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Present at the NBIA Conference

Do you have techniques, tools, innovations or ideas you would like to share with an audience of peers? If so, please consider leading a session at NBIA’s 29th International Conference on Business Incubation. This year’s conference offers several opportunities for people to get involved beyond the basic lecture presentation. Click here to learn more and to submit your online application form.

Register Now for the NBIA Summit

NBIARegistration for NBIA’s Ninth Summit for Advanced Incubation Professionals is now live – act soon to reserve your space at this retreat-style event that is designed to meet the unique training needs of members who have been with NBIA for three years or more. Experienced managers from around the world will gather in Fort Myers, Fla., Jan. 25-27, 2015, to share ideas, brainstorm solutions and make lasting connections. Don’t miss this opportunity to rejuvenate your approach to your job. Click here for more information and to register.

Nominate your program, client or graduate for an NBIA Incubation Award

Nominations for the 2015 NBIA Incubation Awards are now live for NBIA members! Winners will be announced during NBIA’s 29th International Conference on Business Incubation in Denver, Colo., April 26-29, 2015. The deadline to submit applications for NBIA’s 2015 Incubation Awards is Jan. 16, 2015, and the submission process is slightly different from previous years. Click here to download the 2015 Incubation Awards brochure for details, then go to to submit your initial awards transmittal form and begin the application process.

Save the Date!

NBIANBIA’s 29th International Conference on Business Incubation will take place in Denver, Colo., this spring. Join incubation and entrepreneurial support professionals from around the globe to participate in this event, which will provide plenty of opportunities for learning, connecting and having fun. Click here to find the details that are available now, and be sure to check back for more information in the coming weeks.

National Business Incubation Association selects Orlando as new headquarters

(ORLANDO, Fla.) – The National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) the world’s leading organization advancing business and entrepreneurship, announced today it will relocate its headquarters and the formation of the Global Training Center for Business Incubation & Innovation to Orlando from Athens, Ohio, to service more than 2,200 members worldwide.

Orlando’s nationally recognized incubation and entrepreneurship resources have earned praise from Entrepreneur Magazine and American City Business Journals as one of the top places in the country to grow or start a small business. Click here to read the full news release.

NBIA Institute – Bringing Business Incubation Training to You

NBIA has been conducting customized training and research projects all over the world for many years. But we've recently gathered these services under the new heading of NBIA Institute. Click here to discover all that NBIA has to offer in individualized training services and customized studies/research, and see all of the places NBIA has worked to share business incubation best practices.

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