Delaware Directory of Economic Development Organizations
Delaware Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Delaware Governor John C. Carney Jr.

Delaware Governor
John C. Carney Jr.

  • Capital: Dover
  • Population (2017 Est.): 961,939
  • Largest Cities (2017)Wilmington, 71,106; Dover, 37,538; Newark, 33,858; Middletown, 21,897; Smyrna, 11,584
  • Targeted Industries: Manufacturing & Logistics, Business & Financial Services, Food & Agriculture, Science & Technology, Education & Healthcare
  • Key Incentives: Delaware Strategic Fund, Angel Investor Tax Credit, Governor’s Blue Collar Grant, New Economy Jobs Tax Credit, R&D Tax Credit, New Business Facility Tax Credit, Governor’s Workforce Development Grant, Tax-Exempt Bond Financing, Technology Innovation Program
  • GDP (All Industry 2017): $73.5 billion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce

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State Listings

Delaware Division of Small Business

Damian DeStefano
Division Director
99 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901
302-739-4271
[email protected]
www.business.delaware.gov

Delaware Prosperity Partnership

Kurt Foreman
President & CEO
One Commerce Center, 1201 North Orange Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
302-576-6586
[email protected]
choosedelaware.com

Delaware Small Business Development Center

Denita Thomas
Associate State Director
1 Innovation Way, Suite 301
Newark, DE 19711
302-831-1555
[email protected]
www.delawaresbdc.org

Delaware State Chamber of Commerce

Michael Quaranta
President
P.O. Box 671
Wilmington, DE 19899
302-576-6585
[email protected]
www.dscc.com


Utility Listings

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation

Stephen Thompson
Senior Vice President
909 Silver Lake Boulevard
Dover, DE 19904
302-734-6799, ext. 6027
[email protected]
www.chpk.com


Regional Listings

Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce

Lauren Weaver
Executive Director
36913 Coastal Highway
Fenwick Island, DE 19944
302-539-2100, ext. 118
[email protected]
www.bethany-fenwick.org

Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce

Judy Diogo
President
435 North DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
302-734-7513
[email protected]
www.cdcc.net

Western Sussex Chamber of Commerce

Lynn Harman
Executive Director
26673 Sussex Highway, P.O. Box 26
Seaford, DE 19973
302-629-9690
[email protected]
www.westernsussexcoc.com


County Listings

Kent Economic Partnership

Linda Parkowski
Executive Director
555 Bay Road
Dover, DE 19901
302-678-3057
[email protected]
www.choosecentraldelaware.com

New Castle County Chamber of Commerce

Bob Beichner
Director of Economic Development & Business Incubation
920 Justison Street, Wilmington Riverfront
Wilmington, DE 19801
302-294-2056
[email protected]
www.ncccc.com

Sussex County Economic Development

William Pfaff
Director
2 The Circle, P.O. Box 589
Georgetown, Delaware 19947
302-855-7770
[email protected]
www.excitesussex.com


City Listings

Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford, Inc.

Jo Schmeiser
Executive Director
24 NW Front Street, Suite 101
Milford, DE 19963
302-422-3344
[email protected]
www.milfordchamber.com

City of Seaford

Trisha Newcomer
Director of Economic Development & Community Relations
414 High Street
Seaford, DE 19973
302-629-9173
[email protected]
www.seafordde.com

City of Wilmington Office of Economic Development (OED)

Jeffrey C. Flynn
Director
Louis L. Redding City/County Building, 800 North French Street, 3rd Floor
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
302-576-2120
[email protected]
www.wilmingtonde.gov

Downtown Dover Partnership

Diane Laird
Director
101 West Loockerman Street, Suite 1A
Dover, DE 19904
302-678-2940
[email protected]
www.downtowndoverpartnership.com

Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce

Karen Duffield
Executive Director
229 East Market Street, P.O. Box 1
Georgetown, DE 19947
302-856-1544
[email protected]
www.georgetowncoc.com

Greater Millsboro Chamber of Commerce

Amy Simmons
Executive Director
322 Wilson Highway, P.O. Box 1987
Millsboro, DE 19966
302-934-6777
[email protected]
www.millsborochamber.com

Lewes Chamber of Commerce

Betsy Reamer
Executive Director
120 Kings Highway
Lewes, DE 19958
302-645-8073
[email protected]
www.leweschamber.com

Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce

Roxane Ferguson
Executive Director
1050 Industrial Drive, Suite 110
Middletown, DE 19709
302-378-7545
[email protected]
www.maccde.com

Newark Planning & Development Department

Mary Ellen Gray
Director
220 South Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
302-366-7000
[email protected]
newarkde.gov

Rehoboth-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce

Carol Everhart
President & CEO
501 Rehoboth Avenue, P.O. Box 216
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
302-227-2233, ext. 13
[email protected]
www.beach-fun.com