Sagia backs SME forum
Dammam, February 15, 2011
Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (Sagia) has extended its support to the SME Economic Forum 2011 to be held in March in Dammam.
The summit is endorsed by Prince Mohamed Bin Fahad Al Saud, Governor of Eastern Province, and organised by Naseba and the Asharqia Chamber. The forum takes place on March 29 and at the Asharqia Chamber’s headquarters in Dammam.
Sagia’s general director of marketing and corporate communication, Fahd Hamidaddin, will speak at the forum to address numerous business and growth opportunities offered to Saudi Arabian SMEs.
Furthermore, National Commercial Bank (NCB), one of Saudi Arabia’s largest banks, has been confirmed as the Lead Sponsor of the forum where it will host two focused workshops highlighting the crucial role financial services play for successful SME growth in Saudi Arabia.
To promote SMEs and entrepreneurs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the forum will gather top Saudi Arabian SMEs, key government officials and leading entrepreneurs from across the Kingdom, a statement said.
Participants at the forum will be provided the opportunity to network with larger international corporations to explore business opportunities and learn expansion strategies within Saudi Arabia and beyond, it said. - TradeArabia News Service