Larry Broughton, an award-winning hotelier and entrepreneur, CEO, bestselling author and former U.S. Army Green Beret, has been announced as the keynote speaker for the San Diego 2017 Veteran and Military Entrepreneur Awards.

This new awards program and educational conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

Nominations are being accepted through Friday, September 1. If you know a veteran or military spouse who has made a difference in our community, nominate them today!

Tickets are now on sale for both the conference and awards dinner. The conference is free to active duty, veterans and military spouses with military identification. Presenting sponsors are the San Diego Business Journal and The Rosie Network; awards gold sponsor is Wells Fargo; conference master chief sponsor is USAA; conference captain sponsors are Bank of America and CDC.

To nominate online: For additional information, contact the events department at 858-277-6359.