Keeping the Promise 2018

KEEPING THE PROMISE offers the veteran and the disabled business owner an exciting opportunity to discover new business markets, team members, customers, and business practices.

At this year’s event you will have the chance

To compete in a hands-on competition to create a proposal for winning a contract in both the federal and private corporate arenas.

To learn about the new Veteran Business certification that is required by most major corporations and why you need this certification

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

To develop a cybersecurity policy that meets federal and private sector

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

For women veterans, to discern tools and opportunities to help you get a leg up in the competitive markets.


The ticket price includes all meals and break snacks and beverages. Rooms are available at the Wyndham at a discount; reservation information is available.

You will also enjoy our annual gala awards dinner which will feature some inspirational insights from a veteran business owner that you can apply to your own business immediately.

Space is limited, so sign up today!


Hotel Info

Come get more information on Wyndham San Diego Bayside located directly on San Diego’s Big Bay at The Embarcadero.
More info


There is a lot of great things to do while in San Diego.  Come see what this great city has to offer!
More info

Convention Info

Looking for information on the convention and meeting spaces.
More info

Local Dining

Find out about all the great local eats around the event location.
More info


Thank you to this year's Sponsors