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Conference Photo Album

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Opening Reception
The conference kicked off on Sunday, April 1, with an evening reception to welcome attendees to Seattle and to give everyone a chance to network with colleagues, exhibitors and NBIA staff. (more…)

Conference sponsors and exhibitors were on hand to display products and services incubator managers might use to improve their programs. (more…)

NBIA Bookstore
NBIA’s on-site bookstore gave attendees the opportunity to browse and purchase from a selection of more than 75 titles on business incubation, entrepreneurship, economic development and more. The bookstore also hosted two book signings during the conference. (more…)

Keynote Presentations
Keynote speakers shared their expertise and insights with the audience in three plenary sessions. This year’s speakers included Kathy Wilcox, former president & CEO of WSA (formerly Washington Software Alliance); Glen Hiemstra, founder of Futurist.com; and Jeff Brotman, co-founder of the Costco Wholesale Corp. Please note: the conference photographer left early Wednesday morning, so unfortunately we do not have pictures of Mr. Brotman’s address. (more…)

Conference Sessions
One of the primary goals of the conference is to bring attendees new ideas and information, so the event featured more than 60 educational sessions, roundtable discussions and forum meetings. (more…)

The Accelerator Tour and Reception
The Accelerator, a privately held biotechnology investment and development company providing critical resources for start-up companies developing life-enhancing technologies, hosted a tour of its facility and a reception for all conference attendees on Monday evening. (more…)

NBIA Awards Luncheon
Every year, NBIA honors outstanding incubation programs, clients and graduates who have demonstrated incubation's impact making significant contributions to the communities, their economies and their industries. (more…)

International Reception
Attendees from around the world brought posters to display during Tuesday evening’s reception, allowing others to learn about incubation in their regions. The reception also gave everyone a chance to relax, enjoy some tasty hors d’oeuvres and chat with colleagues after a long day of learning. (more…)

Silent Auction
For the second year in a row, NBIA held a silent auction to raise money for first-time attendee scholarships. Participants honed their eBay skills on a broad range of items donated by individuals and programs in several countries. (more…)

Check out these photos to see conference attendees and NBIA staff in action. (more…)


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