Abbott Announces 'Governor’s Small Business Summit' in San Antonio November 9th

"Working together with small businesses in every region of this great state, we continue to build an even brighter Texas of tomorrow.”
Governor Greg Abbott

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –“Texas is the proud home to more veterans than any other state in the nation – and by translating their Military Leadership Skills into business success, veterans are among the 3.1 million Texas small business owners who grow jobs in their communities and help drive the mighty Texas economy,” said Gov. Greg Abbott earlier today, announcing that the next 2023 Governor’s Small Business Summit – this one specifically designed to honor veteran small business owners – will be held in San Antonio on Thursday, November 9th.

The 'Governor’s Small Business Summits' aim to help veteran and other Texas small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs reach new heights by connecting them with the resources and information needed to start, strengthen, and grow a business.

“I invite military veteran entrepreneurs and their spouses to attend the Governor’s Small Business Summit in San Antonio, and connect with other business owners and subject-matter experts who can answer questions on business formation and expansion and the resources available to help veteran-owned businesses thrive.

"Working together with small businesses in every region of this great state, we continue to build an even brighter Texas of tomorrow.” 
said Abbott.

The Governor’s Small Business Summit — San Antonio provides veteran small business owners and entrepreneurs key insight on critical business topics and the opportunity to network with other business owners and meet experts who can share timely, relevant, and actionable advice on a multitude of small business topics.

The event is co-hosted by the Governor’s Economic Development and Tourism Office, the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, and the Texas Workforce Commission.
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism and Office of Small Business Assistance also offer the Governor’s Small Business Resource Portal providing on-demand and customized business resources:

Governor’s Small Business Summit San Antonio
  • Thursday, November 9th, 2023 from 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM
  • San Antonio Food Bank-Valero Community Engagement Center
  • 5200 Historic Old Hwy 90 – San Antonio, TX 78227
Panel Topics:
  • Benefits of Being a Veteran-Owned Business
  • Workforce Challenges
  • Access to Capital
Registration is $20 and includes access to all sessions, resource providers, lunch, and complimentary headshots.

For more information and to register: