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General Member

Government Organisations , Small Business Authorities, Autonomous bodies, Financial Institutions, Chambers of Commerce and Industry, SME Associations, Training Institutes, Consultancy Organisations, Technology Providers and other such agencies which provide services to SMEs and promote their interests. General Members are eligible to vote on resolutions at WASME’s General Assembly (“Council”) and stand for a position in WASME’s International Governing Body which has a term of 2 years.


Permanent Members

Any General Member or Associate Member who contribute to the funds of the organization. It means any General Member or Associate Member who contributes to the funds of the organization an amount of US $ 20,000. They will not be liable to pay annual membership fee after becoming Permanent Member of the organization. They are the ex-officio members of the Governing Body subject to a maximum of nine.


Associate Member

Individuals/ Enterprises / Corporations / Stakeholders / Research Institutions / Large Enterprises, etc. which are engaged in SME business activities and academicians, researchers, consultants engaged in the service of SME sector.


Associate Membership- India Chapter

INDIA Chapter is designed not only for Entreprenurers ( Small , Medium , Micro ), but also extends its membership to Corporate Sectors , SME Associations, Universities, Training Institute and Individuals who are interested in the growth of SME's.