SME World

Paras Shahdadpuri, a veteran in the India - UAE business scenario has taken over as the President of Business Leaders Forum (BLF) - UAE w.e.f. March 1, in the presence of HE Shri Vipul Consul General of India & amidst top Indian and UAE Business Leaders who were present for the reception held in Dubai. The reins baton was handed over by Dr. Ram Buxani who led BLF for the year.

This year’s edition of the annual SME Beyond Borders Dubai, which took place today, (Wednesday, March 6, 2019) at the JW Marriot Marquis, Dubai organized by SME Advisor brought together 10 leading global experts to throw spotlight on enterprise owners in preparing for the future; exploring the key factors that will influence the future of business and getting an insight of trends and technologies that will likely emerge over the next decade.

American footwear brand, Steve Madden, announced today the launch of its creative and innovative campaign ‘Self-Made Dubai Edition’ that seeks to recognize the hard work, perseverance, and courage of entrepreneurs who are changing the face of their respective industries. Dubai becomes the second market to host the Steve Madden Self-Made campaign after it premiered in New York in 2016.

As the Middle East and North Africa’s startup market nears USD 650 million, global social entrepreneurship organization Ashoka, global technology company SAP, and members of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community have joined forces to drive dialogue and action with social entrepreneurs during the recent Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018 in Bahrain.

Meraas and Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of the Economic Development (DED) in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, have signed a partnership to launch ‘Al Seef SME District,’ an innovation hub within Al Seef, the bustling waterfront promenade with a distinct legacy and contemporary spirit.