The UTA Veterans Business Outreach Center (UTAVBOC) region of service covers North Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma and assists Veterans, Reservist, National Guard, Active Duty Personnel and Military Spouses. As the SBA resource for Veterans, UTAVBOC is a one-stop shop to assist the military-connected community in starting and growing their businesses through education, training, advising and entrepreneurial development services.

Our monthly newsletter provides the latest updates to the military-connected community regarding resources, events, announcements and financial opportunities to assist you in your small business endeavors. Keep scrolling!

so you don't miss out on upcoming UTAVBOC workshops, training events and educational series for your small business!

Now in its 4th year, the Business Beyond the Battlefield Conference 2022 is a 3-Day business-to-business educational conference, networking event, and small business showcase for military connected entrepreneurs, collaborative resource partners, military influencers, and decision-makers dedicated to growing the US economy by empowering the military-connected entrepreneur community. Whether you're just considering small business ownership, a startup or an established company, this conference is for you.
Stay engaged throughout three days of dynamic business development networking, inspirational speakers, panel discussions, subject matter expert breakout sessions and expos to get you in front of the resources that your small business needs. You don't want to miss the honorable Small Business of the Year Luncheon, Keynote Dinner, Franchise Give-Away and a nightly tour of Arlington's famous Entertainment District with fellow military-connected entrepreneurs!
Day 1: Access to Capital and Financial Literacy Resources
Day 2: Buying an Existing Business and Franchising Opportunities
Day 3: Entrepreneurial Leadership
Early bird pricing is first come, first serve! Savings expire 08/31/2022.
The no-cost “Introduction to Entrepreneurship” course is the foundational piece of Boots to Business (B2B) that introduces participants to the skills, knowledge, and resources they need to launch a business, including steps for developing business concepts, how to develop a business plan, and information on SBA resources available to help.
Boots to Business: Reboot (B2BR) brings Boots to Business off the installation, extending access to veterans of all eras, National Guard and Reserve, and military spouses.

Entrepreneurial Influence for the Ultimate Business Growth- SEPT 15 | 6PM CST (hybrid)
Join us every THIRD THURSDAY for this no cost workshop as we host a guest subject matter expert on various topics relating to entrepreneurship.

  • Discover the number one thing you must do to grow your company
  • Identify the common entrepreneurial leadership characteristics
  • Learn how to sharpen the saw
  • Learn how to increase your executive profile
  • Learn how to leverage the highest form of leadership
As part of our initiative to support our veteran and military spouse clients that are paving the way in small business ownership, we lift up their stories, promote their small businesses and keep you updated on our continued efforts and commitment to support those who have served. No charge.

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The Veterans Business Outreach Center University of Texas Arlington (UTAVBOC) is the premier resource for education, training and inspiration to empower the military connected community to build profitable businesses that add value to the member, their local community and the nation.
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