VETCON 2023 offers concurrent sessions in a variety of formats including presentations, networking sessions, panel discussions and roundtable discussions. Whether you are a veteran entrepreneur, a newly certified SDVOB or an experienced SDVOB looking to connect with Primes or NYS Agencies, we have something for you!

This year’s sessions cover a variety of topics ranging from best practices for success with State & Federal Agencies to business assistance resources for veteran entrepreneurs. Want to learn about upcoming contracting opportunities with New York State Agencies? Need help creating a succession plan for your business? Looking to network with Agencies and Primes? These topics and more will be presented at VETCON 2023!

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Full session descriptions and speakers will be announced soon!

Opening Ceremony & Lunch

Powering the Future of Renewable Energy and Opportunities – NYPA, NYSERDA, NYS-DEC and National Grid

Succession Planning Strategies for Protecting SDVOB Business Value

SDVOBs Discuss Strategies for State and Federal Success

New Buffalo Bills Stadium Project and Turner Construction

Legal Issues with Cannabis

Navigating Business Challenges and Where to Find Help

Networking & Refreshment Break

SDVOB General Roundtable

Introduction to SDVES and Agency Best Practices

Dinner on Your Own

Networking Social


Upcoming Opportunities with Battery Park City Authority, Empire State Development, CUNY, Department of Labor, and MTA

Find Your Funding | Where to Look & How to Ask

Business Assistance for Veteran Entrepreneurs – VBOC

Networking & Refreshment Break

Best Practices for Securing Opportunities with Prime Contractors

VA Claims - Roadmap & What to Expect

Avoid Liability and Protect Your Assets

Lunch, Award Presentations & Closing Remarks

Secure a booth for your company! Showcase your support of the Veteran community and VETCON 2023 with an opportunity to reach hundreds of attendees at this year’s conference.

VETCON 2023 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 2022 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:


Thank you for supporting VETCON 2023!

VETCON 2023 Schedule at a Glance