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Veterans Florida Expo 2024

June 7 @ 11:00 am EDT


Veterans Florida Expo 2024

Florida’s Official Economic Opportunity Event for the Military and Veteran Community

About this event

Separating or retiring from the military and landing a career or launching a business is challenging. Florida’s unparalleled dedication to veterans, servicemembers, and their families, provides you the resources, connections, and training to equip you to succeed in the Sunshine State. Attend the only-one-of-its-kind annual Veterans Florida Expo to learn more about what is available to you.

The two-day event connects you with expert advice about SkillBridge, Careers, and Entrepreneurship opportunities and resources in Florida. You’ll hear success stories, network with other veterans and veteran-ready employers at the statewide career fair, and watch Florida’s top veteran entrepreneurs in the Battle of the Pitches competition. Check out the Agenda Section for more details.

The Expo takes place at the Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore on Friday, June 7 and 8Attendees from all over Florida and the country join us each year, so even if you’re not from Tampa, we’ll have opportunities and resources for you.

The Expo features:

  • Expert Speakers – wide range of topics tailored for military and veteran families
  • Hours of Networking – you will expand your professional circle of contacts
  • Career Fair – high quality, invite-only employers and opportunities
  • Battle of the Pitches – Entrepreneur competition, watch and learn from the best
  • Resources – state-level providers to help you access earned benefits and more

Florida is open for opportunity, and the Veterans Florida Expo is your chance to explore the resources and quality of life that make Florida the top state for veterans. You’ll have the opportunity to connect with fellow veterans, discover valuable resources, and explore career opportunities tailored specifically for you. Whether you’re seeking employment, benefits assistance, or entrepreneurial guidance, this event has something for everyone.

Don’t miss out on this incredible chance to meet like-minded individuals, gain valuable insights, and take advantage of the numerous resources available to you. Attendance is FREE, and the two-day pass allows you to attend activities on one or both days. Join us at the Veterans Florida Expo 2024 and register today!



Over a dozen experts will help you along your career or entrepreneurship journey.

Go to Speakers Page


Amazing Sponsors, Exhibitors, Resources, and Employers await you at the Expo.

Go to Exhibitors Page

If your organization is interested in being a Sponsor or Exhibitor, please contact us at [email protected]. A team member will contact you to ask about your exhibition goals. Interested Employer Exhibitors will only be considered from the following industries: aviation and aerospace, cleantech, defense and homeland security, financial and professional services, information technology, life sciences, logistics and distribution, manufacturing, agriculture, commercial construction, education, government.

Location and Lodging

The 2024 Veterans Florida Expo will be held at the Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore. The hotel is near the Tampa International Airport, providing ease of travel for attendees not in the Tampa Bay area.

2225 N. Lois Avenue, Tampa, FL 33607 (Map)

We have secured a room block for the event hotel. The room block closes May 7, 2024, but you may still book directly at the hotel if this date has already passed.

Go to Lodging Page

Watch our recap video from the 2023 Expo




June 7
11:00 am EDT
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Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore
2225 North Lois Avenue
Tampa, FL 33607 United States
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