• Market your Products & Services more efficiently in Lebanon and the World

    Market your Products & Services more efficiently in Lebanon and the World

    سوق خدماتك ومنتجاتك بطريقة فعالة في لبنان والعالم
  • Your Gateway to New Markets New Opportunities New World

    Your Gateway to New Markets New Opportunities New World

    بوابتك إلى أسواق جديدة فرص جديدة عالم جديد
16 - 17 October 2017, Hilton Beirut Metropolitan Palace, Lebanon

With the support of

SME Lebanon partner

In cooperation with

SME Lebanon partners
SME Lebanon partners

Exclusive Media Partner

Exclusive Carrier Partner

Business Communication Partner

Exclusive Newspaper Partner

Celebrating & Empowering

The Entrepreneurial Spirit of Lebanon

Small and Medium  Enterprises in Lebanon  (SMEs) form the backbone of the Lebanese economy. SME  Lebanon play a pivotal role in driving economic growth and job creations. Also, they are drivers of growth, because they form an indicator to a healthy and sustainable economy. LSME (Lebanon small and medium-sized enterprise conference) will run over two days that are built around a number of main themes, sessions, and presentations, as well as interactive round table discussions ,workshops all in our powerful Agenda. LSME conference promises a very vibrant and highly informative program that tackles the most strategic developments, best practices and success stories.Furthermore LSME conference highlights the importance of SMEs as well as their contribution to the national economy.

Moreover, LSME conference will give business owners the opportunity to learn about latest programs supporting the growth of SMEs, explore new markets, tools and trends. Also, they will hear directly from other experts –LSMEC speakers– from all types of sectors (Economy and Trade, innovation and technology, Planning and Development, Digital Marketing, education, and consultancy) to learn from their experiences,challenges,and opportunities. SME Lebanon will enjoy a very enriching experience where the most strategic themes of relevance to SMEs and their operations will be analysed in detail by leaders and experienced professionals. Finally Lebanon’s leading SME event LSME is expected to be visited by over 1000 delegates, SMEs attending the conference and the accompanied exhibition, featuring dynamic exhibitors from various sectors.

Benefits of Attending

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A 5 STAR EXPERIENCE

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HIGH VALUE ENGAGEMENT

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GLOBALLY ACCLAIMED SPEAKERS

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BY INVITATION ONLY

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PRODUCTIVE ENVIRONMENT

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

lebanon economy
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Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

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Supporting Organization

Event Speakers

Look Who is Speaking

Raed Khoury

HE Mr. Raed Khoury

Minister of Economy and Trade, Republic of Lebanon

HE Mr. Ali Hassan Khalil

Minister of Finance, Republic of Lebanon

Mrs. Alia Abbas

General Director of the Ministry of Economy and Trade, Republic of Lebanon

Mr. Georges Maarawi

Director General of Land Registry and Cadastre, Ministry of Finance

Mr. Toufic Dabboussi

President of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture in Tripoli, and Chairman of Dabbousi Group SAL.

Mr. Najib Choucair

Executive Director and Head of Banking Department, Banque Du Liban (BDL)

SME in Lebanon speaker

Mr. Faris Al-Obeid

Advisor at the office of the Secretary General, Supreme Council for Planning and Development State of Kuwait

Mr. Mahmoud N Dalloul

President and CEO, Project Management and Control wll (PMC) – Kuwait

Mrs Francesca Zadro

Trade Commissioner-Italian Trade Agency

Mr. Wissam Zahabi

Head of Economic and Financial Department , Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA)

Mr. Mohamad EL Nahi

Senior Consultant, Banca UBAE S.p.A- Italy.

Mr. Hassan Sabbah

Head of SME Banking Bank Audi - Lebanon

Ms. Chloé Jacquin

Financial Education Coordinator, Positive Planet – International NGO

Mr. Dani Ibrahim

Business Development Manager – MENA region / Business Development Services, Positive Planet International NGO

Mr. Patrick Atmé

Team Leader Business Support, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL FUND FOR DEVELOPMENT (ESFD)- Lebanon

Mr. Gilles de Clerck

Executive Director and Managing Partner, EuroMena Fund, L.P

Mr. Nicolas Pinton

Director, Institut Europeen de cooperation et development (IECD) - MENA region

LSME speaker

Prof. Jassem AJAKA

Economic, strategic - expert –†University Professor

LSME speaker

Mr. Tarek Hamdan

Chief Commercial Officer, Procons Professional consultants – Representing LinKedIn, Beirut

Mr. Samer El-Safah

General Manager – Micro Credit Program Makhzomi Foundation, Lebanon

Dr. Mohammad Fheili

Assistant General Manager, Jammal Trust Bank, Lebanon

Lebanese entrepreneur

Mr. Jimmy Ghazal

Innovation & Digital Director, M&C Saatchi MENA

Dr. Naji Abi-Aad

Ph.D. - International Energy Expert, COO, Petroleb, Lebanon

SME in Lebanon speaker

Mr. George Abboud

Chief Operating Officer, Earth Technologies

SME in Lebanon speaker

Mr. Joseph Chatta

Chief Executive, Bureau Veritas, Beirut, Lebanon

SME in Lebanon speaker

Dr. Elie Daher

EVP - CMO, United Safety, Dubai, UAE

LSME speaker

Dr. Jad Melki

Chairperson - Department of Communication Arts - Lebanese American University (LAU)

LSME speaker

Mr. Fawzi Rahal

Managing Director of Flat6Labs Beirut, Flat6Lab Beirut

LSME speaker

Mr. Wassim Hassanieh

Managing Partner, Procons, Professional consultants – SAP Products, Beirut.

Dr. Wafaa Haidamous Hallasou

Managing Director / Senior Consultant, BCTS – Lebanon

LSME speaker

Mr. Joseph Yaacoub

Digital Marketing Strategist & trainer

Mrs. Ghada Ballout Zaytoun

Journalist “Al Hiwar Al Iktisadi” (The Economic Dialogue) Program Producer and Presenter

Mr. Sebastiano Mattia Gennaro

Co-founder and Director Tadwil

Dr . Khaled A. Taki

President, Arab Franchise Association CEO, Franchise Business Consultants – Beirut Lebanon

Mr. Naji Bejjani

CEO, NBTS International Training and Consulting Company, Beirut Lebanon

Mr. George Awad

Programme Officer in Communication and Information, UNESCO

Unleashing Growth Potential

Attendee Demographics

  • LOGISTICS
  • PHARMACEUTICAL
  • HEALTHCARE
  • MANUFACTURING
  • FOOD & AGRICULTURE
  • IT
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • FINANCIAL SERVICES
  • ENGINEERING & DESIGN
  • CONTRACTING
  • HOSPITALITY
  • LEGAL
  • TRADING
  • CONSULTING
  • TOURISIM
  • MEDIA
  • PUBLISHING
  • REALESTATE

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Key Dates for 2017

Event Schedule

April 2nd:   Launch Of conference Program 
April 15th: Early bird registration 
April 30th: Call for Abstracts
July 15th: Call for Abstracts closing
July 31st: Early Bird Registration Closes, Regular Registration Opens
October 16th: Launch of Lebanon SME conference 

Lebanon Small and Medium Enterprises Strategy