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NBIA’s 22nd Training Institute

Oct. 1-3, 2012
InterContinental Hotel
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

NBIA’s Training Institute is a two-and-a-half-day event that offers a collegial atmosphere for informal networking and targeted, in-depth training for incubation and economic development professionals. The event features full-day workshops on days one and two, and half-day workshops on day three. Knowledgeable incubation practitioners and other industry supporters lead the workshops, which provide strategies for effective entrepreneur support and techniques to help you strengthen your incubation program.

NBIA’s 22nd Training Institute is scheduled for Oct. 1-3 at the InterContinental Hotel in Milwaukee. Join us to gather tips and skills that will help you increase the value of your program.

Monday, Oct. 1 Tuesday, Oct. 2 Wednesday, Oct. 3
The Fundamentals of Incubator Management
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Facilities Management
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Strategic Fundraising for Your Incubator
9 a.m. – noon
Seed Accelerators: Growing Your Incubator's Influence, Bottom Line and Relevance
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Business Incubation in a Global Market
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Fostering Business Growth in Rural Communities
9 a.m. – noon

Food Manufacturing and Business Incubation
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Developing a Successful Incubator
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Supporting Veteran Entrepreneurs
9 a.m. – noon

Vendor Mixer
5 – 6 p.m.


Wisconsin Business Incubation Association Meeting
1 – 4 p.m.



6:15 – 8 p.m.


Thanks to Our Host

The Wisconsin Business Incubation Association educates, inspires and advocates on behalf of entrepreneurs by providing incubation facilities and networking resources for its 70 members. By promoting the success of small start-up businesses, WBIA works to create jobs and strengthen local economies throughout Wisconsin.