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On February 14, 2017

Attention North Carolina Vetrepreneurs!

The North Carolina Veterans Business Association (NC VetBiz) will be holding its 2017 Annual Meeting at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh on February 23rd. NC VetBiz leadership will provide a recap of 2016 accomplishments, as well as outline 2017 association goals and legislative agenda. Strategic partners will also provide updates on the benefits and services
On February 7, 2017

Attention Texas-Area Vetrepreneurs!

H-E-B, one of America’s largest retailers, needs vetrepreneurs for large-scale construction project. H‑E‑B is a supermarket chain based in San Antonio. Its 76,000 employees operate more than 350 stores with revenues exceeding $20 billion annually. H-E-B is building a brand-new production facility and has committed to working with veteran- and service-disabled, veteran-owned businesses on the
On December 21, 2016

2016 Year in Review

NaVOBA saw some remarkable accomplishments in advancing the veterans entrepreneurship movement in 2016. Plus, we’ve set the stage for even greater things to come for the New Year. This report highlights some of the wonderful things we’ve accomplished this year through the generous support of our corporate members and the veteran and service-disabled veteran business
On November 30, 2016

IFA2017, the biggest franchise event of the year offers special training for vetrepreneurs

The #IFA207 Convention will be hosting a special course specifically tailored for veteran-owned franchises and veterans looking to own a franchise. Convention attendees can attend the session, “Promoting Veteran-Owned Franchises” on Tuesday, January 31 at the 10:15 – 11:45 a.m. Morning Breakout Sessions.  Each panelist and attendees will be able to discuss techniques, recruitment and better practices among other topics.
On November 29, 2016

Send a wounded warrior home for Christmas this #GivingTuesday

Join millions giving back today and reunite a wounded warrior with their loved ones this holiday season! We invite you to join the #GivingTuesday movement by supporting Luke’s Wings and the “No Soldier Spends Christmas Alone” campaign. The team at Luke’s Wings believes that every wounded warrior should spend the holidays with their loved ones – the
On November 15, 2016

Free Training Event for Pittsburgh Area Vetrepreneurs!

NaVOBA Corporate Member Bank of America and Highmark are presenting a FREE marketing training event for Pittsburgh-based, veteran-owned small businesses interested in enhancing their marketing efforts and learning how to do business with Highmark. Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016 Time:  2:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Highmark) 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM (Bank of America) Location:
On November 1, 2016

Meet Emmet Walker, Our 2016 Vetrepreneur® Of the Year!

With great pride, we are pleased to announce that Emmet Walker, founder and CEO of Walker SCM, is our 2016 Vetrepreneur® of the Year!  Walker joins an impressive group of military veterans whose service and training has helped them become successful vetrepreneurs. NaVOBA and Armed Forces Insurance will present Walker with his award at a special ceremony held at US
On October 21, 2016

Thinking About Exporting to Grow Your Business? Free Webinar Shows you How to Get Started

Is your business reaching its full revenue potential? Hear how a veteran-owned plastics company grew 300 percent when they added open account terms and ramped up their export business. Also, the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank) will share strategies for small businesses looking to kickstart or ramp up their export business. Find
On August 16, 2016

Join us in Atlanta for the Veteran Owned Business (VOB) Summit – 2016

NaVOBA Corporate Member UPS will be hosting its second Veteran-Owned Business (VOB) Summit next month. Last year’s event was on Suppler Diversity best practices, this year’s theme is: “Technology as both an enabling and disruptive force in businesses, what you need to know to stay competitive“. Come hear from some of today’s thought leaders and see examples