Welcome to the Veterans Business Outreach Center of Florida’s website. We are honored to help military veterans and spouses start and succeed in a small business of their own. We stand ready to give you the information and assistance you need to succeed in business in Florida.



First, check out BASIC TRAINING and BUSINESS RESOURCES. Then, click on the DOG TAG above to register for services.  CLICK HERE to see upcoming events.


The National Small Business Week Awards are back! The SBA is now accepting nominations for its 2024 National Small Business Week Awards, including the Small Business Person of the Year. Could you be the next winner? Submit your nomination today. Learn More

Basic Training

Useful tools and training in the most common skillsets entrepreneurs will need to start and succeed! From feasibility and business plan development to legal issues and government contracting…

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Business Partners

The US Small Business Administration (SBA) is the clear choice for business intel. The Institute for Veterans & Families (IVMF), creator of the DoD’s “Boots to Business” training programs, offers FREE…

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Boots To Business

Boots to Business: Introduction to Entrepreneurship two-day training class for transitioning active duty military and military spouses is a collaborative effort between the US Small Business Administration (SBA)…

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Veterans Business Outreach Center

at Gulf Coast State College

Student Union West, Rooms 326-330
5230 W Hwy 98, Panama City, FL 32401

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