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Space Foundation workshop to advise business owners

HUNTSVILLE – The Space Foundation will host the Space Commerce Business Growth Workshop on July 30. The discussions will review the most common challenges companies face in growing their business and will suggest strategies that will help owners to succeed.

The one-day workshop from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. is one of a series that the Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation will present with a grant funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency. The Invention to Innovation Center at 850 Ben Graves Drive in Huntsville will accommodate the meeting.

Some topics that the space commerce workshop in Huntsville will study are an overview of the space commerce industry, the positioning for a company or its product, customer discovery and value proposition, scaling, strategy and collaborating for investment.

Training at the workshop will focus on developing a company’s roadmap for strategic engagement. Participants should receive an understanding of actions to differentiate a company and its products in the marketplace.

Presenters will explain steps to create guidelines to best position a product or service with a customer base. The workshop facilitators also will state methods to establish ways to guarantee that a company can adapt and grow.

Featured workshop presenters will be Diane Dimeff, Chief Advisor for Space Commerce with the Space Foundation; Mo Kanwischer, who works as Space Commerce Advisor with the Space Foundation; and Kelli Kedis Ogborn, Strategic Programs Advisor with Space Foundation.

For registration information, visit bit.ly/SPHuntsville.

Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serves as an advocate on behalf of the global space community. The foundation is a leader in space awareness activities, educational programs and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium.

Space Foundation has headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., along with sites at El Pomar Space Gallery, Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science on a Sphere and the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center. The Space Foundation has a Washington D.C. office and field representatives in Houston and the Florida Space Coast.

For more information, email media@spacefoundation.org or visit spacefoundation.org or DiscoverSpace.org.

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