Multi-day event

Gateway Hotel & Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Dr
Ames, IA 50014

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Jean Walsh
Home Base Iowa, America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa and the Iowa State University Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship
SBA participating event

Join us June 1-2, 2023, at the Iowa Veterans Entrepreneurship Conference where Veterans and supporters will learn more about navigating entrepreneurship. The conference is co-hosted by Home Base IowaAmerica’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa and the Iowa State University Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship. The conference will offer workshops and resources for Veterans and their families who are considering starting a business, wanting to grow an existing business or simply hope to learn and connect. The conference helps participants acquire powerful new skills to achieve new levels of entrepreneurial success. Attendees go away with an all-new community of friends, supporters, and valuable connections. 

When: Pitch Workshop (included, optional) June 1, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Reception (included, optional) June 1, 2023, 5:30 – 7 p.m.
Conference June 2, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Who should attend: Veterans, military personnel, and their families and business partners

Cost: $30

Learn about topics such as:

• Business Model Canvas • Legal Aspects of Running a Business • Banking Basics • Federal Certification as a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business
• Marketing Your Business • Time Management • Exiting a Business • Federal Certification as a Veteran Owned Small Business
• Financing Options • Social Media Marketing • Taxes
And so much more!