ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
The SME Centre Conference is an annual event for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to learn how to grow their businesses and stay competitive in the ever-changing business landscape.
Jointly organised by the SME Centres and supported by SPRING Singapore, the conference seeks to equip SMEs with fresh business ideas and management models, as well as insights from industry leaders and SME bosses. It is also a valuable channel for SMEs to gain practical and valuable information about business outlook and trends.
Conference participants get to network with over 800 SME business leaders, founders, entrepreneurs, knowledge experts and policy makers.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Business owners and decision-makers in SMEs who are interested to learn best practices
and grow the business
Welcome Remarks by Mr Akbar Kader
Opening Address by Ms Sim Ann
Keynote Session: Transforming Businesses Digitally with Google
SME Sharing #1: Leveraging Technology to Optimise Logistics Operations
Morning Tea Break
Expert Sharing: Market Outlook 2018
SME Sharing #2: Changing Mindsets and Embracing Digitalisation
Networking Lunch & Business Advisory Sessions
Data gives insights, not information. Understand the importance of data analytics. It’s not just about capturing data but how businesses can use data to drive business performance.
Harnessing Data Towards a Winning Edge
Using Data for Better Decision Making
Data Analytics Topic
SMEs Go Digital – Making Digitalisation Simple for SMEs
Innovation comes from thinking and doing things differently. Discover ways to identify new ideas or improve business models, processes, products and services for growth.
Myths in Digital Transformation
Business Innovation with “Customer-needs-first” - The SynPhNe Story
Sky High Fish Farms – Tackling Food Scarcity with Multi-storey Fish Farms
Build Capabilities and Access Global Markets for Your Business Growth
People power businesses. Find out how redesigning jobs, putting in place simple HR best practices and adopting tech-enabled solutions can help to upskill your employees. SMEs can take small steps to build internal capabilities for a future-ready workforce.
How SMEs Can Win in the Digital Economy through Human Capital
SME Case Study 1: Winning Over Talent with Purpose
SME Case Study 2: Professionalising Family Business for Growth
Managing the New Workforce in Industry 4.0 Revolution
Transform and Grow – Programmes for Your Recruitment Needs
- •Sign up for free one-to-one business advisory sessions with our SME Centre business advisors to assess and identify ways to improve your businesses.
- •Register for consultation sessions with partner agencies to find out more about their respective offerings for SMEs.
- • Limited slots are available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please indicate your interest during the online registration.
Explore more than 90 exhibition booths, featuring private companies and public sector organisations, that offer relevant technology-related services and business solutions to enhance SMEs’ businesses.
Bona Technologies is a multi-national enterprise software company headquartered in Singapore, specialising in customised Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software. We are also the proud creators for Singroll.com, a totally free and fully functional HR payroll software in support for Singapore SMEs with more than 7,000 users since 2014.
Dropbox is a leading global collaboration platform that is transforming the way people and teams work together. With more than 500 million registered users across 180 countries, our products are designed to help unleash the world’s creative energy and establish a more enlightened way of working. Dropbox is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and has 12 offices around the world.
FACT Software is a Singapore-based ERP Software development company with 30+ years of experience. With offices in six countries, we have been helping 100,000+ companies in 40+ countries run their operations smoothly.
FACT ERP.NG is an IRAS compliant, fully integrated solution designed for SMEs. We help our clients achieve zero manual work and a spreadsheet free life. Some highlights include:
- 30-day Go-live implementation
- Data entry slashed by 85%
- Integrated Customer Relationship Management (CRM) module
- Real-time import from Point of Sale (POS) systems
Established since Year 2000, Runnex Systems is a leading solutions provider in Accounting Software Solutions, Software Integration Solutions and IT Services. We help our clients achieve their growth and profitability goals by providing solutions to meet their financial and operational requirements.
Runnex Systems provides solutions ranging from off-the-shelf SME solutions such as MYOB Accounting software to full ERP solutions. In addition, we provide integration between back-end and front-end systems, such as e-Commerce websites and CRM integration.
Runnex Systems is a one-stop solutions partner, uniquely equipped to understand our customers' needs and provide them with a “Total Solution” with end-to-end services, such as free consultation and demonstrations, setup and installation, classroom and onsite training, annual software and/or IT maintenance and support, data migration, bookkeeping services and hardware.
StarHub can help bring real value to your company with reliable products, like-minded people and credible partners that suit your needs. Our wide range of business solutions, from fixed data connectivity, mobile and telephony to security and mobility solutions, data centres and data analytics supports both small businesses and large enterprises. We have dedicated teams who are always willing to go the extra mile for you. And you’ll find best-of-breed technology innovators among our carefully selected pool of partners who can help you drive your business further.
You put your heart and soul into your business. As a leading information communications solutions provider, we are equally committed to co-creating innovative solutions for your business to help it stay ahead.
UrbanFox is an end-to-end urban logistics expert that provides reliable and economical solutions to help businesses maximise its sales potential. As a subsidiary of Keppel Logistics, UrbanFox works closely with its parent company to leverage mutual strengths. Our business solutions include Multi-Channel Commerce Platform, Delivery Platform and Warehousing.
We have built a strong foundation of technical know-how and we are constantly exploring new ideas with the aim of adding value to our customers’ businesses. Our team stays up-to-date on various industries’ challenges to help realise our customers’ growth ambitions, so as to offer solutions that are relevant for different markets around the region.
UrbanFox is passionate about building sustainable and innovative solutions that are suitable for businesses of all sizes. We aim to establish long-term partnerships with our customers by providing them with the best experience and value to their businesses. Accelerate your growth with us.
Spun out of its sister company VanillaLaw LLC, Vanilla Resource (VR) is a full service business consultancy, providing complete and comprehensive solutions to meet SMEs’ business challenges.
At VR, we adopt cutting-edge methodologies and technologies. In the area of business strategies, we use Alexander Osterwalder’s Business Model Canvas (BMC) as a simple and straightforward way to assess any business. We are also the sole licensor of the VanillaLaw™ Docs software. By combining the use of BMC and VanillaLaw™ Docs, we are able to translate business concepts and strategies in boardroom meetings into actionable and legally enforceable business relationships. Being able to walk the talk is integral to our DNA as a company.
As an SME ourselves, we understand the day-to-day challenges and concerns that are at the forefront of business owners’ minds, and that is why we want to share our expertise, and propel SMEs to achieve scalable and sustainable growth. We believe that with the appropriate tools, knowledge and resources, everyone can succeed.
Whyze Solutions is a HR and Payroll solutions provider based in Singapore. It is the authorised reseller of the award-winning EasyPay – the industry’s first offering to address the unique needs of HR and Payroll for Singaporean companies across various industries.
Over the years, our team has successfully helped many SMEs enhance their organisational efficiency as the one-stop service provider for HR and Payroll matters including:
- Integrated HR management system (network-based and cloud-based)
- Biometric devices with HR scheduling system
- Mobile app for employees tracking and project costing
- Outsourced service for payroll and leave administration
We are confident in our experiences and competencies to tailor solutions that suit the diverse needs of various SMEs. We also understand the challenges of SMEs in Singapore and the need for fast turnaround time in project implementation and subsequent support. With Whyze Solutions, you can be assured of a team that is nimble to changes, flexible in solutions and always strive to speak your language.
Early Bird Fee
extended till 9 May 2018