Press Release

Space Foundation to Present Huntsville Space Commerce Workshop

By SpaceRef Editor
July 1, 2019
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 The Space Foundation is hosting a one-day workshop on July 30 in Huntsville, Ala., to address the most common challenges companies face in growing their business. The workshop is one of a series offered by the Space Foundation, funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency.
In addition to the Huntsville workshop, the Space Foundation also has held Space Commerce workshops in Denver, Los Angeles, Houston, Daytona Beach, Washington, D.C., and El Segundo, Calif. Another workshop will be offered later this summer in Orlando, Fla., on Aug. 21.

Some of the topics to be addressed at the Huntsville workshop will include an overview of the space commerce industry, positioning your company or product, customer discovery and value proposition, scaling and strategy, and partnering for investment. Training will focus on:

developing a company’s strategic engagement roadmap;
understanding how to differentiate a company and its products in the marketplace;
creating guidelines to best position a product/service with a customer base; and
establishing methods to ensure a company is able to adapt and grow.
Featured workshop presenters are:

Diane Dimeff, Space Commerce, Chief Advisor, Space Foundation
Mo Kanwischer, Space Commerce Advisor, Space Foundation
Kelli Kedis Ogborn, Strategic Programs Advisor, Space Foundation

This Space Commerce Business Growth Workshop will be held at Invention to Innovation Center, 850 Ben Graves Drive, Huntsville, on Tuesday, July 30.
See registration information 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 and field representatives in Houston and 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 of our websites – and – and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

SpaceRef staff editor.