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Friday, May 20, 2011

Delaware's Entrepreneurial Business Conference 2011

This is an awesome opportunity for Delaware entrepreneurs and Delaware business owners alike!

The Delaware Economic Development Office and partners are again working collectively to bring you the 2011 Governor’s Entrepreneurial Business Conference.

Entrepreneurial activity and financial business prosperity are key drivers of economic growth in Delaware. This conference is designed to provide valuable knowledge and insight on topics such as accessing capital, workforce training for new economy jobs, accelerating a clean energy economy, and growing exports.

Governor’s Entrepreneurial Business Conference 2011


Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Global Trade Leads - May 2011 Edition

Do you want to make business connections? Are you active in the import or export industries? Are you interested in learning about trade leads that are received from World Trade Centers and other international agencies?

The World Trade Center Delaware publishes a list of leads that can be a great resource to gain some exposure for your company or to source goods.

The new leads for this month include:Medical Radiation Accessories, FMCG Products, Healthcare & Natural Products, Transdermal Patch Utilizing Nano-Technology for Cosmetic Products

Check out the current International Trade Leads Bulletin (PDF)


Monday, May 16, 2011

Why effective planning is important when it comes to your business

Have you reviewed your company's purchase or licensing agreements lately?

Supreme Court Rules That Small Claims Cannot Be Pursued Against Big Corporations

"Big Corporations" is the political spin here. The moral of the story is effective business planning is essential no matter what the size of your corporation or LLC.


National Small Business Week 2011 In Washington, D.C.

The nation’s top entrepreneurs will gather this week to be recognized for their entrepreneurship, growth and success during the U.S. Small Business Administration’s National Small Business Week celebration, May 18-20, 2011, in Washington, D.C.

Under the theme Empowering Entrepreneurs,” the three-day event at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel and Conference Center will highlight business owners from 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, whose business achievements have contributed to job creation, the economy and to the nation’s recovery. The National Small Business Person of the Year will be named from this group on Friday, May 20.

Awards will also be presented for notable achievements in disaster recovery, government procurement, small business advocacy, and to top-performing SBA resource and lending partners.

Featured Speakers at National Small Business Week will include:

  • Administrator Karen Mills, U.S. Small Business Administration

  • Deputy Administrator Marie Johns, U.S. Small Business Administration

  • Valerie B. Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama and Chair of the
    White House Council on Women and Girls

  • U.S. Sen. Jack Reed (D-Rhode Island)

  • U.S. Sen. Mary L. Landrieu (D-Louisiana)

  • Gail McGovern, President and CEO, American Red Cross

  • Cathy Hughes, Founder and Chairperson of Radio One Inc., and Chair of
    SBA’s Advisory Council on Underserved Communities

  • Steve Case, Co-founder of AOL and Chair of Startup America Partnership

  • Bill Rancic, Reality Show Star, Executive Producer and Author

  • Seth Goldman, President and TeaEO, Honest Tea

  • National Small Business Week will also feature a series of small business forums that are open to the public. The forums address real-world topics that affect small businesses, including Growing Your Business While on the Go, Social Media, Exporting Tools for Success and Strategies for High Growth, High Impact Firms.

    The public can register for the free forums onsite starting at 1:00 p.m. EDT Wednesday, May 18. Events during National Small Business Week can be viewed virtually through SBA’s free, live webcasting accessible online. Visit to register for forums, and for the full Small Business Week schedule. A list of the 2011 state winners can be found online here.


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