Empowering the Green Economy: Highlights from the Arab SMEs Summit 2023

From December 12 to 14, SwitchMed took center stage at the second Arab SMEs Summit held in Marrakesh, an influential event organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).

Published on Friday 15 December 2023· NETWORKING FACILITY

The Summit served as a regional nexus, fostering collaboration among policymakers, national and international decision-makers, and key stakeholders from the public and private sectors. The overarching goal was to champion inclusive policies and strategies vital for supporting Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

Empowering SMEs through Green Technologies and Business Models: A SwitchMed Initiative

In the Green Technologies and Business Models Track, SwitchMed made a significant impact by presenting the Switchers Support Program. With a focus on mission and vision, SwitchMed provided valuable insights to SMEs, equipping them with the knowledge necessary to become investment-ready. This session underscored the critical role of sustainable practices in fostering economic growth and environmental stewardship.

The Switchers Talks: Nurturing Green Entrepreneurship

As part of the Summit, the third edition of The Switchers Talks was organized, offering a platform for Switchers to share their entrepreneurial journeys. This unique opportunity facilitated connections between newly incubated green startups, potential investors, fellow entrepreneurs, and other key players in the Green Economy. The event, accessible both online and in person, emphasized the extraordinary potential of Green Businesses and showcased the impact of the consolidated Switchers network.

Connecting the Green Community: The Switchers Community Showcase

The hybrid two-hour event not only highlighted The Switchers Community and its mission but also provided a distinctive avenue for Switchers to engage with potential investors, fellow entrepreneurs, and influential figures in the green economy. This networking opportunity emphasized the importance of collaboration in fostering sustainable businesses and empowering the next generation of successful entrepreneurs.

Switcher Ecodome Maroc Wins UNESCWA’s SME Competition

The summit concluded on a happy note as Switcher Ecodome Maroc won a UNESCWA’ SME competition. This award not only recognizes SwitchMed’s commitment to promoting sustainable practices but also underscores the exemplary impact of green initiatives in driving economic success. This win proves that SwitchMed is committed to fostering innovation and excellence in the green business landscape.

SwitchMed’s participation in the Arab SMEs Summit 2023 reaffirms its role as a catalyst for positive change in the realm of sustainable entrepreneurship. By bridging the gap between policymakers, entrepreneurs, and investors, SwitchMed continues to pave the way for a greener and more prosperous future.