The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will celebrate National Veterans Small Business Week from Monday, Oct. 31, through Friday, Nov. 4, with a series of events.
The weeklong celebration will include virtual and in-person events that highlight veteran small business owners and the entrepreneurial spirit and resilience they demonstrate.
The agency will host more than 100 virtual events that are free and open to the public. For a schedule, visit sba.gov/nvsbw.
Topics will range from transition assistance to entrepreneurial training, government contracting, disaster assistance and access to capital resources.
According to an SBA news release, increasing support for veteran small business owners has been a key priority under the Biden-Harris administration. This month, the SBA announced additional funding opportunities for community-based organizations to create targeted impactful programming and expand access to SBA resources to support veteran entrepreneurs.
“This week, and every week, the U.S. Small Business Administration is committed to doing its part to fulfill our responsibility to our veteran entrepreneurs by ensuring they can access the tools and resources they need to start, grow and build resilient businesses,” SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman said in the release.
For more information and to find events in your area, visit sba.gov/nvsbw. Sign up for an event and join the online conversation using the hashtag #VetBiz.