National Veterans Small Business Week Events
Hosted by SBA:
During National Veterans Small Business Week, SBA celebrates, connects, and empowers service member (including National Guard and Reserve), veteran, and military spouse entrepreneurs and business owners – past, present, and future. Now in its seventh year, this week raises awareness of veteran small business ownership and encourages communities to support their veteran- and military-owned businesses. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov/nvsbw. Details for the SBA’s events are below.
Tuesday, November 3
Event: “Resources for Entrepreneurship Training” Twitter chat with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at 12 p.m. CT
Where: Join the conversation on the IVMF Twitter Page and use #IVMFTwitterChat in all responses. https://twitter.com/IVMFSyracuseU
Wednesday, November 4
“Arming Vets to WIN in the Federal Market” webinar with the Veteran Institute for Procurement at 12 p.m. CT
Register here: https://mcccmd.wufoo.com/forms/zxuurhp0mt0lbu/
Thursday, November 5
“Leveraging Your Network and Resources” webinar with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at 12 p.m. CT
Friday, November 6
“Financial Strategies for Women Veteran Entrepreneurs” webinar with LiftFund at 12 p.m. CT
Hosted by IDCEO:
Monday November 9, Nicole Mandeville with CMS will present how Veteran-owned, Women-owned and Minority-owned businesses can gain access to State of Illinois contracting opportunities and participation in the competitive procurement process. Attendees will need to register in advance via the link below.
Tuesday November 10, Sean Pritchard from the Office of Business Development will be discussing a few of the financing programs to help Veteran-Owned Businesses. These programs help fill in gaps that prevent businesses from obtaining financing. Attendees will need to register in advance via the link below.
Subject: Veteran-owned, women-owned, and minority-owned business certification webinar
When: Monday November 9, 4:00 pm
Subject: Loans for the advancement of Veteran enterprises webinar
When: Tuesday November 10, 3:30 pm