Category: Business Associations

By Scott Malfitano, Mark Hutton and Dan Freeman Guest Columnists This column summarizes one of the winning ideas at the Pete DuPont Freedom Foundation’s Reinventing Delaware 2018 competition in early December. This is the third in a series of articles sharing the top ideas. It’s no secret that we’ve entered an era of rapid and…

Junior Achievement of Delaware has announced the 2019 slate of Delaware Business Leaders Hall of Fame inductees. This year’s group will be honored on Wednesday, October 2 at the Wilmington Country Club. The 2019 inductees include: former PNC Bank Delaware Chairman, President and CEO Calvert A. Morgan, Jr; entrepreneurs Sam and Mariah Calagione of Dogfish…

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and The Partnership, Inc., an education-focused affiliate, have announced the 2019 Superstars in Education award winners. The annual award honors school programs that bring an innovative approach to education and learning. The Superstars in Education Selection Committee considered nominations from public, private, magnet, charter and parochial schools from around the…

By Jon Hurdle Around 1,000 business, political and nonprofit leaders gathered at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington on Jan. 7 for the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner, an event that organizers called the state’s top networking event of the year. The 182nd annual DSCC dinner featured awards for top achievers…

Support groups teach more than business basics

By Pam George Special to Delaware Business Times When injuries from a car accident forced Kari Ainsworth to close her massage practice, she re-evaluated her career options — and her networking groups. The Millsboro resident had been a member of a local Business Networking International Network chapter, a coed group. However, as she transitioned into…

New Castle County’s jobs and economic development initiative NCCinnovates is helping to drive the state’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, with demonstrated success during 2018, County Executive Matt Meyer announced today. Launched in August, New Castle County’s jobs and economic development initiative offers an interactive business portal with customer, market, workforce and industry information. It also helps identify…

Rebooted Kent Economic Partnership takes holistic approach to growth

By Jon Hurdle Special to Delaware Business Times Kent County’s business leaders are promoting economic development with a holistic approach based on the idea that businesses won’t thrive unless schools teach the skills they need and towns offer the quality of life that attracts and retains workers. That’s one of the principles behind the Kent…

By Jon Hurdle Delaware business leaders honored a local bleach manufacturer, a one-person marketing company, a group of CPAs, and the Delaware Humane Association on Nov. 7 with this year’s Superstars in Business awards. The event, hosted by Delaware State Chamber of Commerce, also gave its Marvin S. Gilman Bowl – which commemorates the renowned…