Changing the state of small and medium enterprises and cultivating further possibilities – the 3rd Start Manage Expand SMBConnect Series will be held across 30 Indian cities between September – December. The series will augment with the theme; ‘to focus on the solution for better growth opportunities for SMEs’ . Industry leaders will address over 3000 delegates on the strong emergence of small and medium businesses in the market place.
The event organized by SMBConnect will focus on innovations for Small & Medium Enterprises, the opportunities and challenges to implement innovations and simple tools for complex business issues. It will also award SMEs under various categories.
At this year’s SMBConnect, the speaker line-up boasts of presence of eminent industry thought leaders. Amongst many, giving an insight on the industry will be eminent names from field Finance, Technology and Businesses. This outreach program envisages connecting with over 25,000 business owners and having face to face engagement with over 3000 decision makers and influencers.
Citing on the series, Sandipan Ray, Director, SMBConnect; “The 3 golden words which we at SMBConnect solely follow are- Growth, Knowledge and Connect. We believe that since Small and Medium Enterprises are the engines of growth in our country, it is important to enhance their knowledge through events and interactions where maximum awareness can be spread. Indian SMEs employ nearly 40% of our workforce and contribute 45% to our manufacturing output. We expect Start Manage Expand to have a successful 2015 with the renewed focus by central and state governments to support sustainable SME development.”
The key issues to be discussed are Finance, Marketing, Human Resource, Logistics, Funding and Technology.