Veteran EDGE

Banner featuring Veteran Edge Speakers: Larry Broughton, Jack Jacobs, Korto Momulo, and Andy Williams.
 
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 February 28 - March 3, 2019 in Dallas, TX!

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Veteran Edge

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. 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.

VetSource – February 28, 2019

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.

Veteran EDGE Conference – March 1-3, 2019

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 to networks, and accessing capital.

Business Directory 

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

 

Come Network with Representatives From The Following:List of Company Logos: First Data, Walmart, Sam's Club, Bunker Labs, Enterprise Holdings, U.S.A.A., JP Morgan chase & Co., Wyndham Hotel & Resorts, Bank of America, The alt Disney Company, Blackstone, CBS, Johnson and Johnson, Fidelity Investments, Capital One, Pepsico, Vistra Energy, Prudential, and Travelers.

Edge 2019 Agenda! For The Informational Flyer Click Here!

When: February 28 – March 3, 2019

Where: Hilton Anatole, Dallas, Texas

Who: Veteran and military spouse 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.

VetSource

Deanna Parker singing at Veteran EDGE

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.

Register Now for VetSource

Veteran EDGE Conference

Jill Chambers

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

EBV graduates listening to speaker.

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

Who: Open to all Veteran EDGE Conference participants and invited guests.

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

For more information click here

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