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Veterans Business Outreach Center


October 5-7, 2022  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 4th year, the Business Beyond the Battlefield Conference 2022 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 and the lenders to get you capital. You don't want to miss the honorable Small Business of the Year Luncheon, Keynote Dinner, Franchise Give-Away and a nightly tour of Arlington's famous Entertainment District!

  • DAY 1: Access to Capital and Financial Literacy
  • DAY 2: Entrepreneurship through Acquisition and Franchising
  • DAY 3: Entrepreneurial Leadership

Take advantage of EARLY-BIRD discount offer REGISTER TODAY!

Entrepreneurial Influence for Ultimate Business Growth

Thursday, September 15, 2022 | 6:00pm-7:30pm CST

Join us every THIRD THURSDAY as we host a guest subject matter expert on various topics relating to entrepreneurship. Come network with other veterans and small business owners who are making the transition into entrepreneurship and learn the steps required to go from where you are to where you want to be as a business owner.

  • Discover the number one thing you must do to grow your company
  • Identify the common entrepreneurial leadership characteristics
  • Learn how to sharpen the saw
  • Learn how to increase your executive profile
  • Learn how to leverage the highest form of leadership



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.


August 2-3, Sheppard AFB, TX | August 4-5, Tinker AFB, OK | August 23-24 Fort Sill, OK | August 23-24 Fort Hood, TX | August 30-31, Dyess AFB, TX


Boots to Business | Reboot ONLINE

Boots to Business: Reboot (B2BR) brings Boots to Business off the installation, extending access to veterans of all eras, National Guard and Reserve, and military spouses.

August 9-10 ONLINE