertainment.

In addition, the incoming Michigan Chapter President is officially sworn into office, and the Chapter’s recent accomplishments and future objectives will be reviewed.

Guest Speakers
MG James “Jim” Boozer

NDIA Executive Vice President

Evan Robinson

Founder, The Legion Group

Former Green Beret in 5th Special Forces Group and 18F Special Forces Operations and Intelligence Sergeant

This special event is an annual sell out with a maximum capacity of 250 people.

Note: Attendance by government personnel at this meeting will be in accordance with DoD Directive 550.7. Seating of these personnel will be on a random basis. Chapter members should not nominate personnel to be guests of the Chapter. Military personnel and civilian officials of Government will be invited by the Michigan Chapter and will be guests of the Chapter. Under no conditions are individuals to contact Government guests and extend invitations. No exceptions will be granted.

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July 21, 2023


Grosse Pointe Yacht Club

788 Lake Shore Rd,

Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236

Registration Closed

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5:30 - 7:00
Networking Social
7:00 - 9:00
Dinner and Program
9:00 - 12:00
Entertainment provided by Detroit’s own Ben Sharkey
Entrée Options
  • Grilled Filet Mignon
    Served with au poivre mixed peppercorn sauce on the side
  • Chilean Sea Bass
    Served with sweet pea puree, carrot nage, pea and carrot salad and toasted sesame crumble
  • Stuffed Poblano Pepper
    Mushrooms and Spanish rice stuffing, cilantro, cotja cheese, stewed black beans and smoked tomato coulis