San Antonio, TX
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Warriors To The Workforce San Antonio presented in conjunction with AFSA's 2018 International Convention and Professional Airmen's Conference
Wed, August 29, 2018 9:00AM to 2:00PM (Central)
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Veteran or Military Service Member  200 08/29/2018 FREE
Military Spouse  200 08/29/2018 FREE
Level 1 Exhibitor, Wednesday, August 29 [+] 32 08/29/2018 $465.00
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 San Antonio (WTTW) presented in conjunction with the Air Force Sergeants Association's 2018 International Conference and Professional Airmen's Conference on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at the the San Antonio Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, TX in the Preconvene area of the Lone Star Ballroom from 0900 - 1400.  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.

Some of the many companies who have participated in past WTTW event:
AAFES AECOM Aetos Systems
Alorica AT&T/DirecTV Avion Solutions
BAE Systems Boeing Booz Allen Hamilton
Davidson Technologies Eagle Picher Technologies East/West Industries, Inc.
Elbit Systems of America Enterprise Holdings Erickson
First Command Financial Services General Dynamics Heavy Equipment Colleges of America
HexagonUSFederal IBM Intuitive Research & Technology 
KBR Wyle Leidos LMI
Lockheed Martin Logicore Northrop Grumman
PeopleTec Purdue University Global Quantum Research International
Raytheon S3, Inc. Scientific Research Corporation
SES Simulation Technologies Strategic Systems
Torch Technologies U. S. Army Corps of Engineers U. S Department of Veteran Affairs
Vectrus Vencore Yulista Holdings
 
















 
***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
****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.
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Facts about AFSA's 2018  International Conference and Professional Airmen's Conference - August 25 - 29, 2018
  • The International and Executive Councils, Division and Chapters Delegates along with our active members come together to share valuable information, discuss and ratify bylaws, review the Legislative Platform, set goals and objectives for the coming year, and celebrate all the past year’s amazing success.
  • AFSA has the unique pleasure to introduce you to past and present military and congressional leadership as part of our professional development forums, and prestigious awards ceremonies
  • AFSA forums consist of keynote addresses from Department of Defense and Air Force Senior & Enlisted Leadership, War Historians, Award recipients, Professional & Guest Speakers, and of course our AFSA membership and special guests.
  • To register for AFSA's 2018 International Convention and Professional Airmen's Conference, Click Here
Hiring Event Daily Exhibit Hall Schedule
0800  Exhibitor set-up and registration
0830  Registration Opens for Veterans and Military Spouses
0900  WTTW event begins
1400  Exhibitor break down/end


Travel Information
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Directions/Travel to Grand Hyatt San Antonio

Conference Websites
http://www.warriorstotheworkforcesan.net 

http://www.hqafsa.org/2018-afsa-convention.html

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 Veterans have been connected to hundreds of participating companies for employment opportunities.  www.americanfreedomfoundation.org
     
  • About Air Force Sergeants Association                                                                                                     Who We Are. One Powerful Voice. Over the past five decades, AFSA has built a reputation as a stalwart advocate for Air Force enlisted members, past and present, and their families. 

    What We Do. Protect those who serve, and have servedAFSA represents its 100,000 members by advocating for their interests to America’s elected and military leaders.  As a federally-chartered Veteran Service Organization, AFSA is able to lobby on Capitol Hill on behalf of its members.   

    Where We Are. Global association with local impact. AFSA is organized in seven divisions across the U.S. and overseas; the heart of AFSA is its 127 chapters.  

    AFSA's Mission. To advocate improved quality of life and economic fairness that will support the well-being of the Total Air Force (Air Force Active Duty, Air National Guard, and Air Force Reserve Command) enlisted personnel and their families. 

    Vision Statement. To be the professional military organization of choice for the Total Air Force enlisted corps and their families.

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  


Brenda Hill
Air Force Sergeants Association

301-899-3500
bhill@hqafsa.org

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