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Connecting Fortune 500 procurement specialists with veteran and military spouse-owned businesses!


The Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Coalition for Veteran Owned Business (CVOB), Walmart and First Data are excited to be holding our one-of-a-kind procurement event called VetSource!

WHO: Veteran and military spouse business owners, both procurement ready and ready to grow

WHEN: February 15, 2018 | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

WHERE: Hilton Austin Airport | Hilton Austin Airport, 9515 Hotel Drive, Austin, TX 78719

WHAT: VetSource connects Fortune500 executives with veteran and military spouse-owned businesses. This one-day procurement event seeks to help these businesses gain valuable resources, information, and best practices related to procurement opportunities. This collaboration will help prepare established VOBs to grow and increase their business through a unique mentorship.

VetSource is a three-phase effort of programming: an online phase, residency phase, and resource phase.

Phase 1: Online training – gives VOBs a brief overview of the procurement process.

Phase 2: Residency – Join the CVOB and Procurement Executives at the Hilton Austin Airport hotel for a day of procurement focused panel discussions, networking, local resource connections, and a keynote address! Learn the “ins” and “outs” of procurement and make connections with executives and procurement professionals at some of the largest companies around the country.

Phase 3: Support through a network of resources.

Agenda: Coming Soon

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