The SME Association of Zimbabwe provides several networking platforms to enable entrepreneurs to form partnerships as well as share ideas on how to grow your business. Networking is a critical component for growing markets, particularly if one can form partnerships with other enterprises, large and small, that are along the same value chain. Some of the available programs are:
Value Chain Groups
They are also listed on this page (click).
The following are the value chain groups that we have:
- Arts and Crafts
- Auto, Transport & Logistics
- Clothing, Leather and Textiles
- Construction, Energy, Engineering & Mining
- Consumer & Retail
- Hospitality & Event Management
Business Directory & Online Shop
We encourage value chain linkages amongst SMEs themselves, by providing detailed information on what each SME is doing in our business directory and online shop. Our members are thus easily able to identify other SMEs within their value chains (e.g. chicken farmers can pick out restaurants, retailers and caterers).