Florida Association of Veteran-Owned Businesses

Upcoming events

    • 10/21/2019
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • 3039 Technology Parkway Orlando, FL 32826

    Central Florida Chapter, National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) (CFL-NDIA), is partnered with the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) to host an Acquisition Process Exchange (APX) on Myth Busting: Acquisition Stories. We have all heard them, and wondered is this true, how could they, how does this make sense?!? Senior leaders from NAWCTSD and Central Florida NDIA board will provide insight on the legitimacy of information.


    Anthony (Tony) Krogh, CFL-NDIA

    Ms. Diana Teel, NAWCTSD, Central Florida Tech Bridge Director



    Michael Merritt, NAWCTSD Acquisition Director

    Mr. Greg Dougherty, NAWCTSD Chief of Contracts

    Dr. Michael Genetti, CFL-NDIA

    Ms. Amy Motko, CFL-NDIA

    • 10/23/2019
    • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Agency For Health Care Administration 2727 Mahan Dr. Tallahassee, FL 32308

    The Office of Supplier Diversity is proud to present the 2019 Tallahassee Supplier Diversity Exchange on October 23. Part of the Big Bend Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week, the Supplier Diversity Exchange will include informational presentations, networking opportunities, and one-on-one interviews. During the Business Exchange portion, small business owners can market their goods and services directly with local and state buyers at scheduled one-on-one interviews.

    • 10/26/2019
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Seminole County Health Department, 400 W Airport Blvd, Sanford, FL 32773

    The 2019 Seminole County Homeless Veteran Stand Down will be held on October 26, 2019 at the Florida Health Department in Seminole County from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM.  This Stand Down targets homeless and precariously housed Veterans.  A full array of services will be provided by the VA, the Health Department and other service providers, including dental screening, showers, a hot meal, haircuts, VA service officers, suicide prevention, PTSD counselors, Women Veterans counselors, medical evaluations and treatment, flu shots and more.  To become a service provider click here 2019 Provider Registration.  To become a volunteer click here to become a volunteer.  For more information call 407-665-2300.

    • 11/07/2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Starter Studio Downtown 101 S Garland Ave #108, Orlando, FL 32801
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    Join our fast growing group of Veteran and Veteran Friendly Business owners and entrepreneurs, as we network and learn valuable business related tips and skills. Lunch will be provided. Admission is free. Starter Studio Downtown 101 S Garland Ave #108, Orlando, FL 32801

    • 11/08/2019
    • 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Citrus Club, 2514 Citrus Club Ln, Orlando, FL 32839, USA

    Come join the ranks and let your voice be heard. Speak with our law makers in a Town Hall style breakfast gathering to discuss Veteran Owned Small Business Initiatives. The event includes a sit down plated breakfast at the exquisite Citrus Club in Downtown Orlando Fl. Parking in the Citrus Club garage will be validated.

    Check-In begins at 7:30am with the forum beginning promptly at 8am and end promptly at 10 am.

    Ticket prices are:

    $25 for FAVOB Members and $30 for Non-FAVOB members. 


    • 11/08/2019
    • 11:00 AM
    • 11/11/2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • Fort Mellon Park, 600 E 1st St, Sanford, FL 32771

    Honor those who gave their life in the Vietnam War.

    The Vietnam Traveling Wall will make its last stop for this year in Sanford.  Sponsored by Sanford and Seminole County, the Wall will arrive in Sanford on November 7th and be set up the same day at Fort Mellon Park, 600 E. 1st Street.  Opening ceremonies will be held on Friday November 8th.  The Wall will remain in Sanford through Veterans Day, Monday, November 11th, departing on Tuesday November 12th.    More information will be provided when published.  If you would like to volunteer to assist or to assist by becoming a sponsor, call Angela Adkins at 407-688-5163 or email at angela.adkins@sanfordfl.gov, for more information contact Eric Griffin at Eric.griffin@sanfordfl.gov or call 407-688-5120.     

    • 11/12/2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • 6300 N Wickham Rd Ste 137, Melbourne, Florida 32940

    Join us for our monthly networking event at Charlie & Jakes.
    Come out to our meet and greet with local veteran business owners to grow your network! There is "NO COST" to attend and you don't have to be a veteran - patriots are always welcome! 

    • 11/19/2019
    • 11/20/2019
    • Disney's Coronado Springs 1000 W Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830

    Please join Women in Defense-Central Florida as they host the Florida Cybersecurity Forum from November 19-20 in Lake Buena Vista. Presented by the Foundation of Associated Industries of Florida, this educational event will convene industry executives, issue experts and senior government officials for a current examination of cybersecurity and its impacts, the most significant threats and effective solutions for the public and private sectors, and how we can work together to better fortify Florida’s communities and critical assets.

    Keynote Speakers:

    • Jonathan Satter - Secretary, Florida Department of Management Services
    • Laurel M. Lee - Florida Secretary of State 
    • James Grant - Representative (Tampa)
    • Jimmy Patronis - Florida Chief Financial Officer 

    **Register today at FAIF.org/Cybersecurity and enter promotional code “WomenDefense” to receive a complimentary Forum registration.


Here at FAVOB, we believe that if you have served our country and done so honorably than there should be a real opportunity to start and grow your own business in the State of Florida.


Email: membership@favob.org
Phone: (407) 702-1204
Physical Address: 835 Bennett Rd. 
Orlando, FL 32803
Mailing Address: PO Box 540447 
Orlando, FL 32854-0447


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