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2017 Veterans Expo

  • The Holiday Inn – Downtown 70 State Street Rochester, NY, 14614 United States (map)

Hosted by Veterans Outreach Center, VBC, PTAC, Law NY, and Monroe County

The 1st Annual 2017 Veterans Expo will be held at the Holiday Inn–Downtown in Rochester, New York on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.  The day will be filled with activities specifically for veterans, veteran business owners, active duty members, Reservists and National Guard.  The Veterans Business Council will kick off the day by hosting their annual Veterans Business Expo and Matchmaker event to be followed by their Veteran Business Awards luncheon.  LawNy and the Monroe County Bar Association will host an all-day Valor Day Legal Fair.  The Monroe County Veterans Service Agency will be available to offer information on a number of veterans services and benefits throughout the day.  Lastly, the Veterans Outreach Center, Inc. will be ending the day with the hosting of their annual Veterans Job Expo.  For additional information on these events please contact:

Brian Handley, Chair of the Veterans Business Expo & Matchmaker * 585-364-9477 * 

Michelle Hertel, Coordinator, Veterans Legal Fair * 585-295-5646 *

Laura Stradley, Executive Director, Veterans Outreach Center * 585-546-1081 *

Anna Vulaj Fitzsimmons, Program Director, Matchmaker Government Agencies and Primes, * 585-753-2017 *  

8:00-11:40     VBC Matchmaker - click here for the Veterans Business Council website
9:00-5:00     LawNy and the Monroe County Bar Association will  be hosting their annual Valor Day Legal Fair.
Noon- 1:30    VBC Awards Luncheon
2:00-5:00     Veterans Job Fair
Now in its 16th year, The Veterans Job Expo remains the largest veteran specific jobs event of its kind in New York State.  The event is free to veterans, active duty military personnel, National Guard, Reservists and military spouses.  70 employers and training facilities will be participating and will be focusing on opportunities in the following industries: Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare, Information Technology, Warehousing, Transportation, Security, Food Service & more.   All job seekers are expected to come dressed for success, have  plenty of resumes on hand and have either a DD2-14 or Veteran/Military ID for identification.    

Click here for list of verified employers attending Veterans Job Fair  

For additional information contact: Nancy Strong, 585-295-7822 




Earlier Event: September 22
Theater of War
Later Event: November 3
Stars and Stripes Celebration Gala