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Michigan Business Innovation Association
Helping Foster State, Local and Regional Economic
Success Through Business Incubation

Membership Options


WHY Join MBIA?

  • The ability to network on a local/state level
  • Advocacy in Michigan legislature
  • Training programs relevant to Michigan entrepreneurial support organizations, namely incubators, accelerators, co-working programs, and maker spaces
  • A membership directory
  • A clearinghouse for info on business incubation/acceleration/co-working in Michigan
  • A resource for companies seeking an entrepreneurial support program in their area
  • Annual & quarterly member meetings
  • Ability to leverage resources to serve multiple programs

Membership Levels: 

Associate Member $100 annual (VIP All-Inclusive $200): Any individual interested in business incubation including community members, independent consultants, governmental reps, university reps, and students. This option does NOT include a program/organization listing and a link on the MBIA website.

Organizational Member $130 annual (VIP All-Inclusive $330): An entrepreneurial support organization or program (incubator, accelerator, co-working program, maker space, etc.) serving entrepreneurial clients in the state of Michigan. Benefits include: 2 individual members and program/organization listing for one incubator on the MBIA website.

Consultant/Vendor/Partner $175 annual (VIP All-Inclusive $375): Any non-programmatic organization that is interested in being part of the MBIA community, such as consulting firms, governmental agencies, Service providers, etc. Benefits include: 2 individual members and professional listing on the MBIA website.

Premier Organizational Member $225 annual (VIP All-Inclusive $425): An entrepreneurial support organization or program (incubator, accelerator, co-working program, maker space, etc.) serving entrepreneurial clients in the state of Michigan that operates more than one incubator. Benefits include: 5 individual members, maximum of 3 incubators/organizations and up to 3 program/organization listings on the MBIA website.

All Members Receive:

  • Member rate for annual conference/membership meeting and other MBIA-sponsored training events
  • Seasonal newsletter
  • Access to and listing on the Member Directory
  • Access to members-only web pages
  • Eligibility to participate in MBIA awards program
  • Eligibility to participate on MBIA committees

The VIP All-Inclusive option includes membership dues AND registration for the annual Member Meeting, valued at $100 per person.

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