SME Internationalisation and Financial Instruments in Europe | Inter-Chamber SME Working Group Meeting

  • Date
    08 February 2017 - 08 February 2017
  • Beijing Time
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Venue
    Avenue d'Auderghem 45 - 1040 Brussels
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The EU SME Centre is delighted to invite you to join our next Inter-Chamber SME Working Group meeting in Brussels on 8 February 2017.


08:15 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 –09: 05 Welcome speech, by Alexander Alles, EUROCHAMBRES

09:05 –09: 25 Opening Remarks and Updates in European SMEs operation in China, by Adam Dunnett, Secretary General, European Union Chamber of Commerce in China

09: 25 –09:45 European SMEs in China: New opportunities, Massimo Bagnasco, State Representative at the Executive Committee of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China and Managing Partner at Progetto CMR (Beijing)

09:45 – 10:15 SME Internationalisation, EU-China Relations, (Kristin Schreiber, Director COSME Programme and SME Policy, or Giacomo Mattino, Head of Unit), DG Grow, European Commission, Brussels TBD

10:15 –10:35 European Economic Diplomacy: Paving the Way for SME-Internationalisation on European Level, by Dirk Vantyghem, Director Operations EUROCHAMBRES, Brussels

10:35–11:05 Bank of China Global SME Cross-border Matchmaking Service, Qiang LIU, Executive Vice President of Bank of China Limited

11:05 –11:30 Q&A and Networking

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This meeting is free of charge, but only open to European small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and SME intermediary organisations such as embassies or consulates, chambers of commerce and trade associations only.

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About Inter-Chamber SME Working Group

The Inter-Chamber Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Working Group was established in 2014 as a new advocacy element of EU SME Centre Phase II with the objective of strengthening advocacy for EU SMEs. The Inter-Chamber SME Working Group is based on the existing Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Forum of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, bringing together European SMEs and creating a strong channel to express concerns and report challenges they face in conducting business in China.

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