Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium

The National Veteran Small Business Coalition

VETS is hosted by The National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC). A non-profit trade association, the NVSBC strives to transition Veterans into business 
owners servicing the Federal government and ensure that Veteran businesses are given first consideration for Federal prime and subcontracting procurement opportunities.

NVSBC Mission:

Transition Veterans into business owners servicing the Federal government.

NVSBC Vision:

Ensure that Veteran businesses are given first consideration for Federal prime and subcontracting procurement opportunities because these owners continue to serve their country, putting the security of the United States above all else.

Interested in joining us?

Contact:

National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC)
14001-C St. Germain Drive, #652, Centreville, VA 20121
Phone: 703-282-4140
Email:
Website: http://www.nvsbc.org

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June 20-23, 2016  ~  Norfolk, VA

VETS Testimonials

Hear what attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors are saying about VETS:

 “This is the first conference I've supported where the core objective is to educate and train entrepreneurs and small business owners…The most effective and advantageous Veteran's event I've been privileged to support.“
~ Joshua Frank, Principal, RSM Federal; VETS2011 & 12 Speaker


"VETS has been the very best veterans conference in the country for ALL veteran business owners – novice and experienced. The conference is top notch and allows for ample time for great networking."
~ Jerry Paulsen, President, Paulsen Productions; VETS2011, 12 & 13 Speaker


"Great educational sessions. Knowledgeable presenters...Very effective conference. You don't feel overwhelmed."
~ Anonymous, VETS2012 


DSC 0104.v1"BAE Systems is proud to be a legacy sponsor of this veteran small business conference.  We have found it to be a worthwhile investment that allows for meaningful networking.  The workshops are excellent, offering valuable information for both large businesses and veteran owned small businesses."
~ Diane Dempsey, Director, Socio Economic Business Programs, BAE Systems; VETS2011,12 & 13 Exhibitor, Sponsor, and Matchmaking Buyer


"I thought that the conference was a very first class operation - great learning opportunities for veterans, and a great opportunity to build networks and further collaborations for all involved."
~ Dr. Bill Osgood, President, Knowledge Institute, Inc.; VETS2012 & 13 Speaker

"...the conference was a very first class operation - great learning opportunities for veterans, and a great opportunity to build networks..."
~ Anonymous, VETS2012 

VETS2012-Matchmaking 010-DSC 2435v1"The Army OSBP has exhibited at VETS for the past two years and we are looking forward to participating again in 2013. Both years, we met qualified Veteran Small Business Owners in the Exhibit Hall booth and networked with potential Suppliers during the one-on-on sessions."
~ James Lloyd, Acting Deputy Director, U.S. Dept. of the Army, OSBP; VETS2011 & 12 Exhibitor, Speaker, and Matchmaking Buyer

"VETS2012 exposed us to numerous Veteran entrepreneurs, and featured very interesting guest speakers."
~ Richard Mann, Program Manager, NASA OSBP; VETS2011 & 12 Exhibitor, Sponsor, and Matchmaking Buyer

"VETS annual symposium is an innovative and creative approach, to mentoring and networking Veteran entrepreneurs. The intimate nature of VETS annual event, leads to a uniquely successful business experience, with a high return on investment of time and effort."
~ Dr. Karl B. Ross, President & CEO, All Business Machines Inc. (ABMICorp)