Start Date: September 28, 2022
Start Time: 12:30 PM
End Date: September 28, 2022
End Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Virtual

Join the Veterans Business Outreach Center, working in partnership with the U.S. Small
Business Administration, at the first New England Veterans Small Business Symposium. Hear
from experts in all stages of business growth and development, network with your peers, and find
new resources for your VOSB & SDVOSB

Opening remarks from Mike Vlacich, New England Regional Administrator for the U.S.
Small Business Administration. Mr. Vlacich is responsible for the effective delivery of SBA’s
programs to the 1.5 million small businesses in New England.

Keynote address from New England Veteran Small Business of the Year: Adam “AJ”
Jarnagin, Founder & CEO of EXPANSIA. Hear how community has played an important role in
their success.

Changes to VOSB/SDVOSB certification/verification process impacting your business.
Beginning in 2023 there will be a new SBA portal for CVE certification; what you need to know
to keep government contracts on track.

Business Development Experts:
How to buy a business an existing business?
Labor & Hiring best practices from the US Department of Labor
Succession Planning from the Start and preparing for the future

Hear from your colleagues and network at our Virtual Roundtable featuring Veteran
Owned Businesses from all six New England states. The Virtual Roundtable will provide the
opportunity for you to learn from your peers and includes a Q & A session.

This is a free event for transitioning service members, veterans, National Guard &
Reserve members and military spouses.

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