Sponsors & Partners




UPS is a 2015 sponsor of the Maryland Business Incubation Association, and MBIA members are eligible for unique discounts that provide significant savings over other published rates. MBIA member incubators and their incubator companies can sign up to receive up to 32 percent off air and international shipments, and up to 14 percent off ground shipments as a result of this sponsorship. Complete savings and program details can be found at www.savewithups.com/nbia/

UPS also offers its customers a unique on line resource for startup and incubators.  UPS Connect offers expert one on one advice, case studies, business resources and discounts that let you spend more time running your business.



MAVAMid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA)

The Mid-Atlantic Venture Association is a supporting partner of MBIA. As a result of this partnership, incubator members and member companies receive specific program and event discounts.

MAVA represents the full spectrum of private equity and venture capital firms with investment interests in the mid-Atlantic and beyond, entrepreneurs, and their strategic partners. Members include more than 500 venture capital professionals representing nearly 100 firms with collectively more than $90 billion in capital under management Members and partners also include advisors and professionals from banking, accounting, law, financial, executive search, real estate, and business and consulting practice; experienced entrepreneurs and up-and-coming CXOs; and international and local development agencies, universities and federal laboratories.


ICOYIncubator Company of the Year Awards Program

The ICOY Awards program recognizes incubator leaders and innovative incubator companies through a competitive awards process and special recognition event. This annual awards program and event was supported in 2014  by the  Maryland Business Incubation Association, Saul Ewing LLP, Lonza, The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO), Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development (Maryland DBED), Maryland Biotechnology Center, McGladrey, and M&T Bank.