Upcoming Events

Iowa Veterans Entrepreneurship Conference

Date & Time Monday, June 6 - Tuesday, June 7 5:30pm
Location Gateway Hotel & Conference Center, 2100 Green Hills Dr, Ames, IA 50014
Contact info@isupjcenter.org

Join us June 6-7, 2022, to join fellow Veterans and supporters in learning more about navigating entrepreneurship. The Iowa Veteran’s Entrepreneurship Conference, co-hosted by Home Base Iowa, America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa and the Iowa State University Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, offers workshops and resources for Veterans and their families who are considering starting a business, want to grow an existing business, or simply hope to learn and connect. The conference will help you to acquire powerful new skills to achieve your next level of entrepreneurial success. You will go away with an all-new community of friends, supporters and valuable connections.

When: Reception (optional) June 6, 2022, 5:30 – 7 p.m.
Conference June 7, 2022, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Who should attend: Veterans, military personnel, and their families and business partners
Cost: $30


Limited conference and travel scholarships available (see below)

Learn about topics such as:

• Business Model Canvas
• Legal Aspects of Running a Business
• Banking Basics
• Marketing Your Business
• Time Management
• Exiting a Business
• Financing Options
• Social Media Marketing
• Taxes
• And so much more!


Monday, June 6, 2022
5:30 – 7 p.m. Welcome Reception at ISU Research Park Core Facility
 Sponsored by:
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Conference at Gateway Hotel
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Keynotes, Workshops, & Visit Exhibitors
Keynote Lunch Speakers
5 – 6 p.m. Reception
6 – 9 p.m. Dinner & Panel Presentation




Hotel Information


Conference and Travel Scholarship


Sponsorship Opportunities


Attendance Opportunity Sponsorship


Exhibiting Opportunities


More information including exhibitors and workshop topics to come.