SME networking event draws 100
Dubai, January 22, 2012
SME Connects recently hosted its second business networking event at the Mercedes-Benz showroom, on Sheikh Zayed Road, attracting more than 100 attendees from the top management of leading enterprises in the UAE.
The event was sponsored by Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (Adib) and organised by DMCC, Entourage marketing and events, RealHR, and Mercedes-Benz, a statement from the event organisers said.
Mohammed Tayem, managing director of Entourage, founder and CEO of SME Connects, said: “SME Connects is a business networking club bringing small and medium enterprises under one roof with the aim of exchanging ideas and exploring mutually beneficial opportunities highlights. Its members are already exploring opportunities for strategic partnerships and building alliances, taking informed decisions based on industry trends and trade analyses.”
Members can look forward to increase competitive edge by taking advantage of the latest product update and service offers. SME Connects is an ideal platform for resolving regulatory matters through face-to-face meetings with government officials.
James Bernard, director, DMCC-JLT, said: “JLT Free Zone is the fastest growing free zone in the region. SME Connects is an ideal networking platform for our member companies to interact with each other and for others to find out what we have to offer.”
The event is an exclusive club for decision makers and a focused networking platform for SME owners, companies offering support services to SMEs, and those looking to set up one in Dubai.
It is a key support group that is dedicated to bolstering SME opportunities across all sectors of the economy, the statement said.
SME Connects is an exchange forum bringing government authorities, manufacturing, trade and service industry professionals under one roof, it said. – TradeArabia News Service