Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2011
Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa
Las Vegas, Nev.
[I enjoyed] meeting and talking with very experienced and knowledgeable incubator managers … lots of innovative ideas … great networking opportunities – 2010 summit participant
NBIA’s Fifth Summit for Advanced Incubation Professionals provides a unique opportunity for experienced incubation leaders to discuss, debate and exchange ideas about innovation, entrepreneurship and business incubation.
Attend the summit and you will have the opportunity to:
The Summit for Advanced Incubation Professionals is designed to allow business incubation experts to exchange knowledge and ideas about the industry. Every participant will have the opportunity to make the summit personally meaningful and valuable by sharing their interests, experience and expertise to guide the discussions.
To help us prepare for this event, please visit www.facebook.com/pages/NBIA-Summit-for-Advanced-Incubation-Professionals/160859060602674 and click on the "Discussions" tab. There, you can list topics you wish to see discussed, challenges you need advice on or questions you would like to see explored at the event. If you’re not on Facebook, send this information by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. From your comments, we will determine the appropriate summit sessions, which may be informal presentations, panels, discussions or roundtables.
If you’re planning to attend the summit, please check the Facebook page from time to time to learn what discussion topics others have suggested. Your expertise will help answer these challenges and questions and shape the discussions. If you see a topic mentioned that you have expertise in, feel free to bring documents, plans, notes, handouts or any other useful materials to the summit. You don’t need to prepare a formal presentation on the topic; it’s the knowledge you bring that is most important.
Richard Bendis is an accomplished entrepreneur, corporate executive, venture capitalist, international speaker and consultant in innovation and economy building. He is the founding president and CEO of Innovation America, a nonprofit private/public partnership focused on accelerating the growth of the U.S. entrepreneurial innovation economy.
Bendis serves with several national innovation-related organizations, including the White House U.S. Innovation Partnership Advisory Task Force. Bendis has provided consulting services to several cities and regions; more than 18 countries and 24 states; and international organizations, including the United Nations, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, United Kingdom Trade and Industry, and the European Commission. Click here for more information.
The summit is open to all incubation professionals who have been NBIA members for at least four years. Registration is capped at 75 attendees, so sign up today to reserve your spot.
Click here to register now. We’ll see you in Las Vegas!