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7th Annual V3 Awards

7th Annual V3 Awards

The Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program is pleased to announce that the 7th Annual V3 Awards will be presented in conjunction with the Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Virginia Veterans and Military Affairs Conference on September 26, 2019. These awards will recognize V3 Certified Employers for their ongoing commitment to creating and increasing employment opportunities for Veterans in Virginia.

Governor Ralph S. Northam will present these awards to individuals and organizations for their contributions to the V3 Program, to the Veteran population, and “The Way Ahead” for Virginia. The following awards will be presented.

Applications are now open! The application deadline is July 19, 2019. Employers must be V3-Certified in order to apply.

2019 V3 Influencer Award Application

The V3 Influencer Award will be presented to a V3 Certified Employer that has created the “Best Veteran Marketing Strategy” for the recruitment, hiring, retention and broad range support of Veterans.

2019 V3 Readiness Award Application

The V3 Readiness Award will be presented to a V3 Certified Employer that has demonstrated the “Best Workforce Readiness, Career Development, and Retention.” for Veterans.

2019 V3 Impact Award Application - Small & Medium Employers

The V3 Impact Award will be presented to a V3 Certified Employer that has gone above and beyond to make a positive and long-lasting military “Community Impact”.

2019 V3 Impact Award Application - Large & Enterprise Employers

The V3 Impact Award will be presented to a V3 Certified Employer that has gone above and beyond to make a positive and long-lasting military “Community Impact”.

2019 V3 Locality Award Application

The V3 Locality Award will be presented to a V3 Certified Locality or political subsidy for a locality under the Commonwealth of Virginia. The award-winning locality will have demonstrated innovation with their overall support for Veterans and serves as a pioneer for Veteran Employment.

2019 V3 Triumph Award Application

The V3 Triumph Award will be presented to a V3 Certified Employer that has exhibited the “Most Transformative Hiring Process” for Veterans.

2019 V3 Secretary Award Application

The V3 Secretary Award will be presented to a V3 Certified State Agency or Public Entity under the Commonwealth of Virginia. The award winning agency will have demonstrated innovation with their overall support for Veterans and serves as a pioneer for Veteran Employment.