On August 28, 2020, the SME Forum «Reboot 2020» was held in the innovation park UNIT.City. The event was organized by the Kyiv International Economic Forum with the strategic support of the holding company UFuture and partners — the School of SMEs, UNIT School of Business, Bila Tserkva Industrial Park, Lean Institute Ukraine, UNIT.City, and INDAX.
The forum aimed to help small and medium-sized businesses anticipate promising directions in an ever-changing world, gain all the necessary knowledge and resources, and find inspiration for a fresh start.
«2020 is a time of challenges and unforeseen crises. On August 28, we are holding an SME Forum. Restart 2020, because we strive to help entrepreneurs. The event program was formed as a roadmap for business development: each of the participants chooses the appropriate areas for themselves. Here they look for money, create brands, gather star teams, plan growth and gain new business knowledge. And entrepreneurs who have more than once overcome economic crises will share their own insights and experiences during the discussion «Crisis Management. Version 2020,» says the chairman of the organizing committee of the Kyiv International Economic Forum Yuriy Pivovarov.
The headliners of the SME Forum were the founder of the UFuture holding company Vasyl Khmelnytsky, the Managing Partner of the UNIT.City innovation park Constantine Yevtushenko and the CEO of UNIT.City Dominique Piotet.
More than 40 speakers from all over Ukraine were invited to the forum, who spoke at 12 panels with various topics for business. Among the guests were more than 1,000 participants representing small and medium-sized businesses, including business owners, executives, managers, and beginners who still have only ideas.