VETS 2020

Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium (VETS)

May 26 - 29, 2020 in San Antonio, TX, is a Business Development Conference created by Veterans for Veterans.

Please find the speaker presentations for the 2013 Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium (VETS) below. All presentations are in .pdf format. To download, please click on the presenter's name.

Pre-Conference General Session: Introduction to Federal Contracting

Pre-Conference General Session: VA Verification

General Session: Opening Keynote

A1. GSA’s Multiple Award Schedule Program: Is It Right for You?

A2. Legal Ethics & Compliance: How Failure to Follow the Rules can Cost you Contracts …or Worse!

A3. Mergers and Acquisitions: Today and the Next 3-5 Years

A4. Identity Theft: Threats and Opportunities for Small Businesses

B1. Business Strategy: Planning Forward by Forecasting Backward

B2. Branding and Marketing Your Emerging Business

B3. Novation Issues Surrounding Federal Procurements

B4. Board of Advisors: How to Successfully Implement and Utilize One

C1. Managing Effective Meetings: Strategies for Preventing Chaos!

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C2. Financing Options in 2013 for Small Businesses

C3. Successful Marketing Tactics: Get Your Capabilities before the Program Manager and Decision-Makers

General Session: VA Verification

General Session: Current Financial and Legal Trends in Government Contracting

D1. Proposal Strategies: Tips and Tricks to Ensure Your Proposal Response is Compliant and Compelling

D2. Preparing for Incurred Costs Submission

D3. Surviving Success as a Federal Contractor: How not to yank Defeat from the Jaws of Victory

D4. 2014 Healthcare Reform: Are you paying or playing?

E1. The Price Is Right: Winning Strategies for Pricing Proposals

E2. Business Tools to Increase Productivity

E3. Growth Beyond Size Standards: Business Strategies for Competing as a Mid-Tier Firm

E4. Protests: Are they Worth it?

VETS 2019 is focused on one thing—the success of your Veteran-owned Small Business. Will you be a part of the conversation?