Entrepreneurship Essentials Workshop and Resource Fair

Join the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in cooperation with the MacDill Military & Family Readiness Center on Tuesday, March 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET to learn about starting your own business and the resources and tools that can 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.

This event is free and will be available via livestream and in person. To register for in-person attendance, please visit the registration page or for questions, please contact MacDill Military & Family and Readiness Center at (813) 828-0145. For those attending in person, you must be a valid Department of Defense (DoD) ID card holder with installation access.

Panelists include highly regarded experts in business development and intellectual property protection, as well as successful military spouse and veteran entrepreneurs. Experts from entrepreneurial support organizations will also be available before and after the event for networking and one-on-one discussions.


10 - 10:30 a.m. Resource Fair (in-person attendees only)

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Panel 1: Entrepreneurship essentials and resources

11:15 a.m. to noon Panel 2: Fireside chat with veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs 

Noon - 1 p.m. Resource Fair (in-person attendees only)

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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