ORLANDO, Fla., (June 13, 2012) -- Dr. Tom O’Neal, founder and executive director of the University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program, and president of the Florida Business Incubation Association (FBIA), will travel to Jordan to speak at the Princess Sumaya University in Jordan on June 21.
Dr. O’Neal said he plans to speak about developing an entrepreneur program at the Princess Sumaya University.
Dr. O’Neal has been very successful with the UCF Business Incubation Program which focuses on entrepreneurship and supporting startup enterprises in order to generate economic development.
Business incubation efforts have proved to be one of the most cost-effective means of developing local economies and generating new employment, Dr. O’Neal said.
For more information contact:
Dr. Thomas O’Neal, President, Florida Business Incubation Program and Founder and Executive Director, UCF Business Incubation Program, 407-882-1120, email@example.com;
Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications, 407-644-4142 or LvershelCo@aol.com
About the UCF Business Incubation Program
Since its founding in 1999, the UCF Business Incubation Program has helped more than 200 emerging companies (including more than 134 current clients) create over $363 million in annual total economic output and more than 3,120 new jobs (taking direct and indirect and induced impact into account) with an average salary of $59,000. With ten facilities across the Greater Orlando community, the Business Incubation Program is a collaboration in economic development among the University of Central Florida, Orange County, the City of Orlando, Seminole County, the City of Apopka, the City of Winter Springs, the City of Sanford, Lake County, the City of Leesburg, Osceola County, the City of Kissimmee, City of St. Cloud, Volusia County and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council. For more information about the Program and its clients and graduates, please visit www.incubator.ucf.edu and UCFBIP on Facebook, on www.facebook.com/ucf4bip.
About the Florida Business Incubation Association (FBIA)
Since its founding in 1998, the Florida Business Incubation Association has held bi-annual statewide meetings and been a unified voice for all the Florida incubators. FBIA plays an integral role in developing and/or identifying programs that help provide greater service to incubator clients. FBIA teams up annually with the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) to award conference scholarship opportunities to Florida incubation professionals. Please visit FBIA on www.fbiaonline.org or on Facebook on www.facebook.com/FLBIA