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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.
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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.read more
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.
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.read more
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.read more
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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!