Veteran Business Summit

ThuRsday, May 11, 2023 @ 1pm

GuideWell innovation center - Orlando, FL

Our biggest Summit yet

The Veterans Business Summit, an initiative by the Veterans Entrepreneurship Initiative (VEI), provides the military veteran business community with a platform to educate, empower and support early-stage, veteran-led companies with innovative products and services. The Summit will kick off at 1pm on Thursday, May 11, 2023 at the GuideWell Innovation Center in Lake Nona, Orlando, FL.

The Veteran Business Summit convenes veteran business owners and leaders from across the region with the goal of fostering innovation and collaboration amongst the military veteran business community to further empower veterans in entrepreneurship.

Become Empowered

  • Learn from other successful veteran business owners, sharing a blend of perspectives on the most important issues facing them today.
  • Learn and connect with organizations specialized in providing access to capital.

Be Inspired

  • Take away new ideas to help you or your organization grow, and be inspired to put those ideas into practice.
  • Meet and learn from other successful stories.

Get Connected

  • Connect with other successful veteran business owners and executives.
  • Meet decision-makers, leaders, entrepreneurs, resource partners and expand your network.

Summit Highlights


Veteran Success Panel

Veteran leaders from established veteran-led companies share insight into their entrepreneurial journey.


Purchasing Panel

Purchasing agents from government and corporations in the region share insights on how to do business as a veteran-led company.


Funding Your Business Panel

Funders and companies who've successfully raised capital to scale their business share insights on best practices.


Keynote Speaker

An inspiring keynote from a fellow veteran and entrepreneur with a powerful story.


Networking Reception

The culmination of the summit, connect with other successful veteran business owners.

Our Sponsors


Registration Type

Early Bird Price

(Register by April 11, 2023)


(Register after April 11, 2023)

VIP Access

Includes access to both the Summit and the Networking Reception



Summit Admission

Includes access to the Summit only



Networking Reception

Includes access to the Networking Reception only



*VEI Alumni use promo code in your email for VIP Access at a discounted rate..

Building Exterior

See you at

the summit!

Veteran Business Summit


Thursday, May 11, 2023

1pm-5pm: Summit

5pm-7:30pm: Networking Reception


GuideWell Innovation Center

6555 Sanger Rd, Orlando, FL 32827


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