The 2021 GLIn2 Summit will take place in Toledo, Ohio in October 2021. In the months leading up to the Summit, GLIn2 will host a number of webinars, starting with this one on November 18, 2020 from 3:00 - 4:00 PM (EST).  


State of the Business Incubation Industry 2020: A View from the inside

Get an update on the state of the business incubation industry and the effects of COVID on incubators during this unprecedented year - and beyond. Mark S. Long, M.S., Director, UF Innovate, University of Florida will discuss recent industry trends, the impact of COVID on business incubation, and the future of how incubators serve their clients. Mr. Long has authored numerous books on incubation and economic development and is considered a global authority on policies, procedures, design and operations for business incubators. Register at

What GLIn2 Is All About

GLIn2 - Great Lakes International Innovation Summit began in 2016 as a collaborative event co-hosted by the Michigan Business Innovation Association and the Wisconsin Business Innovator's Support Association. It has now expanded out to other Great Lakes states such as Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Minnesota, as well as Canada! This multi-day event will offer educational and networking opportunities for all entrepreneurial support professionals working with incubators, accelerators, co-working spaces, maker spaces, economic development agencies, universities, SBDCs, and more.

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