In partnership with the World Bank Group, the 7th annual GW October Global Entrepreneurship Conference will focus on the role of regional and local policies, and their effect on entrepreneurship and Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) development.

Once looked upon as peripheral to the economy, SMEs have now been significantly noted as essential elements in fostering economic and communal development amongst many nations. Unmistakably, the fostering of SMEs should and is an aspect that cannot be overlooked. SMEs are critical factors in driving economic development because of the wealth they generate, the innovation they produce, the skills and capabilities they foster, the markets they are able to reach, and the jobs they are able to create. Join us this coming October as we discuss ways in which we can further help the growth and development of SMEs through policies and various studies.

 

The State of SME Development – A Global View

The Intersection of Data and Policy

High Growth Companies; Bottom of the Pyramid; and Humane

Entrepreneurship

Invited Workshops

Competitive Papers

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Call For Papers!

The 7th Annual GW October Global Entrepreneurship Conference is currently accepting paper submissions! Theme: Entrepreneurship & SME Development: Connecting to Markets, and Opportunities. Online submission deadline is September 1, 2016 

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USASBE SE Certificate Program!

We are currently accepting new enrollees for the USASBE Social Entrepreneurship Certificate Program in Washington DC on October 11-12, 2016. Modules 1, 2, and 3 will be offered for new enrollees. Modules 7 and 8 for current enrollees.

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Things to Do in DC!

Things to Do in DC!

Located in the heart of Washington DC, the George Washington University (GWU) provides all guests of all ages with a variety of activities to do. Around George Washington University lies numerous crucial and influential locations such as the World Bank, Smithsonian...

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GW October Conference Program

GW October Conference Program

From local to regional policies, the effect that Small and Medium Enterprises have on economies is essential and ever more increasing. SMEs play a vital role in sustaining communities, providing and creating jobs, and paving new untouched markets. At this years GW...

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USASBE 2016 Social Entrepreneurship Certificate

USASBE 2016 Social Entrepreneurship Certificate

We are currently accepting new enrollees for the USASBE Social Entrepreneurship Certificate Program in Washington DC on October 11-12, 2016. Don’t miss out! We are pleased to announce another opportunity for individuals interested in Social Entrepreneurship....

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