The “Managing today for tomorrow” spring meeting of the Commercial Development and Marketing Association (CDMA) will be held March 15-17 at the Union League of Philadelphia. The meeting will feature the special presentation, “Achieving growth by applying best practices in corporate venturing and venture capital” on March 15 by Foster Chamberlain executives with a hands-on breakout session moderated by CDMA educational foundation trustees.
Keynote speaker James A. Mack, chairman and chief executive officer of Cambrex, will present, “Delivering results today to spur growth tomorrow” on March 15. Several meetings will be held on Tuesday, March 16, including an annual review and forecast, an executive roundtable and an all-day trade fair. Three executives and BP Chemicals’ Ada Neilson will present, “Coaching start-ups for corporate interest or how to shrink-wrap a business plan for corporate alliances,” on March 17. More info: (215) 564-3484; Fax: (215) 963-9784; Website: www.cdmaonline.org.