Vetrepreneur®

Vetrepreneur - Chris Hale

Connecting veteran-owned businesses and buyers nationwide.

Founded in 2004 as Veterans Business Journal, National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) galvanizes the more than 3 million businesses owned by military veterans in the U.S., providing a single voice to advocate for important issues. Vetrepreneur®, the official publication of NaVOBA, along with the Buy Veteran marketplace, our state tracker of important legislation and a dedicated social community, provides the information, connections and inspiration for existing and new veteran-owned businesses.

Vetrepreneur Names Hispanic Vetrepreneur of the Year

Vetrepreneur® is printed nine times per year, plus widely distributed at major veterans- and entrepreneur-focused conferences, including those organized by:

It’s no surprise that lessons learned and lived in military service—leadership, teamwork, competitive spirit and a strong work ethic—are the same attributes needed to succeed in business. In fact, we developed the annual Vetrepreneur of the Year® (VOY) program to honor some of the best in the entrepreneurial landscape.


media_brands_navobaNaVOBA is an advocate and resource for both buyers and sellers in the business community. Veteran-owned businesses and service-disabled, veteran-owned businesses gain recognition and reach customers through NaVOBA’s Buy Veteran campaigns.

Corporate members join NaVOBA to reach these veteran-owned businesses to broaden and diversify their supplier base, while affiliate members are able to enjoy NaVOBA membership benefits to purchase business products and services at reduced rates.

Contact us for more information about reaching this market through a NaVOBA membership or advertising in Vetrepreneur® magazine.


Vetrepreneur® Editorial Calendar – 2017

Editorial calendar, topics and production dates subject to change.

ISSUE COVER STORY INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT LIFESTYLE EVENTS SPACE DEADLINE
Jan  Federal Report Card Automotive Health & Fitness N/A 11/25/16
Feb/March  Certification Hospitality Jewelry & Gifts WBENC Summit 12/23/16
Apr  State/Local Tracker Update Energy/Gas Home Improvement 24th Annual OSDBU Conference 2/28/17
May  Asian American Vetrepreneurs Technology Vacation/Travel Small Business Week 3/24/17
June  Women Vetrepreneurs Pharmaceuticals / Health Care Sports & Recreation WBENC Conference 4/21/17
July/Aug  Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity Programs Insurance Clothing & Accessories NGLCC Conference 6/2/17
Sep  Hispanic Vetrepreneurs Transportation Cars USHCC 35th Convention 7/28/17
Oct  Minority Vetrepreneurs Finance Wine & Spirits NMSDC Conference 9/1/17
Nov/Dec  Vetrepreneur of the Year Retail Food National Veterans Small Business Engagement 10/27/17
ISSUE COVER STORY INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT LIFESTYLE EVENTS SPACE DEADLINE
Jan  Federal Report Card Automotive Health & Fitness N/A 11/25/16
Feb/March  Certification Hospitality Jewelry & Gifts WBENC Summit 12/23/16
Apr  State/Local Tracker Update Energy/Gas Home Improvement 24th Annual OSDBU Conference 2/28/17
May  Asian American Vetrepreneurs Technology Vacation/Travel Small Business Week 3/24/17
June  Women Vetrepreneurs Pharmaceuticals / Health Care Sports & Recreation WBENC Conference 4/21/17
July/Aug  Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity Programs Insurance Clothing & Accessories NGLCC Conference 6/2/17
Sep  Hispanic Vetrepreneurs Transportation Cars USHCC 35th Convention 7/28/17
Oct  Minority Vetrepreneurs Finance Wine & Spirits NMSDC Conference 9/1/17
Nov/Dec  Vetrepreneur of the Year Retail Food National Veterans Small Business Engagement 10/27/17