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VETRACON2017

Veteran Transition Conference

Our Veteran Transition Conference events have dynamic entrepreneurs, business leaders and trailblazers that volunteer their time to help you thrive in your transition from the military, showing you step by step how to start your own successful business or find your dream job

Milestones

  • Decision making criteria to formulate a second career or life after the military
  • Networking strategy centered about industries of choice
  • Develop individual value propositions that drive success in transition
  • Develop and execute a career transition plan
  • Identify your personality and what career fields fit best
  • Understanding Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)
  • Identifying and understanding the world of recruiting
  • Resumes, interviewing, and salary negotiations

Outcomes

Service members and spouses will leave the day with a written strategic plan that will help them answer the following questions:

  • What is my dream career?
  • How does that relate to my passion?
  • Where are the broken links in my career search chain?
  • What are the things I do NOT need to do?
  • How does a specific calendar with date of separation as end goal help me stay on track?

What Our Community is Saying About Our Events

List of free events for Military, Veterans, Spouses, & DoD Civilians located at a military installation near you.

We know transitioning is a difficult time period for you and your family. American Dream U hosts a Veteran Transition Conference (VETRACON) at many bases around the world. We bring amazing people to coach, speak, teach, and inspire you and your family during this pivotal moment in your life. If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions on any aspect of what we do, please contact us at adu@americandreamu.org.

Employment Workshop Columbia, SC | 09/27/2017 at 7pm

 

American Dream U’s premier employment workshop takes the participant beyond resume writing: we contact employers. Participants will receive a headshot, premium LinkedIn account, and each participant will record five introductory videos to employers. Participants will learn how to set the honeypot and let employers come to them. Don’t let your resume get lost in a pile of paper. Stand out and get hired. On September 27th, don’t break the rules, rewrite the rules. Participation is limited to 10-individuals. Secure your seat today.

VETRACONx Bragg - 10/4

VETRACONx Bragg | 10/04/2017

The mini-conference will consist of 4 speakers discussing the opportunities and challenges associated with military transitions and veteran entrepreneurship. The conference will conclude with a panel of the speakers and Q&A with attendees. The Veteran Transition Conferences have dynamic entrepreneurs, business leaders and trailblazers that volunteer their time to help service members thrive in their transition from the military; showing them step by step how to launch a successful business or get their dream job. Over 11-years, ADU has provided value to more than 20 military installations resulting in more than 10,000 lives changed.

Employment Workshop Jacksonville

Employment Workshop Jacksonville | 10/04/2017

American Dream U’s premier employment workshop takes the participant beyond resume writing: we contact employers. Participants will receive a headshot, premium LinkedIn account, and each participant will record five introductory videos to employers. Participants will learn how to set the honeypot and let employers come to them. Don’t let your resume get lost in a pile of paper. Stand out and get hired. On October 4th, don’t break the rules, rewrite the rules. Participation is limited to 10-individuals. Secure your seat today.

Veterans’ Summit @ Wake Tech CC

Veterans’ Summit @ Wake Tech CC | 10/05/2017
Wake Tech CC

American Dream U will be present at the the Veterans Summit. Stop by our booth for actional professional development information. The Veterans Summit will include a keynote speaker, workshops, resources, and a hiring event for veterans to seek employment from veteran friendly employers looking to hire veterans!

Leveraging Your MBA and Military Experience Panel – North Carolina State | 10/23/2017

 

The mini-conference will consist of 4 speakers discussing the opportunities and challenges associated with military transitions and veteran entrepreneurship. The conference will conclude with a panel of the speakers and Q&A with attendees.

VETRACONx Cucalorus Connect

VETRACONx Cucalorus Connect| 11/09/2017

The mini-conference will consist of 4 speakers discussing the opportunities and challenges associated with military transitions and veteran entrepreneurship. The conference will conclude with a panel of the speakers and Q&A with attendees. The Veteran Transition Conferences have dynamic entrepreneurs, business leaders and trailblazers that volunteer their time to help service members thrive in their transition from the military; showing them step by step how to launch a successful business or get their dream job. Over 11-years, ADU has provided value to more than 20 military installations resulting in more than 10,000 lives changed.

1 Million Cups Fort Bragg | 11/15/2017 at 7pm

 

Because connections are made over coffee.

The format is simple: the community gathers on Wednesday morning to hear several 6-minute presentations from local startups, then answers the question: What can our community do for your startup?

This isn’t an ordinary 1MC session. We are showcasing service members, veterans, and military spouses. Have a business? Starting a business? Need help? We want you to present. Apply here.

Navy FCU Event | 11/15/2017 at 7pm

 

In this workshop, we discuss various financial topics that play an important role to all transitioning service members. These topics include savings, budgeting and debt management, mortgages, and investments. Following the workshop, you will have the opportunity to speak one on one with a mortgage specialist, investment specialist and member service representatives from Navy Federal Credit Union for more assistance.

Fort Sill – Creating Your Future Today | 10/25/2017

0900 – 1200 AND/OR 1800 to 2030

Fort Sill Conference Center

6045 Sheridan Road, Fort Sill, OK 73503

 

 

We will be holding 2 different time sessions: 0900 – 1200 1800 – 2030 World Class Business & Career Advice from Top Entrepreneurs Welcome Military, Spouses, Veterans, & Civilians American Dream U gives you the unique opportunity to get the best advice from our Nation’s top business leaders… FREE of charge! Join us to discover the tactics, techniques, and procedures you’ll need to further develop your leadership skills, to land your dream career, or to start your dream business! If you’re planning on transitioning out of the military in the near future or would like to enhance your leadership abilities, you won’t want to miss this event! This event is open to all members of the Military Community: Military Personnel, Retirees, Veterans, Civilian Employees and Spouses.

Warrior Voice | 11/11/2017 at 7pm

Benedictine University, Goodwin Hall Auditorium

Chicago, IL

 

Admission for one. Valid for Warrior Voice event on November 11, 2017 at Benedictine University Goodwin Hall Auditorium at 7 p.m.

** Please print your receipt for entry to the event **

Event Details:

Doors open at 6 p.m.

Storytelling event begins at 7 p.m.

Cash bar after event

 

Location:
Benedictine University
Goodwin Hall Auditorium
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532

 

Warrior Voice is brought to you in partnership with The Heroes Journey and American Dream U. Proceeds raised from the event will directly help veterans across the country by putting Mission Next — Mission America books in their hands.

If you can’t make an event live, we have several other methods of community support and we video every event. If you want access to our video library for free, please click here to sign up for our online courses and get access to our video library. Also, we have monthly meetups we call MISSION: MEETUPS that you can find, attend, or even create your own as an ADU Warrior to support your community of colleagues and families. Click here to locate a meetup near you.