Free training on how to start and grow your own business is open to Veterans, active-duty military and their spouses at a symposium sponsored by Hillsborough Community College. There are also sessions on marketing, how to use social media and a “business pitch” competition with prizes. The 2nd Annual Veterans Entrepreneurship Training Symposium is scheduled Saturday, Nov. 15 at the HCC Brandon Campus, 10414 E. Columbus Dr., Tampa, FL. It is open and free for veterans, active military personnel and their spouses who are interested in starting a business or growing a small business with sessions on everything from business formation to franchising. To attend, you must register at hccfl.edu/innovation.