About the Veterans Business Council
The Veterans Business Council (VBC) was established to empower and connect Greater Arlington Chamber Veteran business owners and workforce to relevant community-wide relationships through leadership, professional development, collaboration and engagement.
To become a member of the Veterans Business Council the Veteran or designated employee of a Veteran-owned business must be a member in good standing of the Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce. If the Veteran is employed by a corporate member, the candidate must have the formal endorsement of their employer. The Veterans Business Council also invites Chamber members with a legacy of Veteran support to become involved – those include spouse of Veterans, military families, and businesses providing special services to the Veteran community.
Veteran's Business Council Annual Sponsors
Benefits of Getting Involved
- New Relationships – Veteran members receive opportunities to create new valuable relationships within the community.
- Business Opportunities – Members further grow their businesses through Veteran interaction and presence within the Chamber.
- Professional Development & Education – Provide training and continuing education to members through Veteran service organizations.
- Veteran connections/opportunities – The Veterans Council helps identify unique connections and for Veterans and Veteran-owned businesses not available to traditional businesses. As a result of serving their country, Veterans are bestowed unique benefits and resource support through the business community.
Business and Networking Opportunities
Chamber Networking Events – The Veterans Business Council will hold Happy Hour events to network and exchange ideas for future programs. At other regularly scheduled Chamber events, the Veterans Council will showcase the group’s benefits for others to engage.
Community Presence – the Veterans Business Council participates in relevant community events on behalf of the Chamber – Veterans Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day Celebrations and more.
Meet Our Advisory Council
Professional Development Chair
Chaplain Rich Stoglin
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