Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) November 05, 2013
The Rose State College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Oklahoma Bid Assistance Network (OBAN) are cosponsoring a free conference geared toward active duty military, spouses and veteran entrepreneurs or those who are thinking about starting a business.
The conference will be held at Rose State College Professional Education Center in Oklahoma City on November 14, from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Major General Myles Deering, the Oklahoma Adjutant General, who commands various elements of the Oklahoma National Guard, will deliver the keynote speech. Deering commanded the rescue effort during Hurricane Katrina and also led the states Guard during their tour of duty in Iraq. A continental breakfast and lunch will be served.
The conference will have two tracks: START and GROW, both designed to enhance the viability of the small business potential. The conference will present an overview of the business life cycle, including startups, growing a business, reinventing a business, and exiting a business.
Workshops will discuss how to start a business; converting military experience to entrepreneurism; contracting basics; selling to the federal government; maximizing VA benefits for business; transferring ones business to a new assignment; as well as a host of other thought-provoking topics.
Those wishing to attend may register at: http://goo.gl/zmNwIO. For more information contact Sandy Stephens at 405-733-7488 or slstephens (at) rose.edu; or Judy Warren at 405-717-4741 or jwarren(at)francistuttle(dot)com.
About Rose State College:
Rose State College offered its first classes on September 21, 1970. As a public, open admissions, associate degree granting institution, Rose State College provides higher education preparation for lifelong learning through programs and services designed to serve a diverse community. The college is located just minutes away from downtown Oklahoma City, and right off Interstate 40 and Hudiburg Drive. The campus includes twenty-five buildings on approximately 120 acres.