SME connect is a BUSINESS development platform that empowers entrepreneurs realize their dreams of building powerful brands that can compete globally.
LET’S HELP YOU SUCCEED: Starting and running a business is an extremely difficult but rewarding journey. SME connect helps you develop the needed skills to stay the course to build that great business. An SME connect membership provides you access to a large array of learning, capacity building and mentoring opportunities that will help you both grow as a business leader and successfully build your business.
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SOME BENEFITS OF THE SME CONNECT MEMBERSHIP
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Learn from other entrepreneurs building exciting brands in our market with a weekly podcasts. Get to understand how market forces, macro-economic trends, government policies and international developments affect your business.
Updates on new weekly podcasts are sent to members’ email or phones every week.
SHARING EXPERIENCES WITH OTHER SMES
The quarterly meetups gives you the opportunity to network with other entrepreneurs, to share challenges and walk away with practical solutions to problems. Meetups also provide the platform for participant driven learning.
The quarterly meetups also provide members with the opportunity to meet investors, to understand what they are looking for and to increase your chances of securing capital. Members get to showcase their products and services for free at these events, thereby increasing awareness which should lead to increased business.
GAINING INSIGHTS FROM THE EXPERTS
Join monthly webinars from the comfort of your office, home or cafe and learn from some of the leading entrepreneurs and authorities on key areas of business development. As a member, you get to receive invites to these interactive webinars.
IMPROVING YOUR BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS
Our short courses (online and class-based) are hands-on and relevant to the challenges entrepreneurs face in this part of the world. They are developed and delivered by practitioners who have first hand experience in this market.
GETTING COACHED BY HIGHLY EXPERIENCED ENTREPRENEURS
Being an SME connect member gives you access to a strong network of entrepreneurs with varying degree of experiences and expertise to learn from.
Sign up for our basic or premium package and position your brand to get discovered on SME connect or at one of many events. In addition, take advantage of all the learning opportunities and discounts available to SME connect members.