Wednesday, September 3, 2019

News Media Contact: Anne Alston, Executive Director:  301-246-2446

Call for Presenters, Sponsors, and Exhibitors for the 2020 VeteransBizUp Conference to share Entrepreneurship Opportunities, Career, and Health & Wellness Information.

The VeteransBizUp conference is a one-day conference for exiting military personnel, veterans, and their families who need information Entrepreneurship opportunities, Career Transition, Health & Wellness. During the event, there will be workshops, a Business Pitch Competition, and other activities.

Destination Achievers Incorporated will be hosting the 2020 VeteransBizUp Conference at the Holiday Inn College Park hotel located at 10000 Baltimore Avenue, College Park, Maryland on Friday, July 24, 2020 from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. This purpose of this conference is to share information in the areas of Entrepreneurship opportunities, Career Transition efforts, and Health & Wellness tips for veterans and their spouses. Our goal is to bring together these resources so veterans can connect with the available services.

We are seeking government/private organizations and veteran-owned businesses that would like to participate. Organizations who wish to register as a Sponsor or Exhibitor can download the Conference Prospectus for detailed information about the conference, its benefits, and registration information. Participants can also register via the online application portal.

The Call for Presenters include seeking a keynote speaker and 9 workshop presenters who will give an educational workshop in these areas listed below. Interested parties can apply via the

We are also seeking an organization that would like to facilitate our first Business Pitch Competition and offer a seed funding gift up to $5,000 for a deserving veteran-owned business. More information about participation and benefits can be found in the Conference Prospectus.

Prior supporting organizations included Leidos, University of Phoenix Veterans, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Labor, The Prince George’s Veterans Upward Bound Program, Carolyn’s Community Group Home for (Veteran) Women, Women Offering Wealth, and Keller Williams Reality

Destination Achievers Incorporated is a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides Workforce Development services to the community. To learn more about us and this conference, please visit or contact us at


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