Keeping the Promise
May 19-20

Offers veteran & disabled business owner opportunities to discover new markets, team members, customers, and practices.

BECOME A MEMBER

Become a Partner

KEEPING THE PROMISE LIVE22

Members, Partners, and Friends,

USVBA is excited to announce Keeping The Promise LIVE22 on May 19-21. The pandemic forced us to cancel KTP for the last two years, so this event is designed to make up for all the lost time! We recognize the importance of this event to our members, veteran small business, the DVBE community, and to our partners who have supported us for so long, so we have been putting our heads together to make sure that this is an event to remember!

KTP LIVE22 is designed to bring together veteran small business owners, prime contractors, and government agencies to allow them to create those relationships that are essential for successful partnerships to occur. We do this with all the traditional events such as expo booths, educational seminars, breakout sessions, and match making, as well as some unique features like SharQ Tank, where veteran businesses will be able to pitch to actual prime contractors. However, in keeping with our finest military traditions, we make it fun and enjoyable with a golf tournament, the heroes reception, a gala dinner, and a swearing in ceremony for new enlistees.

KTP LIVE22 will be held aboard the USS Midway so make sure to put it on your calendars. We’ll continue to send out information, but make sure you keep checking the website for all the updates as well.

AT THIS YEAR’S EVENT YOU WILL HAVE THE CHANCE TO EXPERIENCE…

Select small businesses will have the opportunity to compete in a hands-on competition to create a proposal for winning a contract in both the federal and private corporate arenas.

The ability to participate in one-on- one meetings with representatives from major corporations seeking to expand their inclusion of veterans in their supplier diversity programs.

Attendees can participate in educational seminars that can potentially take the business success to the next level.

Network with fellow veteran business owners from all across the Southwest and beyond.

The conference can help businesses learn about Veteran Business certification that is required by most major corporations, why they need this certification and how to utilize the tools and opportunities presented, to help you succeed in today’s post-pandemic marketplace.

Schedule Overview

The USVBA’s “Keeping- the- Promise” Expo is the best place for companies and agencies to connect with a broad base of the USVBA’s qualified & certified disabled veteran-owned business and general contractor community.

Day 1 

Breakout Sessions

Attendees may select from many knowledge-imparting breakout sessions, chaired by national experts on various topics, including but not limited to, “Capital Acquisition”, “Cybersecurity” and “Federal Bids”.  BEEF THIS UP

Exhibit Hall

Vendors of varying sizes will be waiting to greet attendees in the Exhibit Hall after lunch. In addition, selective partners will be paired with established, as well as aspiring Veteran entrepreneurs, in match-making sessions where they will discuss the requirements needed to do business with those entities.

Gala Dinner

Dress your best and join us for an unforgettable gala dinner. This year, USVBA’s Annual Gala will commemorate the Anniversary of Victory in Europe (“VE”) Day. This premier event will feature awards, inspiring guest speakers, recognition of a Medal of Honor recipient, and the swearing-in of a new generation of warriors from several branches of our Armed Forces.

Keeping the Promise Gala Dinner includes:

    • Cocktail reception
    • Traditional swearing in ceremony for new enlistees about to ship off to boot camp for their respective branch (all four services included)
    • Awards ceremony
    • Special guest speaker (WHO?)
    • Marching band & Color Guard and/or Pipes & Drums
    • Auction?
    • After hours reception at the Midway (Dance?)

Day 2

Golf Tournament Single/Foursome

USVBA’s highly anticipated “Keeping the Promise” Expo features a gold tournament in which participants compete for “Longest Drive”, “Closest to the Pin” and many other awards. There will be amazing prizes and raffles!

Hero’s Reception

Our much trumpeted “Hero’s Reception”, which includes a connoisseur’s pairing of exceptional cigars with award-winning spirits, rounds out the first day’s activities. 

SharQ Tank

Have you perfected your organization’s elevator speech??

Would you like the opportunity to show off your skills? For prizes?

The rules are simple:

  • The event is open to Alliance Protector of Freedom and Promise Keeper members (membership will be confirmed before the pitch).
  • If you are not a member, there is still time to join
    19 May 2022 – sign up for participation in the SharQ Tank (Room to be announced)
  • Each organization (participant) will have 2 mins. to pitch to a panel of judges
  • Describe your Industry, Small Business Category, Time in Business, Services/Products provided and what makes the organization unique.
  • Judges will have 2 mins. for questions after the pitch
  • Limited use of props is allowed
  • The 1st, 2nd and, 3rd place winners will be announced at the Awards Gala

 VERIFY DATES

YOUR CHOICE OF WHERE TO STAY! WE’VE NEGOTIATED RATES FOR YOU AT SEVERAL HOTELS IN THE AREA.

