Resources to Start and Grow Your Business
Meet the Veteran Business (VetBiz) community to help entrepreneurial Veterans achieve success.
Starting and owning a business is challenging. Attend the Fairbanks Veteran Business Forum to meet the agencies that make up your VetBiz community and discover how each of them can help your business start, grow, expand and recover.
Learn about business development resources available to veterans from a lender and multiple business advisers.
Know about government contracting opportunities available to veterans interested in doing business with federal, state and local governments.
12:30 - 1:00 Sign-in
1:00 - 1:15 Welcome and Introduction - SBA, SBDC, PTAC
1:15 - 1:45 Why Have a Business Plan - SBDC
1:45 - 1:55 Mayor Bryce Ward
1:55 - 2:05 Break
2:05 - 2:50 Department of Labor Programs & Services - DOLWD
2:50 - 3:00 Break
3:00 - 3:50 Access To Capital - Wells Fargo
3:50 - 4:00 Break
4:00 - 4:50 Government Contracting - PTAC
4:50 - 5:00 Break
5:00 - 6:00 Veteran Business Owner Panel - SBA
Space is limited. Registration recommended but not required.
This SBA workshop is offered in conjunction with the Alaska Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the Alaska Procurement Assistance Center (PTAC), and the Alaska Department of Labor & Workforce Development (DOLWD).