The National Veterans Small Business Conference was held this year in St. Louis, Missouri. There were 3800 attendees. The conference gave veteran business owners the opportunity to meet procurement decision makers in small groups, at lunch, training sessions and in seminars. There were over 400 exhibitors.
Rich Porter, President, AIMM attended all three days of the convention and made some tremendous contacts that should result in new business opportunities.
Rudy Watley, Associate Director, Supplier Diversity Program, Smithsonian Institution and Melissa Hong, Managing Partner, LH Solutions Group share lunch at the National Veterans Conference in St. Louis. Rudy is a strong advocate for minority business opportunities at the Smithsonian and throughout the federal government.