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V-WISE Louisville SmallBiz Showcase - Powered by: Smart&Sexy

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Friday, August 11, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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The Institute for Veterans and Military Familes (IVMF) at Syracuse University and Smart & Sexy are proud to announce the V-WISE Louisville SmallBiz Showcase for women veterans and military spouses!

If you are a woman veteran or military spouse small business owner, you are invited to showcase your venture during the first day of our V-WISE Conference in Louisville, KY.


V-WISE Louisville SmallBiz Showcase

Friday, August 11th 2017
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST
The Louisville Marriott Downtown
Marriott Ballroom and Foyer
280 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202


This one-day event is ideal for the business owner who has launched and is working to take her venture to the next level. This high-impact day will offer 60 women veterans and military spouses the opportunity to showcase their ventures and network in a small business exhibit open to the community. This exclusive event will bring together promising ventures and promote key relationship building.


Check in & Setup:  

Marriott Ballroom and Foyer
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM EST

Showcase Hours:
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST

Tear Down:
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM EST


Parking:

$15 daily rate at The Louisville Marriott Downtown


The SmallBiz Showcase is sponsored by Smart & Sexy, whose brand mission supports women’s charities and organizations with the sale of their high-quality garments. Learn more below.

FAQ's:

  1. What is V-WISE?
    Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) is a premier training program in entrepreneurship and small business management open to women veterans and women military spouses/life partners. V-WISE helps participants find their passion and learn the business savvy skills necessary to turn an idea or start-up into a growing venture. Learn more below.

  2. Can I participate in the SmallBiz Showcase and attend V-WISE?
    Women veterans and military spouses who have not yet attended a V-WISE training are eligible to apply to attend V-WISE Louisville. Applications are accepted at www.vwise.org through June 9th or until the class is full. Please note that those who are already graduates of the V-WISE program are not eligible to attend the conference a second time, although program graduates are welcome to exhibit.

    **Note: V-WISE Louisville also features a business pitch competition - The V-WISE Innovation Cup 2017, powered by Smart&Sexy! Learn more at ivmf.syracuse.edu/v-wise-innovation-cup-2017/.

  3. What is provided to those showcasing their business?
    Each exhibitor will be provided with a draped 6-foot table and two chairs. Power will not be provided. Exhibitors will be able to select a box lunch.

    **Please note floor space will be limited, so please limit displays to your tabletop and the area immediately behind your table.

  4. What are the available hotel accommodations?
    Rooms at the Marriott Louisville Downtown are available at the group rate of $121/night plus tax on a first come first served basis and may be reserved through the V-WISE Program Coordinaor, Deanna Parker: (315) 443-8791 / dkparker@syr.edu.



ABOUT SMART & SEXY:

Smart&Sexy LogoSmart & Sexy offers chic solutions for every aspect of your life. Gorgeous and comfortable bras and panties for everyday wear to feel your most confident; luxurious sleepwear; supportive and flattering swimwear for the beach; and comfortable shapewear to solve any of those problem-areas. All of our products go through a fit process to ensure you are receiving the best fit so you can look and feel your best. Take a look at our fit guide to guarantee you’re in the right size! Learn more at smartandsexy.com.


ABOUT THE INSTITUTE FOR VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES:

IVMF LogoThe IVMF is the first interdisciplinary national institute in higher education focused on the social, economic, education and policy issues impacting veterans and their families post-service. Through our focus on veteran-facing programming, research and policy, employment and employer support, and community engagement, the institute provides in-depth analysis of the challenges facing the veteran community, captures best practices and serves as a forum to facilitate new partnerships and strong relationships between the individuals and organizations committed to making a difference for veterans and military families.  Learn more at ivmf.syracuse.edu.


ABOUT VETERAN WOMEN IGNITING THE SPIRIT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP:

V-WISE LogoVeteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) is a premier training program in entrepreneurship and small business management operated by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University. It is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the generous philanthropic support of corporate and foundation partners nationwide. V-WISE helps women veterans and female military spouses/partners find their passion and learn the business savvy skills necessary to turn an idea or start-up into a growing venture. Learn more at vwise.org.

Have questions about V-WISE Louisville SmallBiz Showcase - Powered by: Smart&Sexy? Contact Institute for Veterans and Military Families

When & Where


Louisville Marriott Downtown
280 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202

Friday, August 11, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)


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Syracuse University
150 Crouse Drive 
Syracuse, NY 13244

P 315.443.0141
F 315.443.0312

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