Entrepreneurship Essentials Roadshow and Resource Fair


From service to success -- entrepreneurship resources for the military community

Join the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), in collaboration with Eielson AFB Military and Family Readiness Center and the Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) – Business Impact NW, Alaska on Tuesday, April 23 from 9 a.m. to noon AKDT to learn about starting your own business, and the resources and tools to help you succeed. From honing your business plan and protecting your brand and ideas, to market analysis and financing, we've got every angle of entrepreneurship covered.

We will welcome highly regarded experts in business development and intellectual property protection, as well as successful military spouse and veteran entrepreneurs.

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In addition to panel discussions on entrepreneurship, the workshop will include opportunities for an audience Q&A and a resource fair with exhibitors from entrepreneurship support organizations.

This event is free and will be available in person only.

Registration for in-person attendance is required and you must be a valid Department of Defense ID card holder with installation access. To register, please visit the registration page.


9-9:30 a.m. - Resource Fair 

9:30-10:30 a.m. - Panel 1: Entrepreneurship 101

10:30-11:30 a.m.- Panel 2: Entrepreneurial Success Stories

11:30 a.m. to noon - Resource Fair 

For questions about this event, email siliconvalley@uspto.gov.

To learn more about resources for the military community, please visit the USPTO's military outreach page

Accessibility accommodation


If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please submit your request to the contact information listed above.

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