Wasme

World Association for
Small and Medium Enterprises

ICSME

The annual International Conference on Small and Medium Enterprise Development (ICSME) is a prestigious event that brings together business support organisations, policymakers, banks and financial institutions, international experts, academics, entrepreneurs, the United Nations, and other international and multi-national aid agencies concerned with small business development.

This is a fantastic venue for exchanging knowledge, experience, and developing best practises, as well as making new contacts and forging commercial connections. The conference provides an excellent opportunity for networking and business development, and is an essential event for anyone involved in small and medium enterprises.

WASME’s annual International Conference on Small and Medium Enterprise development (ICSME) is a prestigious event, which brings together under one roof, business support organisations, policy makers, banks and financial institutions, international experts, academics, entrepreneurs, UN and other international and multi-national Aid Agencies concerned with small business development. This is an excellent platform for sharing expertise, experience and emerging best practices and provides ample opportunity in establishing new contacts and business linkages. 

Our Past ICSMEs

  • 25th ICSME on “SMEs: Key to an inclusive and sustainable recovery Post Pandemic through Atmanirbhar Bharat”, Virtual, India 11 Dec 2021
  • 24th ICSME on “ RISK, RESILIENCE AND REBALANCING BUSINESS POST COVID 19”, Virtual, India 8 Dec 2020
  • 23rd ICSME on “Achieving inclusive and sustainable Goal through SME 4.0”, Delhi-NCR, India 17 Dec – 18 Dec 2019
  • 22nd ICSME on “ Achieving inclusive and sustainable growth through Entrepreneurship Education and innovation by promoting SME’s” Dubai -UAE 9 Dec – 10 Dec 2018
  • 21stICSME on “Achieving inclusive and sustainable industrialization by promoting SMEs” at India, 30th November- 1st December, 2017
  • 20thICSMEon “Globalisation of SMEs: Challenges and Opportunities for SMES.” at YENAGOA,NIGERIA, 29th April -3rd May,2014
  • 19thICSME, on “Beyond The Downturn – Revitalizing The Global Economy Through Small And Medium Enterprises” At City Of Durban,South Africa, 18th -21st  September,2013.
  • 18thICSME,on ” Making SMEs globally competitive :The Challenge and the way forward ” at  Colombo- Srilanka,1-3 Nov,2007
  • 17th ICSME on “Hand in Hand for Small Business”: Seoul, South Korea, April 26-30, 2006
  • 16th ICSME on “To prepare SMEs for Knowledge-based economy” Bucharest, Romania, May 15-18, 2005
  • 15th ICSME on “Promoting SMEs for Global Competitiveness”: Abuja, Nigeria, July 19-22, 2004
  • 14th International Conference on SMEs “Opportunities for SMEs in a globalised world: Innovative policies and programmes”: Tel-Aviv, Israel, September 15-18, 2003
  • 13th International conference on SMEs “The main focus was on developing global strategies to assist SMEs”: Gibraltar, UK, April 7-10, 2002
  • 12th International Conference on SMEs “New Economic Approaches for Developing SMEs and Encouraging Entrepreneurship Worldwide”: Antalya, Turkey, April 23-25, 2001
  • 11th International Conference on SMEs “Coincided with the Process of Reforms and SMEs as the Backbone of Economy Worldwide”: Mumbai, India, March 10-12, 1999
  • 10th International Conference on SMEs “The role of SMEs in Promoting Economic Development in the New Millennium”: Miami, Florida, USA, April 6-9, 1997
  • 9th International Conference on SMEs “Enhancing Global Competitiveness of SMEs”: New Delhi, India, April 17-19, 1996
  • 8th International Conference on SMEs “A Strategy for Financing and Management of SMEs in Developing Countries”: Cairo, Egypt, April 10-13, 1995
  • 7th International Conference on SMEs “Challenges and Opportunities for SMEs in the New Global Economic Environment”: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, March 9-11, 1994
  • 6th International Conference on SMEs “Enhancing Global Cooperation for SMEs”: Seoul, Korea, April 23-25, 1992
  • 5th International Conference on SMEs “SMEs for sustained growth and vitalisation of economies”: Moscow, Russia, November 13-16, 1991
  • 4th International Conference on SMEs in Developing Countries “Financing of SMEs in Developing Countries”: Belgrade, Yugoslavia, June 9-11, 1988
  • 3rd International Conference on SMEs in Developing Countries “Management of Business Activities and Development of SMEs in Developing Countries”: Belgrade, Yugoslavia, September 17-19, 1987
  • 2nd International Conference on SMEs in Developing Countries “Technical and Technological Development and Marketing of SMEs in Developing Countries”: Belgrade, Yugoslavia, September 11-13, 1986
  • 1st International Conference on SMEs in Developing Countries “SMEs – A Vital Factor in the Developing of Development Countries”: Belgrade, Yugoslavia, September 17-19, 1985