It is a well-known fact that news and media are important tools of public outreach from time immemorial. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) operate in an environment where knowledge and information play a critical role. It has been proven over the years that the enterprises that are vigilant and have information and knowledge about market trends and business environment are more efficient in doing business successfully as well as they have greater survival rate in contrast to those who lack them. We, thus, believe that growth of SMEs and news media go hand in hand. Because of number of initiatives and wide ranging activities targeted at promoting SMEs across all continents, it is quite obvious for ISSME to have become a source of news, to be in news across different media and to keep track of other developments in the SME sector world over.
Keeping in mind the positive influence that information through news media could have on SMEs, this section chiefly attempts to keep you updated about the latest happenings in the SME sector as well as ISSME’s works and activities in strengthening the SMEs and their support institutions. This section also lets you know about ISSME’s viewpoints on core issues pertaining to SME development and various aspects of small business operations.