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5th Annual National Convention on Small Business

27 & 28, 2014,

Hotel Lalit, Mumbai

500+ Small Business Owners,
200+ SME Suppliers, 70+ Industry Experts,
1000+ Award Nominations, One Mega Show!



Thankyou for making Small Business Congress & Awards a grand success.

Our Partners

Franchise India Holdings Limited - Organised By

Franchise India Holdings Limited is Asia's leading integrated Franchise consulting company since 1999 with an absolute authority on Franchising, Licensing, Retailing, Small Business and Real Estate. We have helped hundreds of investors in selecting the right opportunity and in turn assisted various organizations in international & domestic franchise expansions & business development. With its strategically formed divisions, FIHL has created its own niche as the pioneers of franchise industry and a small business authority.

DTDC - Associate Sponsor

DTDC stands out among all other Express Services Providers in India because our mission goes beyond the commercials. We are committed to the social development and our business model is based on social causes and a strong value system. DTDC is now 22 years old and has come a long way from a modest beginning in Bengaluru, back in 1990. Today, DTDC is a power brand worth Rs. 425 crores with 5800+ channel partners, 5500 direct employees and overseas operations in major countries across the world.

Brickwork Ratings - Knowledge Partner

Brickwork Ratings, a SEBI, RBI & NSIC registered credit rating agency offers Bank Loan, NCD, Commercial paper, MSME ratings and other grading services. It has already rated over Rs 200,000 crores of bank loans and bonds. The company has rated a large number of big listed entities, hundreds of bank loans and a very large number of MSME.

Phoenix Paragon Plaza - Knowledge Partner

Phoenix Paragon Plaza, a landscaped plaza consisting of premium boutique office spaces, shops and cafes is a part of the iconic Phoenix Marketcity Development, Kurla. It has a direct access from the L.B.S. Marg, is just 800 meters from the closest metro station & is 10 minutes from Bandra Kurla Complex.

Francorp - Knowledge Partner

Francorp is a Global Franchise Consulting Company established in the year 1976. It has since been the unsurpassed leader in its industry globally. The company provides end to end Franchise solutions to over 2,000 enterprises worldwide. Market Opportunity Assessment, Review and Recommendations Advisory, Franchisee Auditing, Conceptualizing and Building up Idea, Business Plan Preparation, India Entry strategy are a few among the services they offer.

Entrepreneur India - Knowledge Partner

Entrepreneur India - Knowledge Partner Entrepreneur Advisor - An advisory board of experienced market experts from different verticals, who can identify the depth of business ideas and can measure the efforts and strategies invested to make those ideas successful. Entrepreneur Advisor has been established to salute the spirit and hard work of entrepreneurs who introduced change in the entrepreneur world.

AIAI - Supporting Association

Established in 1956 in Mumbai, All India Association Of Industries has over 1400 members and through its affiliates it represents over 30,000 industries. Nearly 70 percent of its members are from the SME sector.

TAIT - Supporting Association

Trade Association of Information Technology (TAIT) was founded in March 1996 to represent the interests of the computer Industry . It represent over 300 IT companies comprising of IT distributors, resellers, System integrators, software & networking companies.

Bombay Small Scale Industries Association - Supporting Association

Bombay Small Scale Industries Association is the Mumbai base association for SSI & MSME units. It was Incorporated in 1994. It represents issues at various departments of Central & State Governments & Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai.

Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME) - Supporting Association

Federation of Indian Micro & Small and Medium Enterprises (FISME), though established in the year 1995, traces its origin to 1967 when the National Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs (NAYE) was established to promote small industries. FISME is the progressive face of Indian MSMEs and is regarded as such by Government of India. FISME is a member of National MSME Board formed under MSME Act 2006. FISME is well represented in and consulted by SME policy making set-up of the country and also works in close cooperation with major multilateral and bilateral bodies in India such as UNIDO, ILO, UNCTAD, DFID, GTZ etc.

SME Times - Online Partner

The SME Times portal present articles that provide actionable information for small business owners and their employees, and aspiring entrepreneurs. Profiles of entrepreneurs will be inspirational making you learn how to be one and progress to the next level. Our support to the small business community has resulted in an online discussion forum to share ideas and knowledge, ask questions, find help and encourage each other.

SME Joinup - Online Partner

SME JOINUP a premier one stop online destination has become a market place to walk entrepreneurs through starting, running, promoting and growing small businesses. With a goal to fit out start-ups, we bring the newbie entrepreneurs and even the big giants with an exhaustive, clear and first-hand approach to help their businesses thrive. Just within a short span SME JOINUP has developed a Business Development Platform only for Small Businesses and have smoothly built a network of 40,000 + business-owners & decision makers, 5000+ service providers across 200+ services and 400+ investors and are Ranked among the top five B2B websites nationally.

Business Gyan - Online Partner

Businessgyan is a catalyst, it helps the exchange of useful business information. It is an effective B2B (Business to Business) platform, and is a great way for business and individuals to broadcast and exchange views and expertise on business, seek resources and information which are useful and practical.

SMB Connect - Online Partner

SMBConnect is a networking and knowledge-sharing platform for small and medium businesses that bridge the gap between SMEs, business peers, vendors, mentors, service providers as well as industry experts

SME World - Media Partner

SME WORLD is India’s first and the only niche magazine fully dedicated to the Indian SMEs sector. It is continuously sending the message across in the right quarters craving for a better deal for our millions of micro, small & medium enterprises across the length and breadth of the country.

BIZ@INDIA - Media Partner

Biz@India is the only International magazine focused on Indian business, published by Media India Group. Having a print run of 1,20,000 copies plus 17,000+ online subscriptions and having a distribution in more than 45 countries.

Indian Franchise Association - Supported By

Indian Franchise Association has been founded, as a corporate social responsibility initiative to share information, knowledge, and experiences, set standards and promote best practices amongst franchise fraternity.

Small Medium Entrepreneur - Official Magazine

Small Medium Entrepreneur(SME) is a monthly magazine for people with big dreams and large appetite for growth. The magazine is packed with business information; insight and knowledge that will enable entrepreneurs conquer the daily challenges of building a business while simultaneously preparing for the next stage of enterprise. SME is a print platform where entrepreneurs network, learn and build a community of peers.

The Franchising World - Official Magazine

The Franchising World in its 11th year is the most comprehensive end to end business and franchise magazine. Since its inception in 1999 this monthly has become an essential success tool for INVESTING community. At Franchise India we view ourselves as consultants and strive to deliver creative media solutions to company’s business and franchising needs. The magazine, with the circulation of over 1,00,000 copies, is available on stands nationwide and is being sent to over 35,000 subscribers. Readership will include Retailers, Retail investors, Retail support suppliers, Retail Brands across categories, Vendors, Distributors , Product suppliers, Consumers, Consultants, Real Estate Developers and brokers, Consultants, Agencies, Planners and institutions - Official Portal

Asia’s # 1 franchise website which generates 6 million hits monthly and also 2000 unique applications daily. The website serves as an online extension and an international gateway, catering to both international and domestic markets. offers a trusted and targeted way to reach potential business buyers online everyday. With our well-recognized URL, over 75% of visitors navigate directly to the site or find it through natural search engine results. is one the first places business buyers explore as they begin their franchise ownership journey.

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