Learn About the Veteran-Owned Business Certification and What It Means to Retailers

Join us as we continue our exclusive education opportunities to learn directly from industry leading certification providers about the who, what, and why of getting certified.

What is the Veteran-Owned Business Certification? Who is eligible? Why does it matter? We’ll be addressing these questions and more to help you understand how being a Certified Veteran’s Business Enterprise® (VBE) can help get your brand on the shelves of major retailers.

During this webinar, you’ll hear from industry experts at National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA), Walgreens, and True Made Foods on the VBE certification, how to leverage your veteran-owned certification to get your products on retail shelves across the country, and how to compete for business with major retail corporations. Plus the guest speakers will be answering a live Q&A!

What you will learn:

  • What is NaVOBA?
  • Benefits of the VBE certification
  • Why veteran-owned brands fit into supplier diversity
  • How to use your VBE certification to get on store shelves
  • What you can do to stand out to major retail corporations


  • Matthew Pavelek, President, The National Veteran-Owned Business Association
  • Shaun Jones, Director of Supplier Diversity, Walgreens
  • Abraham Kamarck, CEO & Founder, True Made Foods