The 10th International Network for Small and Medium Enterprises (INSME) Annual Meeting

The 10th INSME Annual Meeting on “Investing in Innovation: Building a Sustainable Knowledge-based Economy” will take place at Abu Dhabi from the 18th to the 20th of March, co-organized by Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (INSME Vice-President).

The Network has been active since 2004, with the aim to promote innovation, while facilitating dialogue and cooperation among public and private actors. The Association is steadily growing, currently standing at 100 members from 44 different countries, and it is increasing its services portfolio with the aim to share with members and relevant stakeholders best practice approaches and foster SMEs’ access to knowledge at an international level.

The meeting will be a prime opportunity to network with relevant stakeholders, such as policy makers, financial actors, entrepreneurs, representatives from industries and universities, to share best practices in the field of innovation, to advance the development of a sustainable knowledge-based economy and to discuss all relevant topics related to innovation. Furthermore, the INSME Annual Meeting will be an opportunity to identify potential partners, clients, and investors for future business activities or to market services, projects and ideas.

The International Conference, on the 19th of March, will be an occasion for members and international delegates to benefit from the expertise of high-level speakers, including representatives from OECD, Google, Larta Institute and Virgin Unite Mentors.

Interested parties can visit or email for more information and to register.

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