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Advance the interests of Veteran Owned Businesses
through community awareness, effective networking,
and community programs."

Business - Networking and Community Events for 2017

Last Update 04-19-2018

Every Wednesday 1 Million Cups
A weekly event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving El Paso Community. 
NOTE: There is limited parking available on the street - the  best bet may be to use the City garage at the corner of Overland and Durango.
500 W. Overland
Suite 230
Mr. Love Jrz
20 April
7:30 - 9 am
Cafe y Pan Dulce
Sponsored by the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and hosted  this month by COSTCO, this is a fast paced, whiz bang, morning networking event. Bring your business cards and 15 second elevator pitch. Free for Chamber members ($25 for future members) - contact us for VBA Discount!
6101 Gateway Blvd West Suite #3
Yvette Limas
Jenna Aguilar
915-566-4066 x 17
21 April
9 am - 4 pm
Start Up Chica!
Latinitas, a non profit organization that focuses on inspiring and encourage young females to enter the business field is hosting this all day workshop for girls age 11-17 ($20 fee) - sponsorships may be available for your business. Please help pass the word.
Southwest University
1414 Geronimo Drive

(915) 228-5639
23 April
11 am
City of El Paso
Veterans Advisory Committe
The City Advisory Committee is tasked with recommending public policies to the City Coucil for Veterans in our community. these meetings are open, public meetings, broadcast and archived on the City Website.
City #1
City Council Chambers
Dwayne Williams
26 April
8 am
Veterans @ Breakfast
Every month on the last Thursday - one of the most motley crew ever assembled meets at the Veterans One Stop Center on Diana to network, socialize a little, swap lies and tell some war stories and get updates on iss ues affecting Veterans across our community. This is a FREE event to attend - breakfast = $5
Veterans One Stop Center
9565 Diana
3 May
11 am -1 pm
55th Annual National Small Business Week Awards Luncheon
Sponsored by the El Paso chapter of SCORE each year during the Small Business Week, this event recognizes El Paso's most inspiring entrepreneurs and business advocates in our community. $45 for a single ticket - $400 for a table.
Wyndham Hottel
2027 Airway Blvd
4 May
11 am - 3 pm
Northeast Business Alliance
Annual Small Business Fair
Vendor tables are available to display your business - free to NEBA members - $50 for non members - this is a FREE event to attend and is open to the public.
Bowling Family YMCA
5509 Will Ruth
5 May
8 am Start
Armed services YMCA Golf Classic
the 2018 Armed Services Y Golf Classic is a major fundraiser - the Y supports soldiers and their families with many programs including day care and the Junior Enlisted Center on Fort Bliss - play is $100 per person - there will be a shotgun start - registration starts at zero dark thirtty (06:30 hours).
Underwood Golf Course
Fort Bliss, TX
12 May
9 am - 1 pm
FREE Legal Clinic for ALL Veterans
The El Paso Bar Association and the Lawyers for Patriots will be conducting a FREE legal clinic for ALL Veterans (active duty and family members) - attendees will have an opportunity tolearn about legal services available to Veterans in the community and speak privately with a lawyer at no charge.
El Paso Community College
Mission del Paso Campus
10700 Gateway East
Building A
Student Services
17 May
5:30 - 7 pm
Business After Hours
This long standing evening networking event is sponsored by the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce and will be hosted by the Hotel at Sunland Park Racetrack. Vendor tables are available for you to display your business - $60 for members/$160 for nonmenbers - this is a FREE event to attend.
The Hotel at Sunland Park Racetrack
1202 Futurity Drive
Sunland Park, NM
23 May
8 am
12th Annual VBA Memorial Day Breakfast
The Veterans Business Associations invites all of its members and partners and the general public to our annual Memorial Day Breakfast where we honor those that have made the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of our country and those that have gone before us. This is a FREE event to attend and is open to the public. Vendor tables are available for sponsorship for a nominal fee, please contact the VBA for details.
EPCC Admin Offices
9050 Viscount
Building A
Board Room