TVBA In The News

January 15, 2018

Tom Satterly – Command Sgt. Major Whose Life Was Portrayed in Film Black Hawk Down – to Headline 2018 TVBA Keynote Dinner

Tennessee Veterans Business Association announced today that Command Sgt. Major (Ret.) Tom Satterly, whose life, along with his teammates’ lives, was portrayed in the Oscar Winning 2001 Film Black Hawk Down, will serve as Keynote Speaker for the 2018 Keynote Dinner and Reception on Monday, Jan. 29th at Crowne Plaza in Knoxville. A highly-decorated combat […]

December 22, 2017

2018 TVBA Business Expo: 20 Booths Left!

With one month left to go until the 2018 TVBA Business Expo, we are excited to say that our event space is now 80% filled!! There are only 20 booths left!! Have you purchased your exhibitor booth yet? Hundreds of the area’s top businesses, veteran business owners, local government agencies and small business advocates to […]

December 21, 2017

TVBA Business Award Nominations

Nominate a Deserving Veteran, Business or Entrepreneur! Award Winners will be announced during the Keynote Dinner Monday, Jan. 29th! Award Categories Veteran Innovator Award This award recognizes a veteran-owned company that is an innovator in its field, whether it is developing a new technology, innovative product or service or an innovative practice that has improved […]

December 20, 2017

Now Accepting TVBA Business Award Nominations

Nominate a Deserving Veteran, Business or Entrepreneur! Award Winners will be announced during the Keynote Dinner Monday, Jan. 29th! AWARD CATEGORIES Veteran Innovator Award This award recognizes a veteran-owned company that is an innovator in its field, whether it is developing a new technology, innovative product or service or an innovative practice that has improved […]

October 30, 2017

TVBA Champion Partnership: Best Value for Your Money!

With the high-energy Keynote Dinner, Business Expo and Veteran Job Fair fast approaching, Tennessee Veterans Business Association encourages its previous members to renew as a TVBA Champion Partner and start reaping new benefits from this one-of-a-kind partnership. The 2018 Keynote Dinner, Business Expo and Veteran Job Fair is slated to be held January 29 and […]

September 18, 2017

TVBA Announces Date, Location for 2018 Business Expo, Veteran Job Fair

Highly-Anticipated Event to Return After Association Relaunch The Tennessee Veterans Business Association’s Annual Keynote Dinner, Business Expo and Veteran Job Fair will be returning to Knoxville in early 2018. The Annual Keynote Dinner, Business Expo and Veteran Job Fair will be held January 29 and 30 at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Knoxville. TVBA President […]

June 29, 2017

LexLin Gypsy Gift Program Positively Impacting Lives of Veterans and those Suffering from PTSD through Horse Donations to Equine Therapy Centers Across the U.S.

Over the last four years, LexLin Gypsy Ranch’s Gypsy Gift program has been on a mission to positively impact millions of veterans and military personnel as well as special need adults and children through Gypsy Vanner horses donations to therapy centers across the U.S. LexLin’s Gypsy Ranch, located in Rockwood, TN, is dedicated to breeding […]

June 26, 2017

Retired general addresses veterans, business owners at TVBA tourney

By Lee Zimmerman Daily Times Correspondent — The skies may have been overcast, but even the intermittent rain couldn’t put a damper on the enthusiasm shared by those that participated in the Tennessee Veterans Business Association’s first annual TVBA Golf Tournament. The event, which took place on Thursday afternoon at the Green Meadow Country Club […]

May 16, 2017

Tennessee Veterans Business Association relaunches at Villa Collina

The following article appeared in the Knoxville News Sentinel, May 12, 2017 By Andrew Capps The Tennessee Veterans Business Association announced on Friday that the group was relaunching its campaign to unite veteran-owned businesses across the state to help support their interests. The announcement was made during a relaunching party at the Villa Collina, Dr. Eric W. […]