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The small and medium enterprises play a pivotal role in driving the growth engine of the Indian economy. Being highly diverse in nature in terms of size, customers, technology and services provided, Indian SMEs also help in building an inclusive & sustainable society.

Small Medium Business Ideas are defined by their vision leading to enterprising solution.
There are several innovative SME Business Services which is taking lead in support to Indian economy.

The major problems faced by SMEs relate to decrease in demand of products and services leading to liquidity crunch. It is also observed that SMEs are threatened in operations in the smaller markets because of invasion of branded products through publicity blitz on satellite channels.

SMEs Product contribution - 6,000 Total GDP- 8%
Manufacturing goods- 45% Export- 40%

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  • Start Manage Expand - Gujarat
    SMBConnect Gujarat was a huge success, with over 400 business owners attending, SME heads and key decision makers took part, in the three seminars spanning across the cities of Ahmedabad, Vadodara and Surat, in a lively discussion that ranged over se

  • Start Manage Expand - Guwahati
    Start Manage Expand, Guwahati chapter, organized by SMBConnect. The local businesses met on this national platform to share their experiences and meet industry experts to learn the effective bits and pieces of running small or medium business success

  • Start Manage Expand - Kolkata
    Over 200 business owners, SME heads and key decision makers from in and around Kolkata, took part in a lively discussion that ranged over several contemporary business issues in Start Manage Expand, 2015-2016.

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    SMBConnect Raipur was a huge success with over 140 business owners, SME heads and key decision makers taking part in a lively discussion that ranged over several contemporary business issues.

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