Each year, it provides thousands of professionals with information, education, advocacy and networking resources to bring excellence to the process of assisting early-stage companies. An elected, voting board of directors representing the world's incubators governs the association.
NBIA serves more than 1,900 members in over 60 nation, with about 25% of members outside of the United States.
NBIA advances the business creation process to increase entrepreneurial success and individual opportunity, strengthening communities worldwide. They organize conferences and specialized training for their members, conduct research and compile statistics on the incubation industry and consult with governments and corporations on incubator development.