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Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium (VETS) - VA

  • Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel 235 E Main Street Norfolk, Virginia 23510 (map)

The Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium (VETS is a Business Development Conference created by Veterans for Veterans.  Attendees will gain the knowledge and relationships necessary to take advantage of the federally-mandated contract opportunities set aside specifically for veteran-owned small businesses. 

The Goal: Provide the knowledge and relationships needed for Veterans to transition into Business Owners to service the Federal Government.

The Difference: The VETS agenda is crafted by Veterans already doing business with the Federal government—Veteran Entrepreneurs who have walked in your shoes.

VETS2015 will bring together Federal agencies, Prime contractors, and Veterans to discuss how to take full advantage of the Federally mandated contracting opportunities set aside specifically for Veteran-owned small businesses.

 The symposium will focus on educational business development sessions for new and mid-level firms, one-on-one business matchmaking with government representatives and prime contractors;  and a larger exhibit hall with extended hours for increase networking opportunities. More than 500 attendees are expected to attend.