DALLAS, Texas, October 24, 2017 /For immediate release/ — Over 400 military community members and veteran entrepreneurs congregated in Dallas, Texas for the Milblogging: Military Influencers Conference from October 22 through 24th representing hundreds of years of military service and tens of millions of dollars in revenue. More than 35 speakers led 21 different topical sessions ranging influencer marketing to building teams to launching new ventures.
Notable corporate influencers included USAA, Miltribe, GoxV, National Geographic, Scoutcomms and LifeFlip Media. The entrepreneurial talent included Emily Cavness of Sword & Plough, Daniel Alarik of Grunt Style and Urshel Metcalf of Honor, Courage & Commitment among many fantastic people. The Shark Tank Panel, doling out no-nonsense and actionable wisdom from leaders with Mark Cuban Companies investments, featured Eli Crane (Bottle Breacher), Matt “Griff” Griffin (Combat Flip Flops), Lisa Bradley & Cameron Cruse (R. Riveter), Abe Minkara (Mark Cuban Companies) was moderated by OSD Executive Director, Glenn Banton. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE FULL PANEL VIDEO
Glenn Banton said, “This conference was quite possibly the most valuable conference I’ve professionally attended. The level of character exhibited by all those in attendance was unparalleled with clear dedication to the betterment of the military community. It was an honor and a pleasure to meet so many of the individuals driving the conversations that are adapting the military community to this generation’s needs.”
Conference organizer and US Army veteran, Curtez Riggs, reflected after the conference wrapped, “I want to take a moment to thank everyone who believed in and supported my vision. From the sponsors to the speakers, to those who stood up or sat in seats. The Military Influencer Conference could not have happened without each of you.”
The Military Influencer Conference will return on September 22-25, 2018 in Orlando, Florida and tickets will be available soon at: https://milblogging.com/register/
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