As the 2023 conference takes shape, more heavy-hitter entrepreneurs, influencers, and advocates join MIC’s all-star speakers’ roster
With 2023’s rendition of the Military Influencer Conference just months away. MIC is proud to announce the first round of speakers who will be making the trek to The Formation.
The Military Influencer Conference is back and with it, a partnership with the Veteran Fund. For the second year in a row the organization is giving away $100k in a Veteran Pitch Competition. This time, live at MIC in Las Vegas, scheduled for October 26 – 29, 2022 at Hilton Resorts World.
The Military Influencer Conference is just months away from its relaunch, bringing its highly sought-after content, tier one speakers, and endless professional networking opportunities. After years of virtual events, the in-person event of the year is back and better than ever.
The PenFed Foundation announced the launch of the Veteran Entrepreneur Investment Program (VEIP) Military Women Startup Accelerator earlier this year
In February 2020, when former Army Capt. Joe Quinn began to hear about a new virus dubbed COVID-19, that could lead to a global pandemic, he went shopping. Never mind stocking up on toilet paper or hand sanitizer; Quinn was after a bigger purchase — a bulk order of beef from a meat processor.
While “no pain, no gain” is a well-worn adage among athletes, Born Primitive co-founder and CEO Bear Handlon launched his patriot-inspired fitness apparel company with the opposite goal in mind. Handlon created Born Primitive’s signature Snatch shorts while training for the 2013 Crossfit Games. The purposefully padded compression shorts solved a long-standing problem for weightlifters mastering the snatch that can be described in delicate terms as pain when the barbell meets the hips.
Evans, 30, has been on WWE’s main roster for two years. It has been a rapid rise in the decade since she enlisted at 19 years old, a young woman desperately seeking the structure that the military provided. As Evans moved around the South as a child, she could not escape the torment caused by her family’s addiction and mental-health issues.
A social media bio that lists “passionate about toilets” as a descriptor is the first hint Air National Guard Capt. Samantha Snabes’ journey from aspiring astronaut to cofounder of industrial 3D-printer-manufacturer re:3D has been a road less traveled.