The 2nd International SME Conference organized by Minsitry of Industries and Production, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority (SMEDA) and UMT School of Business and Economics held from March 15-16, 2017. The motive of the conference was ‘Catalyzing SME Growth Through Research.
The conference was attended by Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad, Rector UMT, Sher Ayub Khan, Chief Executive Officer, SMEDA, and Bob Wheeler, Dean SBE. A large number of SME professionals, business represenatives, researchers, faculty members and students were also present on this conference.
Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad addressed the inaugural session. He congratulated the organizers for holding an international conference this year. He emphasized that developing the small and medium business sectors is essential for economic development.
The conference partners were University of Lahore, UNIDO, George Mason, SPX Pakistan, bcned and Akhuwat.