Category: Award Programs

Veteran Owned Business Awards Programs. Awards programs that directly or indirectly support Veteran Owned Businesses including offering discounts on award applications and more.

Hire Veterans

Do You Hire Veterans? Apply For The DOL’s VETS Medallion Program

The Department of Labor has launched the Hire VETS Medallion Program. This is the only federal award that recognizes employers of all sizes who excel at hiring and retaining veterans.  A Medallion Award employer can use a “digital” Medallion for their website and advertising. The Medallion shows customers, the public, business partners, and potential employees that your business is dedicated… Read more
Rice University Veterans

Rice University will be Hosting a Veterans Business Battle Event

Event:  Rice University To Host Veterans Business Battle Date & Time: April 13, 2018 (1 pm to 7 pm) | April 14, 2018 (8 am to 5:30) Location:  Valhalla, 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005 About This Event: Veterans Business Battle is the nation’s largest veteran-owned business competition. More than $2.5 million of investment offers have been extended since the competition… Read more
Hiring Veterans

Do you proudly hire veterans? The Department of Labor wants to honor you!

U.S. Department of Labor Launches HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration Follow VOB On… WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the launch of the HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration — an effort that will recognize up to 300 employers for their investments in recruiting, employing, and retaining our nation’s veterans. The program demonstration will raise awareness of… Read more

Indiana’s Gov. Mike Pence Signs Several Veterans and Business Bills Into Law

Click here to view the list of Indiana Veteran Owned Businesses Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today signed House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1312, authored by Representative Douglas Gutwein (R – Francesville). HEA 1312 allows veteran-owned businesses to register directly with the State of Indiana instead of the federal government. This registration allows veteran-owned businesses to receive greater consideration during the… Read more

Sharing your upcoming events with the VOB community

How can I share my event with VOB’s community of 300,000 supporters and over 26,000 members? Visit Your Military Veterans Discounts for a full list of military and veterans discounts Many members, supporters, businesses and organizations approach the Veteran Owned Business Project regarding upcoming events in support of our military, veterans and military families.  Some of these events include things… Read more

October News: Casting Call, Breast Cancer Awareness, Yogi Berra and More!

VA a Leader in Breast Cancer Screening Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women, following lung cancer. Breast Cancer Awareness Month fact: Localized breast cancer has a 99 percent survival rate if detected early! Links to a Breast Cancer Risk Calculator, read about risk factors, links to the VA Women’s Health Services’ website and much… Read more

KOSBE Awards Now Accepting Small Business Entries for 2015

The Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE) today invites small businesses to submit entries in the 2015 Annual KOSBE Awards. The regional competition is open to clients, Chamber Members, as well as non-members alike. Any legally established for-profit small business, with fewer than 150 employees and annual sales not to exceed $10 million dollars is eligible (some… Read more