1st Annual Delaware Entrepreneurial Summit

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Name: 1st Annual Delaware Entrepreneurial Summit
Date: July 12, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Registration Deadline is July 11.

The Emerging Enterprise Center and the Small Business Development Center have joined forces to bring to the Delaware Entrepreneurial Community a high impact summit that is aimed at bringing together entrepreneurs, mentors and providers with a goal to supporting entrepreneurs and accelerating their business growth.

The 2018 Delaware Entrepreneurial Summit aims to include workshops that look at the key challenges that hinder entrepreneurial growth and resource providers that can help entrepreneurs address those challenges.

Click Here to read about the workshops.

Elements of the 2018 Delaware Entrepreneurial Summit:

  • A full day summit with two tracks (technical/science and general entrepreneurship) featuring dynamic speakers on key challenges that hinder business start-up and growth.

This year's topics include:

  • Sources of Funding: Multiple sources of funding available to start-ups and small businesses and what each looks for in a start-up or small business.

  • Value Proposition: Ways to tell your story and articulate your true value.

  • From concept to cash flow: Stepping stones to larger opportunity.

Keynote Speaker, Chuck Nunan (Harvest Ridge Winery)

Awards Ceremony

Resource Tabletop Expo

Happy Hour

Sponsorships now available!

Click Here for sponsor information or contact Erica Crell (crelle at ncccc.com or 302-294-2063).

Are you a resource? Get your Table now! Booth Space is limited, reserve today!
Tables are limited to businesses or nonprofits that provide resources for startups and entrepreneurs.

To be eligible to purchase a table for the expo, businesses/nonprofits must have one of these requirements:
  • Incubators/accelerators (think Horn, 1313, Nextfab, The Mill, DISI etc)
  • Program providers & mentors (SCORE, STRIDE, SBDC, etc)
  • Funding providers (SBA, Community Loan Fund, etc)
  • Connectors (Delaware Bio, DESCA, Chambers of Commerce)
  • Academic Entrepreneurship (Colleges)
All other areas that are provide entrepreneurial and business advisory services will be limited to 2-4 per category on a first come, first serve basis. This will be open to the public when all nonprofit and free resources for entrepreneurs have purchased their tables. Please contact Erica Crell to get on the waiting list for purchasing a table. 

For exhibitor registration information contact Erica Crell (crelle at ncccc.com or 302-294-2063).

Tables at Entrepreneurial Summit Expo: $175  (Nonprofit/Government Table Top: $150)
  • Price includes skirted 6 foot table with 2 chairs
  • 3 hours of expo time.
  • One Free ticket to luncheon
  • up to 3 Additional tickets at the reduced rate of $50 each
Click here for the registration form

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​DoubleTree by Hilton -Wilmington
4727 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803


Directions from the Hotel Staff

From I-95 Northbound (Baltimore & Washington) 

Take exit 8 North off I-95. Travel north on US Route 202 (Concord Pike) for approximately 4 miles. The hotel is located on the right. 

From I-95 Southbound (Philadelphia & Philadelphia Int'l Airport) 

Take I-95 South to I-495 South. Stay in right lane, and take exit #6 (Route 92 West, Naamans Road). Proceed 5 miles to US Route 202, make a left onto 202 South. The hotel is located 1/2 mile on the left. To access the hotel entrance, take a U-turn at the first traffic light past the hotel. 

From New York or New Jersey 

Take the New Jersey Turnpike South to Exit 1, (the Delaware Memorial Bridge). Follow I-295 South to I-95 North to Exit 8 North, (US Route 202, Concord Pike). Travel North on US Route 202 for approximately 4 miles. The hotel is located on the right. 

General Arrival Directions

You'll find us in the heart of the picturesque Brandywine Valley, just four miles north of I-95 on US 202 Business and Commercial Corridor. Only 25 minutes from the Philadelphia International Airport, we are also convenient to downtown Wilmington.

Date/Time Information:
July 12
All day 8 am - 6 pm
Contact Information:
Chamber Member: $80
Nonmember: $95
Chamber Ambassador: $50
Student rate: $50 (must use a valid university email address)
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