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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.

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ICSB 2016 World Conference

The 61st annual World Conference of the ICSB will be hosted on June 15-18, 2016 in NJ/NY. Don’t miss this extraordinary experience!

ICSB Academy at ICSB 2016

Registration is now open for the ICSB Academy June 2016 cohort. Full-immersion experience in the making of a new entrepreneurial venture.

ICSB has supported 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.

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Welcome 2015-16 ICSB President, Dr. Ki-Chan Kim

Dr. Kim is a dedicated member of ICSB. As the Past-President of the Asian Council for Small Business (ACSB), the Asian regional affiliate of ICSB, he hosted the 2014 Annual ACSB Asian SME Conference in Seoul, South Korea and has actively recruited new members and affiliates in the area. He is also one of the Chief Researchers of HeBEx Healthiness of Business Ecosystems, a new and innovative report seeking to assess the relative healthiness of a country’s creativity, opportunity, and productivity.

Dr. Ki-Chan Kim is a Professor of Business Administration at The Catholic University of Korea. He received a PhD from Seoul National University, and has conducted research at the University of Tokyo, and MIT as a visiting scholar.

ICSB Media Coverage

ICSB’s activities attract media attention from around the world. Here are some of the latest articles.

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