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16 Educational Sessions, 4 Keynote Speaker Lunches and 1 Happy Hour

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2014 Delaware Economic Summit

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The Delaware Economic Summit will be held on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 through Friday, May 2, 2014 at the new Westin Wilmington Hotel on the Riverfront.

2014 Delaware Economic Summit
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 – Friday, May 2, 2014

The Delaware Economic Summit will be held on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 to Friday, May 2, 2014 at the new Wilmington Westin Hotel on the Riverfront. Throughout the week, the Delaware Economic Summit has confirmed we will have: 16 educational sessions, 4 Keynote Speaker Lunches and 1 Happy Hour.

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Session 1 – Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 8:30am to 9:30am

Title:
How to Avoid the Common and Expensive Pitfalls Employers Make When Hiring and Managing Their Workforce

Presenters:

  • James H. McMackin (bio), III, Partner, Morris James Law Firm
  • Todd Bavol (bio), PHR, President and CEO, Integrity Staffing Solutions

Business Focus, Best Suited for:

  • Executives and high level supervisors
  • Business Owners who have employees
  • Executive Administrative assistants and Hiring managers
  • Employers interested in how Social Media could actually come back to haunt them
1 Session $60, 2 or more Sessions $100
(Don’t forget to sign up for the Thursday, May 1st Networking Happy Hour for $15)
Session 2 – Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 10:00am to 11:00am

Title:
Am I Covered? Cyber Age Threats to Your Business and How To Protect Against Them

Presenters:

  • John Boykin (bio), CIC, PWCA, Vice President, Bramhall + Hitchen Insurance
  • Matt Powell (bio), Senior Vice President, Citibank

Business Focus, Best Suited for:

  • Anyone responsible for liability in a company
  • Executives and high level supervisors
  • Business Owners
  • Directors and Officers of a company
  • Board members of an organization
  • Board members of an organization, volunteer or paid
1 Session $60, 2 or more Sessions $100
(Don’t forget to sign up for the Thursday, May 1st Networking Happy Hour for $15)
Lunch 1 – Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 11:45am to 1:00pm ( Guest of Honor: Alan Levin )

Lunch with The Honorable, Alan B. Levin (bio), Cabinet Secretary, Delaware Economic Development Office

Lunch $35, when you also attend a session on the same day
Lunch $50, when you attend just lunch
(Don’t forget to sign up for the Thursday, May 1st Networking Happy Hour for $15)
Session 3 –Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Title:
Last Year Was Good, Will This Year Be Better, Or Are We on the Verge of Another Bubble? Delaware and the Economy, through the eyes of University of Delaware Economists

Presenter:

  • James Butkiewicz (bio), Professor of Economics and Chairman of the Department of Economics in the Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware
  • Ed Ratledge, III (bio), Director of the Center for Applied Demography & Survey Research, and Professor at the University of Delaware

Consumer Focus, Best Suited for:
Anyone interested in finding out more about what’s happening in our local and national economy

1 Session $60, 2 or more Sessions $100
(Don’t forget to sign up for the Thursday, May 1st Networking Happy Hour for $15)
Session 4 – Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Title:
Loans After the Bubble: Top 10 Things You Must Know About Mortgages

Presenters:
Brian Atallian (bio), CMPS, Mortgage Consultant, Pike Creek Mortgage

Consumer Focus, Best Suited for:

  • People who are considering a move
  • Anyone interested in learning about the mortgage interest rate market and how it works
  • Real Estate minded individuals
  • Anyone considering a second home
  • First time homebuyers or parents of first time homebuyers
  • Anyone who wants to pay off their home
1 Session $60, 2 or more Sessions $100
(Don’t forget to sign up for the Thursday, May 1st Networking Happy Hour for $15)
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Speaker Lineup
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Ken Grant

Social Media Maven, Many Hats

 
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Alan Levin

Cabinet Secretary, Delaware Economic Development Office

In December 2008, Alan Levin was nominated by then Delaware Governor-Elect Jack Markell to ...
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Jarrett Morris

Partner, Blue Rock Financial Group

Jarrett is a Partner with Blue Rock Financial Group. From the beginning of his career in ...
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Pete Jones

Partner, Morris James Law Firm

Francis “Pete” J. Jones, Jr. of Morris James LLP, has over 25 years of ...
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Todd Bavol

President and Chief Executive Officer, Integrity Staffing Solutions

As President and Chief Executive Officer of Integrity Staffing, Todd is accountable for ...
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Myunghee Geerts

Tax Manager, Santora CPA Group

Myunghee is a Tax Manager with Santora CPA Group. Her primary focus areas include tax ...
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Brad Arnold

Partner, Limestone Pension Associates

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Brian Atallian

CMPS, Mortgage Consultant, Pike Creek Mortgage

Mr. Atallian began his career in home finance in 2002 as a Mortgage Consultant. Since ...
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Dave Tiberi
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Matt Powell

Managing Director, Citibank

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