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#NVSBW BBBVirtual Lunch-N-Learns

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· Stage
Early Access - VIP Huddle
By invitation only
BBBVirtual ORGANIZER Ashten Simmons
· Stage
Welcome and Introductions
Welcome to #NVSBW. Join us as we celebrate veteran-owned businesses across the country at #BBBVirtual
Justin Crossie
· Sessions
Reboot Module 1 (Private)
Introduction to Business Ownership. Define entrepreneurship. Uncover the connection to military service. Review paths ownership.
Hazel Beck Myron Pullum
· Stage
Keynote Speaker - Herbert Austin | District Director, US Small Business Administration
Since 1953, the SBA has worked to ignite change and spark action so small businesses can confidently start, grow, expand, or recover.
Herbert Austin
· Stage
Keynote Speaker - Steve LeFever, MBA, CFE | Chairman, Profit Mastery
Entrepreneurs and the Need for Financial Acumen. Financial tools and resources that are sophisticated, intuitive — and delivered in plain English.
Steve LeFever
· Sessions
Reboot Module 2 (Private)
Basics of Opportunity Recognition. Review the entrepreneurial process. Find opportunities. Explain moving from idea to business.
Wendy Klug Myron Pullum
· Stage
Keynote Speaker - Patrick E Alcorn, MBA | Director, Veterans Business Outreach Center
FLIP the Switch™ - Four simple steps to go from where you are, to where you want to be.
Patrick E Alcorn
· Expo
Small Business Expo
Preview veteran and military spouse owned businesses. Visit sponsors, resource partners and #VetBiz exhibitors.
· Networking
Mystery Speed Networking
Arrive early or stay late and click ‘Networking’ if you are ‘Ready’ to meet someone new 11:00am-11:30am and 12:45pm-1:15pm CST
· Expo
Small Business Expo
Arrive early or stay late for live 'Expo' interaction with sponsors, resource partners, and #VetBiz owners 11:00am-11:30am and 12:45pm-1:15pm CST
· Sessions
Reboot Module 3 (Private)
Market Research. Importance of identifying and understanding your customer, the industry and the competition. Tools for market research.
Rich Coffel Myron Pullum
· Stage
Updates & Giveaways!
Join us on the Live ‘Stage’ 11:30am-11:45am CST for daily Updates and Give-A-Ways. Get the latest updates from your hosts... you just might win a prize!
Ashten Simmons
· Sessions
BBBVirtual Breakouts
Learn from subject matter experts, gain new perspective on relevant topics, and get practical tools to implement.
Jeremy Campbell Brandi Nelson Derenda Fisher Bob Siffermann Holly Burrow Steve LeFever
· Sessions
Reboot Module 4 (Private)
Economics of small business. Key performance indicators, including revenue drivers, volume, margins and operating leverage.
Jeff Smith Myron Pullum
· Expo
Small Business Expo
Shop veteran and military spouse owned businesses. Visit sponsors, resource partners and #VetBiz exhibitors.
· Networking
Mystery Speed Networking
You never know who will pop up on the screen in these Speed-Networking Sessions that create new opportunities!
· Networking
Mystery Speed Networking
You never know who will pop up on the screen in these Speed-Networking Sessions that create new opportunities!
· Expo
Small Business Expo
Shop veteran and military spouse owned businesses. Visit sponsors, resource partners and #VetBiz exhibitors.
· Stage
Updates & Giveaways!
Get the latest updates from your hosts... you just might win a prize!
Ashten Simmons BBBVirtual ORGANIZER
· Sessions
Reboot Module 5 (Private)
Understanding Legal Entities. Disclosure: This is NOT legal advice. Discuss legal forms of business and the associated consequences.
Jeremy Campbell Myron Pullum
· Sessions
BBBVirtual Breakouts
Learn from subject matter experts, gain new perspective on relevant topics, and get practical tools to implement.
Carroll Bernard Steve LeFever Kevin Sloan COL (Ret) Darold Tippey Tarsha Polk Hearns Todd Adams Jack Coley
· Sessions
Reboot Module 6 (Private)
Financing Your Venture. Identify sources for funding. Address misinformation regarding grants and your veteran benefits.
Abron Andrews Myron Pullum
· Expo
Small Business Expo
Shop veteran and military spouse owned businesses. Visit sponsors, resource partners and #VetBiz exhibitors.
· Networking
Mystery Speed Networking
You never know who will pop up on the screen in these Speed-Networking Sessions that create new opportunities!

