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Top Influencers in the Military and Veteran Communities Join Forces with National Brands at Military Influencer Conference 2018


Only Event of its Kind Offering Unique Access to Top Leaders in
Business Today

Hundreds of entrepreneurs, influencers and leaders from the military and
veteran community will connect with experts from national brands and top
media conglomerates at the second annual Military
Influencer Conference (MIC)
, September 23-25 in Orlando, Florida. At
this largest event of its kind, veteran and spouse participants have a
unique opportunity to take part in immersive, hands-on workshops and
learn proven strategies and techniques for growing their own brands and

MIC is managed by its founder, retired Army veteran Curtez Riggs, who
saw an opportunity to bring together business people who are passionate
about supporting ‘vet-entrepreneurs' and want to help them cultivate new
audiences, tell their stories and build communities.

"The Military Influencer Conference is the best place for emerging and
seasoned entrepreneurs to network, learn and grow their brands and
skillsets. We're proud to provide this platform for veterans and spouses
to help them transition into being leaders in business and
entrepreneurship by offering expert speakers and the best advice and
resources available," said Curtez Riggs.

Keynote speakers have a deep connection with and desire to support the
military and veteran community. They include: Jim Koch, Founder and
Brewer of Samuel Adams; Mark L. Rockefeller, CEO and Co-founder
StreetShares; Evan Hafer, President Black Rifle Coffee Company; Janine
Boldrin, Managing Editor, Military Spouse Magazine; Tony Perez, VP of
Product Management GoDaddy; and David Gale, Co-Founder & CEO We Are The

This year, the conference also will include The Veteran Small Business
Award: Food & Beverage Edition, a Roundtable for Military and Veteran
Service Organizations, and an Influencer Marketplace where brands will
have a chance to connect with, interview and hire influencers.
Educational sessions include How to Start and Grow Your Business,
Launching and Monetizing Digital Projects and Building Your Personal

Presented by USAA, this year's conference will be hosted at Rosen
Shingle Creek
. Ticket information is available at
Follow #MICOrlando for ongoing updates.

MIC Orlando is also sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal, Aetna,
StreetShares Foundation, Samuel Adams, Military By Owner, GovX, Crosby
Marketing Communications, The Veterans Trust, Military Fresh Network,
Life Flip Media, Amazon, Blue Star Families, Team RWB, US Vet Life,
Codeup, and Sucuri.

About Military Influencer Conference

The Military Influencer Conference is an exciting, dynamic event that
brings together hundreds of spouses, community leaders, entrepreneurs,
and influencers united by a passion for the military. For more
information about MIC, please visit
Please direct all media and interview requests to Curtez Riggs,

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