Finance Minister Ibrahim Al-Assaf, Commerce and Industry Minister Tawfiq Al-Rabiah and Labor Minister Adel Faqeih are expected to attend the opening session.Around 30 speakers are representing government officials, executives and international experts.
The forum is spread into 6 sessions.
The following are some details:
Session 2: Requirements to Develop and Broaden SMEs Role in Saudi economy
Speakers: Abdullah Abdulaziz Abdulkader, Muhamed Ben Ali Alabdulhafiz and Yasser Muhamed Abdo Yamani
Session 3: What Can Private Sector do to Support SMEs?
Moderator: Abdullah Alkuweiz, economist
Speakers: Fahad A. Al-Semari, Sultan Bin Battal, Fahad Hussain Mushayt, Faysal Alaquil and Abdurahman Al-Fahaid
Session 4: Enhancing SMEs Access to Finance..
Moderator: Talaat Hafiz, secretary general, Media & Banking Awareness Committee
Speakers: Mohammad Hammouda, Abdulrahman Al-Khayyal, Nazih Al-Nasser, Walid Al-Morshed,
Session 5: International Experience in Developing and Supporting SMEs
Speakers: Massimo Baldinato, Tom Kingsley and Mengistu Alemaehu
Session 6: Nurturing Entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia
Speakers: Rashid Alzahrani, Abdullah Alabdullatif, Ghazi Alshahrani, Makboul Al-Harbi and Sami Alhassian