WTO MSME Webinar: Supporting Small Business Resilience through Digital Tools

Date & Time

Wednesday, July 1, 2020
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT


RSVP

Please fill out the form below to RSVP. For more information, or if you are having trouble submitting an RSVP via the form, please contact Jamaica Gayle at jamaica@globalinnovationforum.com.

Bookings are closed for this event.

Note that this discussion will take place at 9:00AM Eastern, 3:00PM CET

Please join the WTO Joint Initiative on Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) and the Global Innovation Forum to participate in a virtual event to explore how digital tools can contribute to the resiliency of micro and small businesses in the wake of the COVID19 crisis. 

NFTC’s Global Innovation Forum will moderate a discussion among small and innovative businesses, technology providers and officials about how they are using digital tools more intensively than ever to operate during the coronavirus crisis, and the role of trade promotion programs in enabling access to the e-commerce ecosystem that they are utilizing to survive. 

Small business speakers include:

  • Josefina Urzaiz, Co-Founder, Cielo Hammocks (Mexico)

  • Eno Umoh, Co-Founder, Global Air Media &The Global Air Drone Academy (United States)

  • Celia Boyd, Co-Founder & Managing Director, SHE Investments (Cambodia)

  • Rana El Chemaitelly, Founder, The Little Engineer (Lebanon)

Topics to be discussed include: 

  • How micro and small businesses are using digital tools to adapt amid the COVID19 pandemic; and
  • The importance of developing enabling policy frameworks for digital trade and e-commerce, and best-in-class trade promotion programs, as part of economic recovery responses, to support the resilience of micro-and-small businesses. 

Additional instructions on how to join the webinar will be provided to confirmed participants.