Kent County Economic Summit Conference - Agenda

View the 2015 agenda below:

7:15 Registration and Breakfast
7:50 Welcome/Opening Remarks

Dr. June Turansky, Vice President and Campus Director, Delaware Technical Community College
Dr. Mark Brainard, President, Delaware Technical Community College
Hon. Bernice WhaleyCabinet Secretary, Delaware Economic Development Office

8:30 Kent County Landscape: Economic Outlook
  • James Waddington - Director, Kent County Economic Development, Downtown District Development in Delaware
  • Karen HortonPrincipal Planner, Delaware Housing Authority, Dover Outlook/Downtown Dover
  • William Neaton - Executive Director, Dover Economic Development
9:15 Break for interactive questions/vendor visits/networking
9:45 Panel-Opportunities and Partnerships
  • Infrastructure: Jennifer CohanSecretary of Transportation, Delaware Department of Transportation
  • Manufacturing: Justin Cressler - Plant Manager, Kraft Foods
  • Access to Capital: Joe Zilcosky - Business Development Leader, Delaware Economic Development Office
10:45      Break for interactive questions/vendor visits/networking
11:15 Integrating Traditional, Digital, and Social Marketing into Your Business
  • Lisa Flowers - Founder & CEO, Flowers Media Matters
12:00 Lunch, Networking, Round-table "Meet the Keynote Speaker" with Lisa Flowers