Frequently Asked Questions
The SME Business Forum will provide opportunity to the members for enhancement of business contacts and business reach at various cities in India.
SME Business Forum has been initiated by SME Chamber of India on 3rd May 2008 and formerly known as the “SME Business Club” and launched at the hands of Dr. C. Rangarajan - Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister & Former Governor of Reserve Bank of India at Mumbai in the presence of Mr. C. B. Bhave - Chairman, Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Mr. Dinesh Rai - Secretary, Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India, Mr. G. N. Bajpai - Former Chairman, SEBI, Mr. T. C. Venkat Subramaniam - CMD, EXIM Bank of India and Mr. Chandrakant Salunkhe Founder and President - SME Chamber of India & CMD - Macro Group of Companies.
SME Business Forum platform will provide opportunity to the members to participate 24 meetings in various cities in India but mainly at Mumbai, where, member can meet entrepreneurs and heads of corporates and other sectors for enhancement of business and contacts. Other similar platforms or BNI provides opportunity to participate only one chapter. SME Business forum will be a unique platform where member can spend more time for networking and will give sufficient time slot for presenting business ideas and concepts as well as promote and market products and services.
Entrepreneur or senior executive have to register as the member by paying membership fee. Membership fee includes managing business meetings and providing guidance and support for business growth. The member will get an opportunity to associate with forum and SME Chamber of India to participate in various business meetings, other events organised by chamber and will get guidance and support for business growth and expansion.
Yes. You can become member if you are interested to enhance your contacts and business.
Yes of course you have to pay delegate registration fee for covering breakfast and lunch at various meetings. But members will get complementary participation for cocktails and gala dinner organised at various cities.
No. You do not want to pay any referral fee or commission to forum or chamber for exploring of business leads. But, you can pay referral fee or commission to any other participants if they provide you any business through this meetings. The commercial terms will be decided by at own risk.
Once you enrol as the member, your profile will be shared with interested companies or will give you opportunity to promote your product and services through SME Chamber of India at National and International level. SME chamber of India will also support you to Channelise finance and investment, international cooperation, resolving your issues and problems, you may nominate yourself for various awards, you will get opportunity for sharing your success stories through SME Connect magazine and support for business growth and expansion.