Upcoming SME Events

Doing Business in Brazil

Date: Sept 9

Time: 1.30pm to 6pm

Venue: Little Red Dot Seminar Room, IE Singapore, 230 Victoria Street, Bugis Junction Office Tower, Level 10

Price: $40 (including GST)

Brazil is a huge market with a population of 202 million people, half of which is middle class, with household consumption expected to climb to US$2 trillion (S$4.2 trillion) by 2018.

Find out about its economic and business landscape, especially the opportunities in the oil and gas and manufacturing sectors.

For more information, contact Ms Jean Ng at jean_ng@iesingapore.gov.sg or call 6433 4697.

Kazakhstan-S'pore Business Forum

Date: Sept 18

Time: 9:30am to noon

Venue: PricewaterhouseCoopers, 8 Cross Street, Level 7, PwC Building

Fee: Free (Limited to one representative per company)

This forum will provide participants with updates on Kazakhstan's economy and business conditions and allow Singapore business people an in-depth look at emerging opportunities. There will also be an opportunity to hold individual meetings with Kazakh delegates.

More information and online registration at the Singapore Business Federation's website: www.sbf.org.sg/

SME Forum on Alternate Financing

Date: Sept 29

Time: 9am to 12.30pm

Venue: Singapore Business Federation, Keppel Towers, Level 21, Seminar Room

Fee: Free

Access to financing is a major obstacle for many entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses.

This forum aims to highlight the various aspects of alternative financing. For enquiries, contact Ms Zera Lim at smec4@sbf.org.sg or call 6827 6810.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 02, 2015, with the headline 'Upcoming SME Events'. Print Edition | Subscribe