Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM CDT
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Mpls VA Medical Center 
1 Veterans Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55417

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 Start A Business, Build A Business

Saturday May 20, 2017

  • Learn From Experts In The Fields Of Banking, Government Contracts, Marketing, Selling, and Branding.
  • Hear From Successful Veteran Business Owners
  • Ask Your Important Questions To Start And Build Your Business


Hear success stories from veterans who decided that if they did not follow their dreams they would be working for someone who did. Talk with business owners who made that decision and transition . . . overcame obstacles, made their start-up their mission and are glad they did!


Representatives from MNDOT, MN State Procurement, and Metro Council all talk about the contract opportunities available to veteran-owned businesses. Start the process with the CERT program executive team (Minneapolis, St. Paul, Ramsey and Hennepin Counties). Learn why veteran-owned businesses are a priority.

Hear from experts who will speak on: leadership and organizational development, networking to build a business, mentors as the competitive advantage, and developing a charismatic pitch and presence. Talk to an expert about your plans. Get a better understanding of digital economy marketing from SEO to Twitter to Email.

Crowdfunding to Angel Investing to Micro Loans and Bank Loans - hear from micro lenders and bankers and learn how businesses are traditionally financed and what options are available to you.

$10.00/person which includes continental breakfast, lunch, plus an Einstein Bagels Gift Card (combined up to $17 value).

Registration is limited to the first 150 registrants.

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