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Fall 2019 Employing U.S. Vets Conference


Fall 2019 Employing U.S. Vets Conference

We are excited to invite you and representatives from your organization to the semi-annual Employing U.S. Vets Conference on October 25, 2019 at the New York Athletic Club. The event – co-hosted by VETS Indexes and the Military Times – will include discussions of best practices and challenges related to veteran employment, recognition of companies going above and beyond for vets and their families and lots of opportunities to network.

More members and veterans of our military than ever are transitioning from the military and seeking civilian careers. There are about 27 million people in the military-connected community, including active duty personnel, reservists, military families and veterans. This vast talent pool represents significant opportunities for organizations looking to hire qualified and hard-working employees and has become an integral segment of the Human Capital portion of the Social pillar within Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG). But to take advantage, companies need to know their stuff.

This one-day, semi-annual event features dynamic speakers and panel discussions with nationally recognized employers distinguished for strong track records in veterans’ employment. Military Times reporters and editors will help lead the discussions. Our experts will explore cutting-edge topics such as:

Successful Veteran Hiring

New Careers Post-Service

Creating a Strong Veteran Culture

Retaining Veterans

Team-building and Leadership Skills of Veterans

Veterans’ Technical Skills

Supporting Employees in the National Guard or Reserves

Veteran Employee Resource Groups

Military Spouse and Family Support

How Veterans Fill a Unique Space within Diversity and Inclusion

Resolving Barriers to Employment

The conference is designed to offer attendees actionable tools and information to establish and build upon veteran initiatives. It will also provide a great opportunity to network with peers from leading companies.

Who Should Attend?: Corporate, Non-Profit, Government Agency and other employment professionals including Human Resource Executives, Diversity and Inclusion Team Members, Members of Military Veteran Networks, Employee Resource Groups, Corporate Communication Teams, Public Relations, Investor Relations Officers and Military Veteran Initiative Teams. The ESG Community including Asset Managers and Asset Owners such as Public & Private Pensions, Insurance Companies, Endowments, Foundations & Family Offices.

Please visit the conference website for more information at look forward to seeing you on October 25, 2019 for what is sure to be an excellent event championing best practices in veteran employment.



What is the Dress Code for the event?

The dress code for this event is Business Attire.  Additionally, the NYAC has their own minimum standard for attire:  New York Athletic Club Dress Code

Men: Jackets are optional. Slacks, a collared shirt and dress shoes are permitted. Jeans, T-shirts and Sneakers remain prohibited.

Women: Relaxed, comparable attire (skirt or slacks with blouse). Jeans, T-shirts, Leggings and Sneakers remain prohibited


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Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes - please just email us to let us know at ZnhoYWdhbiB8IGV4cGVydHNlcmllcyAhIG9yZw==


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No - if you have registered, we will be expecting you


The name on the ticket doesn't match the attendee - is that okay?

No worries - we allow transfers

Is there a room block reserved for hotel rooms for this event?

No - The NYC hotels have become very rigid on room blocks and in some cases now require full prepayment with No Cancellation Policies at rates that are not very discounted (in some cases as little as 5% - 10%).

At our last event at this venue (The NYAC) in late November, everyone agreed that the online services (Kayak, Hotwire, Expedia, etc..) were far better than the room block terms that we had provided – therefore, we are going that route in the future and encourage you to use the online platforms as they appear to provide the most flexibility at the best rates.  We do encourage our delegates to obviously book as early as possible.
Ticket Information Ticket Price
Early Bird Attendee Registration (ended 8/31/19) USD 695
Attendee Registration USD 895

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