On the occasion of the European SME WEEK 2021
and as part of the MALTA SME WEEK 2021 Programme of Events,
the SME Helpdesk within the Malta Employers’ Association
in collaboration with the
Ministry for Economy and Industry

organised a virtual

SME’s National Forum with the theme:

SMEs & Green Growth – The Journey Ahead


Wednesday, 3rd November 2021

Amongst those who addressed this event we had:

Isaac Sammut, Senior Manager, Tech.MT
Prof Simone Borg, Ambassador, Climate Action
Ing Abigail Cutajar, Advisor to the Minister at Ministry for Energy, Enterprise & Sustainable Development
Dr Jeanette Axisa, Director General, Foundation for Transport

Together with interventions from other distinguished speakers coming from various entities related to the field of Green Entrepreneurship.

View the full event here (part 1 and part 2).

A post event video may be viewed here.

Click here to view a report on media coverage.

This event was sponsored by:

Foundation for Transport, Malta Development Bank and Malta Enterprise.

On the occasion of the European SME WEEK 2020 and as part of the MALTA SME WEEK 2020 Programme of Events, the SME Helpdesk within the Malta Employers’ Association in collaboration with the Ministry for Economy, Investment and Small Business and the Parliamentary Secretariat for Financial Services and Digital Economy organised an SME’s National Forum with the theme:

Digitisation & Reskilling – The Key for Resilience

on 29th October 2020

Due to the COVID-19 health protocols related to public gatherings, the event was held ONLINE.

Amongst those addressing this event there were:

View the brochure for further details.

Watch the event here.

Today’s Opportunities & Challenges in Employment for SMEs

An Event which is being organised by the SME Helpdesk within the MEA, as part of this year’s SME WEEK – MALTA 2019 – Programme of Events.

A half-day Conference, three Symposia and an EMPfest all happening at the Dolmen Hotel – Qawra, on Friday 18 October 2019.

This year’s event, is being organised in collaboration with the Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Business, MEAINDEX, and the Ministry for Education and Employment.

In this Event we proudly welcome a number of elite speakers that will be sharing their knowledge and experiences on topics related to employment in Malta, particularly focusing on SMEs.

Hon Christian Cardona – Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Businesses, Hon Evarist Bartolo – Minister for Education and Employment, Isabelle Maquet – Deputy Head of Unit B4 responsible for Malta and Spain at DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission. Joseph Farrugia Director General MEA, Dolores Sammut Bonnici current MEA President, Dana Farrugia- CEO Tech.mt Foundation, and Dr Anne Marie Thake – Head of Public Policy, University of Malta are amongst the main speakers who will be addressing the participants.

Main Panel Discussion “How SMEs are expected to handle employability in a quasi-full employment scenario?”

3 Separate Symposia,

Sustainable Employment Through Education”

“Employment in a fast-changing Demographics scenario”

“Employment Strategy and its ripple effect on the Economy.”


The Event will come to an end with a Networking Lunch and an EMPfest whereby more than 20 entities coming from government and commercial businesses will be present, offering services and assistance to all those present.

This is a National Event supported by PwC Malta, Corporate Dispatch and Dolmen Hotel and sponsored by BOV, Tech.mt, Malta Enterprise, Jobsplus, Identity Malta Agency, GCS recruitment Agency and Zaffarese Group.

Click here to view the events’ brochure.