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.


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

Youth Entrepreneurship Programs in the United States

The list of programs below is taken from an article by Teresa Daniel and Calvin Kent from Marshall University titled "An Assessment of Youth Entrepreneurship Programs in the United States." "The authors have identified more than one hundred organizations...

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Entrepreneurship: solution to unemployment in Egypt

Entrepreneurship: solution to unemployment in Egypt

By: Rehab Ismail via HURGHADA – 9 December 2017: Egypt’s population reached 104 million in 2017, according to national statistics, with 18.2% of the population between 15 and 24 years old. These youth are full of passion and energy, and they have...

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Global 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!