‘Shark Tank’ investor John to speak at County Chamber meeting

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The New Castle County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual dinner on March 18 from 5 p.m. to  8:30 p.m. at the Carpenter Center on  the University of Delaware Newark campus.

The chamber will also hold a networking mixer before the dinner.Keynote speaker is Daymond John, one of the investors in the ABC- TV show  “Shark Tank.”  The show features business owners looking for investments from a panel that includes John.

John  is a founder of clothing company FUBU. He will offer a live interactive conversation at the chamber event that will also include a funding pitch competition.

The event will also feature:

– The  Dr. Wallace M. Johnson Community Service Award

– William V. Roth Citizenship Award

– Free Enterprise Award.

– Dinner Admission: is $175 Members and  $195 for non-members.

Also offered is a networking dinner with open bar, prime seating at  the  awards and keynote presentation, as well as dessert and coffee bar. The cost is $35 for members and $50 for non-members.

Sponsors include AAA Mid-Atlantic, Applied Bank, AstraZeneca, Comcast, Delmarva Power, Wilmington College, DuPont, Highmark Delaware, M&T Bank, News Journal Media Group, TD Bank.To register, log on to the chamber’s website.

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