INTERNATIONAL SMEs
Identify, Meet & Sign up India's Best SMEs
for Alliances, Collabrations, Distribution,
Joint Ventures & Partnerships

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Supporting Organizations

INDIAN SMEs
Present & Meet International Enterprises
for Business Opportunities in India & Worldwide
By Invitation Only

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The Convention


The International SME Convention 2019 is a platform for intensive business discussion, progressive interaction and trade association between progressive entrepreneurs from all over the world and offers a special focus on business and trade opportunities in India for International Entrepreneurs.

The platform facilitates exchange of relevant business partnerships and trade opportunities for India's Best Small and Medium Enterprises. The theme “Business Beyond Borders”, The Convention is set to be attended by smart entrepreneurs from the India TOP 10,000 SMEs program of INDIA SME FORUM.

The Convention is programmed over two and a half days, with a Welcome Dinner on the first evening, 2 full days of seminars, B2B meetings, the focus expo and followed by a DISCONNECT : day picnic to the Taj Mahal in Agra.

FOCUS SECTORS


Agro Based

Automobile

Automotive Components

Aviation

Biotechnology

Chemicals

Cold Chain

Construction

Consumer Electronics

Defence Manufacturing

Education & Training

Electrical Eqpt. & Machinery

Electronic Systems

Exploration & Mining

Fashion & Retail

Food Processing

Gems & Jewellery

Health & Wellness

Home Furnishings

Infrastructure

IOT & IT

ITES & BPO/M

Leather & Footwear

Logistics

Machinery & General Mfg.

Media & Entertainment

Oil & Gas

Pharmaceuticals

Ports

Power & Renewable Energy

Railways

Roads and Highways

Shipping

Telecom

Textiles & Garments

Tourism & Hospitality

Highlights


CONFERENCE

Opportunities for International and Indian SMEs for focus sectors and Make in India

Presentations on innovative products, technologies and services in key focus sectors

EXPO

International Products & services for promotion and distribution in India

Innovative and the Best of Indian products & services especially those made by Women & disadvantaged sections for Export

SPOTLITE

Focussed talks by celebrities, successful entrepreneurs & investors on personal experiences, best practices for business and the MSME ecosystem from all over the world

TRADE CONNECT

Business matching, professional & diligence services for trade partnerships, collaborations or JVs.

BIZ SQUARE

B2B meeting slots in a special serviced area, for face to face interaction for International and Indian Delegates

Quick Connect : For any questions you can email us at : itd@indiasmeforum.org or have a Whatsapp chat with us on : + 91 7710000959/960

Agenda

Day 0


Evening

WELCOME DINNER

Get acquainted with Successful Entrepreneurs, Business Delegations, Bureaucrats, Specialists and Gurus of the Business World over a welcome dinner. Exhibiting SMEs will get their stall space for setup after dinner.


Day 1

CONFERENCE PLENARY

Inauguration of convention & the expo by the Who’s Who of the government, industry and trade from India.

FOCUS SECTOR SEMINARS

Opportunities in focus sectors of Make in India, initiative covering key factors and incentives, for SMEs from all over the world and the Opportunities pitched by select International SMEs for the best of Indian SMEs, in that specific Sector.

SPOTLITE

Award Winning and Successful Entrepreneurs, Bureaucrats, Specialits and Gurus of the Business World, share best practices from all over the world for doing business and strengthening the SME ecosystem in India. .

NARI SHAKTI (WOMEN POWER)

Special focus seminars with extensive Q&A time, will be conducted for Women Entrepreneurs and startups covering topics ranging from ideating, setting up a business, finding financing, global business opportunities, failure in business to growing a sustainable business. Speakers include successful women entrepreneurs, business specialists, gurus and mentors as well as women entrepreneurship evangelists.

NETWORKING DINNER

Network over a lavish dinner with sumptuous India and continental fare, with the most progressive, smart and successful entrepreneurs from all over the world. .


Day 2

FOCUS SECTOR SEMINARS

Opportunities in focus sectors of Make in India, initiative covering key factors and incentives, for SMEs from all over the world and the Opportunities pitched by select International SMEs for the best of Indian SMEs, in that specific Sector.

SPOTLITE

Award Winning and Successful Entreprenuers, Bureaucrats, Specialits and Gurus of the Business World, share best practices from all over the world for doing business and strengthening the SME ecosystem in India. .

CLOSING DINNER

Cement Business Ties & Forge new alliances over a lavish dinner with sumptuous Indian and continental fare, with the most progressive, smart and successful entrepreneurs from all over the world.

Day 3


Trip to Taj Mahal

DISCONNECT

Great way to wind down from a hectic convention - optional day picnic tour to The Taj Mahal, Wonder of the World and agra visit to the footwear export capital of India

Quick Connect : For any questions you can email us at : itd@indiasmeforum.org or have a Whatsapp chat with us on : + 91 7710000959/960


WHO SHOULD ATTEND

WHO SHOULD ATTEND / EXHIBIT


INTERNATIONAL DELEGATES

International entrepreneurs interested in
collaborations / joint ventures / technology transfer/ brand licensing / manufacturing and marketing their products and services in Indian markets,
- understanding & learning about the Indian market, the business ecosystem and starting a business, or a subsidiary in India.
International SMEs registering under the following categories, will be eligible for consideration & invitation, under the Hosted SME program: - offering high technology products and services for partnerships with SMEs in India - interested in joint ventures / manufacturing their products and offering their services in India
The Hosted SME program offers accommodation at Partner Hotels on Twin Sharing Basis with FREE Breakfast and WiFi to all approved delegates and exhibitors.
You can find more information on registering as International Delegates & Exhibitors here.

WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

We invite women entrepreneurs and majority Women-owned small enterprises, from all over the world, to participate and exhibit in this event. Women entrepreneurship is the backbone of our economy and Women from all over the world, wishing to participate, will get priority consideration under the HSP program.

More information on the HSP program can be found here.

INTERNATIONAL DELEGATES

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Organisers


The Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises

The Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (M/o MSME) envisions a vibrant MSME sector by promoting growth and development of the MSME Sector, including Khadi, Village and Coir Industries, in cooperation with concerned Ministries/Departments, State Governments and other Stakeholders, through providing support to existing enterprises and encouraging creation of new enterprises.

The Ministry of MSMEs not only play a crucial role in providing large employment opportunities by supporting SME development, but also help in industrialization of rural & backward areas, and for SC-ST empowerment, thereby, reducing regional imbalances, assuring more equitable distribution of national income and wealth. Currently, around 60 million SMEs in India are generating employment opportunities for at least 100 million people, contributing 11% of the GDP, 45% of total manufacturing output and 40% of the total exports from the country.

INDIA SME FORUM

India SME Forum is India’s largest Small & Medium Business Movement. Founded in May 2011, it supports and recognises globally competitive Small and medium enterprises and innovative entrerpeneurs in India and globally, giving them a platform to expand and grow.

Starting out with 400 members in 2011, today we have over 76,000+ MSMEs as members, 270+ Sectoral & Regional Associations as Supporters and 35 major banks, corporations & organizations as partners.

The Forum is a gazetted member of India’s National Board of MSME, the apex MSME Statutory Body, since 2015, a Member of the High Powered Monitoring Committee of the National SC/ST HUB under Stand Up India and a Member of the RBI’s Standing Advisory Committee on Flow of Institutional Credit to MSME Sector, apart from contributing to various national and international think tanks, on the MSME & Entrepreneurial ecosystem.