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ODU TO HOST VETERANS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE TODAY

Old Dominion University will host the Veterans Business Development Conference featuring Congresswoman Thelma Drake at the Webb Center on Thursday, August 10.

The conference provides an opportunity for veterans and attendees to engage in workshops, panel discussions and informative seminars specifically designed to strengthen skills for small business owners. Many of the topics discussed will focus on the themes procurement and contracting opportunities.

Conference attendees include: the Small Business Administration, Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Department of Commerce's Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, Department of Veterans Affairs' Center for Veterans Enterprise, Virginia Department of Business Assistance, Virginia Minority Supplier and Diversity Council and Procurement Officers from Old Dominion University and the Cities of Hampton, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach.

For further information contact (757) 497-6859.

This article was posted on: June 20, 2006

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