Event Details

2017 Veteran & Military Entrepreneur Conference & Awards


With its proud military history and presence, San Diego boasts one of the most robust markets for veteran or military spouse-owned businesses in the United States. Now the San Diego Business Journal, in partnership with The Rosie Network, will celebrate and support local veteran entrepreneurs and military spouses with this new awards program and educational conference. Winners and finalists will be honored in a special San Diego Business Journal supplement.  Presented by the San Diego Business Journal and The Rosie Network.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Conference and Lunch
10:00 - 10:30 am Registration
10:30 am - 10:45 am Welcome: Stephanie Brown, The Rosie Network & Huntley Paton, San Diego Business Journal
10:45 - 11:15 am Keynote from Jerry Sanders, President and CEO, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
11:30 am - 12:15 pm Breakout Session #1
12:15 - 1:15 pm Lunch with the Experts
1:30 - 2:15 pm Breakout Session #2
2:30 - 3:30 pm Breakout Session #3

Special Awards Reception and Dinner
4:00 - 5:00 pm Networking
5:00 - 6:30 pm Dinner and Awards Program
6:30 - 7:30 pm Networking

General Admission tickets for the 2017 Veteran and Military Entrepreneur Conference are $65.00 per person; the conference is FREE for Veterans, Active Duty and Military Spouses (present valid military identification at registration check in).
General Admission tickets for the 2017 Veteran and Military Entrepreneur Awards are $150.00 per person.

Ticket price includes a 26-week subscription to the San Diego Business Journal ($20.00 allocated to the subscription).
Current subscribers may gift their 26-week subscription to a colleague.

Reservations will not be held without payment.

NOTE: Cancellations must be received at least 10 working days in advance of the event date to receive a refund. Tickets are transferrable. If you cannot use your ticket, we encourage you to give it to a client guest or colleague to attend in your place.

SUGGESTED DRESS: Business Attire

This event will be photographed. Images may be used by the San Diego Business Journal in promotional materials including posters, websites, flyers, ads, etc.



We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.