Events

Friday, November 3

Fri 11/03 – Sat 11/04
10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Business Track

Small Business Owner's Boot Camp (2-Day Boot Camp)

Emerging Enterprise Center
920 Justison Street
A free, 2-day business education program, bringing together over 15 experienced experts in a series of panel discussions designed to help small businesses understand what it takes to succeed.

Monday, November 6

Mon 11/06
6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Business Track

"She Started It" Screening

University of Delaware, Trabant Multi-Purpose Room B
17 W Main St, Newark, DE
She Started It is a feature length documentary film on women tech entrepreneurs that aims to highlight successful role models for young women.
Mon 11/06
6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Creative Track
  • Media Track

CANCELLED! Aligning & Enhancing Your Traditional & Facebook Advertising

1313 Innovation
1313 N. Market St
CANCELLED! Sorry we tried to make you pay :( Multichannel marketing is more important now than ever. Having multiple and consistent touch points will help you move leads through your sales funnel and stay top of mind with your customers.

Tuesday, November 7

Tue 11/07
7:30am – 9:00am
  • Sciences Track

Delaware BioBreakfast

AstraZeneca
1800 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE
As part of Delaware Innovation Week, join us on Tuesday, November 7, for our next BioBreakfast series event. Learn about investment trends and funding opportunities available for life science start-up companies within the First State. SHOWCASE YOUR COMPANY: EXHIBIT TABLES AVAILABLE Contact Rena’e Love prior to registration to obtain pricing information and a promo code if interested in exhibiting.
Tue 11/07
8:30am – 10:30am
  • Business Track

Destination Innovation: The Role of Culture in Charting the Course

Emerging Enterprise Center
920 Justison Street
This highly interactive round-table discussion explores the importance of building an innovative culture with high profile examples.
Tue 11/07
2:00pm – 4:20pm
  • Business Track

Doing Business with the Banks

Emerging Enterprise Center
920 Justison Street Dravo Plaza on the Riverfront
Hear from banks in Delaware as they share the best practices and necessary requirements on how to do business with them.
Tue 11/07
4:00pm – 5:30pm
  • Business Track

New Castle County Open for Business

Emerging Enterprise Center located at the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce
920 Justison Street
New Castle County is holding an Open House For Small Business Owners. Multiple resources, in one place, at one time!
Tue 11/07
5:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Creative Track

Makers' Mixer

The Mill Auditorium (Theatre N)
1007 N Orange St
Fl 1
The Hagley Museum and NextFab are coming together to explore the history and furture of making!
Tue 11/07
5:00pm – 6:30pm
  • Business Track

Technical.ly Introduced: A curated B2B event

Emerging Enterprise Center
920 Justison Street Dravo Plaza on the Riverfront
There are a surplus of opportunities in Delaware to meet local startups. The real challenge for some of these successful entrepreneurs is meeting their next client, the decision makers at large corporations. Join us and get the opportunity to meet some of these large businesses and pitch your product or service to members of their purchasing departments.
Tue 11/07
5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Business Track

Business Happy Hour

Emerging Enterprise Center
920 Justison Street Dravo Plaza on the Riverfront
Join us for our Business Conference Happy Hour and network with new and established businesses alike.
Tue 11/07
5:30pm – 6:00pm
  • Business Track

CEO Think Tank Briefing - Scaling Up

Canceled
Emerging Enterprise Center located at the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce
920 Justison Street
Dravo Plaza
Wouldn't it be great if you had a Coach who provided you proven best business practices AND a peer-to-peer community of CEOs who challenged you to succeed, supported your growth, and helped to hold you accountable?
Tue 11/07
5:30pm – 7:00pm
  • Dev Track

Tech Talk with Cornelia Davis

The Mill
1007 N. Orange Street - 4th Floor
Join us for a tech talk with Cornelia Davis, Senior Director of Technology at Pivotal and one of the “Top 10 Women in Cloud” by CloudNOW, a non-profit consortium of women in cloud computing. Not only is she at the top of her game in the industry, she is also a mother and a self-described foodie. Hear her story and how she has become an advocate for greater diversity and inclusion in software.
Tue 11/07
6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Dev Track
  • Civic Track
  • Access Track

Mapping & Civic Tech: Getting Started With the Basics!

