With unemployment rates for some groups of veterans at 18% or so, over 40 IFA members will participate in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Veterans and Small Business Conference and Expo June 26-28 in Detroit. The event will feature new veteran franchise business owners and team members who have started careers in franchising through VetFran and Operation Enduring Opportunity.
According to Beth Solomon, IFA Vice President, Strategic Initiatives & Industry Relations, several other cities will host similiar events this year.
So far, they include; Austin, Dallas, Detroit, Denver, Houston, Miami, Minneapolis, Nashville, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.
More details can be found over at VetFran.com