The Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce serves veterans and military families by providing resources to support veteran owned and veteran friendly businesses across Wisconsin. We are the voice of Wisconsin’s veteran business community, dedicated to improving the business climate for military veterans and their allies.
Wisconsin is home to more than 55,000 veteran-owned businesses. These businesses report more than $20.1 billion in annual sales and employ more than 110,000 people. 10.8% of Wisconsin’s veterans are self-employed. The U.S. veteran population’s purchasing power exceeds $1 trillion annually.
Veterans are leaving military service and stepping into leadership roles in business, and American consumers are looking to patronize veteran-led businesses.
- 2,500,000 Veteran Owned Businesses in the U.S.
- 22% Veterans creating or planning to create businesses
- 55,559 Veteran Owned Businesses in Wisconsin
- 70% Consumers prefer to buy from Veteran-Owned Businesses.