January 6 - April 15, 2014
Applications accepted through midnight, April 15th by mail or via web
April 30, 2014
Final notification of admission. Applicants are notified of admission or rejection on a rolling basis, with final notification to all applicants by this date. As we have limited spots, a signed commitment letter must be received by us within a week of acceptance.
May 27 - July 1, 2014
Phase I: Self Study and Business Concept/Issues Development.
July 19 - 26, 2014
Phase II: VEP Boot Camp at UTC – delegates arrive in Chattanooga on Saturday, July 19th and depart on Sunday, July 27th.
August 2014 - May 2015
Phase III: Follow up Mentoring and Business Development Support. Online peer-to-peer networking.
"I attended a similar program and it was a great experience! For seven days I was able to focus 100% on growing my business and the lessons I learned were invaluable. I highly encourage all veteran business owners to attend this program."
- Jonathan Williams, President, Accord Federal Services
Founder, Tennessee Veterans Business Association (TVBA)