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 2012 Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium below. All presentations are in .pdf format. To download, please click on the presenter's name.

Introduction to Federal Contracting

VA Verification

Preparing the Winning RFP Response

Technical Proposal Strategy and Past Performance Criteria

Pricing Proposals

Future of Small Business in a Shrinking Market

A1. Business Tools to Increase Productivity

A2. Establishing Indirect Rates

A3. SBIR, Portal To Serious Federal Contracting

A4. Three Steps to Success: Utilizing Resources, Building Networks and Implementing Strategy

B1. Building Successful Small Business Supplier Partnerships with Prime Defense Contractors

B2. Ethics & Compliance

B3. Analyzing Financing Options: Thinking Different about Alternative Financing Solutions

B4. Mentor Protégé Programs

C1. Branding to Empower Growth and Access New Markets

C2. Preparing for Audits

C3. Tax Considerations in the Merger and Acquisition Space

C4. Legal Landmines for Small Contractors

D1. Financing Options in 2012 for Small Businesses

D2. Differentiating and Positioning: Advanced Small Business Teaming Strategies

D3. Perception: "What is Your Audience REALLY Thinking"

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D4. Heroes In the Workplace: Hiring Veterans

E1. Selling Construction

E2. Risk Transfer: Balancing the Insurance Needs of Federal Contract Employers

E3. Exporting: An Untapped Market

E4. Go Team! How to Create Compliant Teaming Relationships

F1. Selling Information Technology (IT)

F2. How to Win For Your Key Executives: Solving the Retirement Gap

F3. Legislative & Regulatory Updates

F4. Enhancing Business Through Reverse Auctions

G1. GSA's Multiple Award Schedule Program: Asking the Hard Questions To Determine If It's Worth The Cost

G2. You are the Leader of You: Increasing Your Bottom Line by Building a Results Driven Company

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H1. Corporate Social Responsibility: A Business Strategy

H2. Be in Two Places at Once: Building a Winning Leadership Team

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