19- 21
Global SME Finance Forum 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016 to Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The Global SME Finance Forum 2016 is expected to bring together some 400 senior executives from commercial banks, development finance institutions and fintech companies as well as regulators and will focus on SME financing in the context of current global economic volatility and fast paced innovation.

This year’s Global Forum will explore the latest trends in financial innovation around the world to spur new opportunities to better finance SMEs. Through a carefully-designed program of presentations and discussions amongst experts and peers, the Global Forum will offer a space for sharing the latest knowledge, empirical data, global expertise, and good practice examples in financial innovation. Individual sessions will highlight innovative partnership structures, new technologies, effective policies, and business models that are successfully improving access to finance for SMEs.