DETROIT, MI, UNITED STATES, January 22, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — This past November 5th and 6th in Columbus, OH, the National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) held the 2019 National Veterans Business Matchmaking Conference. The annual conference focused on connecting Supplier Diversity Professionals to certified Service Disabled and Veteran Owned Businesses (SD/VOBs). NVBDC Corporate Members, Resource Partners and SD/VOB participants were all sent a post-conference survey, and the majority consensus was “the best ever.”
The success was attributed to our educational sessions, exhibit hall, 1:1 matchmaking and the premier networking event “Vets Night Out.” “The NVBDC Veteran National Business Matchmaking Conference emphasizes our goals to bring business opportunities to SD/VOBs and Supplier Diversity Professionals. The positive responses we received in the survey report validates NVBDC’s mission.” said Brigadier General (ret) Dick Miller, NVBDC President.
We found a beautiful venue for the educational sessions, exhibits and matchmaking at the Columbus Athenaeum. The premier networking event “Vets Night Out” was celebrated at the new National Veterans Memorial and Museum (NVMM), where all attendees enjoyed mingling and in-depth discussions.
Close to 200 SD/VOBs attended the two-day conference to meet with 58 corporations including JP Morgan Chase, Facebook, Delta Airlines, Apple, Walmart, Microsoft, FCA, Boston Scientific Corporation, …