October 4, Almaty. KIMEP will hold the opening of II forum for small and medium business " Startup Forum KAZKA -2012", which will be attended by more than 1,500 representatives of SMEs . The event organizer is Kazakhstan Association of Entrepreneurs " KAZKA " with the support of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of RK and NECK "Union "Atameken".
The Forum has already called the largest for small and medium-sized businesses , highlighting its objectives: creating conditions for stimulating entrepreneurial activity of citizens, establishment of business contacts, providing the necessary information and knowledge to maintain existing and opening new business.
The program includes roundtable discussions with representatives of the Prosecutor General Office and the Tax Service , presentations and individual consultations on topical issues of SMEs; exhibition "Services for Small and Medium Enterprises" , business training and master-class, bilateral business meetings in the format of Business to Business and etc.
"Each listener will be able to choose a section, which is the most interesting for himself , and will be able to have free access to it at a certain time in the program" - said the chairman of the management board of Kazakhstan Association of Entrepreneurs " KAZKA" Zhumabek Zhanykulov .
I SME Forum " Startup Forum KAZKA - 2012 " was held on April 20 this year in Astana , gathering in 1500 (58 % of whom are heads of companies ) participants from 40 regional centers.
"Such events are important, they provide an opportunity to acquire a lot of experience , knowledge and experience exchange for SME representatives . This contributes to the analysis and monitoring of the effectiveness of government agencies and government programs to support SMEs , "- said in his commentary on the event website Startupforum.kz Majilis Parliament deputy Meruert Kazbekova.
Chairman of EDF "Damu" Lyazzat Ibragimova stressed that the forum will contribute to the development of entrepreneurship in Kazakhstan and will stimulate growth in the number of entrepreneurs in the country. " For me, the forum will provide an opportunity to tell the domestic businessmen about the existing government programs of business support and programs of businessmen competence improvement", - she said.
Chairman of the Board NECK " Atameken "Union” Ablai Myrzakhmetov believes that" the participation of the business community in the forum will be effective: the beginning businessmen will get useful knowledge and contacts, and most importantly - the desire to act and faith in the future of their business. "
Viktor Sankovich, Almaty