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Delaware daily roundup: Millsummit updates; Tech meetup comeback; Payroll Vault comes to Sussex County

Plus, Delaware REAL ID will go into effect in 2025.

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Millsummit returns August 6

If two days at The Queen was too much to ask your boss for as a workforce development day, how about one day at Hercules Plaza? Millsummit is streamlining its annual leadership and entrepreneurship conference to make it easier for professionals to attend, and moving it to the iconic Hercules atrium and Chancery Market.

Early bird tickets are on sale now.

➡️ Read my full report here.

Tech meetups are making a comeback

The pandemic wiped out tech meetups for a couple of years, and they’re still not back to pre-2020 levels. Philly reporter Sarah Huffman went to SuperMeetup during Philly Tech Week to ask technologists whether they ever will be.

“Just because people are connecting in person again, doesn’t mean meetups look the same as they did before,” Alex Umstead, co-lead for digital accessibility at meetup A11yPHL, told Technical.ly.

➡️ Read Sarah’s report.

News Incubator: What else to know today

• Rehoboth Beach businessman brings HR service franchise Payroll Vault to Sussex County. [Delaware Business Times]

• Incyte may be looking to expand in downtown Wilmington after neighbors in Alapocas pushed back against growth of the cancer treatment development company. [Delaware LIVE]

• How the Delaware Horticultural Society is helping returning citizens reenter the workforce. [Delaware First Media]

• After years of extending the deadline, Delaware REAL ID will go into effect in 2025 — and you won’t be able to travel without it.  [DelawareOnline]

🗓️ On the Calendar

• Thursday, May 16: DSBC Business 2.0 networking, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the DSBC Office, Newark [Details here]

• Thursday, May 16: Startup302 pitch competition, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington [Details here]

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