Business Plan Competition

For VETCON 2021, we are pleased to again host the VETCON Business Plan Competition, which will give three aspiring or recently-formed veteran business owners the opportunity to pitch their plans to a panel of judges. At stake are in-kind legal services and other exciting business resources. Following the presentations, the panel will award first, second and third place prizes to the finalists, live at this year’s conference.

How to Apply

Applications for the 2021 competition are now closed, thank you for your interest.

Competition Rules

Rules are as follows: 

  • At least one presenting team member must be a veteran.
  • The veteran ownership in the business (or contemplated ownership, if pre-startup) must be real, substantial and continuing.
  • The veteran ownership must have independent authority to control the day-to-day business decisions.
  • Business is in pre-startup phase, or has been in operation for three years or less.
  • At least one presenting team member must be available to present at VETCON 2021.

Secure a booth for your company! Showcase your support of the Veteran community and VETCON 2021 with an opportunity to reach hundreds of attendees at this year’s conference.

VETCON 2021 promises to be the best one yet! With 2 days of unrivaled networking and educational opportunities, and deep representation from government agencies, you’re certain to walk away with clear opportunities for the future.

VETCON 2019 Recap

VETCON 2019 was a huge success! Thank you to all of the attendees, sponsors & agencies who joined us for two full days of learning, networking, and growth.

Take a look back at last year’s conference below:

VETCON 2019 Was a great success!

Take a look back at photos and video from our last conference:

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