This Veterans Business Bootcamp is designed for veterans and partners to grow your veteran owned business.
You will be led through educational sessions by veteran entrepreneurs and local business executives, and have one-on-one discussions with leading professional resource providers in our region including CPAs, Attorneys, Marketing Agencies and more!
Special presenters will focused on Growth Mindset, Attracting and Retaining Employees, and Financial Growth Solutions followed by the ceremony for the annual Regional Veterans Business of the Year Award presented by the UMW Small Business Development Center.
The Veterans Business Bootcamp Workshop is a program instituted by the University of Mary Washington Center for Economic Development (UMW SBDC) and the Stafford County Economic Development Authority (Stafford EDA).
This bi-annual Veterans Business Bootcamp workshop is offered in the spring and fall, covering a variety of business startup, development and expansion processes for veteran entrepreneurs and partners.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Time: 8:30 am - 2 pm
Location: University of Mary Washington Stafford Campus - 121 University Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22406
8:30 AM | Check-in, Registration, and Networking Breakfast sponsored by Bank of Charlestown
9:00 AM | Welcome from Linzy Browne, Stafford EDA & Kimberly Young, UMW Associate Provost
9:15 AM | Growth Mindset with Mike Williams
10:00 AM | Break
10:15 AM | Attracting and Retaining Employees with Sharon Kelley
11:00 AM | Loans for Financing Growth with Teri Tosti
11:45 AM | Networking & Lunch provided by Obsidian Solutions Group
12:30 PM | Lessons Learned & Award Ceremony with Ty Logan, Obsidian Solutions Groups & Susan Ball, UMW SBDC
1:00 PM | Professional Resources Expo
2:00 PM | EVENT CONCLUDES
This program hosted by UMW Small Business Development Center and the Stafford EDA.