This year’s premier business training event for veteran entrepreneurs was November 5, 2020. The Colorado Small Business Development Center held a virtual day full of training and resources. Those who were looking to start a business learned how to utilize their skill set to lay the foundation for a successful venture. Those who already had a business were able to explore options to grow their current operation such as government contracting, improved marketing, certifications and more.
It was an exciting conference where participants met the experts, participated in tracks and talked with exhibitors.
Conference videos will be posted soon!
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|7:30-8:00 am||Accelevents Virtual Platform Opens|
|8:00 am-8:40 am||
Veteran-owned businesses are an important part of Colorado’s economy. When banks and veterans work together, businesses start and grow, employees are hired, assets are purchased, and communities benefit. Robin will speak about the impact veterans and their family members are making on their local communities, one business at a time.
|8:40-9:40 am||Start-Up Track||Growth Track||Contracting & Certifications Track||Discussion Forum|
|I'm a Professional Veteran: Identifying Differentials In a Veteran-Owned Business Marketplace||
Good Money, Bad Money, Stupid Money
B2C – Suite: Targeting Major Corporations
Let Go To Grow: Are You Willing to Trust the Next Person?
|9:50-10:50 am||Business Funerals: Learn From Those Who Failed||
Workforce Development: Leveraging Government Resources
||TBA||Giving Guidelines: When Does Giving Actually Hurt Your Business?|
|11:00 am-12:00 pm||Ownership Structures: What Works for You?||Fight the PCS Itch: How To Maintain Your Focus During Change||
Networking & Marketing Your Business
||Mirror Check: Grasping the Moments of Boring and Staying Focused On Your Mission|
|12:00-12:30 pm||Lunch Break! Get up, stretch your legs.|
|12:30 - 1:30pm||TBA||TBA||TBA||TBA|
Keynote: 3E's Comedy Club (A Personal Story of Starting Up, Failing and Starting Again)
The registration form asks pertinent information on your business and will take 2-3 minutes to complete. Since we are a federally funded program 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 have any issues with registering or receiving a confirmation code, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-892-3816.