Speakers

Steve LeFever

Identifying and Managing Post-Pandemic Cost Structures

Justin Crossie

Regional Administrator, US Small Business Administration

Brandi Nelson

Marketing Secrets with Spectrum Reach Featuring Chip and Joanna Gaines

COL (Ret) Darold Tippey

Maximize Business Value: Accelerate Profitable Growth and Competitiveness

Carroll Bernard

How To Accelerate Success In The Government Marketplace: Key Activities and “Acceleration" Principles

Herbert Austin

District Director, US Small Business Administration

Patrick E Alcorn

FLIP the Switch: Four strategic tips for launching your business now

Bob Siffermann

How SCORE can help you "Find Your Why"

Kevin Sloan

8(a) Business Development Program: Access to five percent of all federal contracting dollars

Derenda Fisher

Surety Bond: Guaranty your bid, performance and payment on contracts

Hazel Beck

Director, SoCal Veterans Business Outreach Center

UTAVBOC Presenter

Director, UTAVBOC

Jack Coley

Federal Market Acceleration Program (FedMAP™) Capture Planning 101: Win More Government Contracts

Holly Burrow

Innovate to Pitch: How to Effectively Connect With Your Customers

Todd Adams

Funding Your Marketing Strategy: How to fund your marketing strategy with debt financing

Bridget Moon

SBA, Veterans Business Development Officer

Ashten Simmons

Organizer, UTAVBOC

Wendy Klug

Program Manager, Veterans Business Outreach Center of the Dakotas

Jeff Smith

Instructor, Georgia Veterans Education and Career Transition Center

Abron Andrews

Executive Director, VetBizCentral

Jeremy Campbell

Brand Recognition and Trademark Law Basics

Rich Coffel

Director, Veterans Business Outreach Center of New Mexico

Mitchell Fitzpatrick

Outreach Coordinator, Veterans Business Resource Center St Louis

Tarsha Polk Hearns

Funding Your Marketing Strategy: How to fund your marketing strategy with debt financing

BBBVirtual ORGANIZER

Organizer, UTAVBOC

Myron Pullum

Business Adviser, UTAVBOC

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Veterans Business Outreach Center

Resources for veterans who are interested in starting or growing a small business

Profit Mastery

Unparalleled financial management and business planning education

Govology

Government Market Education Online | On Demand | 24/7

US Small Business Administration

Ignite change and spark action so small businesses can confidently start, grow, expand, or recover

Small Business Development Centers

Think BIG Start Small with America's SBDCs

SCORE

For the life of your business

Women's Business Center

Guidance, resources and support to empower women entrepreneurs

Procurement Technical Assistance Centers

Free Help with SAM Registration and other government contracting issues

UTA College of Business

UTA College of Business is in the top 100 nationally and top 50 public business schools, recognized for its programs and faculty research contributions.

City of Arlington

We can. We do!

7-11 Franchising

Special military incentives and programs for veterans.

Global Leaders Organization

The Premiere Place to Grow Your Business

Alice

Every superhero needs a sidekick

Live2Lead

Invest in your greatest return

Coley

Your Gateway to Government Success

Frannet of Dallas/Fort Worth

Local, Trusted, Franchise Experts

Holloway Benefit Concepts

Employee Benefits and Independent Insurance Consulting

SwingLogic EFX-1 from DivotIsland

Golf’s #1 Aim & Alignment Tool

UTAVBOC

Where AWARENESS and ACCESS inspire ACTION

Capital CDC

Your Partner for the SBA 504 Loan Program

Social Media Torch

Let’s Attract Your Next Perfect Prospect or Opportunity

Farmer Veterans Coalition

Mobilizing Veterans to Feed America

Simmons Bank

FAST. SECURE. CONVENIENT.

