Huntsville, AL
Von Braun Center
Warriors To The Workforce Huntsville presented in association with Still Serving Veterans and in conjunction with the 2017 SMD Symposium
Wed, August 09, 2017 9:00AM to 3:00PM (Central)
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Veteran or Military Service Member  200 08/06/2017 FREE
Military Spouse  200 08/06/2017 FREE
Level 1 Exhibitor, Wednesday, August 9  35 08/10/2017 $395.00
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About the Event
The American Freedom Foundation will host Warriors To The Workforce (WTTW) presented in association with Still Serving Veterans and in conjunction with the 2017 SMD Symposium & Exposition on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at the the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, AL in East Hall #3.  This one of a kind event is part of the American Freedom Foundation's nationwide initiative to help Veterans, transitioning military service members and military spouses find meaningful employment. The event will bring together major companies from around the country to provide employment opportunities for our military community. Attendees will have the opportunity talk with employers, submit qualifications on the spot, attend workshops sessions, practice interview skills and have their resumes reviewed by professionals.

In addition to the opportunity to meet and interview with potential employers, WTTW workshops provide a wide range of resources to help Veterans and military spouses build confidence, plan future career paths, and learn how to translate military skills and training into civilian life and corporate experience.

Facts about 2017 SMD Symposium - Space and Missile Defense in a Complex World - August 8 - 10, 2017
  • Huntsville is home to 909 defense contractors who collectively provide $5.6 billion in defense contracts for the U. S. Government.
  • The SMD Symposium is the leading educational, professional development and networking event in the space and missile defense community.  The symposium is widely attended by leaders and professionals from the United States and our allies around the world.  It is the ideal forum for conducting business face-to-face. Participants can also earn continuing education credits.
  • Key features of this year’s symposium included the following:

            Modeling & Simulation Technology Track
            STEM Education Forum and Expo
            Warriors To The Workforce Hiring and Workshops Training Event
            Defense Acquisition University (DAU) Program
            Geospatial intelligence program
            Wednesday evening dinner featuring Presentations from Senior Level National and International Leaders
            Congressional and Technology Panels
            Exhibit Hall featuring Technology and Product Demonstrations
            Wargame Participation

Hiring Event Daily Exhibit Hall Schedule
0800  Exhibitor set-up and registration
0830  Registration Opens for Veterans and Military Spouses
0900  WTTW event begins
1500  Exhibitor break down/end


Companies who have participated in past WTTW Huntsville events:
Edward Jones         SES Intuitive Research and Technology
Department of Veteran Affairs              Avion Solutions, Inc. Deloitte
UAB Staff Employment              Window World of Huntsville Madison County Vets Center
Phoenix Army & Air Force Exchange Service Yulista Aviation, Inc.
Airstreams Renewables Still Serving Veterans KBR Wyle
S3, Inc. Columbia Southern Education Group Torch Technologies
Huntsville Career Center H & R Block Alorica
Heavy Equipment College of America MediaCom Calhoun Community College
Davidson Technologies Kaplan University First Command Financial Services
CUBIC Raytheon Logicore Corporation
U. S. Army Corps of Engineeers Redstone Federal Credit Union GE Aviation
SAIC Verizon Booz Allen Hamilton
Simlation Technologies Strategic Systems LMI
















 
 



****Important Information for Exhibitors****
  • Exhibitor pricing listed includes two people to work the booth each day
  • Exhibitor pricing listed includes one 8' table, power (if requested), coffee, and box lunch
  • Only 35 exhibitor tables available 
  • It is highly recommended that each company be prepared to accept resumes on site.
 
****Important Information for Veterans****
  • Veterans and Military Spouse admission is free
  • Be prepared to meet employers - research participating companies
  • Dress for success - business or uniform is advised
  • Bring enough resumes for all exhibitors - Govt and private sector
  • Registration will open at 0830 and event begins at 0900
  

 
Travel Information
Housing/Hotels
Directions/Travel to Von Braun Center

Conference Websites
http://www.warriorstotheworkforcehsv.net 

https://smdsymposium.org 

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 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 building awareness and understanding of 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.  
    www.americanfreedomfoundation.org
  • About SMD  
    The SMD Symposium is the leading educational, professional development and networking event in the space and missile defense community.  The symposium is widely attended by leaders and professionals from the United States and our allies around the world.  It is the ideal forum for conducting business face-to-face. Participants can also earn continuing education credits. 
    https://smdsymposium.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
 

 
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