Nashville, TN
Opryland Hotel and Conventi...
Warriors To The Workforce Nashville presented in association with Still Serving Veterans in conjunction with AAAA's 2017 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit - Booth #1827
From  Thu, April 27, 2017 at 11:00AM (Eastern)
To  Fri, April 28, 2017 at 3:30PM
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Veteran, Military Service Member or Spouse  [+] 04/28/2017 FREE
This event is free for Veterans, transitioning military service members and spouses. You must registered within one week of the event start time. Once you arrive on-site, you will need to complete an on-site registration for the AAAA Expo (free).
One Day Exhibitor Registration,Thursday, April 27 [+] 04/28/2017 $495.00
Eight (8’) foot table, two chairs, registration for two company representatives (Table cloth & skirting not provided)
One Day Exhibitor Registration, Friday, April 28 [+] 04/28/2017 $495.00
Eight (8’) foot table, two chairs, registration for two company representatives (table cloth & skirting not provided)
Two Day Exhibitor Registration [+] 04/28/2017 $841.50
Eight (8’) foot table, two chairs, registration for two company representatives (table cloth & skirting not provided)
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About the Event
The American Freedom Foundation will host Warriors To The Workforce Nashville presented in association with Still Serving Veterans in conjunction with AAAA's 2017 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit on Thursday, April 27, 2017 and  Friday, April 28, 2017 at the Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, TN.  Time:  Thursday (27): 1100 - 1700; Friday (28): 1100 - 1530.  Booth #1827.  This one of a kind event is part of the American Freedom Foundation’s nationwide initiative to help Veterans find jobs.  The event will bring together major companies from throughout the country to profile their services and provide employment opportunities for our Veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses.  Attending veterans will have the chance to talk with employers and submit qualifications.
 
In addition to the hiring event, Warriors To The Workforce will include Workshops featuring some of the top speakers in the country.  Workshops will provide resources and information for Veterans, transitioning military service members and military spouses to help them better transition to civilian life.  Presentations will include subjects such as mental readiness, confidence building, networking and presentation skills, resume writing, interviewing techniques, job searching, career planning through goal setting, translating military skills and training into civilian life and corporate experience, among others.  

Also, there will be a whole area at the event devoted to Resume Review.  Please stop by this section to be sure you are on track with you resume!

 







 
****Important Information for Exhibitors****
  • Exhibitor pricing listed herein includes two people to work the booth each day;
  • Exhibitor pricing listed herein includes one 8' table, power if needed, coffee, tea and water and breakfast items;
  • Pricing does include lunch;
  • Due to space restrictions, we will only accommodate enough companies fill 20 exhibit spaces per day;
  • Each participating company must have job descriptions available
  • It is highly recommended that each company be prepared to accept resumes on site.
 
****Important Information for Veterans****
  • Veterans admission is free;
  • Be prepared to meet employers;
  • Dress for success;
  • Bring enough resumes (Both private and government);
  • Arrive early as registration may take some time and we want you to be ready to go at 1100;
  • Peruse websites for housing, parking, directions, etc.;
  • Peruse websites of participating companies to get an idea of job availability and descriptions.
Speakers and Workshops for 2017 WTTW Nashville - TBD

Travel Information:
Housing/Hotels
Directions/Travel to Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center

Conference Websites:
http://www.warriorstotheworkforcebna.net
2017 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit
Event Partners:
This event would not be possible without the support and efforts of the following organizations:

About American Freedom Foundation 
In return for their service and sacrifices made for our country, the American Freedom Foundation, founded in 2004, believes Veterans, military service members, and their families are deserving of support that empowers and enables them to lead confident and productive lives.  AFF serves and supports them by creating awareness and building support for their service, sacrifice and needs through partnerships with military focused organizations and always will be relentlessly driven to bettering the lives of these heroes and their families.  Throughout its short history, the American Freedom Foundation has made grants of approximately $1.2 million to more than 30 military organizations and awarded over 1,200 full and partial scholarships to military spouses and their dependents in 50 states and 8 countries through the AFF/Kaplan University Military Scholarship program valued in excess of $9.2 million.  Through the AFF national Veterans employment initiative program, Warriors To The Workforce, thousands of Vs have been connected to hundreds of participating companies for employment opportunities.      www.americanfreedomfoundation.org

About AAAA
The mission of the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) is to support the United States Army Aviation Soldier and Family.  
As a member of AAAA, you will:

 
Network as a Professional in the total Army Aviation Community through
  • mentoring opportunities via AAAA Annual Summit, Symposia and Chapter events
  • professional development from operations to training, doctrine, maintenance, acquisition and industry and submitting articles for publication in ARMY AVIATION magazine
Be Recognized for Excellence by
  • being submitted for, or nominating others for over 35 national awards like Soldier of the Year, Unit of the Year.
  • applying for Scholarship Foundation awards – 51% of applicants receive funding!
Have your voice heard before senior leadership & government through
  • AAAA's membership in The Military Coalition (TMC) which has over 5.5M members
  • The AAAA sponsored Army Aviation Caucus of 56 Congressmen
Support your brother and sister Soldiers and their Families through AAAA activities. http://www.quad-a.org

About Still Serving Veterans                                                                                             
Still Serving Veterans is a Veteran Service Organization headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama whose mission is to serve and honor Veterans and their families, transitioning military, and members of the Guards and Reserves by assisting them in securing meaningful employments and the Veterans benefits they have earned. All services provided at no charge.  Founded in 2006, SSV has served more than 18,000 Veterans and their families nationally. Since 2007, SSV has secured over $276 million in cumulative additional benefits, services, and salaries for their Veteran clients. In 2015, SSV’s professional counselors conducted 6,044 one-on-one counseling sessions and helped secure meaningful new careers for 523 Veterans, which yielded over $13 million in new salaries, benefits, and services. SSV is also received the 2014 Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Ethics, the 2015 Nonprofit of the Year for the Huntsville/Madison Chamber of Commerce and the Madison Chamber of Commerce. For more information about SSV, please visit 
www.stillservingveterans.org

Contact Information:
Ted Hacker
American Freedom Foundation
(615) 330-9394
ted.hacker@americanfreedomfoundation.org 

Erin Gaul
American Freedom Foundation
(858) 699-0163
erin.gaul@americanfreedomfoundation.org

Shannon Drake
Still Serving Veterans

(256) 883-7035
sdrake@stillservingveterans.org

Jenn Chittem
AAAA

(203) 268-2450
jenn@quad-a.org 
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