NCCCC AnnualDinner w Daymond John Shark TankThe New Castle County Chamber of Commerce welcomes Keynote speaker, Daymond John from ABC’s Shark Tank and FUBU Fashion Line, at their Annual Dinner and Networking Mixer at the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark. Plus LOCAL new businesses compete for Shark Tank attention and FREE admission for Delaware High School Students. This is one event you won’t want to miss if you are an avid Shark Tank Fan and LOCAL entrepreneur.

Monday, March 18th 5:30-8:30pm

Presenting the following Awards:

Chamber’s Funding Pitch Competition
– Dr. Wallace M. Johnson Community Service Award
– William V. Roth Citizenship Award
– Free Enterprise Award

Dinner Admission: $175 Members; $195 Non-Members
Networking Dinner with Open Bar
– Prime Seating at Awards & Keynote Presentation
– Dessert and Coffee Bar

Networking Admission: $35 Members; $50 Non-Members
Networking Reception with light Hors d’ Ouvres & Cash Bar
– General Seating Awards & Keynote Presentation
– Dessert and Coffee Bar

Event Schedule:

  • 5:30- Networking Dinner and Networking Reception.  These two events will happen simultaneously in separate rooms.
  • 7:00- Both groups will come together to hear keynote, Daymond John. Immediately following keynote, there will be a coffee and dessert reception for all.

Event Tickets: Visit

Event Questions: Contact Heather Fisher at (302) 294-2055.

Delaware High School Students Invited to Attend for FREE

NCCCC is inviting Delaware high school students from all schools to attend the Chamber’s Annual Dinner on March 18th with Daymond John of ABC’s Shark Tank, at no cost.  Pass on to friends with kids/school counselors/principals.  All Delaware high school students are welcome to attend the keynote presentation portion of the event (7:00 to 8:30 p.m.) for FREE. To register,  call Barbara Weiss at the Chamber at (302) 294-2068. Advance registration is required; walk-ins will not be accepted.

Swim with the Sharks Video Pitch Competition

Several LOCAL new businesses are vying for readiness to Swim With the Sharks. NCCCC held a 3 Minute Video Pitch Competition which submissions ended March 11th. The Winner will receive $2,500, presented by Daymond John at this Annual Dinner event.

You can still VOTE! Shark Tank Voting Instructions:  Click “YES” to vote for the videos you’d like to support! You can vote for as many videos you like on the NCCCC page.  The two videos with the highest count of YES votes will proceed to the Shark Tank on March 18, along with a Wild Card to be selected by judges appointed by the New Castle County Chamber. To vote visit

Good luck and happy swimming!

Presented by NCCCC


Daymond John Shark Tank in Delaware NCCCC March 2013About Daymond John

From humble beginnings to a self-made multimillionaire with over $4 billion to date in global product sales and a starring role on ABC’s newest business reality TV show, Shark Tank, Daymond John is the personification of the American Dream. He continues to set standards of excellence while expanding his interests in fashion, branding, marketing, consulting, entertainment, and beyond. This industry leader, best-selling author, and ground breaking entrepreneurial expert has evolved into a highly sought after business and motivational speaker.

As a dynamic business speaker with over twenty years of hands-on proven business experience, Daymond shares the strategies that continue to bring him financial success. As Founder and CEO, Daymond steered FUBU from a mere concept to a global fashion powerhouse with annual retail sales exceeding $350 million at its peak. Utilizing many of the same tactics commonly used today, Daymond John pioneered the art of integrating fashion, culture, and music nearly twenty years ago. From his then unprecedented guerrilla marketing and branding techniques to the continuously innovative ways in which he uses social media, brand integration, and his expertise on pop culture, Daymond remains a cutting edge business strategist.

Daymond teaches audience members how to apply his successful methods to a wide range of businesses today. He shares winning tips for negotiating and negotiating for women, boosting sales, improving employee morale, increasing productivity, and optimizing staff talents. Daymond’s pragmatic advice resonates with everyone from students and entry-level employees to small business owners and corporate CEOs. Each will walk away with invaluable tools to incorporate into their professional endeavors.

As a motivational speaker, Daymond’s quintessential rags-to-riches success story of sacrifice, hard work, and perseverance as well as the unique and charismatic way he communicates it, will inspire any audience. Much more than a business advisor, Daymond shares his unique goal setting and achieving strategies, which will empower audience members to make positive changes in every aspect of their lives for immediate and long-term success. “The Shark” Daymond John, will reveal how you too can live the American Dream.