The San Diego Business Journal is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Veteran and Military Entrepreneur Awards, which honors local veteran entrepreneurs and military spouses.

This new awards program and educational conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, 3777 La Jolla Village Drive, on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

If you know a veteran or military spouse who has made a difference in our community, nominate them today!

Deadline for nominations is September 1.

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; gold sponsor is Wells Fargo.

To nominate online: http://www.sdbj.com/bizevents/.

For additional information, contact the events department at 858.277.6359.