Events

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Events Promoting Veteran Entrepreneurship

LATEST EVENTS

March 7, 2020, The "Buy Vet 2020" Initiative officially launched at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum Rally Point, combined with a Press Releases from the Pickerington Chamber of Commerce and various forms of Social Media outlets i.e. Facebook, Twitter and Linked-In.  Monthly "Vet Net" events have been temporarily cancelled due to Covid-19, safety is the number one priorty! 

There will be regular updates on the website, and on Social Media where you can keep up to date: www.buyvet.org.  It is also vital to ensure we do everything we can to minimize the negative impact to the veteran-owned business community as we work through this crisis together.  If you have a veteran business in your community, please do what you can to support them during this unprecedented time and "Thank You" for your support.  Support our Troops, Support our Veterans!!    

BuyVet 2020 - VET-NET 2020

(Veteran Entrepreneurs Network Exposition)

When: Rescheduled to: Friday, September 10, 2021

Where:  OSU Fawcett Center  

Times:  10:00am - 4:00pm

This is a Veteran Entrepreneur Exposition where veteran business owners are invited to set up booths to showcase their businesses.  This is also a networking opportunity to meet other veteran business owners as well as engage with the community at large.  More information will follow.  Buy Vet will sponsor smaller business owners to ensure everyone who wants to participate will have an opportunity. 

BuyVet 2020 - Veteran Networking Events

Where: 94h Aero Squadron Restaurant, 5030 Sawyer Rd, Columbus, OH 43219 (614)237-8887

ON HOLD DUE TO COVID-19:  When:  Last Thursday of every month beginning on March 26th.  (Registration will be on Event Brite).

Times: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Come to socialize, meet other Veterans and Community Leaders, and receive monthly updates on how things are going with Buy Vet 2020.  Give your input, all ideas and suggestions are welcome.  This initiative is created "By Veterans, For Veterans".  

UPDATE

In response to COVID-19 and the Governor DeWine's "Stay at Home" order, we will not have out March 26th "Vet Net" networking opportunity that was scheduled at the 94th Aero Squadron until further notice.  We understand that this is a difficult time for everyone, and our first priority is everyone’s safety.   There will be weekly updates on the website where you can keep up to date on events: www.buyvet.org.  

It’s also vital to ensure we do everything we can to minimize the negative impact on the veteran-owned business community as we work through this crisis together.  If you have a veteran business in your community please do what you can to support them during this time.  

BuyVet 2021 - Launch Event

When: Rescheduled to: March 12, 2021

Where:  National Veterans Memorial  and Museum * www.nationalvmm.org

300 West Broad Street

Columbus, Ohio 43215 

Times:  5:00 PM -7:30 PM

RESCHEDULED DUE TO COVID-19!  This is a fund raiser to support Buy Vet where members of the public as well as members of the Veteran Community can come together to learn more about Buy Vet.  In addition, a tour of the beautiful museum will be offered to anyone interested.  Come one, Come All to support this initiative.  A portion of the proceeds will go to the National Veterans Memorial Museum. 

LATEST EVENTS

March 7, 2020 - The "Buy Vet 2020" Initiative was officially introduced at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in  Columbus, Ohio.  In addition to a Press Release, various Social Media outlets were used to include  Facebook, Twitter, Linked-In, and Instagram.