Small and Medium Enterprises play an important role in the economic development of any country. They are the largest contributors to the GDP and they are also the largest employment generators. Governments all over the world irrespective of what form of government is in place encourages and supports the SME’s to the extent possible. It is acknowledged that SME’s need to upgrade their skills and knowledge in order to thrive in this competitive markets. Meetings and conferences at various places bring this knowledge and also enables them to know more about what is happening around the world. These conferences serve the purpose of getting contacts with the outside world which will enable them to explore new markets.
A conference called “Growing SME’s International Conference” is proposed to be held at Kigali, Rwanda, on the 17th and 18th of May 2012 at Kigali Rwanda.
The event is being organised by M/s Bid Network and JCI Rwanda . According to the sponsors the event will bring together experts in the topic of developing, growing and financing SME’s. The conference is a premium international conference specially geared towards SME’s . The aim of the conference is to facilitate , knowledge exchange, networking and learning, paving the way for advanced SME development and economic growth. The conference is expected to bring together entrepreneur, investors, leaders and experts who will explore and activate the SME sector development in Africa and beyond. The event is expected to be graced by more than 400 participants who can interact with one another, exchange best practices and gain knowledge for the growth of SME’s.