NBIA's 23rd International Conference

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Look who's heading to New Orleans. Are you?

The International Conference on Business Incubation is NBIA's largest gathering each year. The conference draws a diverse audience of incubator staff, economic development professionals, educators, researchers and other entrepreneur support practitioners from around the world. The conference offers the perfect opportunity to form lifelong connections with industry colleagues from these organizations:

Adams Hub for Innovation
Adrian College
Advance Business & Manufacturing Center
Advanced Sci & Tech Commercialization Ctr
Alabama Small Business Development Center Network
Alameda County Workforce Investment Board
Alderson Broaddus University
Alianzas de Desarrollo Economico Oficina del Presidente SUAGM
American Councils for International Education
Appalachian Regional Commission
APUS Tech Incubator
Argenteuil Local Development Center
Arizona Center for Innovation
Arrowhead Technology Incubator at New Mexico State University
Association of Cleantech Incubators of New England
ATP Innovations Pty Ltd
AUDENCIA Nantes School of Management
Aurorum Business Incubator
BCIT Technology Centre
Ben Franklin TechVentures
Berks County Jump Start Incubator
Binghamton University
BioTech Initiative
Bowie Business Innovation Center/Maryland Women's Business Center
Braintree Business Development Center
Bridgeworks Enterprise Center
Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
Burlington County College
Business Cluster Development
Business Development & Entrepreneurship Center
Business Incubation Center
Business Incubator Center
Business Incubator Center/Bill J Priest Institute, El Centro College
Business LF
Business Solutions Center at
Eastern Illinois University
Caddo Kiowa Technology Center
California Polytechnic State University
Canon USA
Carrefour industriel et experimental de Lanaudiere
CDT - UNB - University of Brasilia
CDT-University of Brasilia
Centech ETS
Center for Advanced Professional Studies
Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Center for Kosher Culinary Arts
Center for Rural Entrepreneurship,
Lyndon State College
Central Louisiana Business Incubator
Central Michigan University Research Corporation
Chaoyang University Innovation Incubation Center
Chinese Business Incubation Association
Choctaw Business Development Center
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Christopher S Kit" Bond Sci & Tech Incubator"
Chung-Yuan Christian University Innovation Center
City of Buckeye, AZ
City of Kenmore WA
City of Surprise AZ Economic Development
Claggett Wolfe Associates
CLD Joliette
CLD Montcalm
Clean Energy Technology Incubator & Life Sciences Incubator
Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center
Community Business Partnership
Community Connections
Community EDGE LLC
Community Futures Wood Buffalo
Consulate General - Hungary
National Innovation Office
Copperas Cove Economic Development Corporation
cSPACE Projects
Cumberland Business Incubator
CVTC Applied Technology Center
Cyber Incubator
Darebin Enterprise Centre Ltd
Dawn Meader McCausland Consulting
Detroit Creative Corridor Center
Deux-Montagnes Local Development Center
Developpement Economique Saint-Laurent
DilksConsulting Inc
Doctoral Candidate
Don Ryan Center for Innovation
Drummondville Economic Development Authority
Duke Energy Center for Innovation
Duncan Center for Business Development
Economic Development Center
Economic Development Center of St Charles County
Edmonton Research Park
EKU Innovation & Commercialization Ctr
ElmSpring Accelerator
Emerging Ventures Ecosystem
Enterprise Center at Plymouth
Enterprise Development Center@ NJIT
Enterprise Innovation Institute - EI2
EnterpriseWorks Technology Business Incubator
Entrepreneur Center of Central Texas
Entrepreneurs Forum
EPICentre - University of Windsor
Erie County Industrial Development Agency
First Flight Venture Center
Footwear & Recreation Technology Research Institute
Fordham Foundry at Fordham University
FSU Student Business Incubator
Genesis Centre
George Mason University
Georgia Southern University
Goleta Entrepreneurial Magnet
Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corp
Greenwood Consulting Group Inc
Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company
Gulf Coast Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
GVNW Consulting, Inc.
HA/tch Business Incubator Program
Holston Business Development Center
HSE Innovation Center
Ideas Inc
IdeaSpace Foundation
Incubateur Descartes
Incubator Center/ITRI
Indian Hills Community College
Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago
Information Technology Authority SAS Programme
Inkubator Salten
Innovacorp - Technology Innovation Centre
Innovation Connector
Innovation Depot
Innovation et Développement économique Trois-Rivieres
Innovative Partners Incubation
Insight Park at the University of Mississippi
Institute for Industrial & Applied Life Sciences
Institute for Information Industry
John F Kennedy University
John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
Kentucky Highlands Innovation Center
Kentucky Innovation Network at Murray State University
Kentucky Science & Technology Corporation
Kjeller Innovation
Lamar University
L'Assomption Local Development Center
Launch Pad @ Francis Tuttle
LBTC Student Incubator
Leon County R&D Authority
