​open for business

Our extensive and well-developed network of strategic partners and business leaders provides allows us to connect business with the public and private organizations, experts and community leaders necessary to guide their efforts and help accelerate their success. 

There are currently 5 resource events happening for 2020.

All these will be from 9:30-11:30

February 25

April 21

June 25

September 22

October 28

Nov/Dec - TBD

Please contact us if you are looking to connect with one of these resources. We will be able to provide you with the direct contact.


BUSINESS resources

Click HERE to view and download our

Resource Directory and learn more

about the Open for Business resources

​available to you

Looking to do business with state of Delaware? Come join us for this invaluable training platform held twice a year at the Emerging Enterprise Center. Multiple resources gather together to educate you on doing business with the government.  During this free, half day event you will learn:

  • How to find and bid on formal procurement opportunities;
  • How to make yourself available for non-publicized opportunities;
  • How to use the State's business intelligence for your business;
  • How to develop a successful proposal
  • How to leverage the State's supplier initiatives and more..

EEC Official Communications Provider

Upcoming events

vendor day

EEC Anchor Tenant & Mentorship Partner

making connections

920 Justison Street

Dravo Plaza on the Riverfront

Wilmington, DE 19801

302 737 4343


This event has been combined with the Make Me a Match events. The Open for Business section is open to the public from 2-4 pm on the Make me a Match event days. Meet with representatives from our partner organizations.  Collectively, these organizations provide a range of services that help startups advance their business model, reach potential customers, land government contracts, secure loans, meet state regulatory requirements and generally mentor entrepreneurs striking out on their own for the first time. Join us for coffee and network with potential partners and suppliers.