NBIA's 23rd International Conference

Click here to download a PDF version of the conference program.

Click here to view the conference program online.

For more information, call (740) 593-4331 or email education@nbia.org.

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Pricing

The cost of your registration is determined by NBIA membership, when you register and the number of events you want to attend, including the conference, Preconference Institute workshops and optional tours.

Conference Fees

Conference fees include all conference meals, receptions, sessions and session materials. Registration fees must be received by the dates below to qualify for the associated rates. All fees are in U.S. dollars.

Conference Fees Early-Bird
(by April 4)
Regular Rate
(April 4 – May 9)
On-Site
(After May 9)
NBIA Member $795 $895 $995
Nonmember $995 $1,095 $1,195

Additional Member Discount

NBIA is offering a $100 discount to organizations that send multiple members to the conference. The first NBIA member from an organization will pay full price (based on the date they register, as listed above), while all other NBIA members from the same organization will receive $100 off the cost of registration. To receive the $100 discount for any member registration after the first from an organization, enter the discount code 2014-Addtlmember when registering online or follow the instructions on the hard-copy registration form.

Guest Registration: $295

A guest is a spouse/significant other, friend or an adult child (18 and over) who is not in an industry-related occupation. Guest registrations include all conference meals and receptions.

Preconference Institute Fees

All Preconference Institute workshops have limited enrollment. Registrations will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration fees must be received by the dates below to qualify for the associated rates. Prices for workshops include course materials, a continental breakfast and lunch.

Note: Add $75 to the workshop fee if not attending the conference. Space is limited. On-site registration is not guaranteed.

  Member Rates Nonmember Rates
  Early Bird: By April 4 Regular:
April 4 - 
May 9
On-Site: After May 9 Early- Bird: By April 4 Regular: 
April 4 - 
May 9
On-Site: After May 9
Preconference:
Thurs., May 15 -
Fri., May 16
GrowthWheel International Certification Course
$750
$750
$750
$1,000
$2,000
$2,000
Preconference:
Sat., May 17
The Fundamentals of Incubator Management
$399
$449
$499
$499
$549
$599
Preconference:
Sat., May 17
Emprendimiento (Spanish)

$399
$449
$499
$499
$549
$599
Preconference:
Sun., May 18
Entrepreneurship
$399
$449
$499
$499
$549
$599
Preconference:
Sun., May 18
Sirviendo a las Empresas Cliente
(Spanish)
$399
$449
$499
$499
$549
$599
Preconference:
Sun., May 18
Developing a Successful Incubator
$399
$449
$499
$499
$549
$599
Preconference:
Sun., May 18
A Comprehensive Guide to Funding Start-up Companies
$399
$449
$499
$499
$549
$599
Preconference:
Sun., May 18
Incubator Funding
$399
$449
$499
$499
$549
$599
Preconference:
Sun., May 18
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Part 1:
Coworking Space
$199
$224
$249
$249
$274
$299

Preconference:
Sun., May 18
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Part 2:
Seed Accelerators

$199
$224
$249
$249
$274
$299

Multiple Workshops Discount

Register for two full-day Preconference Institute workshops and save $100 on your conference registration. Just enter the discount code 2014-Buytwo when registering online or follow the instructions on the hard-copy registration form. Note: Each registrant may only apply one discount code.

Additional Activities

Registrations are limited and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. (Complete tour information is available on the Highlights & Activities page.)

Event Price
New Orleans City Park Tour*
$69
Louisiana Business and Technology Center Tour*
$99

* Indicates activity not included in the general registration fee.

Cancellations and Refunds

All cancellations must be received in writing. Cancellations received at the NBIA office on or before May 2, 2014, will receive a full refund of the registration fees minus a $75 administrative charge. No refunds will be issued for additional activity fees unless the event is cancelled. No cancellations will be accepted nor fees refunded after May 2, 2014. There will be no refunds for no-shows. NBIA is not responsible for cancellations mailed or faxed but not received. All refunds will be issued by June 1, 2014.

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Registering online is easy. Credit card information must be complete for online registrations to be processed.

Click here to download a hard-copy registration form. If registering using this form, you can pay by check, money order or credit card. After the form is completed, send it back to us by e-mail to education@nbia.org, by fax to (740) 593-1996 or by mail to:

NBIA – Conference Registration
340 W. State St.
Unit 25
Athens, OH 45701-1565

If you are registering someone other than yourself for the conference, you must log in as that person in order to register him or her. Do NOT log in as yourself and attempt to register someone else. They will not be properly registered. In addition, do not select the organization's name when registering. Select the registrant's name.

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Questions?

Call (740) 593-4331 or e-mail education@nbia.org. NBIA will mail you a confirmation letter within 10 days after we receive your registration information. Please contact NBIA if you do not receive this letter.