The Biggest Entrepreneurship Conference

SME World Summit 2017

Keynotes .  Discussions  .  Expo

Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Wednesday, March 22

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A Grand Celebration of Entrepreneurship

After the grand success of 2014, 2015 & 2016 editions, SME World Summit 2017 will be back with a big bang! The summit will be held in partnership with Dubai SME in Dubai, on 22nd March 2017. The summit celebrates the hopes and ambitions of each entrepreneur who strives in the challenging environment to win the race and accomplish his vision. It cherishes every innovative mind that seeks to bring change, every leader who aims to rise, and every investor willing to take risks to create value.

A 5 Star Experience

High Value Engagement

By Invitation Only

Powerful Agenda

Globally Acclaimed Speakers

Productive Environment

Pictures of Past Summits

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SME World 2016

Atlantis, The Palm

Global Innovation Summit 2016

Atlantis, The Palm

SME World 2015

Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Emirates NBD Global Business Series 2016

Steigenberger Hotel

Call for speakers

We are looking for domain experts in the fields of finance, marketing, technology etc. Please get in touch with us if you wish to deliver a keynote or suggest a topic relevant to SME World Summit.

Watch TV Coverage of Past Summits

Global Innovation Summit 2016
SME World Summit 2015
Global Innovation Summit 2015
Global App Summit 2014

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    • Access to panel discussions
    • Access to workshops
    • Access to expo area
    $28 /person
    • Complimentary coffee break
    • Full access to all conferences
    • VIP valet parking
    $100 /person
    • Lunch and coffee voucher
    • Full access to all conferences
    • VIP valet parking

About the Organizers

SME World is organized by SPI Group, a formidable B2B engagement platform.

SPI group boasts of a powerful portfolio of Leading and Immersive conferences and summits, focused on B2B audiences. The delegates and speakers we attract are unparalleled in their level of seniority, relevance and influence. Our prominent conferences are:

– SME World Summit – The biggest entrepreneurship conference of the region
– Global Innovation Summit – The largest innovation conference of the region
– Emirates NBD Global Business Series – Interactive sessions with Billionaires
– Make in UAE Summit- Largest manufacturing and trade conference

Our conferences have attracted over 18,000 Entrepreneurs and Corporate Executives in the last three years thereby emerging as the one of the most trusted engagement platforms.

In addition to industry leading summits, SPI group is renowned for publishing world-class, award winning magazines like Intelligent SME, Innovation & TECH and Robust RAK.


  • “I have been attending past few events(Global Business Series) organized by your team and I must mention it's a great platform to gain valuable knowledge and network with amazing people. I would like my company to be one of the partners supporting the event in future. Could someone guide as to what's required so we can prepare ourselves?.”

    Bipin Pillai CEO, Pioneer Consultancy
  • “Sincere  congratulations on behalf of Durar Advertising DMCC for organizing(Global Innovation Summit) a brilliant convention yesterday. It was inspiring, informative and practical. We absolutely loved it and thought it was dedicatedly executed. My colleagues and I found the wide range of informative speakers on the panel really impressive.”

    Faiza N Senior Relationship Manager
  • “Very inspiring and motivational, your support towards SMEs is very encouraging.” - SME World Summit

    Cristina Dagaz Dagaz Consultancy
  • “In one word the session was inspirational, Quality of the content delivered by the speaker was fantastic. Infectious energy. He had great enthusiasm for SME sector. The insights and impacts he shared on change in technology was amazing. I was very pleased with the overall organisation of the event(Global Business Series)."

    Mark Edwards Portfolio Director Commercial Banking & Global Functions, HSBC
  • “It was actually a very positive, insightful and motivational session about a working mother. I am already motivated to do something of my own. It was a beautifully organised event(Global Business Series) and I would love to attend many more.”

    Maria Philomena Fernandes Assistant Vice President, Mashreq Bank

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