3rd Edition Economic Times SME Activator Summit

29th June, 2018 | Taj Mahal Palace, Colaba, Mumbai

09:30 - 10:30 Registration
10:30 - 10:40 Welcome Address
10:40 - 11:00 Keynote Address: Growth in Tier II and Tier III
11:00 - 11:50 Polling Based Panel Discussion: Understanding Government schemes for SME Business development
 
  • Trade Policies
  • Clearances & Licensing policy
  • GST
  • Public Procurement Policy
  • Cluster Development programs
  • Payments receiving policy
  • Make in India - when this policy is in place then why is import duty for many countries products entry to India is made free?
  • Skill development policies and avenues created
  • Regulations
11:50 - 13:10 Spotlight Presentations: Tech Advantage: The Scope of Digital Technology to Promote SME Competitiveness and Partnerships alienating the mediatorship
 
  • Digital Marketing
    • Social Media
    • ERP / CRM system 
    • Online Marketing
  • Ecommerce
13:10 - 14:00 Networking Luncheon
14:00 - 14:10 Partner Presentation: How Finance / Technology Revolution is Transforming SME Lending / Ease of Doing Business
14:10 - 15:00 Panel Discussion: Working Capital
 
  • How Fintech Revolution is Transforming SME Lending
  • Vision 2022: Investment Outlook in SME Finance
  • Driving Growth & Profitability in SME Finance
  • IPO
15:00 - 15:40 Panel Discussion: Global Expansion
  Standards as drivers/disruptors of international trade: In this session, the new challenges that standards pose for the global trading regime in terms of ease of trading will be discussed. The ways in which they are shaping the global trading system and the opportunities that are created as a result will be highlighted. The losses and gains that various territories sustain and the monetized value of standards as regards the kind of barriers they pose, especially as a comparative to “tariff equivalence’ will be discussed.
15:40 - 16:10 Spring Board Session by SMERA
16:10 - 16:25 Felicitations
16:25 - 16:30 Closing Remark by ET Egde