A Full 4-Day Experience
#BBBC19 will be held at the all-new Live! By Loews Arlington luxury hotel in America's Dream City November 6-9, 2019. This year they are offering 4 education tracks to make the most of your time, allow you to customize your conference experience and maximize your return on investment. Your experience begins with a series of workshops by government and corporate buyers seeking to do business with small businesses and the Enterprise of the Year Award ceremony. Day two will be a full day of one-on-one matchmaking with government and corporate buyers, giving you an opportunity to meet privately and sell your business and a dynamic schedule of keynotes, breakout sessions, and interactive experiences, including a franchise giveaway and a Texas style networking party with a Texas sized NFL watch party on a 100 foot video wall. Day three is your opportunity to Generate Immediate Revenue at the Small Business Expo surrounded by a display of Harley Davidson motorcyles and patriotic consumers visiting Globe Life Park and AT&T Stadium for Veterans Day activities in the TexasLive! entertainment district.
Sell your products and generate immediate revenue at the SMALL BUSINESS EXPO
Access relevant resources that provide guided information on finances and mentorships, including the best programming and services for your business type and model.
Learn how to identify relevant and valuable programs and services, and how to determine which programs are best for your professional development needs and learning style.
Understand how to manage expectations of the mentoring relationships by learning how to gather relevant and useful information from mentors, and how to ask direct and applicable questions.
Learn how to talk about your business in a clear and concise manner.
Learn how to maximize your skills by identifying your business profile and applying your strengths to your business.
Collaborate with other veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs, programs and service providers that are best for your specific business needs.
Discover relevant resources on business finances through workshops on how to be money-smart or better manage your personal and business finances.
Interact with veteran friendly franchise executives with decades of experience, and choose from multiple concepts in dozens of industries that align with your unique business profile.
Increase your understanding of franchise law, and learn about franchise financing and how to grow absentee businesses.
Communicate and share through multiple tools, networking interactions and feedback surveys regarding best practices and veteran entrepreneurs’ needs and successes.
Tap into the growing community of resources that are helpful to military connected entrepreneurs through our private online community which uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to match entrepreneurs with opportunities, locally and online that will help you start or grow your business based upon those resources that veteran entrepreneurs report are most helpful.
Meet and interact with capital partners to access the funding you need to grow, improve and prosper.
Meet face to face with diversity and procurement professionals representing open opportunities to expand your business through both corporate and government contracting.