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What Is A Business Incubator?

[ 0 ] Jan. 21, 2014 | SBO Editor

what is a business incubator?

What is a business incubator? How can it help start a small business? A business incubator can help you develop, research and put together a solid plan for your new small business. It’s also a great way to connect with fellow-entrepreneurs to discuss all aspects of starting a small business.

The National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) is the world’s leading organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship. It provides thousands of professionals with the information, education, advocacy and networking resources to bring excellence to the process of assisting early-stage companies worldwide.

Attend A Business Incubation Conference

The NBIA has opened up registration for  the NBIA’s 28th International Conference on Business Incubation. This premier industry training event will take place May 18-21, in New Orleans. Incubation and entrepreneur support professionals from around the world will come together for a time of learning, networking and fun. This year’s conference will feature focused networking opportunities and a programming track for our more experienced audience. The conference headquarters – the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel – is located just a block from the city’s famed French Quarter, so you won’t have to travel far to experience the local culture. Don’t miss this opportunity to make valuable connections with colleagues and learn new tools and techniques. Register now or click here for more information about the event.

The National Business Incubation Association is composed primarily of incubator developers and managers, but technology commercialization specialists, educators and business assistance professionals are also well represented. Its mission is to provide training and a clearinghouse for information on incubator management and development issues and on tools for assisting start-up and fledgling firms.  A business incubator is a wonderful way to connect with like-minded individuals to talk about business ideas, startup obstacles and to receive encouragement for your small business idea. For more info, visit www.nbia.org.

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