Veteran EDGE

A three-day conference dedicated solely to veteran and military spouse business owners and the ecosystem that supports them.

Banner stating: Veteran Edge Dallas 2019 from Feb 18 to March 3 at Hilton Anatole Dallas

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families is proud to announce the 2019 Veteran EDGE Conference which will take place February 28 – March 3, 2019 in Dallas, TX. This unique event is dedicated solely to veteran and military spouse business owners and the ecosystem that supports them. During this four-day conference and training event, stakeholders, IVMF program graduates, and veteran and military spouse-owned businesses from around the country will gather to network, and learn about the latest opportunities, best practices, and resources available to their growing companies.

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When: February 28 – March 3, 2019

Where: Dallis, Texas

Who: Veteran and military spouse small business owners who have an established and growing business that is at least one year old by January 1, 2019. Veterans must have an honorable discharge.

2018 Veteran EDGE Conference Agenda

VetSource

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When: February 28, 2019 | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Who: Open to any veteran or military spouse-owned business, not just Veteran EDGE Conference participants.

What: This one-day procurement event seeks to connect veteran and military spouse owned businesses with Fortune500 companies and executives to help them gain valuable resources, information, and best practices related to procurement opportunities.

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Veteran EDGE Conference

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When: March 1-3, 2019

Who: Open to veteran and military spouse business owners who have been invited to attend the conference. If you are interested in attending the event, please fill out the interest form below. If selected, we will send you an invite with a registration link.

What: This three-day educational event will connect veteran and military spouse business owners with breakout sessions, business experts, and networking opportunities. They will learn how to grow their businesses by finding mentors, connecting with networks, and accessing capital. It will also host the Vet50 Awards Ceremony where will honor the top 50 Fastest-Growing Veteran-Owned Businesses in the country.

Apply: Complete the interest form here. If accepted, we will send you a separate invitation via email to register for the event.

Vet50 Recognition

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When: Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Who: Open to all Veteran EDGE Conference participants.

What: A ceremony that will celebrate the 50 fastest-growing veteran owned or operated businesses in the country as recognized by Inc5000.

Learn more about Vet50 here.

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For questions, please contact us at ivmfentrepreneurship@syr.edu or (315) 443-6898.