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Operation Entrepreneur

See You in 2024!

Operation Entrepreneur was hosted virtually November 7th-9th 2023 with in-person networking events held in both Washington state & Alaska. This exclusive event for military-connected entrepreneurs included tailored networking sessions, impactful webinars, and insights from seasoned experts. The event equipped veteran business owners with tools to succeed while elevating their community.

Business Impact NW and the Veteran Business Outreach Center (VBOC) invited military-connected entrepreneurs to forge partnerships and connections that empower their businesses and the communities they serve at an illuminating event. Thank you to all who participated.

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2023 Speakers

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Watch your preferred webcast, anytime. To take the lessons learned in 2023 to the next level, get free one-on-one business coaching with the Veterans Business Outreach Center. Click Here to Get Started.

Pricing Strategies

Understanding how to price your products or services is a fundamental element in business success. We are excited to have Shawn Palmer, a seasoned expert from the Small Business Development Center, sharing insights and best practices. Whether you’re just starting or looking to fine-tune your pricing strategy, this session is a must-attend.


Franchising for Veterans

Franchising can be an excellent avenue for veterans looking to start a small business. It offers a proven business model, support, and the opportunity to be your own boss. Day 2 of Operation Entrepreneur continues to inspire and educate, with a deep dive into the world of franchising.  Jeff Levy from The Entrepreneur’s Source will be joining us to share his expertise. Discover how you can leverage the power of established brands and take your entrepreneurial journey to the next level.


Building Small Business Credit

The third and final day of Operation Entrepreneur is dedicated to a topic that often remains under the radar but is critical for business growth: building small business credit. Gain insights from our guest speaker, Tierra Bonds from Take Charge Credit Counseling.  Good credit is the lifeblood of many small businesses, and understanding how to establish and maintain it is essential for long-term success. Whether you’re starting a business or already have one, you won’t want to miss this session.


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Sustaining Partners

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Interested in being an Event Sponsor? View our Sponsor Guides or contact development@businessimpactnw.org

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