Veterans In Business Network

Above & Beyond Awards Banquet Dinner

PSAMTuesday, November 7, 2017 
6 - 9 pm

Palm Springs Air Museum
(Korean and Vietnam War Hanger)

745 N. Gene Autry Trail 
Palm Springs, California


Join the Veterans In Business Network as we celebrate and honor the Veteran business community. Veteran business owners have proudly served their country and are inspirational entrepreneurs nationwide. Come to the Above & Beyond Awards Banquet Dinner and enjoy an evening of patriotism, music, and networking in the Palm Spring Air Museum, Major General Kenneth P. Miles Hanger.

The Above & Beyond Awards will recognize Corporations, Government Agencies and Veteran businesses dedicated to helping the Veteran business community grow and succeed.

These awards are for Corporations, Government Agencies, and Veteran businesses who go above what is expected and beyond the numbers, to grow their Veteran business network. Share your programs, your mission and apply for the Veterans In Business Network "Above & Beyond Award".    

This is your opportunity to showcase your achievements and be recognized by the Veteran business community. Please complete the application and email it to Executive Director Rebecca Aguilera-Gardiner at

NewVETART"Above & Beyond" Awards created by VetArt

Veterans In Business is proud to partner with VetArt, who will be creating the custom bronze Above & Beyond Awards. VetArt is a nonprofit organization where Veterans and Active Duty Military can create and connect through art. They will also be showcasing art pieces during the VIB Network Awards Banquet Dinner. 


  * Veteran Business of the Year
  * Corporation of the Year
  * Government Agency of the Year
  * Teaming Partners of the Year




Download and complete one of the following forms, print it, and sign it.  Be sure to include any support documents! 

Applications due by September 30, 2017
(no exceptions).

The application is also available in Word, please contact the Word application.

Please review the Above & Beyond Award Rules below before submitting your application.
Winners will be announced at the VIB Network Banquet Dinner.

Watch this short video for more information on the Awards Banquet Dinner.


Above & Beyond Award Application Rules

VIB Network Above & Beyond Award

Rules for Application

  1. Applications must be submitted via email to by Saturday, September 30, 2017 (NO EXCEPTIONS). Include Category Name and Company/Agency Name in the subject line.
  2. The application must be typed and individual answers should be no more than one page, 12 point Arial font, single spaced with standard margins.
  3. One application/One category is allowed per Corporation, Government Agency, Teaming Partnership and Veteran Business.
  4. Articles and photos are allowed to be included with application (5 maximum)
  5. High-resolution logo to be included with the application.
  6. Applicants must be attending the VIB Network National Conference as well as the Award Banquet Dinner to be considered for the Above & Beyond Awards.
  7. Winners will be chosen by the VIB Network Conference Committee and Advisors and announced at the VIB Network National Conference Above & Beyond Awards Banquet Dinner in Palm Springs California, November 7, 2017. The VIB Network retains the right to eliminate a category, disqualify a submission, or remove a category at its discretion.
  8. By applying for the Above & Beyond Awards applicants authorize the VIB Network to announce and highlight nominees and/or winners via social media, email blasts, website and/or advertisements.
  9. Winners of the Above & Beyond Award are restricted from applying for the Above & Beyond Award for two years after receiving their award at the VIB Network Banquet Dinner.
  10. If you have any questions about the application or award categories, please email or call (877) 270-8426.

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