Become A Member

Become A Member

Become A Member
Why join us?

The SME Finance Forum operates a global membership network that brings together financial institutions, fintech companies, and development finance institutions to share knowledge, spur innovation, and promote the growth of SMEs.

Members share a common commitment to advancing finance so that small and medium enterprises can flourish and grow. Join us and become part of a global forum of +130 Members and industry partners dedicated to accelerating SME finance.

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Once completed, please send the SME Finance Forum membership form to Mr. Lechi Zhang at

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  • The SME Finance Forum has played an important role in developing meaningful relationships with FIs sharing common interest in improving capital flow, achieving greater inclusion and economic growth in developing markets. At the event in Beijing we started new dialogues with over 40 institutions and are now contracting to provide solutions to lenders with combined assets in excess of $600Billion USD.

    Patrick Reily, CEO Verde International

  • You learn a lot of things. You get to know what the rest of the world is doing. You share experiences. Most importantly, you get to find opportunities where you never thought they existed.

    Issac Awuondo, Group Managing Director, Commercial Bank of Africa

  • The SME Finance Forum connects industry thought leaders and key decision makers to help SMEs all around the world gain access to the finance they need to grow their businesses.

    Diana Wang, CEO, DHGate

  • For us, the SME Finance Forum is unmistakably the primary meeting point for a vibrant interaction with other stakeholders of the SME Finance world. It gives us an unparalleled chance to learn about best practices, as well as about innovative financial products and processes. The Forum is also crucial for us for boosting our voice with policy makers.

    Federico Bilder, ACCESS HOLDINGS