Founded in 1955, the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) was the first international membership organization to promote the growth and development of small businesses worldwide. The organization brings together educators, researchers, policy makers and practitioners from around the world to share knowledge and expertise in their respective fields.
ICSB currently has 14 country-based or regional affiliates with members from over 70 countries. Membership consists of professionals from four primary groups: educators, business practitioners, government policy makers, and researchers and consultants. Click here to learn more about ICSB affiliates & chapters
Supporting SMEs since 1955
ICSB was the first international membership organization to promote the growth and development of small businesses worldwide. Our members from around the world gain access to the best minds in business, education and government. Over the last 50 years, the ability to develop these personal and professional contacts in other countries and across cultures gives ICSB members an advantage in the global marketplace.
Every October in Washington DC, around 200 major industry, NGO, and government professionals
come together to discuss the integration of entrepreneurship research and public policy.
The 2014 GW October Conference has something for everyone:
- The Database Marketplace offers researchers the opportunity to discover new data sets related to firm creation, entrepreneurship, and policy.
- The Public Policy Forum provides policy makers a venue to discuss the latest in entrepreneurship policy with industry leaders to develop clear objectives for the future.
- Research Day allows the academic community the opportunity to present their research and engage in discussions with colleagues from around the world.
Submit Research Presentations for Research Day
Deadline: July 31, 2014
Click here to submit or visit www.softconf.com/c/icsbgw/