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General Admission

Thursday, March 17, 2016

On Site Registration (No Longer Available) $99.00 Waitlist Me
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Registration Fee includes: Breakfast and Lunch

Ronald Reagan National Airport is approximately 7 miles from the Women’s Memorial.

Most hotel brands are located in the Rosslyn and Crystal City area. Listed below are few hotels near the event and there contact number.

  • Courtyard Marriott Jefferson Davis Hwy 703-549-3434
  • Hampton Inn and Suites National Airport 703-418-8181
  • Best Western Hotel Rosslyn 703-524-5000
  • Sheraton Pentagon City 703-521-1900
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Women as Veteran Entrepreneurs

The event is taking place at the Women’s Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.
(8:30am - 4:30pm)

We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, March 17, 2016.


7:30am - 8:30am: Exhibitor Set-Up
8:30am - 9:00am: Continental Breakfast, Registration, Networking and Exhibitors
9:00am: Welcome from Harvetta Spann, Founder, The WAVE; Introduction of Emcee A. Michelle "G-I" Gardner-Ince, Director, Operations, OSDBU, Department of Veterans Affairs
9:10am: Presentation of Colors, US Army Military District of Washington, Armed Forces Color Guard
9:15am: Remarks from Host: Brigadier General Wilma L. Vaught, President Emeritus, Women's Memorial Foundation
9:30am: Remarks from Dr. Betty Moseley-Brown, Acting Director, Center for Women Veterans
9:50am: "For Your Eyes Only: Executive Women Veteran Business Owners" Marylyn Harris, Vice President Communications, The Women's Veteran Caucus
10:15am: Break
10:30am: "Money Matters" Panel Discussion - Sue Malone, SBA Lender, Commercial and Business Lending and Chris Bridges, "Credit with Chris" Civility Management Solutions
11:30am: "Certified ... Now What?" Beverly Kuykendall, President of Government Business, American Medical Depot
12:00pm: Lunch and SBA Woman-Owned Small Business Certification Workshop
12:45pm: Key Note Remarks, Martha Daniel, President/CEO Information Management Resources, Inc.
1:15pm: Remarks from Natalia Olson-Urtecho, Regional Administrator, Mid-Atlantic Region, Small Business Administration
1:45pm: "American Supplier Initiative Panel Discussion" Moderator - Barbara Carson, Association Administrator, Office of Veterans Business Development, Small Business Administration
2:45pm: Remarks from Michele Jones, Vice President of Training, Civility Management Solutions
3:15pm: Closing Remarks
3:30pm - 4:30pm: Exhibitors and Open Networking (in the Exhibit Hall)

Points of Contact

Harvetta Spann: 703-362-8020

Email: info@thewave.us.com


The Women’s Memorial

Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington, VA 22211

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Please plan to park in the Arlington Cemetery Parking Lot. There is a minimal fee to park in the lot.

If you are taking metro/subway, the metro stop is the Blue Line Arlington National Cemetery.

When you arrive, please enter through the main door at the Women’s Memorial. Ensure you check-in at the Registration Desk and pick up your badge. A hostess will show you to the auditorium.