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Expo signups now underway for Ohio Veterans Conference

Ohio Department of Veterans Services, Press Release

The Ohio Veterans Conference is nearing, and the Ohio Department of Veterans Services wants to include as many relevant exhibitors as possible for this all-important event.

This year, the conference will take place at The Ohio Union on The Ohio State University's campus, located at 1739 N. High St. in Columbus, and is set for Saturday, Aug. 3.

Organizers currently are shaping this daylong event to assemble resources, speakers, activities, avenues to key information and networking opportunities. Exhibitor applications are now open for the resource fair, allowing veterans service organizations, government agencies, VA program representatives, employers, financial services, volunteer services and other vendors to directly connect with hundreds of veterans.

Under the guidance of ODVS Director Deborah Ashenhurst and the support of Governor Mike DeWine, this biennial conference is designed for all veterans – men and women of service from every background, every era, each branch of the military, and from all walks of life.

If you are an organization that serves veterans, we invite you to apply to be an exhibitor at the Ohio Veterans Conference.

Apply now to be an exhibitor by downloading and filling out the application form. Once you have fully filled out the application, you can send it to the Department of Veterans Services via or mail it to Ohio Department of Veterans Services, 77 S. High St., Columbus, Ohio 43215.

Ohio is home to nearly 700,000 veterans and currently ranks fifth nationally among all states in terms of veteran population.

Registration for attendees will open in May 2024.

You can stay tuned to more details and developments on this event in the coming weeks and months by visiting

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