Veteran EDGE (Engage. Develop. Grow. Elevate) is a four-day conference dedicated solely to veteran and military spouse business owners and the ecosystem that supports them. This year the Veteran EDGE Conference will take place March 5-8, 2020 in Dallas, TX!
Applications Have Officially Opened!
Veteran Edge – March 5-8, 2020
The Institute for Veterans and Military Families is proud to announce the 2020 Veteran EDGE Conference which will take place March 5-8, 2020 in Dallas, TX. This unique event is dedicated solely to veteran and military spouse business owners and the ecosystem that supports them. Over the course of four days, stakeholders, IVMF program graduates, and veteran and military-spouse business owners from around the country will gather to network, and learn about the latest opportunities, best practices, and resources available to their growing companies.Apply Now!
D’Aniello Family Foundation Acceleration Challenge
Participants (ten total) will be nominated to participate in a series of activities and workshops to assess the barriers confronting their business and best prepare them to leverage the resources of the conference. They will be eligible to apply for up to $10,000 in grant funding for their company.
March 7, 2020
The Institute for Veterans and Military Families is working with Inc.5000 to celebrate the third annual Vet50 Awards Ceremony and dinner powered by First Data. This event will honor the 50 fastest-growing veteran-owned businesses in the nation and recognize the hard work and commitment they have put into their entrepreneurial dreams.Learn More.
March 5, 2020
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.Learn More.
Veteran EDGE FAQs
Previous Keynote Speakers
Andy Williams is a proud veteran, having served in the United States Marine and owner of Recon Realty. RECON redeploys select veterans into neighborhoods with a surplus of dilapidated homes in communities primed for revitalization
Retired Col. Jack Jacobs is a Medal of Honor recipient, with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Rutgers University. He was founder and Chief Operating Officer of AutoFinance Group, Inc, and managing director of Bankers Trust.
Liberian-born fashion designer and stylist Korto Momolu is stamping her global brand on fashion-forward women’s wear and accessories. Momolu was highlighted as a ‘Top 5 Designers to Watch’ by New York Magazine,
Larry Broughton is an award-winning entrepreneur and CEO, bestselling author, serial entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and former Special Forces Operator.
For questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (315) 443-6898.
Check out our EDGE Business Directory to see some of the veteran- and military spouse-owned businesses that attended the Veteran EDGE Conference last year in Austin. You’ll be able to sign up to add your business to the list in Dallas!
See The Full Directory