Tagged: Florida SDVOSBs

Hurricane Irma

Attention Veteran Owned Businesses Impacted By Hurricane Irma

SBA Opens Business Recovery Centers in Florida Release Date: September 18, 2017 Contact: [email protected] (404) 331-0333 Release Number: 17- 779, FL 15302/15303 Internet Address: www.sba.gov/disaster ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the opening of three Business Recovery Centers (BRCs) in Duval County, Pinellas County, and St. Johns County on Sept. 18, to help businesses impacted by Hurricane Irma that… Read more
Florida Veteran Business Owners List

Florida Veteran Owned Businesses

In honor of Florida’s recent ranking in the #10 spot this year on CNBC’s “Top States for Business”, here’s our recently updated list of profiled businesses in the Sunshine State owned by veterans (VOBs | VOSBs), active duty military, reservists, service disabled veterans (SDVOSBs | DVBEs) and Military Spouses. Also has nonprofit organizations listed as well that directly or indirectly… Read more

Disney Supplier Diversity Conference for Veterans in Orlando

Attention Veteran Owned and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses: Disney Supplier Diversity Conference for Veterans in Orlando Who: General Contractors and Major sub-trades (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Underground Utilities) When: March 20, 2015  0800-1700 Where: Orlando, FL The Walt Disney Company will be hosting a General Construction Diversity Conference exclusively for Veteran Owned and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses in… Read more

Potential VA Contracting Opportunities In Central Florida

Potential VA Contracting Opportunities In Central Florida: The VA plans to build a new national cemetery in Brevard County, Florida. This upcoming project will provide contracting opportunities for some local/regional businesses. Attend an industry briefing to learn more. When: April 16, 2014. Time: TBD Where: Eastern Florida State College, Cocoa Campus, Bldg 3, Room 103 No cost. Reservations are required.… Read more

Florida Ranks 3rd For Most Businesses Owned By Military Veterans But 39th In Percentages

According to a report, from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, the Sunshine State has 176,727 veteran owned businesses with revenue of $61.9 billion.  Nationally, veterans own 2.45 million businesses and employ about six million workers. This accounts for about 9 percent of America’s total businesses. California and Texas surpassed Florida as the states with the most veteran-owned businesses. … Read more

Veteran Owned Businesses By State

Veteran-owned firms had sales/receipts of $1.220 trillion, 5.793 million employees, and annual payroll of $210 billion. Employer firms were responsible for 92.3 percent of the receipts, Personal and business credit cards were also $1.126 trillion. Nearly one third of all veteran-owned firms were in two industry groups: construction and professional, scientific, and technical services. By industry, finance and insurance had… Read more