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MARVIN S. GILMAN BOWL RECIPIENT:
In a surprise announcement at the 22nd Annual Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business virtual awards celebration, the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce posthumously awarded the esteemed Gilman Bowl to David F. Lyons, Sr. His wife, Catharine N. Lyons accepted the award with her sons, David Jr. and Timothy by her side.
The Gilman Bowl was established as a tribute to small business leadership. It is named in memory of Marvin S. Gilman, who served as an exemplary leader and a paragon of small business in Delaware. The identity of the recipient of the Gilman Bowl was held confidential until its presentation at the awards ceremony.
“We are deeply honored to receive the Gilman Bowl on David’s behalf. He had an instinct for leadership and inspired us all with big ideas and the ability to make things happen,” said Ms. Lyons upon accepting the award. Read the full release >
MEET OUR 2020 SUPERSTARS IN BUSINESSS:
Although we all could not be together in person today at the historic Hotel du Pont, we held a special awards ceremony with our winners at the Hotel. Meet our 2020 Superstars in Business winners and watch their inspirational stories. This video will also revealed this year's recipient of the Marvin S. Gilman Bowl.
REBUILDING DELAWARE'S WORKFORCE THROUGH RAPID TRAINING: THE PLACE WHERE JOBSEEKERS FIND TRAINING TO ENHANCE OR GAIN SKILLS; AND EMPLOYERS CONNECT WITH A QUALIFIED WORKFORCE
Forward Delaware provides training opportunities to Delawareans to become more employable in the following industries: Healthcare, Construction & Trades, Hospitality & Food Service, Logistics & Transportation, Computers & IT. It also provides employers with a newly trained workforce available for hire in targeted industries.
BUY LOCAL OR BYE LOCAL: SUPPORT THE PLACES YOU LOVE TODAY
Monthly Labor Review - NOVEMBER 2020
YOUR CHAMBER @ WORK
From the President
OCCUPATIONAL MOBILITY EXPLORER: BUILD YOUR PATH. COMPARE SKILLS. VIEW TOP TRANSITIONS.
In Exploring a Skills-Based Approach to Occupational Mobility, researchers from the Philadelphia and Cleveland Feds analyze the skills that employers request in the 33 largest metro areas and look for opportunities for workers to transfer their skills from one occupation to a similar — but higher-paying — occupation in the same labor market. This application is designed to make the findings interactive and wholly accessible to those interested in economic mobility.
EXPECT DELAYS. PLAN AHEAD.
Rehabilitation of I-95 from I-495 to North of the Brandywine River Bridge
delaware business magazine
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Analysis of Delaware Permit Competitiveness
A new independent analysis of Delaware’s permitting process finds that other states in the region, including Maryland and Pennsylvania, are able to achieve substantially faster permit approvals for businesses wishing to locate or expand in the state. As a result, Delaware is missing significant economic development opportunities in the competition for jobs, talent and investment.
The analysis, conducted by professional services firm KPMG, concludes that Delaware has an opportunity to be more competitive if its permitting processes were strengthened through streamlined communication between state agencies, greater transparency and cost predictability, and a fast-track approval program for high-priority projects, among other recommendations.
The report recommends state leaders improve in three key areas to streamline the permitting process in Delaware:
Delaware One Stop:
Registration & licensing portal for businesses operating in Delaware