7:45 - 8:45 AM

Registration and Networking Breakfast

Check in and enjoy breakfast while you mingle with fellow veteran business owners and corporate representatives.

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8:45 - 8:50 AM

Presentation of Colors

8:50 - 9:00 AM

Welcome and Introduction

Mark Hands · Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Keith King · NVBDC

9:00 - 9:50 AM

Identity Leadership

Stedman Graham

10:00 - 10:50 AM

Workshops 1

Choose from one of our 3 educational sessions to maximize your experience.

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10:00 - 10:50 AM

TRACK 1: You're Certified, Now What?

Keith King · NVBDC

So, you finally got your NVBDC certification, now learn how to make it work for your business. NVBDC President, Keith King will explain what steps are necessary for you to turn your NVBDC certification into a profitable tool to increase your business revenue.

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10:00 - 10:50 AM

TRACK 2: Protecting Your Business with Insurance

Tim Edstrom · MetLife

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10:00 - 10:50 AM

TRACK 3: Strategic Planning for Growth – Scale Up Your Business

Freida Curry · Women's Business Development Center

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11:00 - 11:50 AM

Workshops 2

Choose from one of our 3 educational sessions to maximize your experience.

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11:00 - 11:50 AM

TRACK 1: Introduction to Resource Partners and Supplier Diversity

Panel Discussion

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11:00 - 11:50 AM

TRACK 2: Introduction to Access to Capital Options

Panel Discussion - JP Morgan Chase

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11:00 - 11:50 AM

TRACK 3: Succession Planning

Michelle Kantor

12:00 - 1:15 PM

Luncheon & Keynote Speaker

1:30 - 3:30 PM

1-on-1 Matchmaker Meetings

  • Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

    Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

  • JP Morgan Chase