2019 WARRIOR SYMPOSIUM HIGHLIGHTS

ABOUT THE EVENT:

The 2019 Symposium was a SOLD-OUT event that took place in Atlanta, GA at the Marriott Marquis. The Symposium is an annual industry-leading event that empowers those who serve veterans by fostering collaboration and enhancing service to veterans and their families in communities across America. Hundreds of veteran-serving professionals gather to share best practices, hear from inspiring and influential speakers and learn about resources available from exhibitors and attendees in order to empower the veterans and their families in their care. 

2019 Learning Tracks:

Empowered Veterans

Empowered Communities

Empowered Organizations

Empowered Professionals

Empowered Families

2019 Keynote Speakers:

2019 HIGHLIGHTS:

533

ATTENDEES

60

EXHIBITORS

43%

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

21%

LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS

93%

OF ATTENDEES REPORT THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF BEST PRACTICES IN COMMUNITY INTEGRATION IMPROVED AS A DIRECT RESULT OF THE SYMPOSIUM

85%

OF ATTENDEES REPORTED AN INCREASE IN KNOWLEDGE OF RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY INTEGRATION

2019 Leo K. Thorsness Leadership Award Recipient: Bonnie Carroll, TAPS Founder

An award that honors and recognizes individuals who demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities and outstanding service to veteran communities. It is named after the late Col. Leo K. Thorsness, a Medal of Honor recipient, one of the most highly decorated American airmen of the Vietnam War, and a founding member of the America's Warrior Partnership Board of Directors until his passing in 2017.

2019 SPONSORS:

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