The building creates Seville has hosted this morning the road show promoting SMEs. More than 200 entrepreneurs have attended a meeting to listen to the ideas and strategies presented by the driving companies. Deutsche Bank, Microsoft, Sanitas, La Ser, JCDecaux, Cesce, Iberia Plus company, Endesa, post, Sage, Ono, Philips, Enisa, Arsys, Schober, Ayudasaunclic, Womenalia, Nespresso, Europcar, CuVitt, Dintel Foundation and Avalon the network of experts are the 22 companies involved in this initiative. The building creates of the Sevillian capital has hosted this morning, between 9:00 and 11:30 h, fifth meeting promoting SMEs 2013, initiative created by Avalon the network of experts. The opening of the day has been in charge of Ms. Mrs. Vanessa Bernad Gonzalez, Director General of autonomous, General Secretary of economy of the Junta de Andalucia.
In the presentation, the Director General of self-employed has unveiled three strategic lines in which the Andalusian Government is working to help promote and consolidate their business to entrepreneurs and self-employed. Thus, he explained that the first of these lines is focused on the support and the promotion of self-employment as entrepreneurship, for what is currently being designed a suitable regulatory framework that articulates, stimulate and promote entrepreneurial culture, the generation of employment and the implementation of innovative projects; the second is based on the collective support providing access to financing, for it will put in place an incentive program for the promotion and the promotion of self-employment and a battery of reimbursable funds for entrepreneurs that allows the access to finance through loans with public funds; and third, they will articulate a wide battery of measures of advice, technical assistance, promotion of networking, training and retraining work to promote change in the production model that needs Andalusia; a model based on the education, training, innovation, entrepreneurial culture and business development.
During the meeting, over 200 entrepreneurs have benefited from 10 innovative strategies that, through 10 microponencias 10 minutes, have been driving companies participating in this project. This year we have incorporated award Ono best SME 2013 selected in each city to a local SME which will choose the final prize to be delivered on June 19, during the meeting in Madrid. In the case of Seville, CECA, Confederation of trade businessmen in Andalusia, has been chosen to exhibit their project to be a clear example of promotion of entrepreneurship and local initiative.
In addition, Iberia Plus company has held “Support to SMEs” sweepstakes, which is has drawn a prize of 1,500 points equivalent to a flight company round-trip to Europe class tourist full among the attendees.
Promoting SMEs is based on four fundamental pillars for the development of industrial and business fabric: financing, innovation, internationalisation and energy efficiency. So SMEs to adopt this philosophy, during the meeting, driving companies provide both ideas and specific services to implement them.
After traveling five of the twelve seats of promoting SMEs 2013, the road show is now targeting with Galicia. The Agora Center in La Coruña will be the place, and on April 17 will be the day in which Galician entrepreneurs know how to grow their businesses.
Promoting SMEs it is a movement that will build trust and bring optimism to the business fabric, closer to small and medium-sized businesses the knowledge and experience of leading companies of renowned.