The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Forum (MSME-DF), a professionally managed non-profit organization working for the growth and promotion of enterprises, startups and youth of India, is organizing its 5th India International MSME Startup Expo 2018.
It will be held from June 22 – 24 in hall no. 7 at Pragati Maidan.
15-20 countries including Afganistan, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Thailand, and Poland will be participating in the expo which is likely to have 200 plus stalls and a footfall of 20,000 people.
Conveying his best wishes for the event, Prime minister Narendra Modi said, "Our government has full faith in the entrepreneurial spirit of the present generation and their energy and passion is critical in realising a new India. This belief is the basis of our initiatives including 'Start-up India', 'Stand-up India', 'Make in India' and other related programmes. It is appreciable that the MSME Development Forum is undertaking this important endeavour in providing an opportunity for the Start-ups in the sector to leverage the latest innovations and practices across the globe," The mega-event will rediscover ease of doing business and opportunities in different states of India.
The triangular network will expand the spectrum of this expo.
Apart from this, startup fest, small industries trade fair, funding and finance fair, vendor development fest and ease of doing business summit are also the main attractions of the event.
It will provide a one-stop global platform to connect, network, partner and share information with domestic and International SMEs to find new business opportunities.
The initiative has been supported by Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Ministry of Commerce and Industry (ITPO, DIPP, Invest India, and GEM), Ministry of Sciences and Technology/ IT and Electronics/ Finance etc.
Senior ministers, State Chief Ministers, Bureaucrats and exhibitors from all parts of the country are likely to be present at the event.