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Smart SMB Summit & Awards 2019 to be held on 11th September at Atlantis The Palm


The second edition of the Smart SMB Summit & Awards is set to be held on the 11th of September at the Atlantis in Dubai on the 11th of September. This year’s event will run under the theme ‘Redefining digital & Business Transformation’ with a focus on the mid-market and is expected to bring in excess of 1500 ‘C’ level executives as attendees. The event is being held by Business Media International, premier publishers for the mid-market and organizers of large format industry events.

As the early movers on the road to digital transformation achieve several desired outcomes including higher productivity, the milestones are a measure of what is achieved and yet, also symbolic of the fact that digital transformation is a journey, not a destination. Newer technologies will keep pushing the realms of possibilities for Businesses that can adopt and leverage. The 2019 edition of Smart SMB Summit brings this continuous pursuit of digital excellence into focus.

The event agenda includes a summit in the afternoon followed by an Awards gala in the late evening. The Summit will include keynotes by industry and technology experts on various pertinent topics, panel discussions with industry luminaries as participants, case study presentations as well as a talk show with Mr. Rizwan Sajan, the chairman of Danube to close out what promises to be an engaging sequence of sessions, in furthering awareness of digital transformation imperatives. The panel discussion sessions have several CIOs and top executives from the region as participants. 

“We had an outstanding event last year and saw an impressive number of decision makers attending the various sessions. Likewise, we expect this year’s event to be quite constructive in enhancing more detailed awareness of how digital transformation is now integral to Business transformation,” said Saumyadeep Halder, CEO of Business Media International. 

Following the Summit, the Awards in the evening will recognize some of the standout deployments towards digital transformation across different verticals. The awards would be validated by an eminent jury panel. In addition, awards would also be presented to companies who have been making a vital contribution to facilitating digital transformation for Business customers. 

“We have been quite committed to such industry focused events since we began operations. The feedback from last year’s event had been very favorable, hence it encouraged us to extend events under the Smart SMB Summit banner across several countries including Bahrain, Oman, Kenya and soon to be held in Saudi Arabia as well. We ensure our events bring the value that attendees look to when they participate at such events,” said Ankit Shukla, MD at Business Media International.

“Digital transformation has started out at several companies but this a continuous journey as technologies evolve further, necessitating the adoption and integration of what is relevant by Businesses looking to enhance their strategic advantages. For the many companies that are yet to commence their digital transformation initiatives or have started out already, this is a great opportunity to further their understanding of various aspects around digital and business transformation in addition to the opportunity to network with peers,” said Raman Narayan, Editor in chief and publisher at Business Media International.

Apart from a unique opportunity for the region’s ‘C’ level executives from the SMB/SME segment to meet and interact on one platform, an elaborate and exclusive exhibition zone will showcase exciting and pioneering technologies from exhibitors. The exhibition zone will offer attendees the opportunity to enhance their understanding of several technologies, they will likely need to adopt in their acceleration towards embracing the digital economy.

The event is supported by several leading companies as partners. These include Gold partners: Sage, Salesforce, Zendesk, Veeam, Zoho, Intel, Redington Gulf, Silver partners: Unify, Mimecast and Bulwark Technologies. Exhibition partners include: D-Link, Finesse, Dubai Business Women Council, YouFirst and WebCastle.

For registrations and nominations, please visit link Awards nominations close on 3rd September.



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