"SME Business Club – A Networking Platform" is initiated by Small & Medium Business Development Chamber of India (SME Chamber of India), India International Trade Centre (IITC-INDIA), SME Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial and Economic Development Association to provide opportunity to small and medium entrepreneurs to establish business contacts, to exchange business opportunity, business ideas, New concepts, Identify manufacturers, suppliers, buyers, exporters, traders, service providers, investors and business partners from various potential sectors.
This club has founded by Mr. Chandrakant Salunkhe Founder and President, SME Chamber of India and Chairman and Managing Director, Macro Group of Companies.
The members of SME Chamber of India and its associate organizations will get an opportunity to participate in various business club meetings organised in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Rajkot, Indore, Pune, Vadodara, Bhopal, Goa, Chennai and Kolkata as well as internationally in future in Dubai, London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Istanbul, Jonesburg, Riyadh, New York, Toronto, Los Angeles and Seoul.
This will also provide support and opportunity to find out business partners from existing and across sectors for providing various services related to project management, marketing, packaging, promotion, international trade, branding, logistics, legal, business management, taxation, financial management, banking and finance, factoring, credit rating, IT solutions, HRD, training and education and other relevant segments which is useful for business process and growth as well as expansion. Participants will get an opportunity to share their experience, issues and problems related to business and industry and recommendations and suggestions to policy makers and stake holders. The Interactive Meeting will give a unique opportunity to generate new business, exchange trade leads and recommend other business associates to each others for development of business partnership.
The Club meets will also provide unique opportunity to the members to understand and learn from the experts from manufacturing, banking and finance, advanced technology, international trade, marketing, logistics, customs, excise, IT, Govt. departments on schemes and incentives, Govt. procurement and corporate supply, Rate contract with Govt. PSUs, tender formalities, taxation, packaging and other regulatory bodies. The Club will also assist to source and update knowledge on negotiating skills, business strategies, market trends & awareness, innovations, advanced technologies and management techniques.
The Club will resolve the problems and issues related to Industries, Trade, Exports, Imports, Banking & Financial Institutions and Government Departments. Issues which are not cleared within the Club will be taken up by SME Chamber of India for further follow up. The Chamber will provide assistance to the members to enhance their domestic trade and exports by using their contacts worldwide.
SME Business Club will meet once in a month, the meeting duration will be 2 - 3 hours. If necessary, additional meetings will also be arranged.