Thursday, April 18 | 7:30 am-2:30 pm

12th Annual Veteran's Small Business Conference

Don’t miss out on the year’s premier business training event for veteran entrepreneurs! Join the Colorado Small Business Development Center for a day full of training, resources and networking at the Colorado Springs Marriott. Looking to start a business? Learn how to utilize your skill set to lay the foundation for a successful venture. Already have a business? Explore options to grow your current operation such as government contracting, improved marketing, certifications and more. This is your chance to learn from the best while networking with fellow veterans from southern Colorado. Don’t wait to register – this event WILL sell out!

 

For veteran entrepreneurs who are looking to start or grow a business

Thursday, April 12, 2019
7:30 am-2:30 pm

Colorado Springs Marriott
5580 Tech Center Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Agenda

7:30-8:00 am

Registration & Breakfast

8:00-8:30 am

Welcome General Session

Color Guard
Transworld Business Advisors

8:40-9:40 am

Breakout Sessions #1

Start-Up Track

Growth Track

Certifications & Contracting Track

Discussion Forums

Funding: The Myths, Facts and Reality

Managing Your Growth

Realities of Certification

Psychology of Owning a Business

9:50-10:50 am

Breakout Sessions #2

Start-Up Track

Growth Track

Certifications & Contracting Track

Discussion Forums

Business Funerals: Learn From Those Who Failed

Why Hire a Vet?

Business Diversification

The Hard Truth: No One Owns Your Anything

11:00 am-12:00 pm

Breakout Sessions #3

Start-Up Track

Growth Track

Certifications & Contracting Track

Discussion Forums

HR Fundamentals

Growth Through Acquisition

Networking and Marketing Your Business

I Don't Know What To Ask! You Don't Know What You Don't Know!

12:00-2:30 pm

Keynote Luncheon

Todd Baldwin, Red Leg Brewery - 18 Cards or Bust

EXHIBTOR REGISTRATION

$ 400
  • Includes one (1) attendee ticket and one (1) table

ATTENDEE REGISTRATION

$ 10
  • Includes breakfast and lunch
The registration form asks pertinent information on your business and will take you 2-3 minutes to complete. Since we are federally funded and offer this conference at a reduced rate, we ask these business and demographic questions so we can continue to offer you this conference at a subsidized cost. If you experience any issues with registering or receiving a confirmation code, please email info@coloradosbdc.org or call 303-892-3816.

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