NBIA's 23rd International Conference

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Sponsors

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Florida High Tech Corridor Council
The Florida High Tech Corridor Council is a regional economic development initiative of the University of Central Florida, University of South Florida and University of Florida. FHTCC’s mission is to grow high-tech industry and innovation through research, workforce development and marketing partnerships.
www.floridahightech.com/

Gold

Aon
NBIA Incubator and Entrepreneurs Insurance Program - NBIA and Aon Affinity Insurance Services have created a unique coverage and rating platform designed to meet the insurance needs of business incubators. Coverage includes plans for business owners, professional liability, directors & officers liability, and more.
www.nbiainsurance.com

How do you innovate?
BSA LifeStructuresWe innovate through collaborative, sustainable design. 
We are BSA LifeStructures; a full-service design firm creating inspiring environments for the entrepreneurial spirit. 
Please stop by our booth and give us the opportunity to inspire you.
www.bsalifestructures.com

incuTrackCybergroup, Inc.
incuTrackTM is a comprehensive, secure, Web based information tracking and reporting system designed specifically for business incubators and accelerators.  incuTrack helps you automate and manage all aspects of your incubator -- providing an effective and economical solution that has been deployed in dozens of incubators worldwide.
www.incutrack.com

incuTrackPalo Alto Software
Palo Alto Software is the worldwide leader in business plan software and marketing plan software. Our core business is developing and selling software for startups and small businesses. Our industry-leading products include. Our company exists to develop and sell products that help people succeed in business. We are proud to have hundreds of thousands of real-world successes — and counting.
www.paloalto.com

Turnstone, a Steelcase Company
Turnstone creates smart and simple furniture solutions inspired by the creativity and energy of emerging companies. We aspire to provide work environments that bring out their best … however they want to work.
www.turnstonefurniture.com

Silver

Daytona State College
Daytona State College, a comprehensive public college, provides many flexible programs emphasizing student success, embracing excellence and diversity, and fostering innovation to enhance teaching and learning. In partnership with the Florida High Technology Corridor Council, the college also manages the Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center (flvec.com).

Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber focuses on regional economic development by fostering an environment that supports a vibrant entrepreneurial community by leveraging connections and services and offering policy guidance and community advocacy. We are a member of the Oklahoma Business Incubator Association, serving 46 certified incubators.
www.okcchamber.com

University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program
The UCFBIP has been in operation since the end of 1999. In total, UCFBIP has assisted 130 companies, has 80 current clients and has 34 graduates. UCFBIP now has seven sites and is continually growing. More sites are planned to open in 2010.
www.incubator.ucf.edu

Bronze

Startup Company
Startup Company is the creator of the StartupWheel® – a systematic and creative tool used by business advisors to help start-ups make decisions and take action. The StartupWheel® is available on a license basis, and today more than 150 advisors have been certified in using the StartupWheel® method.
www.startupcompanyinc.com/

Copper

Florida Technology Journal
Florida Technology Journal is Florida’s go-to source for more than a quarter-million high-tech professionals for business technology news, venture deals, industry trends, events and resources.
www.floridatechnologyjournal.com

Smith & Hopen
Smith & Hopen handles exclusively patent, trademark, and copyright law. Representative clients include University South Florida, Florida State University, Colorado State University, Moffitt Cancer Center, Jabil Circuit and Circle-K Stores. AV-Rated (highest rating) by Martindale-Hubbell. Offices in Tampa, Orlando, Denver, and Silicon Valley.
www.smithhopen.com

Friends of NBIA

Central Florida Development Council
The Central Florida Development Council is responsible for economic development activity in a thriving community centered in a super region between Tampa and Orlando.
www.cfdc.org
Florida Business Incubation Association, FBIA
FBIA is an organization created to help Florida incubators stay connected and share best practices. Communication is primarily ongoing via e-mail and at the annual meetings.
www.fbiaonline.org
Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 140,000 people worldwide. It is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
www.lockheedmartin.com/
Metro Orlando EDC
Discover ORLANDO … a young, dynamic and growing community that welcomes innovative thinking and embraces diversity. Named a top location for entrepreneurs by Entrepreneur magazine, Orlando is an emerging technology center “putting imagination to work!”
www.orlandoedc.com
Sarasota County EDC
The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County is a successful public-private partnership focused on its mission to grow and diversify the economy of Sarasota County while enhancing the county’s unique natural and cultural environments.
www.edcsarasotacounty.com
ProfitCents
ProfitCents is a Web-based application that enables advisors to provide written explanations of financial statements. The reports use ratio analysis, industry comparisons and trend analysis to depict the financial health of any business in plain language. ProfitCents also can be used to generate industry benchmark comparisons.
www.profitcents.com/
Seminole County EDC
Seminole County, Florida's Natural Choice, maintains one of the region's highest standards of living and is committed to creating a livable community.
www.businessinseminole.com