October 5-7, 2022 | Arlington, TX

Our battlefield may have been in a distant or foreign land.  Starting and growing a business may feel just as distant and foreign.  But, you can live the American dream of business ownership!

Business Beyond the Battlefield provides collaborative, hands-on, interactive learning opportunities including inspirational keynotes, subject matter expert breakout sessions, opportunities to develop connections with experienced coaches and mentors, expert referrals and dynamic business development networking activities.

BBBC is a LIVE 3-Day business-to-business networking & educational event, trade show & conference for military connected business owners, entrepreneurs, start-ups, decision-makers or anyone who is interested in starting, growing or empowering military connected small businesses!

2022 Conference Schedule

DAY 1: Access to Capital | DAY 2: Entrepreneurship through Acquisition | DAY 3: Entrepreneurial Leadership

DAY 1: Wednesday, October 5

0730-1130 Registration Opens/ Pre-conference Networking

0900-1100 Pre-conference AT&T Stadium Tour

1130-1200 Business Beyond the Battlefield Conference Kick-Off and Opening ceremony: Color Pledge Anthem

1200-1230 SBA Administrator Fireside Chat

1240-1330 SBA Resource Partner Panel

1340-1430 Converting Social Capital to Financial Capital: Understanding Crowdfunding

1440-1530 Breakout Sessions

Access to Capital Panel with Q&A

The Loan Dating Game

Unlocking the Secret to Just-In-Time Capital

1530-1700 Expo

1700-1730 Networking & Sponsor Reception

1730-1800 Business Beyond the Battlefield Conference Kick-Off!

1845-1945 Networking Texas State Fair

DAY 2: Thursday, October 6

0730-0830 Breakfast

0820-0830 Business Beyond the Battlefield Daily Drawings and Give-A-Ways

0830-0920 Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition and Franchising

0930-1020 Breakout Sessions What’s Hot and What’s Not: Franchising as a Career, Investment or both!

How to Franchise Your Business and Grow Exponentially

T.I.P.S. for Maximizing Opportunities as a Veterans or Military Spouse

Kickstart Your Entrepreneurial Journey in Government Contracting

1130-1200 Lunch

1200-1300 Fireside Chat and Franchise Giveaway

1300-1430 StageFranchise Panel with Q&A

1430-1650 Expo

1700-1900 Small Business of the Year Award Dinner and Keynote

1900-2200 Networking & TNF Watch Party by Rehab Warriors

DAY 3: Friday, October 7

0730-0800 Breakfast & Business Beyond the Battlefield Daily Drawings and Give-A-Ways

0800-0950 Live to Lead Live Simulcast

0950-1020 Networking and Coffee Break

1020-1200 Live to Lead Live Simulcast

1200-1210 Conference Wrap Up & BBBC2023 Preview

12:10 PM-4:00 Expo & Networking

Don’t miss Live2Lead on Day 3, featuring John Maxwell and fellow world-class leadership experts!

Learn from world-class leaders
You will learn from elite thinkers, including the #1 leadership expert in the world, John C. Maxwell, and gain leadership principles and personal growth techniques from their time-tested teaching.
Impact your sphere of influence
Whether you lead a large organization, a small business or want to be a better mentor to those around you, you will gain meaningful and relevant insights so you can return home ready to implement your new action plan and lead with renewed passion and commitment.
Make meaningful connections
This event is an opportunity for you to network with like-minded leaders and small business owners who share your passion for leadership and commitment to learning..

Become an Exhibitor!

Your presence as a BBBVirtual exhibitor is invaluable to our mission of increasing awareness, facilitating access and inspiring action.  It is vital to the growth and expansion of the military connected business owners community.

If you are a FRANCHISE seeking qualified Veterans as franchisees, EXHIBIT and SHARE your Veteran-friendly franchise opportunity.  If you own an existing business and are seeking a buyer for your near-term exit strategy, join us and create direct and vital connections with Business Beyond the Battlefield Conference attendees, all of whom are military-connected entrepreneurs and small business owners who are seeking new business opportunities and partnerships. 

Why Sponsor Business Beyond the Battlefield?

Business Beyond the Battlefield sponsors are like global ambassadors for remarkable entrepreneurship training. They are people who care about the military-connected community and want to bring valuable, proven principles and entrepreneur resources to growing small businesses. 

Quite simply, Business Beyond the Battlefield provides a platform for attendees, partners and presenters to align, to add value and make connections!