Policy Makers & Influencers

Policy Makers & Influencers

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COVID-19 has placed unprecedented pressures on policy makers. The current crisis matched with the potential future crisis pushes leaders and policy initiators into a very difficult situation. Some policymakers have led their constituents bravely through this moment in history, ensuring that people-first measures have been taken to guarantee their safety and security.

The ICSB Marketplace welcomes all policy makers to come and share their knowledge with the greater ICSB community. We will discuss the many-faceted aspects of entrepreneurship policy, while discussing how to create a more accessible entrepreneurial ecosystem. Policy makers will also have the unbelievable opportunity to present to and hear from small businesses and leading researchers to help them gain key insights so that they can create even more informed policies in the future.

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Given the pandemic and economic crisis affecting the global community, this 2020 MSMEs Day stands out from those in the past. As the pre-existing conditions, which have created dis-ease within the world and for many MSMes, have become ever more announced, we see more clearly the importance of creating action to achieve fair, just, and green economies within our national and international markets. This will simultaneously aid MSMEs to better succeed while promoting the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. In creating positive cycles of growth that are centered around uplifting the human person and providing vulnerable populations with opportunity, we will create a world worthy of the incredible people whom it houses.

The ability of cities to recognize and respond to the needs of their constituents for entrepreneurial ecosystems will be a defining factor for a city’s ability to survive and thrive moving into the future unknown. 

The ICSB Marketplace welcomes cities from around the world to present on how their city is reacting to the present demands of curating and propagating an entrepreneurial ecosystem, especially in the wake of the health and humanitarian crises presented this past year. 

City officials and representatives are welcome to join us in Paris to showcase how their city is creating entrepreneurial ecosystems amid a constantly changing environment. Joining us from around the world, together, we will hear about the successes and mistakes of other cities so that we can create and implement more resistant policy measures for the future.

City officials and representatives are encouraged to submit a proposal to represent and showcase their cities at the 2021 World Congress in Paris. The ICSB Marketplace provides space for exchange, guidance, and discussion throughout the many diverse groups we have represented in our marketplace. Join us as we learn how to best lead in a city of the future.

National representatives are welcome to join us in Paris to showcase how their nation is responding to the ever demanding needs for greater access and fluidity in their entrepreneurial ecosystems. Joining us from around the world, we will network with researcher experts and MSME owners to ensure that our nation has the most informed and complete policy standards.

National leaders have the unique opportunity to gather together amongst a truly international, high-level audience to showcase their nation. Not only will they have the unique opportunity to hear from the leading entrepreneurial experts and researchers, however national leaders and representatives will also be able to market their nations successes to a widely diverse network.

How will you be coming to the 2021 ICSB world congress?