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The University of Texas at ArlingtonThe University of Texas at Arlington

Veterans Business Outreach Center


OCT 31- NOV 2, 2024 Your battlefield may have been in a distant or foreign land.  Starting and growing a business may feel just as distant and foreign.  But, you can live the American dream of business ownership.

Now in its 6th year, Business Beyond the Battlefield Conference 2024 is a 3-Day business-to-business educational conference, networking event, and small business showcase for military connected entrepreneurs, collaborative resource partners, military influencers, and decision-makers dedicated to growing the US economy by empowering the military connected entrepreneur community. 

This conference will keep you engaged throughout three days of dynamic business development networking, inspirational speakers, panel discussions, subject matter expert breakout sessions and expos to get you in front of the resources that your small business needs.

Take advantage of SUPER Early Bird savings while they last!

Scale Your Business with NDVSB May 16, 2024 | 1800-1730

Learn how to leverage affordable technology to scale your business in the public and private sector and effectively sell to Government Purchase Cardholders without a GSA schedule or other contract.

Specifically, you'll learn about eProcurement Services (ePS) ability to provide the technology needed to scale and grow your business in the private and public sectors as well as National Diversity Veteran Small Business (NDVSB) and how it can serve as a gateway to federal acquisitions. NDVSB builds capacity and resiliency with intention, building stronger small businesses through technology that automates and streamlines business processes.

Registration is required 


Calling all entrepreneurs and innovators! Don't miss the EpICMavs weekly speaker series presented by the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Development at the University of Texas at Arlington. This power-packed event series brings together leaders from business and tech to share their stories, insights, and advice.

Mark your calendars to join every Thursday where you'll hear from founders, CEOs, investors, and inventors engaged in technology innovation and entrepreneurship. They’ll be dishing on everything from raising venture capital and scaling a startup to pioneering new platforms and leveraging AI.

Secure your spot now for a front-row seat to the strategies, secrets, and success stories.



Boots to Business 

Boots to Business is the two-step entrepreneurial training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration as a training track within the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program. This course is open to Servicemembers (including members of the National Guard + Reserves) and their spouses. Participants are introduced to the skills, knowledge, and resources they need to launch a business, including steps for developing business concepts, how to develop a business plan, and information on SBA resources available to help.

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