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Reshaping The World by Innovative SMEs

June 24th-June 29th, 2018

The International Council for Small Business (ICSB) is a non-profit organization devoted to continuing management education for entrepreneurs and small business.

Founded in 1955, the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) was the first international membership organization to promote the growth and development of small businesses worldwide. The organization brings together educators, researchers, policy-makers and practitioners from around the world to share knowledge and expertise in their respective fields.

WHY ICSB?

ICSB uses our global network to promote the development of knowledge in all areas of business theory and practice proven to be effective in sustaining small business and entrepreneurship. Collaborating with our partners from around the world, we work to deliver the following programs, workshops, training sessions and certifications to bring our members together and encourage knowledge sharing.

Learn From The Very Best

Access to the best minds in business, education and government

Global Conferences

Access to ICSB’s annual world conference and regionally-affiliated conferences

Journal of Small Business Management

Subscription to ICSB Bulletin and the internationally respected JSBM

Subject Matter Expertise

Access to the latest information on entrepreneurship and SMEs globally

News & Updates

The 5th Asian SME Conference

The 5th Asian SME Conference

Continuing the tradition of high voltage conferences focused on innovating SME growth in Asia, we’d like to personally invite you to join us in Myanmar’s capital, the beautiful garden city of Nay Pyi Taw, for the largest SME event ever held in this rapidly developing country.

Whether as a speaker, panelist, or attendee, your voice is important in the conversation we will share together this 14-15 October 2017. So we urge you to reserve your tickets now before all our seats are filled. The cost is very low, while the networking and impact will be high.

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The 5th Asian SME Conference

The 5th Asian SME Conference

Come to Myanmar, the fastest growing country in Asia, to share in a bold conversation on 14-15 October exploring which SME business practices and policies really work, and which ones fail.

Whether as a speaker, panelist, or attendee, your voice is important in the conversation we will share together this 14-15 October 2017. So we urge you to reserve your tickets now before all our seats are filled.  The cost is very low, while the networking and impact will be high. 
 

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Global SME Finance Forum: Berlin, Germany November 1-3, 2017

Global SME Finance Forum: Berlin, Germany November 1-3, 2017

Register today for the Global SME Finance Forum 2017 and catch Early bird special rates.

Join 400 leaders from banks, fintech companies and development finance institutions at the Global SME Finance Forum 2017. Taking place in Berlin from November 1 to 3, this year’s conference will explore issues around “Digitization of SME Finance.” The program will include interative sessions, study tours to high-performing institutions, fintech demos, a B2B marketplace and networking sessions. Learn more and register before September 30 for our $200 early bird discount.

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ICSB President-Elect Meets with ICSB Russia Leaders in Moscow

ICSB President-Elect Meets with ICSB Russia Leaders in Moscow

Prof. Yuri Rubin, president, and Mr. Daniel Mozhzhukhin, chief executive officer, of the Russian Association for Entrepreneurship Education (RUAEE), welcomed Dr. Geralyn McClure Franklin, president-elect of ICSB, to Moscow on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. RUAEE hosted a luncheon in Dr. Franklin’s honor at Taras Bulba, a popular, traditional Ukrainian restaurant.

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Global Partners

Partners

In order to provide additional benefits to our members, ICSB engages in strategic partnerships with organizations who have a similar mission – to cultivate and grow the global small business climate.

Sign the ICSB Guestbook

An Extraordinary Experience. ICSB wishes to thank all the participants that made the 2016 ICSB World Conference a resounding success. If you attended the event, don’t forget to sign and leave a message!