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NBIA's Seventh Summit for Advanced Incubation Professionals

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NBIA's Seventh Summit for Advanced Incubation Professionals

Jan. 27-29, 2013
Turnstone WorkLife Center and
The Huntley Hotel
Santa Monica, Calif.

The level of leaders, experience and knowledge in the group made every activity and encounter very worthwhile! – 2012 summit participant

NBIA SummitNBIA’s Seventh Summit for Advanced Incubation Professionals is a members-only event for experienced incubation leaders (four years or more in the industry). This event provides a unique forum for veteran leaders to discuss, debate and exchange ideas about innovation, entrepreneurship and business incubation.

Attend the summit to:

  • Learn. The summit gives you the opportunity to learn from other high-level professionals with proven track records of success. You’ll come away from the event with a variety of tools to improve your program.
  • Connect. The summit gives lets you network and brainstorm with other industry veterans who share your experience and skills. You’ll make and solidify relationships that will benefit you throughout your career.
  • Inform. The strength of this event is its participants. They share their extensive expertise in all things incubation, especially the most pressing trends and issues in the field. Past summit attendees say the new ideas they acquired at the event are invaluable. Your innovative ideas will add to that value!
  • Enjoy. Who doesn’t want to visit Santa Monica in January for a break from the frosty winter conditions that many of us face? With accommodations at the chic Huntley Hotel and training held at the nearby Turnstone WorkLife Center, you’ll never be more than a short walk from the Pacific Ocean. The resort town is known for its Third Street Promenade, a pedestrian-only shopping district, and its pier, which offers restaurants, shops and even an amusement park by the sea.

NBIA SummitJoin NBIA in Santa Monica to learn from the best in our industry about how to be a better incubator manager. In terms of professional development for advanced incubation practitioners, there is nothing quite like the summit to leave you feeling refreshed and ready to tackle whatever challenges or opportunities come your way.

Good meeting for getting to know and bonding with colleagues … for personal and professional knowledge, resource contacts and broadening my network. – 2012 summit participant



Contact NBIA

Phone: (740) 593-4331
Fax: (740) 593-1996
PO Box 959
Athens, OH 45701-1565

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