USAID “Leadership in Economic Governance” Conference « Developing SMEs - building the future»

The conference will start on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 9:30 till Wednesday, October 11, 16:30, DEPO Conference Hall: Kyiv, Antonovycha Str. 50, “Indigo” Conference room.

Dear colleagues,

We kindly invite you to participate in the final conference of the USAID Leadership in Economic Governance (LEV) Program, "Developing SMEs - Building the Future".

The conference will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 10-11, 2017, 9:30 to 18:00, DEPO Conference Hall: Kyiv, Antonovycha Str. 50, “Indigo” Conference room.

The final conference of USAID LEV Program aims to present results of the 2015-2017 Program activity, particularly, in areas of legislation and regulatory policy, development of regional strategies, enhancement of the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) export potential, etc. In addition, the conference is intended to become a platform for government, business, expert community and civil society representatives to discuss ways to enhance the role of SMEs in the economy.

On the first day of the conference, four plenary sessions will be held, in which the achievements and results of USAID LEV Program in the priority areas for SME development will be presented. The invited speakers are experts of USAID LEV Program, representatives of local authorities in Program pilot regions, people's deputies and representatives of the Government of Ukraine, leaders of regional partner organizations whose tasks are to unite and support small and medium-sized business in the field.

The second day of the conference is devoted to work with regional partners of USAID LEV Program. In particular, the experience of the participation of SME business associations in the Road Maps contests and the program of organizations institutional capacity grant support will be discussed, and a business game for the participants of the second day on relevant issues for the SME sector is planned.

The event program can be found by following the link

Participation in the conference subject to confirmation and preliminary registration by the link

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