Upcoming SME Events

Cambodia & Laos Market Insights Seminar

Date: Nov 5
Time: 10am to 5pm
Venue: Singapore Business Federation seminar room 2, Level 21, Keppel Towers, 10 Hoe Chiang Road
Fees: Free (SBF members); $120 (Non-members)

This one-day Singapore Business Federation (SBF) seminar looks at Cambodia in the morning session and Laos in the afternoon.

Cambodia has been ranked as the third most popular target market among SBF member companies after Myanmar and Indonesia.

A Laotian business delegation led by Mr Oudet Souvannavong, vice-president of the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, will take part in the Laos session.

For inquiries, contact Ms Iris Wang at 6827-6850 (DID) or iris.wang@sbf.org.sg

iAdvisory Workshop: How to grow your business through exports

Date: Nov 3 to 4; Nov 11 to 12
Time: 9am to 5pm each day
Venue: IE Singapore, Transit Lounge, 230 Victoria Street #10-00
Fees: $1,300 (before Productivity and Innovation Credit); $520 (after Productivity and Innovation Credit)

IE Singapore will work with Orissa International in this four-day workshop to help firms identify, develop and build an effective export plan.

Learn from other exporters and find out what is needed to execute your plan.

For more information, contact Ms Joanne Bala at joanne_archana_bala@iesingapore.gov.sg

iAdvisory Exchange: Preparing for an uncertain 2016

Date: Nov 6
Time: 2pm to 5.30pm
Venue: Little Red Dot, International Enterprise Singapore 230 Victoria Street, #10-00, Bugis Junction Office Towers
Fees: $30

The 2008 global financial crisis left a lasting memory on many businesses, so it is not surprising that investors and companies see the latest market turmoil as a potential signal of a new downturn. However, the region is generally more stable now with external surpluses and sizeable foreign exchange reserves.

This seminar will teach firms how to manage currency risks, cope with manpower challenges, take advantage of alternative financing options and expand into new markets.

To sign up, visit: www.gevme.com/iadvisory-exchange-getting-ready-for-a-uncertain-2016.

Understand, Attract and Engage To Grow Your Customer Base

Date: Oct 28
Time: 2pm to 5.30pm
Venue: The 3rd Space, 18 Cross Street, B1-05 China Square Central
Fees: Free

This seminar will examine different types of online marketing tools and how they can expand your customer base. Speakers include representatives of Google and the UOB-SMU Asian Enterprise Institute.

For inquiries, contact Boon Keng at 68263009 or gohboonkeng@smecentre-smf.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 21, 2015, with the headline 'UpcomingSMEEvents'. Subscribe