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Registration open for Tennessee Veterans Business Association 2019 expo and job fair

November 3, 2018

Keynote dinner features Lt. Col. Oliver North, Lee Greenwood

The Tennessee Veterans Business Association’s Business Expo and Veteran Job Fair will return to Knoxville in January 2019, and booth space is available now for purchase.

The expo and job fair, part of a two-day event by the Tennessee Veterans Business Association (TVBA), will be held Jan. 28-29, 2019, at the Knoxville Convention Center. Interested businesses can purchase an expo booth for $400. Registration is available now online at

The two-day event also features a ticketed reception, dinner and keynote speaker.

Lt. Col. Oliver North

The 2019 speaker will be Lt. Col. Oliver North, a combat-decorated retired U.S. Marine, best-selling author and president of the National Rifle Association. In addition, special entertainment will be provided by country music icon Lee Greenwood, who will perform “God Bless the USA,” one of the most recognizable and patriotic songs in the United States.

The reception and dinner will be held Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, from 6:30-9 p.m. Event sponsors will have the opportunity for a meet-and-greet with North and Greenwood at an exclusive VIP reception.

Lee Greenwood

On Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, the Business Expo and Veteran Job Fair will be open from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The event provides exhibitors an opportunity to network and share information about products, services and veteran support programs. Employers also can meet potential candidates with the chance to complete the initial job interview through face-to-face contact. Veterans will be invited to attend and learn about career and educational opportunities and business startup assistance.

For additional information about vendor opportunities, email TVBA at [email protected] or call 865-414-2000. Keynote dinner tickets will be available for $125 or $1,250 for a table of 10.

For membership information and to join the organization’s email list for notification about future events, visit

About the Tennessee Veterans Business Association

The TVBA provides entrepreneurship training, business development assistance, and networking opportunities to military veterans and their families. The organization also assists veterans in finding rewarding employment and supports the work of both public and private sector organizations who offer charitable support to current service members and veterans. For more information and to join, visit