Providing support and education opportunities to veterans in the business world.

2019 8th Annual TVBA Keynote Dinner, Business Expo & Veteran Job Fair

Tennessee Veterans Business Association’s Annual Keynote Dinner, Business Expo and Veteran Job Fair provides the perfect opportunity to connect the veteran business owner with other veteran-owned companies, chamber of commerce, elected officials, government agencies, active duty and retired military personnel and veteran-focused nonprofits.

This high-energy, two-day event- held in the Knoxville area each January- offers a wealth of opportunities:

  • Networking
  • Business-to-business trade showcase
  • Opportunities for hiring companies and veterans seeking career opportunities
  • Exposure through printed, digital and expo collateral
  • Booth space to exhibit wares and services
  • Program advertising-get your word out to the community

Keynote Dinner

January 28, 2019

6:30-9 PM

Business Expo & Veteran Job Fair

January 29, 2019

10:30 AM-3:30 PM

 

Knoxville Convention Center

701 Henley St., Knoxville, TN 37902

Keynote Speaker & Entertainment Guest

Lt. Colonel Oliver North, USMC (Ret.)

Col. Oliver North will serve as Keynote Speaker at the 2019 TVBA Keynote Dinner on January 28th.  North is a combat decorated U.S. Marine, best-selling author, former host of Fox News Channel’s “War Stories” and serves as President for the National Rifle Association.

With Entertainment by

Lee Greenwood

An icon on the country music industry, Lee Greenwood has had seven #1 songs and 25 charted singles.  Greenwood has won numerous industry awards, including Male Vocalist of the Year for the Academy of Country Music and CMA Song of the Year in 1985 for “God Bless the USA” which has been voted most recognizable patriotic song in America.

Across this great nation that we once defended, the TVBA is the only group of Veteran Owned Businesses and Champion Partners that embraces our mission of business development, growing the entrepreneurial spirit, government advocacy, education and training, and career support to the veteran job seeker.

We honor the same culture of diversity that we embraced while in uniform. We come from all branches of the military, and we are on the same team once again. As business owners, our members offer a broad range of products and services. We have solar panel installers, landscapers, wellness experts, cheese makers, training professionals, and a wide array of federal government contractors.

Veterans in all walks of life have earned distinction by service to our country. The TVBA is dedicated to the proposition that those who have borne the battle should be better recognized in the chambers of commerce.

If you’re a veteran, or a business interested in supporting our association, please contact us today!

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Upcoming Events

2019 TVBA Keynote Dinner
– 01/28/2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

2019 TVBA Business Expo & Veteran Job Fair
– 01/29/2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm