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18th Global MSME Business Summit 2021 | 25 - 26 November 2021 | Virtual Platform

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The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India is organizing the 18th Global MSME Business Summit 2021 on 25th – 26th November 2021 over the virtual platform with the theme of “Powering the New India through MSMEs” highlighting the role and importance of MSMEs in the socio-economic development of the Nation.

The Summit would be an important platform for disseminating the latest updates on Global Demand for MSMEs products; the need to integrate with Global Value Chains, technology and innovation; ease of exports; penetration into new markets and new age financing.

The previous edition witnessed participation of more than 1000 Indian SMEs and 200+ international participants from 25 Countries. This year too, we aim at featuring the thought leaders from India and across the globe to deliberate over multiple sessions, create business opportunities through virtual B2B meetings, on-line business missions, sectoral and country specific sessions.

This year, we are expecting 2000+ participants to join virtually from India and also from various countries across the globe. The summit would provide the ideal platform to facilitate business opportunities, developing strategic tie-ups and sharing of best practices. It will be an excellent opportunity for the SME industry from Africa to meet the Indian SMEs at exclusive virtual platform. 

The 18th edition of the Summit will seek to promote and galvanize the India- Africa trade and investment linkages. Special emphasis will be to priority sectors such as Agriculture, Food Processing, Energy, Packaging and Logistics, Infrastructure, Power, Real Estate, Manufacturing 4.0, Healthcare, Pharma & Life Sciences amongst others. The outline of the agenda and the conference brochure is enclosed with this email for your ready reference.

Mr Narayana Tatu Rane, Hon’ble Minister of MSMEs, Government of India and Mr B B Swain, Secretary, Ministry of MSME, Government of India have been invited to be the Chief guest in the summit. 

The ‘Regional Session on Africa' is scheduled from 7:05AM -8:05AM (Ghana time) on Friday, 26th November 2021 at the Summit.

The programme outline, concept note and retrospect from the previous edition is enclosed, for your kind reference. 

Registration link:   https://cam.mycii.in/OR/OnlineRegistrationLogin.html?EventId=E000055666

Concept Paper

Programme outline

Retrospect-CII 17th Global SME Business Summit