US Veteran Magazine

Read it. Click it. Get it.

Spectrum Reach

Find and Reach Your Ideal Audience

Veteran Franchise Advisers

YOUR SUCCESS IS JUST OVER THE HORIZON

Jus4Us Natural Hair Care

Hair is Hair and Your Hair is Our Care

Adrenaline Pop

Our main goal is to help you win business!

Legal GPS

Make legal fun!

Veterans Business Project

Getting Veterans into Business is what we’re all about

Academy Investor Network

INVESTING IN OUR OWN

TMAC

Work Smart. Grow Smart.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

You built your business. We’ll help you grow it.

FAMILY & VETERANS ADVOCACY CLINIC

Legal assistance for low income

PeopleFund

Creating economic opportunity and financial stability through access to capital and education for healthy small businesses

LiftFund

Movement to build a stronger economy

Veterans Business Network

Find and connect with veteran owned businesses

Texas Veterans Chamber of Commerce

Stronger Together

TTG Transformations

Strategically transforming your future, today!

Re4ormed

The 4All Call Series

Gnivol Events

Turn your dream into a reality

Domain Honcho

Find your future with a domain

Aringo Transportation

Start Moving Today

I'mPerfect Gear

You're Perfect in who you are

Kar-Glass

Living by the GOLDEN RULE

xrsports

Esports is the next wave of connection

Taylored2Code

You have a calling. We have an answer.

ALLmobility LLC

Live without limits

FitLifeCreation

HELPING MILLIONS TRANSFORM THEIR LIFE, AND TRANSFORM THE WORLD

LASTCo

Improve your bottom line and veteran engagement

Cyber Rhino Solutions

Don't panic. We're here to help

The Rowe Solution

YOUR SEARCH STOPS HERE

Keystone Systems Technology

Ideas become reality here

TW Consulting

Your global compliance solution

Cannon-Lear Enterprises LLC

Knowledge Consulting and Mediation Company

Diamond Suede Logistics

Solving every problem with a diamond resolution

Advanced Data Spectrum

Transform your documents and data into actionable information

Field Driven Lean

Lean Construction training and coaching

Samerica Consulting Group​

Personal protective equipment and consulting

G.I. Construction Management

START YOUR PROJECT TODAY

Veterans Produce

Together We Can Make A Difference!

Minority Mastermind

EXPERTS ELEVATING ENTERPRISE

Santana Promotions

Promotional Products | Marketing Solutions

Boyd Plumbing

RELIABLE AND PROFESSIONAL PLUMBERS

Dare2Dream Leadership Development

Author, Leadership Development Trainer, International Speaker, and Coach.

Griggs Safety Consulting

SAFETY ALWAYS... IT BEGINS WITH YOU

HumCap Recruiting

Fast. Responsive. Tenacious. Honest. Focused

mccleanphotography

I draw inspiration from around the world

John A Moore

LegalShield

Bright Morning Star Counseling & Community Services

Standing in the midst of need, doing the necessary work of ministry

Business Growth Dynamics Consulting

Personalized Consulting Programs

Cornerstone Health and Wellness

Steve Dotson, Doctor of Chiropractic / Owner

Magellan Transport Logistics

Accountability, Performance, and Logistic Solutions for your Transport and Supply Chain Needs

Arielle Management Group, LLC

Innovative Strategies from Concept to Completion

Breach or Bypass

Military and patriotic-themed apparel.

South Mountain Vetus

Non-Profit organization aimed to provide humanitarian services, assistance, and training to homeless and disabled veterans and their families.

GI Jerky

Veteran Owned and Operated small batch beef jerky company based in Mineral Wells, TX.