National Business Incubation Association; Your source for knowledge and networks in business incubation

Membership Details

Member Benefits

NBIA membership offers both intangible and tangible benefits to members throughout the world. Your membership helps fund NBIA activities that enhance public awareness of business incubation’s effectiveness and thus helps generate support for all business incubation programs. More tangible benefits include:

  • Access to and listing in online NBIA Member Directory, connecting you with members worldwide
  • Eligibility to participate in the annual NBIA Incubation Awards
  • Information research, referral, documentation and dissemination service
  • Eligibility to join NBIA's members-only listserv and get answers to your industry questions
  • Eligibility to vote in NBIA elections and run for the NBIA Board of Directors
  • Industry credibility through the NBIA member logo, available for display on member Web sites and printed materials
  • Exposure for incubators through the Links to Member Incubators section of NBIA’s Web site (excluding Developer category)
  • Eligibility to serve on association committees, task forces and awards judging panels and get an inside look at the industry
  • Eligibility to join an NBIA forum and gain specific information to improve job performance

Members-Only Discounts on:

  • NBIA bookstore purchases, including important publications for incubator managers, developers and clients
  • NBIA's annual conference, Fall Training Institute and other educational events to enhance your skills
  • Business products and services available through NBIA's Partner Program
  • Advertising in NBIA outlets
  • Exhibiting at NBIA’s International Conference on Business Incubation

Two additional membership benefits available only to Consultant/Service Provider and Corporate members are:

  • A detailed company listing on NBIA’s Web Site in the Directory of Member Service Providers. This outlet provides member companies great visibility to the many visitors to NBIA’s Web site who seek industry information and resources.
  • Identification as an industry service provider in the online NBIA Member Directory through a new icon comparable to the one used to identify incubation programs. This icon will make it easier for members to locate your companies.

Contact NBIA

Phone: (740) 593-4331
Fax: (740) 593-1996
PO Box 959
Athens, OH 45701-1565