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Second Edition of International SME Convention 2019 in New Delhi from 27th - 29th June, 2019

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The Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME), Government of India will be organising the Second Edition of International SME Convention 2019 in New Delhi from 27th - 29th June, 2019 with Italy & South Korea as the partner countries, UNIDO, UNDP & ILO as Institutional partners and in association with India SME Forum. The Convention is planned as a platform for intensive business discussions and interactions on the Indian Market opportunity, between progressive entrepreneurs from all over the world and aims to foster business partnerships and trade opportunities for India's small and medium enterprises.

  1.     MSME is also planning to invite official Governmental and Business delegations from countries interested in co-operating with India, to participate at the Government to Government (G2G) and Business to Business (B2B) tracks at the ISC 2019. The convention will be offering a special focus on Partner Countries who will bring official and business delegations to the convention. Special Events that will be organized to foster business interactions during the convention are:

(i) India SME 100 Awards: India SME Forum's most prestigious annual initiative where TOP 100 SMEs are awarded, after being chosen by a very eminent Jury across industry sectors, from around 40000+ nominations, on the basis of their overall performance in the categories of Growth, Financial Strength, Innovation, International Outlook, Corporate Governance and People capital.

(ii) Solutions Expo & Country Pavilions: A strategic exposition of specific solutions for SMEs along with Incentive and promotional packages from States, Cities and Countries for entrepreneurs from India and all over the world, is organised along with the convention. International Entrepreneurs are offered panels for catalogues / poster displays.

(iii) Cultural Evenings & Receptions: Several cultural evenings & receptions are organised where delegates can unwind and continue networking in a relaxed atmosphere.

(iv) Biz Connect: Special purpose, catered designated area for conducting B2B Networking Meetings, exchanging contacts and discussing business prospects, round the clock.

  • The last 2018 edition held in Delhi had 35 International trade development organisations, 160 entrepreneurs and 27 experts from 39 countries, in the three day event where issues of international best practices on SME development and cooperation, global business opportunities for SMEs & problems faced by women entrepreneurs were among the topics discussed. Poland, with 15 delegates, had the largest delegation, followed by Uzbekistan with 8 SMEs and Ghana with seven. More than Four hundred selected SMEs from India participated and signed 17 agreements with enterprises of UK, Russia, Uzbekistan, Poland, Bhutan, Austria, Czech Republic, Cameroon and Sri Lanka. These agreements are in 12 sectors covering food processing, agriculture, textiles, defence, ammunition, waste management, dairy products, coal, jewellery, health care and education.
  • Interested members from the business fraternity are requested to contact and sent participation queries to

Ms. Alka Arora Joint Secretary (SME), Ministry Of MSME, Government of India Room No 122 (B), Udyog Bhavan, New Delhi 110011 I email: js.sme@nic.in tel: +91 11 23063283 fax: +91 11 23062336

Ms. Sushma Morthania, Director General, India SME Forum                                     email: sushma@indiasmeforum.com; mob: +91 9821083210

International Trade Desk India SME Forum, 404, Durga Chambers, Veera Industrial Area, Andheri West, Mumbai 400053 India.

email : itd@indiasmeforum.org; tel : +91 7710000959 or +91 7710000960

website: www.internationalSMEconvention.com