Washington State Service Member for Life Transition Summit

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 09:00 to Friday, October 14, 2016 - 16:00

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 (All day) to Friday, October 14, 2016 (All day)
Joint Base Lewis-McChordJoint Base Lewis-McChord, WA 98433
United States

REGISTRATION LINK: https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/event/washington-state-service-membe...

Join us at the Washington State Service Member for Life Transition Summit at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. This three-day summit brings together key federal and state agencies, influential military leaders, innovators in the business and employer community, and local community leaders with transitioning service members, veterans, and their families.

This summit will feature seminars, roundtables, panel events, recruiter training, and facilitated discussions focused on improving competitive employment for service members, veterans, and military spouses in addition to networking opportunities for all involved.

Day 1: This day has has two sessions. The morning session will hold employment workshops for job seekers and spouses. The afternoon session will hold a form and panels for senior leaders including companies and employers, senior military leaders (O-3/E-6 or above), local support organizations, chambers of commerce, economic development groups, CEOs, and regional support organizations.
Day 2 This day will feature Industry Sector Briefings, focusing on transitioning service members, National Guard and reserve service members, military spouses, family members, and veterans.
Day 3 This day will bring together job seekers and employers for a hiring fair, college and apprenticeship fair, and small business fair.


► Job Seekers, Employers, and Service Organizations: Click link to register.
Why register? Job seekers can upload their resumes to be viewed by employers ahead of the event.

Employers: Learn how to make the most of these Transition Summits here.

This summit features participation by and speakers from the Washington State government, including the Washington State Department of Commerce, The Office of Governor Jay Inslee, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the U.S. Department of Labor's Veteran Employment and Training Service, the Joint Services Support-Washington National Guard, the U.S. Army's Soldier for Life and Installation Management Command, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Camo 2 Commerce, the U.S. Department of Defense's Transition to Veterans Program Office, and local chambers of commerce.

For general questions about Hiring Our Heroes, please visit our FAQ page or email us at hiringourheroes@uschamber.com.