Program & Calendar
Program Timeline & Calendar
Stage 1: Digital Tech Skills at Houston Veteran Business EXPO
(Register for a Free General admission ticket at Veterans EXPO: https://www.houstonveteransbusinessexpo.com) & rsvp for breakout sessions!
Friday & Saturday Morning & Afternoon Sessions
9/22/23:Teams, Zoom, & WebEx for Small Business
9/22/23: Office 365 and Google Apps
9/23/23: LinkedIn and Online Learning Platforms
9/23/23: Cyber Security & Online Safety
Stage 2: Small Business Skills at Houston Community College
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
9/30/23: Vet the Venture - Are My Ideas Lucrative?
10/7/23: Ignite the Entrepreneur in You!
10/14/23: Sales & Marketing Powered Up
10/21/23: Financials for Small Business Launch & Growth
10/28/23: Minimizing Risk - Protect Your Assets, Your Business & Your Future
Stage 3: Local Community LaunchPad
(Panels are open to the general Public)
Veterans Higher Education Panel 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Veterans Entrepreneurship Panel 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
11/10/23: Veteran Business Pitch Competition Finalist announced by November 10th Pitch Presentation and Awards Ceremony on November 10 at HCC West Loop Campus
|STAGE 1||Practical Business Skills - Register for EXPO Here||Friday & Saturday|
|9/22/23||Teams, Zoom, & WebEx for Small Business||10 am - 12:00 pm|
|9/22/23||Microsoft 365 & Google Apps for Business||2 pm - 4:00 pm|
|9/23/23||LinkedIn and Online Learning Platforms||10 am - 12:00 pm|
|9/23/23||Cyber Security & Online Safety 101||2 pm - 4:00 pm|
|STAGE 2||Small Business Skills||Saturdays|
|9/30/23||Vet the Venture - Are My Ideas Lucrative?||10:00 am - 4:00 pm|
|10/7/23||Ignite the Entrepreneur in You!||10:00 am - 4:00 pm|
|10/14/23||Financials for Small Business Launch & Growth||10:00 am - 4:00 pm|
|10/21/23||Sales & Marketing Powered Up||10:00 am - 4:00 pm|
|10/28/23||Minimizing Risk - Protect Your Assets, Your Business & Your Future!||10:00 am - 4:00 pm|
|STAGE 3||Community Launch Pad Panels||Saturday|
|11/4/23||Veterans Higher Education Panel||10:00 am - 11:00 am|
|11/4/23||Veterans Entrepreneurship Panel||12:00 am - 1:00 pm|
|Veterans Pitch Competition||Save the Date: Friday|
|11/10/23||VEP Pitch Competition, Finals & Award Ceremony||11/10 at 12 pm|