Zip Code Wilmington
1007 N Orange St
4th Floor
Map-Master and local Open Data Ninja, Stephen Hess will give an overview of mapping and how to use it in your nezt project. He'll cover an intro to JSON and GeoJSON, and show how to use geojson.js and leaflet for basic visualization!

Wednesday, November 8

Wed 11/08
8:30am – 12:00pm

MADE in USA Standards

Delaware Technology Park
1 Innovation Way, Newark DE
Join us to learn about staying in compliance with "Made in USA Standards"
Wed 11/08
9:00am – 12:30pm
  • Dev Track

Dev Workshops

Sold Out
Delaware Technical Community College - Wilmington Campus
300 N Orange Street
Select ONE focused workshop and spend over three hours in class with an expert, learning the basics in these hands-on workshops.
Wed 11/08
12:00pm – 5:30pm
  • Dev Track

Dev Talks

Delaware Technical Community College - Wilmington Campus
300 N Orange Street
Spend the afternoon with your dev team getting inspired with a series of high-level presentations focused around today's trending problem solving tools and innovative solutions.
Wed 11/08
12:30pm – 1:30am
  • Creative Track

Tinkercad and Creating 3D Designs

Wilmington Public Library
10 East 10th Street
Learn how to create simple 3D designs using Tinkercad.com: a free, cloud-based program. Then, create your very own present to take home! An email account is necessary to participate.
Wed 11/08
5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Dev Track

Dev Happy Hour

Merchant Bar
426 N Market Street
Whether you've been heads down at work all day or had your gears turning at the DIW17 Dev Conference, use this opportunity to unwind and meet some new interesting people.
Wed 11/08
5:30pm – 7:00pm
  • Business Track

SPARK start-ups pitch for Angel funding

Theatre N at the Nemours Building
1007 N Orange St, Wilmington, DE
Final Investor pitches from the SPARK Challenge program entrepreneurs

Thursday, November 9

Thu 11/09
10:30am – 12:00pm
  • Business Track

Business Essential: Innovation

Wilmington Public Library
10 E. 10th Street
Learn how to leverage innovation to keep your business relevant and moving forward in the ever-changing global economy.
Thu 11/09
4:30pm – 5:15pm
  • Business Track

LeadMax - Becoming a Person of Influence

Wilmington Public Library, 2nd Floor, Jacob Broom Meeting Room
3400 N. Market St.
People of influence are able to get stuff done - quickly. They accomplish - in one conversation - what others can't with much more effort. But what is influence and where does it come from? When you attend this session, you will be able to: - Identify what influence is, and how to increase your influence in work and in your life - Lead from any level in your organization - the middle, the bottom, or the top - Build relational equity with every person in your organization Join us 2nd Thursdays at 3:30pm!
Thu 11/09
6:00pm – 9:00pm

DIW17 Innovation Celebration

The Mill
1007 N Orange St
Let's hang, network, grab a drink or two and close out #DIW17 with a bang. Plus, we'll announce the winners of the 3rd annual Delaware Innovation Awards honoring standout performances in tech and innovation in the First State.
Thu 11/09
7:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Creative Track

HipHoponomics Competition

The Mill
1007 N Orange St, Wilmington DE
HipHoponomics is the marriage of Economics & Hip-Hop. For the 2017 Fall HipHoponomics Competition, Delaware high school students have been given the opportunity to write, produce, and record their own Hip-hop tracks on the theme of "Why Learn Economics?" Prize winning tracks will convincingly answer the theme question, will exhibit highly creative lyricism, and have excellent flow. The top 3 student entries assessed by the HipHoponomics judges will be invited to perform live at the Delaware Innovation Celebration, where a winner will be decided by live audience vote! $500 in prizes are being sponsored by the University of Delaware Center for Economic Education & Entrepreneurship for the top 3 entries!