Long Performance Advisors
Longueuil Local Development Cetner
Louisiana Business & Technology Center
LSU Research and Technology Foundation
Maastricht University Holding
Mancuso Business Development Group
Manufacturing & Business Incubator at SiMT
Mason Enterprise Center at George Mason University
McNeese State University
Michigan State University Foundation
Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority
Minot State University
Mississippi Enterprise for Technology
Mississippi State University
Missouri State University
The eFactory
Montpellier BIC
MU Life Science Business Incubator
NanKang Software Incubator
Nashville Business Incubation Center
National Entrepreneur Center
National Entrepreneurship Development Company Ltd
National Kaohsiung Univ of Applied Science
National Sun Yat-Sen University
Native American Business Incubator Network
Natl Tsing Hua University Innovation Incubator
NCTU Innovation Incubation Center
NCU Innovation & Incubation Center
New Generation Mindset
New York Designs Business Center
New York Medical College
Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency
North Shore InnoVentures
North Star Innovation Partners
Northeast Indiana Innovation Center Inc
Northeast Technology Center/Rogers County Industrial Development Authority
Northeastern University
Northern Alberta Business Incubator
Northern Arizona Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology
North-West University: Vaal Triangle Campus
Nova Scotia Community College
NYU Incubators 
Oakland University SmartZone Business Incubator
Ohio State University, OARDC
Ohio University Innovation Center
Oklahoma Department of Commerce
Oregon BEST
OSU South Centers
OTRADI Bioscience Incubator
PHD Strategic Development
Philadelphia Fashion Incubator
Platteville Business Incubator Inc
PortTechLA Innovation Center
Power Plant Business Incubator
PSU Business Accelerator
Pueblo Business & Technology Center
Purdue Technology Centers
Purdue University
Purdue Foundry
Quincy Center for Innovation
Renasant Center for IDEAs
Rev3 Innovation Center
RFQ International
RIDO Business Centres
Rutgers EcoComplex
Rutgers Food Innovation Center
Santa Fe Business Incubator
Sault Ste Marie Innovation Centre
Business Development Manager
SC Johnson iMET Center
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner PA
Scranton Enterprise Center/TekRidge Center
SD Technology Business Center
SEDA Atlantis Renewable Energy Business Incubator (SAREBI, South Africa)
Seda Technology Programme
SEED Center Business Incubator
Seneca Nation of Indians Small Bus Incubator Prog
Shawinigan Local Development Center
Shimane University
Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator
SIUC Small Business Incubator
Siva SF
SIVA SF Industrial Development Corporation
SIVA SF Industrial Development Corporation of Norway
Small & Medium Enterprise Administration
Small Food Business
Soon Chun Hyang University
South Valley Economic Development Center
Southwest Michigan Innovation Center
Specialty Food Association
StarLumen LLC
State Science & Technology Institute
Strategic Development Services
SUSLA Small, Women & Minority-Owned Bus Incubator
Swedish Incubators & Science Parks
Taipei Tech Innovation & Incubation Center
Tampa Bay Technology Incubator
TECH Fort Worth
Technology Incubator @ Knowledge Park
Technology InQbator of Poznan Science & Technology Park
TechTown Detroit
Tejara Center
Texas A&M University Startup Aggieland
Texas State SBDC
Texas State University
The BioScience Center
The Burson Center
The eFactory
The Evidence Network
The Foundry,
Purdue University
The Hub of Human Innovation
The Innovation Center
The Jim Moran Institute
The Melting Pot
The Mohegan Tribe of Indians of CT
Thomas R Beecher Jr Innovation Center
Toronto Business Development Centre
Town of Brookfield
Tsinghua Technology & Innovation Holdings Co., Ltd
Tulsa Regional Chamber
Tyler Area Business Incubator
U of Central Florida
U of I EnterpriseWorks Chicago
UC Innovators
University of Canterbury
UCF Business Incubation Program
UCF Business Incubator - Apopka
UCF Business Incubator - Central FL Research Park
UCF Business Incubator - Daytona Beach IA
UCF Business Incubator - Kissimmee
UCF Business Incubator - Orlando
UDD Ventures
UM Center for Business Acceleration & Incub Studies
UM Venture Center
UND Center for Innovation
UNI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
Universidad de Monterrey Centro de Incubacion
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
University at Buffalo Technology Incubator
University of Connecticut
Technology Incubation Program
University of Florida, IFAS
University of Michigan
Center for Business Acceleration & Incub Studies
University of Minnesota
University of Texas at Arlington - TMAC
University of Texas Pan American
University of Toledo
University of Toledo Minority Business Development Center
University Technology Park at IIT
UW Center for Commercialization
UW-W/Whitewater Incubation Program
Verdandi Consulting LLC
Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies
Warren Development Group LLC
Waterloo Accelerator Centre
Wayland Business Incubation Center
WESST Enterprise Center
West Des Moines Business Incubator
West-Island Economic Development
Wisconsin Business Innovation Corporation
Wm Hanna Center for Innovation at Shady Grove 
WTAMU Enterprise Network
Wyoming Technology Business Center
Youngstown Business Incubator