The 2nd International SME Conference organized by Ministry of Industries and Production, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority (SMEDA) and UMT School of Business and Economics is being held from March 15-16, 2017. The theme of the conference is ‘Catalyzing SME Growth Through Research.’
The inaugural session of the conference was attended by Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad, Rector UMT, Sher Ayub Khan, Chief Executive Officer, SMEDA, and Bob Wheeler, Dean SBE. A large number of SME professionals, business represenatives, researchers, faculty members and students were also present on the occasion.
Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad addressed the inaugural session. He congratulated the organizers for holding an international conference this year. He emphasized that developing the small and medium business sectors is essential for economic development.
It is worth mentioning that conference partners comprise of University of Lahore, UNIDO, George Mason, SPX Pakistan, bcned and Akhuwat.