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Register Now for Youngstown Space Commerce Business Growth Workshop

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 10, 2019) – The Space Foundation, in partnership with Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI) and Youngstown State University, is offering the Youngstown, Ohio, business community a rare opportunity to participate in an inexpensive training workshop focusing on emerging business opportunities in the rapidly growing space-based technology markets.

This one-day workshop will provide key insights into space commerce and address the most common expansion challenges companies face.

“Upon completion of the training workshop, each participant will have the tools and strategy they need to set up their company for success,” said Shelli Brunswick, Space Foundation Chief Operating Officer.

Featured presenters Diane Dimeff and Mo Kanwischer are business growth experts, known for their ability to help companies move forward.

The workshop will be held on Nov. 5, 2019, at DeBartolo Stadium Club at Youngstown State University, and will cover such topics as:

  • Overview of the space commerce industry
  • Positioning your company or product
  • Customer discovery and value proposition
  • Scaling and strategy
  • Partnering for investment

Advance registration is required. The fee to attend is $35 per person; registration for students is free. Register now at

About the Space Foundation
Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and the world’s premier organization to inspire, educate, connect, and advocate on behalf of the global space community. It is a leader in space awareness activities, educational programs, and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium. Space Foundation headquarters is in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and has a public Discovery Center, including 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, as well as field representatives in Houston and on the Florida Space Coast. It publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, and through its Space Certification™ and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit both websites — and — and follow on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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