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Day 1 – June 17

10:30 AM – 7:00 PM

Registration Desk Open

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Sponsor Exhibit Area Open

1:00 PM

Welcome Message

1:15 PM

Get To Know Central Florida- Main Stage

Beautiful beaches, a large veteran entrepreneur network, and the Space Coast’s booming aerospace industry. Central Florida combines an unbeatable lifestyle with limitless opportunities to work and operate a business. Meet veterans who are proof of what you can accomplish there.

1:45 PM

Career Panel: It’s Who You Know – Main Stage

Networking is something not everyone is good at, but it’s something everyone must do. Simply attending the Expo will greatly expand your professional career network. While you’re here, learn additional proven methods to grow your network both online and offline.

Entrepreneur Panel: Roger That – Breakout Room

Having potential customers receive your message is important for your revenue and growth. Reach the right customers with the right message using the latest tools and tips from marketing professionals and other entrepreneurs. Out.

2:15 PM

Career Panel: Florida, it’s Different Here – Main Stage

The hottest industries and job markets in Florida might not be what you think they are, and we’re here to help you find out more. Also, discover veteran specific state benefits and learn about Florida’s quality of life for you and your family.

Entrepreneur Panel: Knowns and Unknowns – Breakout Room

Sole proprietorship, LLC, franchise, acquisition, etc. – what’s the best for you and your business idea or plan? Strike out on your own, buy and improve an existing business, or research franchising opportunities. Learn about all the options available to you.

2:45 PM

Career Panel: Line of Departure – Breakout Room

The last stop before the Career Fair the next day. Get prepared and learn how to stand out and make a lasting impression with employers that leads to an interview after the Career Fair is over.

Entrepreneurship Panel: Location, Location, Location – Main Stage

It’s an age old phrase that survives the test of time. Find out what resources can help your veteran owned business succeed in Florida. Funding, training, professional networks and contacts? We’ll answer these questions and more.

3:15 PM

Career Fair Prep with Veterans Florida Staff

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Exhibitor Move-In

5:30 PM

Networking Reception – Exhibit Hall

Grow your professional network and meet speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, and other attendees

Day 2 – June 18

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Registration Desk Open

8:00 AM

Coffee and Breakfast

8:45 AM

Welcome Message

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

  • Career Fair
  • Resources
  • Battle of the Pitches

12:00 PM

Lunch

3:00 PM

Battle of the Pitches Awards

Day 1 – June 17

10:30 AM – 7:00 PM

Registration Desk Open

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Sponsor Exhibit Area Open

1:00 PM

Welcome Message

1:15 PM

Get To Know Central Florida- Main Stage

Beautiful beaches, a large veteran entrepreneur network, and the Space Coast’s booming aerospace industry. Central Florida combines an unbeatable lifestyle with limitless opportunities to work and operate a business. Meet veterans who are proof of what you can accomplish there.

1:45 PM

Career Panel: It’s Who You Know – Main Stage

Networking is something not everyone is good at, but it’s something everyone must do. Simply attending the Expo will greatly expand your professional career network. While you’re here, learn additional proven methods to grow your network both online and offline.

Entrepreneur Panel: Roger That – Breakout Room

Having potential customers receive your message is important for your revenue and growth. Reach the right customers with the right message using the latest tools and tips from marketing professionals and other entrepreneurs. Out.

2:15 PM

Career Panel: Florida, it’s Different Here – Main Stage

The hottest industries and job markets in Florida might not be what you think they are, and we’re here to help you find out more. Also, discover veteran specific state benefits and learn about Florida’s quality of life for you and your family.

Entrepreneur Panel: Knowns and Unknowns – Breakout Room

Sole proprietorship, LLC, franchise, acquisition, etc. – what’s the best for you and your business idea or plan? Strike out on your own, buy and improve an existing business, or research franchising opportunities. Learn about all the options available to you.

2:45 PM

Career Panel: Line of Departure – Breakout Room

The last stop before the Career Fair the next day. Get prepared and learn how to stand out and make a lasting impression with employers that leads to an interview after the Career Fair is over.

Entrepreneurship Panel: Location, Location, Location – Main Stage

It’s an age old phrase that survives the test of time. Find out what resources can help your veteran owned business succeed in Florida. Funding, training, professional networks and contacts? We’ll answer these questions and more.

3:15 PM

Career Fair Prep with Veterans Florida Staff

5:30 PM

Networking Reception – Exhibit Hall

Grow your professional network and meet speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, and other attendees

Day 2 – June 18

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Registration Desk Open

8:00 AM

Coffee and Breakfast

8:45 AM

Welcome Message

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

  • Career Fair
  • Resources
  • Battle of the Pitches

12:00 PM

Lunch

3:00 PM

Battle of the Pitches Awards