Winter Quarterly meeting

WBIA Educational Presentation and Tour of Local Attraction.  On Thursday, January 19, 2017, there will be an educational presentation from 2-3:30pm and then tour the Wausau World Market from 4pm-5pm which will include a complimentary Bubble Tea.

WBIA Member Meeting. On Friday, January 20, 2017, there will be networking with a light breakfast which begins at 8am.  Then we conduct our annual meeting, elections, membership meeting, education presentation, lunch and tour of the incubator.

Don’t miss out on the educational presentations, networking and fun. Please RSVP with Elizabeth Slade at To learn more click here.



WBIA strives to further enhance the entrepreneurial ecosystem by providing education, resources and networking to help members better serve their communities and regions. Membership dues help fund WBIA activities as well as help increase public awareness of the economic impact provided by incubators, accelerators, educational institutions and other entrepreneurial stakeholders. Read More…

WBIA Events

Our quarterly meetings are hosted by a WBIA member in Wisconsin or Illinois. The meetings feature interactive professional development presentations, tours of local attractions and networking. We also discuss how the organization can better serve our members and how to engage the region in creating a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem. Read More…


We will update with industry news twice a week similar to – There are now more than 4,000 small breweries and brewpubs scattered across the U.S. But like any business, surviving long term can be a real challenge, particularly because the market has become so crowded over the past 20 years. See more at: We will feature members in this section who share information about their program, if not we will visit the iNBIA site for industry news to post. Read More…