 

GALA DINNER GUEST SPEAKER

INSERT GUEST SPEAKER INFO HERE. CHANGE PICTURE TO THE LEFT.

Expo & Event Registration

Expo Registration

USVBA’s Keeping The Promise Expo is rich with events and network opportunities. Register for the overall Expo or a variety of events below.
Keeping The Promise Expo 2022 Attendee Registration LINK
Keeping The Promise Expo 2022 Gala Dinner Registration LINK

CHANGE PHOTO ABOVE TO VENUE

Single & Foursome Golf Registration

Single Golfer
-USVBA Member/Sponsor $125
-Non-Member $150
Foursome
-USVBA Member/Sponsor $475
-Non-Member $570

VERIFY PRICES – CHANGE PHOTO ABOVE TO VENUE

 

ADD TRANSPORTION & ACCOMODATION SECTION

Sponsorship Options – VERIFY ALL PRICING BELOW

Keeping The Promise Expo Sponsorship Options

USVBA’s Keeping The Promise Expo has many exciting sponsorship opportunities from exhibition/table space, Gala Dinner to Golf Tournaments.

Keeping The Promise Expo 2020 Sponsorship Packages

EXPO SPONSORSHIP

Gold $10,000

  • Conference registrations (includes lunch & gala dinner)
  • Prime display area with one 8’ skirted table
  • Full page, black and white sponsor message in on-site program
  • Company logo on screen during general session introductions
  • List of Conference attendees with contact information provided prior to Conference
  • Company logo on Conference signage, USVBA website, and all Pechanga TV screens announcing the Conference

Silver $5,000

  • Conference registrations (includes lunch & gala dinner)
  • Display area with one 8’ skirted table
  • Half-page, black and white sponsor message in on-site program
  • Company name on screen during general session introductions
  • List of Conference attendees with contact information provided prior to Conference
  • Company name listed on Conference signage and USVBA website

Bronze $2,500

  • Conference registrations (includes lunch & gala dinner)
  • Display area with one 8’ skirted table
  • Company name on screen during general session introductions
  • List of Conference attendees with contact information provided prior to
  • Conference (no email or telephone numbers)
  • Company name listed on on-site program
  • Cadet Dinner Sponsor $5,000
  • Recognition in the printed materials for the event as well as in the opening comments of the Gala Dinner
  • Opportunity to place a tri-fold card from the Sponsor on the tables

Golf Sponsorship Packages

CHANGE PHOTO BELOW TO NEW COURSE

Consolidate below levels?

Define lock and loaded cart

Platinum Sponsor $5,000

  • Platinum Sponsorship recognition on all
  • Golf Tournament materials
  • Logo included on Tournament scorecard
  • Logo placed on all USVBA social media channels
  • Dedicated email blast
  • Premium Tee Sponsorship
  • Locked and Loaded Cart*
  • Three (3) Foursomes
  • Speaking opportunity at awards ceremony

Gold Sponsor $3,500

  • Gold Sponsorship recognition on all Golf
  • Tournament materials
  • Logo included on Tournament scorecard
  • Logo placed on all USVBA social media channels
  • Dedicated email blast
  • Premium Tee Sponsorship
  • Locked and Loaded Cart*
  • Two (2) Foursomes
  • Speaking opportunity at awards ceremony

Silver Sponsor $2,000

  • Silver Sponsorship recognition on all
  • Golf Tournament materials
  • Logo included on Tournament scorecard
  • Dedicated email blast
  • Standard Tee Sponsorship
  • Locked and Loaded Cart*
  • Two (2) Foursomes
  • Speaking opportunity at awards ceremony

Expo Table Sponsorship

Add image SD Port Authority? 

Non-Vet organization $1,000

  • Conference registration (includes luncheon)
  • Display area with one 8’ skirted table
  • Pub table available for match making discussions
  • Company name listed in on-site program

USVBA Partners/Non-Profits/Federal/State/Local $750

  • Conference registration (includes luncheon)
  • Display area with one 8’ skirted table
  • Company name listed in on-site program

USVBA Members $500

  • Conference registration (includes luncheon)
  • Display area with one 8’ skirted table
  • Company name listed in on-site program
  • Table Sponsorship Packages
  • Registration

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Get In Touch

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
k

MAIL US

3140 Peacekeeper Way
Ste. 100

McClellan, CA. 95652

EMAIL US

w

CALL US

Mon – Fri 10:00 – 18:00
(888) 517-3822