Nov 05 2020

Reminder: #VetBiz Certifications; More Vet Events Next Week

Wisconsin District Office--November 4,  2020

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Government contracting veterans


Join SBA and Wisconsin Supplier Diversity for a special Vet-focused Acquisition Hour

Hosted by the Wisconsin Procurement Institute


Veterans' Small Business Certifications: Federal and State

Thursday, Nov. 5

Noon-1 pm




Find more events on the SBA Wisconsin Calendar at www.sba.gov/wi.

More National Veterans Small Business Week events


Nov 5: Disaster Assistance: "Leveraging Your Network and Resources” webinar with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families. Register here.

Nov. 6: "Financial Strategies for Women Veteran Entrepreneurs” webinar with LiftFund. Register here.

Join the conversation at #VetBiz or find more info at www.sba.gov/nvsbw. 

Veterans Business Outreach Centers are your one-stop shop for small business resources. Visit SBA dot gov slash VBOC.

The VBOC@WWBIC Celebrates Veterans Nov. 9-13


Wisconsin's Veterans Business Outreach Center provides dedicated resources to help vets and their families start and grow as entrepreneurs and recover from challenges. Whether you're a veteran or a vet's spouse, join them for one--or more--of these to learn, network, and rejuvenate. 

Nov. 9, 9 am: Veterans in Business Virtual Forum  Join us live as an innovative and groundbreaking session moderated by VBOC Co-Director, Dan Newberry. Learn insights about running a business and resources to help veterans get their business up and running. More info

Nov. 10, 10:30 am: For Economic Development and Lending Partners: Innovation, Recovery  and Opportunity: Serving Wisconsin's Veteran-owned Businesses with the FDIC. More info

Nov. 11, 8 am: Virtual Strong Women, Strong Coffee The online webinar will feature a live interview with a strong woman who has achieved success in business or entrepreneurship. Katherine Ramirez is a woman-owned, veteran-owned, and minority-owned business leader in the advertising and marketing industry. More info

Nov. 12, 8:30 am-3:30 pm: MINDing YOUR Business: Veteran Women & Female Military Spouse Summit  An event dedicated to female business leaders with diverse backgrounds and pursuits to exchange innovative ideas.  This event will provide training, education, and information on the necessary components to help women succeed. More info

Nov 13, 8 am: Cup of Joe Networking Event Fueled by entrepreneurs our free virtual networking event is for people who are focused on growing their business, expanding their business networks, and getting fresh ideas for their business. Saul Newton is a native of Waukesha and a US Army veteran. In 2015 he founded the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce and currently serves as the organization’s Executive Director. More info

Find the VBOC at www.wwbic.com/veterans.

Stay Updated

1. Find more information on SBA relief  programs at www.sba.gov/coronavirus

2. Follow us on Twitter at @SBA_Wisconsin.

3. If you have questions about your already submitted EIDL application, contact the SBA Disaster Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or disastercustomerservice@sba.gov.

Our Madison and Milwaukee main phone numbers are not currently working--use wisconsin@sba.gov to contact us.