VOB Attends 5th Annual Central Florida Vet Net Event

5th Annual Vet Net Event

Troy Ford, Membership Director for VeteranOwnedBusiness.com and Cindi Courbat, Grant Writer and Communications Assistant for Veteran Owned Business (.com) and eWareness were happy to attend the 5th Annual Vet Net event held on December 13 at the Hilton Rialto in Melbourne, FL.

The no-cost festive holiday-themed Meet and Greet featured over a dozen companies and offered veterans an opportunity to promote their business or provide assistance to veteran owned small businesses.

Linda Daniels, branch team leader for Regions Bank was anxious to provide information about Patriot Loans, small business funding programs and banking options for veterans.

Living Southern Style of Brevard, an assisted living home, was happy to discuss their newly remodeled home that will focus on America’s veterans and their surviving spouses as well as homeless veterans in need of quality assisted living.

Tony Espinosa, regional program manager for the Procurement Technical Assistance Center Progam in connection with the Small Business Development Center at University of Central Florida (UCF) said he will be the guest speaker at an upcoming government contracting series to be held at the Small Business Development Center at Brevard Community College (BCC) in Cocoa.  The Government Contracting workshop is slated for Tuesday, February 05, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the SBDC at BCC Cocoa Campus in Building 3 – Room 103.

The session will provide an in-depth examination of the Federal Government procurement process.  For details and registration, click here.

Vicki Peake, director of the Small Business Development Center at Brevard Community College (which will take on the new name of Eastern Florida State College next summer) also expressed her enthusiasm about the event:

“I am proud of this event . . . I am gratified it received so much attention and I am thankful for our sponsor, IAP Worlwide Services,” Peake said.

VET NET is sponsored by IAP Worldwide Services which is a leading provider of global-scale logistics, facilities management, and advanced professional and technical services based out of Cape Canaveral, FL.  The company current has over 7,000 employees worlwide who collaborate with clients in 27 countries to provide a wide range of services and expertise.

Some of the companies and organizations participating in this year’s Vet Net event included:

  • Chase Bank
  • GCAT
  • IAP Worldwide Services
  • Perry & Associates Consulting
  • Roger Scruggs Films
  • SBDC
  • Veteran Owned Business / eWareness
  • Viera Manor Assisted Living
  • Wells Fargo
  • Women in Defense

This Veteran Owned Business Event Public Service Announcement (PSA) was brought to you by Veteran Owned Business. Veteran Owned Business is in no way affiliated with the above organization(s). We do not in any way endorse the above business/organization or guarantee any offers made above. 

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com and the Veteran Owned Business Directory are simply providing information we feel is of interest to veterans, active duty military, reservists, service disabled veterans, veteran owned businesses, service disabled veteran owned businesses, families of veterans, families of our armed forces and any other person or persons directly or indirectly involved with the United States military.

If your business is (or you know of another business) owned by a veteran (VOB), active duty military, reservist, service disabled  veteran (SDVOSB) or military spouse of the United States, Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard or National Guard, please be sure to visit the VeteranOwnedBusiness.com sign up page to get your free listing.

The objective of our FREE Veteran Owned Business Directory is to continue to offer a growing list of products and services that are unique in the fact that they are all owned by, sold by and/or serviced by past and present military members.

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