Veteran's Small Business & Why Hire a Vet Conference
Hotel Elegante Conference & Event Center, Colorado Springs
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 | 7:30 am-4:15 pm
Don’t miss out on the year’s premier business training event for veteran entrepreneurs and those who wish to employ veterans! Join the Colorado Small Business Development Center and the Pikes Peak Workforce Center at Hotel Elegante in Colorado Springs. Topics include franchising, certifications, financing, search engine optimization, HR compliance – Are you ready for 2017?, and workforce opportunity tax credits..and more! This is your chance to learn from the best while networking with fellow businesses in Colorado. Don’t wait to register – this event WILL sell out!.
|Who:||Veteran entrepreneurs, families, business partners, and employees across Colorado
|When:||Wednesday, February 15, 2017
|Where:||Hotel Elegante Conference & Event Center
2886 S Circle Dr
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
|Cost:||Free for attendees
|7:30 AM||Registration and Light Breakfast
|8:00 AM||Color Guard and Singing of the National Anthem, Fountain VFW Color Guard
Welcome and Opening Remarks
|8:15 AM||Why Hire Veteran: Value a Veteran Brings to Your Company
|9:00 AM||Strategic Approach to Veteran Talent Management (PHR Credit pending)
|10:45 AM||Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)
|12:00 PM||Lunch & Panel Discussion, Sponsored by USAA|
|1:15 PM|| WHY HIRE VETERANS: Breakout Sessions #1
VETERANS CONFERENCE: Breakout Sessions #1
|2:30 PM|| WHY HIRE VETERANS: Breakout Sessions # 2
VETERAN'S CONFERENCE: Breakout Sessions #2
|3:40 PM||Conclusion & Awards|
- Pennica Financial
- Colorado Lending Source
- Small Business Administration
- Colorado Small Business Development Center
- Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center
Hear what others have said about the SBDC Veterans Conference!
"The Media Panel held a terrific discussion. It provoked a lot of thought!"
"The Funding Panel was so insightful and informative. It was all small business relevant!"
"The Exploring the Government Marketplace session was very informative and valuable! I am a hotelier who works often with the SBDC. The SBDC has been putting on great programs in the last year!"
"The focus group on Women in Defense provided not only great information but awesome networking opportunities.