Sussex County is “Open for Business” at Sept. 26 development fair, Georgetown

Sussex County Is Open for Business

Free Business Development Fair Assembles County-Wide Experts

Sussex County, DE, (August 25, 2011)–“Sussex County is Open for Business,” the first in a series of free monthly business development fairs, will be held on Monday, Sept. 26, 8:30-10:30 a.m., at the Sussex County West Complex Building, Georgetown. The event will be sponsored by the Sussex Economic Development Action Committee (SEDAC) and hosted by the Sussex County Council. Call 302-856-1555 for a reservation.

“Sussex County is Open for Business” is a one-stop shop for entrepreneurs wishing to identify financial and business coaching resources, brainstorm with experts and obtain advice on business fundamentals. The event is also useful for existing business owners looking to improve and expand their companies to learn of County, State and Federal programs to support business growth.

Participants will include:

  • Delaware Center for Enterprise Development-DSU
  • Delaware Economic Development Office
  • Delaware Small Business & Technology Development Center
  • DEMEP (Delaware Manufacturing Extension Partnership)
  • DTCC-Entrepreneur Center
  • Southern Delaware Tourism
  • SCORE Delaware
  • Sussex County Economic Development Office
  • U.S. Small Business Administration
  • YWCA-Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship

“SEDAC’s goal is to bring jobs and increased prosperity to Sussex County,” explains Chairperson Patti Grimes. “This series of events, bringing together county-wide business resources, is just one of the ways we’re seeking to galvanize economic development.”

SEDAC (  is a nonprofit organization comprised of  business, education, Sussex County Cooperative Extension and government representatives who are committed to attracting, expanding and retaining business in Sussex County. It seeks to support existing businesses, foster entrepreneurship, facilitate improvements to the county’s infrastructure and build a well-trained workforce.

Media Contact: Mark Reeve  302-841-8379

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