Shantanu AP, CEO of SPI Group, said there has tremendous growth in terms of size and number ever since SME World started in 2013. The idea behind this event was to provide the relevant content and showcasing opportunities for growing business in the region; the focus is to elevate the accumulated resources and capabilities of the little giants to help take their business to the next level.
“The small and medium enterprise (SME) sector has been the backbone of our nation’s economy. It promotes employment opportunities, drives the economic growth of the nation, stimulates the latent entrepreneurial talent in the society and spawns a circle of innovation for a better and sustainable future. Dubai, and the UAE in general, have adopted exemplary policies and practices in empowering entrepreneurs and enabling SMEs to grow into global enterprises,” said HE Abdul Baset Al Janahi, CEO of Dubai SME.