NBIA has everything you need to help you excel at growing new companies. Whether you’re an experienced manager or a novice, an incubator staff member or an economic development professional, an academic or a consultant, NBIA is your source for knowledge and networks in business incubation.
Instant access to the world's largest network of business incubation professionals. Post questions on the NBIA Member Listserv to get fast answers, advice and information from your peers. Look up nearly 2,000 colleagues anywhere in the world in the NBIA Member Directory.
Targeted professional development. Improve your skills and show your dedication to excellence by completing NBIA's Certificate of Incubator Management. Share ideas and insights with peers at NBIA's International Conference on Business Incubation. Get in-depth training at Fall Training Institute or the Preconference Institute. And participate in just-in-time education from your desk with NBIA Webinars.
News and information from the world's only publisher dedicated to business incubation. From the bimonthly NBIA Review newsletter to our ever-growing library of incubation books, NBIA brings you practical information you can apply to your program. Stay in the know with our RSS news feed, as well as our regular e-mail alerts and newsletters. And our research reports set the standard for industry information.
A voice in the incubation industry. NBIA advocates for business incubation as a vital and viable economic development tool to policymakers and decision makers around the globe. We'll keep you up to date on the issues and trends that affect our industry. And we offer tools to help you speak up for your program in your community.
Recognition opportunities. The NBIA Incubation Awards are the industry's top honors for outstanding business incubation programs and their clients and graduates. The Soft Landings International Incubator designation tells foreign companies that your program is poised to help them enter your domestic market.
Member-only discounts on NBIA events and publications, plus savings through our Partners. NBIA members enjoy significant discounts on registrations for conferences and training events, as well as our unrivaled library of incubation books and reports. And through the NBIA Partner Program, you can save thousands of dollars on products and services that make your job easier. Some of those discounts are available to clients and graduates, too!
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