Re: Invitation to Register ABAC MSME & Innovation Summit 2018
We would like to cordially invite you to the upcoming Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) & Innovation Summit to be hosted by the APEC Business Advisory Council of Papua New Guinea (ABAC PNG) on Monday 10thand Tuesday 11th of September 2018. The event will be held at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Port Moresby.
Noting the critical contribution of MSMEs to economic development, the Summit will provide high level recommendations to APEC leaders on measures that advance the growth and further participation of MSMEs in regional economies. It will also promote and demonstrate the role of digitisation and the means by which it contributes to MSME growth and prosperity.
The Summit involves participants from both the public and private sectors to share in a participatory, high level summit, including:
1. MSME policy makers from the APEC region;
2. Regional and global organisations with strong MSME development programs;
3. Representatives from MSME sectors in the region with particular interests in agriculture, tourism, e-commerce, fisheries, the role of women in the economy; and
4. Experts in delivery platforms which facilitate MSME access to finance and markets and covering e-commerce, digitisation, regulation, capacity building.
To RSVP your attendance to this event, please complete the attached Accreditation Form and return to email@example.com by Wednesday 5th September 2018.
MSME Summit Accreditation Form
How SMEs can Succeed
Accessing new supply chains
E-commerce and digital trade
E-commence and global market access
Access and technology applications for MSMEs
Investment needs by countries
Broadband and internet policies and regulation
Education needs to support technical innovation and digitisation
Work integrated learning
MSMEs in economic diversification
Centers of Excellence
Online facilities for MSME Education
White Paper discussion for the role of Extractive Industries in supporting MSME Growth and Development
Official Program for the Summit is here.
A distinguished panel of high profile expert speakers both international and local will be presenting . Details to be provided shortly.