Upcoming SME Events

Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) Productivity Seminar: Achieving Productivity Gains Through Integration Of Technology

Date: Oct 15

Time: 9am to 12.30pm

Venue: Singtel ComCentre, Level 3 Theatrette, 31 Exeter Road

Fee: $50 (members); $70 (non-members)

Targeted at small and medium-sized enterprises, this seminar aims to explore how applying various technological solutions can improve the overall productivity of the finance and accounting function.

For example, a  real-time financial dashboard can provide timely crucial data necessary for a company to make informed decisions.

Speakers from Spring Singapore will be sharing how participants can make use of the Simplified Capability Development Grant for their company's capability upgrading.

To register for this seminar, search for event code ID034 at http://cpe.isca.org.sg/

ISCA Business Financing Forum: Making The Right Choices For Business Growth

Date: Nov 3

Time: 8.30am to 2pm

Venue: ParkRoyal on Pickering, William Pickering Ballroom

Fee: $150 (ISCA members); $180 (non-members)

The ISCA Business Financing Forum aims to share various financing options available at different stages of business growth.

These range from traditional sources of financing such as venture capital and loans, to alternative money sources like crowdfunding.

Gain valuable insights from senior figures from the Government, finance and financial technology sectors and find out which source of funding best suits your business.

To register, search for event code ID033 at http://cpe.isca.org.sg/

2015 SME Development Conference

Date: Nov 17

Time: 8am to 12.30pm

Venue: Stamford Ballroom, Raffles City Convention Centre, 80 Bras Basah Road

Fee: $25 (members); $50 (non-members)

The 13th annual SME Development Conference seeks to support Singapore SMEs' competitiveness and growth by addressing the challenges that both young, dynamic firms and established businesses face when they seek to collaborate with one another to commercialise innovative products, services, processes and business models.

It suggests strategies and opportunities for public-private cooperation to increase the success rate and impact of such collaborations. For more information, visit www.dpbureau.sg /smedevconf. For inquiries, e-mail bureau@dpgroup. com.sg or contact us on 6829-9800.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 30, 2015, with the headline 'UpcomingSMEEvents'. Print Edition | Subscribe