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.

Thank you for your interest in joining us for the 2016 Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium (VETS) at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott  in Norfolk, Virginia. The following policies and guidelines have been prepared for news media covering the Symposium.

Event Title: 2016 Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium (VETS)
Date: June 20-23, 2016
Location: Norfolk Waterside Marriott, 235 E Main Street, Norfolk, Virginia 23510 (map)

Event Hours:
Monday, June 20, 2016 (5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: NVSBC Reception)
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 (7:45 am - 7:00 pm)
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 (8:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Thursday, June 23, 2016 (8:00 am - Noon)

VETS2016 provides a national forum for Veteran businesses to:

  • Network with industry leaders, movers, and peers to make meaningful connections through face-to-face interactions.
  • Learn in a peer-designed forum about Veteran business updates, best practices, and new initiatives.
  • Gain a competitive advantage receiving up-to date and relevant news first hand in a fast changing market.
  • Join a community of business professionals aiming to advance Veteran businesses.

Media Registration

Complimentary media registrations for the 2016 Entrepreneur Training Symposium (VETS) are available for working credentialed editorial press, broadcast media, and active freelancers who are covering the VETS conference for their respective news outlets.

All media registration requests should be submitted to will be subject to review and approval by VETS Conference staff.

Note: A pressroom will not be available to media during the conference. Additionally, Internet will be not available and all media should plan accordingly.

Session Admissions

Approved media are expected to wear the conference media badge at all times while on site. All educational sessions, including general sessions, are open to the media. Entry into each session and the expo floor requires a badge. In addition, media may attend the Tuesday night Evening reception.

Conference sessions may not be photographed, videotaped or audiotaped. To request these photos, please provide Conference Management with your email address to receive photographs.

Request for Interview

To request an interview with any speakers or the National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) board members, the event host, please email . All requests will be passed to the respective speaker for approval.

VETS Press Contact

If you have any questions, please contact Earl Morgan with the Conference Management Team.

Earl A. Morgan
Conference Manager, VETS2016
Phone: (571) 297-4024

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