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Keynote Speakers

  • Daymond John
    "The People's Shark"
    CEO, The Shark Group
  • Justin Constantine
    Lieutenant Colonel
    U.S. Marine Corps, (Ret.)

HeroPreneur National Veteran Business Summit

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HeroPreneur National Veteran Business Summit (NVBS) powered by HeroZona is a multi-day experience celebrating and empowering American Veterans. The inaugural summit will take place November 14 through November 16 in Arizona, where there are over 2,000 veteran owned businesses, at the Phoenix Convention Center.

National Veteran Business Summit

HeroPreneur NVBS was created to continue empowering our heroes. This three-day event will feature panels and programming that focuses on three pillars – EntrepreneurshipEmployment and Education. This summit allows those in attendance the opportunity to network, connect and learn. No matter if you are a student, start-up business or a large well-established company, this conference has something for everyone that supports veteran business and employment. This year we are honored to have multiple distinguished guests including celebrity Keynote speaker and entrepreneur extraordinaire Daymond John from ABC’s Shark Tank and inspirational speaker and veteran advocate Justin Constantine, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps,(Ret.).

Heropreneur National Commencement Breakfast DC 2018

In addition to the conference we also will be having the HeroPreneur Awards Luncheon, celebrating and honoring individuals and organizations that support the Veteran community as well as honoring the 100th Anniversary of Veterans Day. The Awards will be hosted by CNN Military Analyst James A. “Spider” Marks, Major General, U.S. Army (Ret.).

Convention Center

Downtown Phoenix is a premier destination and our venue is at the center of it all.

The Phoenix Convention Center
is just four miles from
Sky Harbor International Airport.

  • Entreprenuership

    Veterans make great entrepreneurs!

    The skills you learned while serving – team work, leadership, discipline, problem-solving and many others set you up to be a successful entrepreneur.

    Our summit will feature many opportunities for veterans; from becoming an entrepreneur and business owner to providing valuable resources for current Veteran Owned Businesses that can grow their businesses.

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  • Employment

    Veterans are hardworking, motivated and efficient under pressure. These are just a few of the ideal traits employers look for when hiring a new employee. The HeroPreneur NVBS is not only looking to get veterans employed but hired into thriving careers that you can be proud of.

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  • Education

    By serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, a veteran has learned how to succeed from the best. Now that your time serving is over, continue with the skills obtained while serving and use them to further grow and go to school to get an education. We will have information and resources available for you to help you succeed in your new mission.

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