ANN ARBOR – Michigan Business Incubator Association will be announcing the winners of its Incubator Awards at the MBIA Annual Conference in Grand Rapids on April 18. The awards will recognize one business incubation program and one client company that have made important industry contributions in Michigan through their products, services and programs.

Winners of the event will receive recognition in the MBIA newsletter, a feature on the MBIA website, as well as a personalized framed certificate that identifies the incubator as an award-winning program. In addition, MBIA Incubator Awards winners will gain positive exposure in the Michigan incubation community.

Nominations are being accepted until March 5th at the MBIA offices, located at 330 E. Liberty, Lower Level in Ann Arbor or via e-mail at

The Michigan Business Incubator Association began in 1985 with the mission of encouraging and promoting expansion of the business incubation industry and the development of business incubators in the state of Michigan. Since its establishment, MBIA has worked to foster communication and exchange ideas among businesses, entrepreneurs, business development professionals, and others involved in the Michigan business incubation industry.