The role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in creating jobs, championing creativity and driving innovation in line with countries’ growth visions makes it essential that we empower our SMEs more than ever.
SME Connect, brought to you by Mashreq NEOBiz and MEED Live, will offer you perspectives on how to raise investment and access capital, as well as the best ways to harness digital platforms to support growth.
It will also examine the outlook for business and present strategies for finding new opportunities.
Register now for the 90-minute live forum, which promises to inspire you with new ideas to help with your business planning for 2021.
Like all our events, we encourage live questions from our audience on the webinar chat.
> 12:00: Keynote address by Ahmed Abdelaal, group CEO, Mashreq Bank
> 12:15: Fireside chat with Majed al-Suwaidi, managing director, Dubai Media City, Dubai Studio City, Dubai Production City and head of in5
> 12:30: Expert panelists discuss growth opportunities for small businesses in the UAE
– Karim el-Solh, co-founder and CEO, Gulf Capital
– Rakesh Khanna, vice-president, business solutions, CEMEA, Visa
– Ashish Panjabi, COO, Jacky’s Business Solutions
– Rohit Garg, EVP and head of NEOBiz, Mashreq Bank
– Moderated by Richard Thompson, editorial director, MEED
> 13:20: Highlights and closing remarks bySubroto Som, senior EVP – head of retail banking, Mashreq Bank
Visit our registration page here for the detailed SME Connect agenda, and please do not hesitate to share your questions for our speakers in advance by emailing Gauri.Dhawan@meed.com.
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