104th SPICE Group Meeting at the **18th NBIA Conference**
Atlanta, United States
NBIA's 18th International Conference on Business Incubation "The Power of Supporting Entrepreneurs" again was the annual meeting point for business incubation professional from all around the globe a very good basis to meet for the 9th International Summit of Business Incubation Associations, April 25, 2004. Delegates from 18 associations-among other issues-reached consensus on the following internal agreements:
25 – 28 Apr 2004
- To establish a taskforce to develop a list of key criteria that can be used to evaluate business incubator effective-ness, with a proposal due at the next meeting of the Summit. Initial members of the taskforce were named and include representatives from NBIA, CBIA, UKBI, AABI, ANPROTEC, EBN and JANBO.
- To investigate the value of permitting mid-level managers of the member associations to work for some period of time in other incubator associations.
- To hold a second 2004 meeting in New Delhi in conjunction with a conference sponsored by infoDev, an initia-tive of the World bank and to develop a taskforce to devise the agenda of the upcoming New Delhi Summit.