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If you have expertise in incubator marketing, funding options for start-ups or financial sustainability as it relates to business incubation, NBIA wants to hear from you. We’re seeking proposals from qualified speakers interested in presenting in-depth, full-day workshops on these topics during our 23rd Training Institute, Oct. 7-9 at the Hilton Fort Worth in Fort Worth, Texas. Click here to view the proposal criteria and requirements. Proposals are due Friday, June 14.
NBIA members have elected five individuals to three-year terms on the association's board of directors. Their terms begin in October. They join 10 board members whose terms will continue. NBIA's board of directors, representing top business incubation programs and other key industry organizations, governs the association. Click here to read about the election results.
NBIA's 27th International Conference on Business Incubation took place April 7-10 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel. More than 635 industry professionals from 43 countries returned home from the event with key takeaways and lessons learned in entrepreneur support. Highlights of the 2013 conference included keynote addresses and tours of local incubators. You can still access much of the valuable information by purchasing session audio recordings at www.aven.com. Attendees, complete the evaluation form to participate in a drawing for free registration to the 2014 conference in New Orleans.
Congratulations to the 2013 NBIA Incubation Award winners! NBIA Board Chair David Terry and First Vice Chair Karl LaPan announced the winners April 9 during the 27th International Conference on Business Incubation in Boston. Click here to read more about the incubation programs, clients and graduates that exemplify the best of the industry.
The new NBIA catalog may have already hit your mailboxes, but you can also peruse the interactive electronic version for easy online shopping.
Click here to shop for books, Quick References and Webinars while also learning about NBIA membership and upcoming events. When you're ready to order, visit our online store and put the item numbers in the "Search for" box.
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.
As the most recent installment in NBIA's periodic state of the industry reports, the 2012 State of the Business Incubation Industry report provides the latest statistics available on business incubation. Nearly 60 charts and graphs, combined with commentary based on previous SOI reports and other industry research, put the survey's results into perspective. Information includes program type and start-up date, square footage, financial information, services offered, incubator client and graduate data, and more – perfect for benchmarking your program against industry averages. Click here to order now!
NBIA welcomes a new partner – viaNetwork – to its Partner Program. viaNetwork’s video platform helps incubator managers and entrepreneurs connect and share resources. viaNetwork provides incubator managers with a video CRM system to screen, track and communicate with start-ups remotely. The company’s software – viaRésumé – helps emerging talent promote their companies through various video technologies and professional media outlets. Click here to learn more.