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

In Memory of ICSB Board Member, Brian Gibson

In Memory of ICSB Board Member, Brian Gibson

It is with great sadness that we note the passing of Professor Brian Gibson, well known by many in the ICSB affiliate in Australia and New Zealand (SEAANZ) community and respected internationally in the ICSB global family for his contributions to the small business...

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JSBM: An Update from the Editor

JSBM: An Update from the Editor

Dear Colleagues:   I have been remiss in not communicating with you on the current state of JSBM.  First, as many of you know, Michael Battaglia, JSBM’s business manager and the heart and soul of our operations, left in April to pursue an excellent career opportunity....

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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!