More than 400 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) gather in Telefónica’s offices to learn about the keys of success to keep growing in times of economic crisis

Movistar brings together more than 400 SMEs in “Forum of your business”, an encounter that will take place on March 15th in Telefónica’s headquarters, Madrid.

  • Movistar will bring together SMEs from all over Spain at the “Forum of your business”, which will take place on March 15th in Telefónica’s Headquarters, Madrid. At the encounter, presentations, round tables and workshop will deal with the topic of how to increase business productivity in times of economic crisis.
  • Javier Carballo, founding partner of Micropolix; Josu Ugarte, president of Mondragón International; Javier Pérez Dolset, Co-Presidente and CEO of Zed and Salvador López, author of the book “ROCkvolución Empresarial” explain to SMEs how to achieve success.
  • During the encounter, the four key points will be analyzed which determine growth in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises: Technology and Innovation, Marketing and New Media, Employee Training and Motivation as well as Internationalization and Opening of new markets.

Madrid – 31 January 2012 Movistar brings together more than 400 SMEs at the “Forum of your business”, an encounter that will take place on March 15th in Telefónica’s central offices, Madrid. The main aim of the event is to transmit the inspiration and technology necessary to grow and make progress to the assisting companies. In this first edition, people are invited to take a tour through the world of innovation. Presentations and round tables, presented by the Spanish journalist Olga Viza will point out the key points necessary for a company to increase its productivity even in times of economic crisis.

According to a recent study conducted by Spanish SMEs, there are not only a lot of companies struggling to survive at present. Also, there are companies which are growing despite of one of the economically worst circumstances ever. This growth is related with four factors: Technology and Innovation, Marketing and New Media, Employees’ Training and Motivation as well as Internationalization and Opening of new markets. The forum will focus on these four columns and, with the case studies that will be prepared in workshops (each of which with a capacity of 60 people), it will be explained how a company can profit most of Social Media and new technologies. Furthermore, examples of different Spanish SMEs, which are growing in times of economic crisis, will be analyzed.

The Forum will be dynamic, flexible and highly practical. In the morning, the most inspirational speakers will explain the necessary elements of success. Furthermore there will be an exhibition area where assistants will be able to get to know how to integrate TIC solutions in business processes.

With this event Movistar aims to encourage SMEs to look into to the future in an optimistic way and with an open mind. Among the speakers are Javier Carballo, founding member of Micropolix; Josu Ugarte, President of Mondragón International; Javier Pérez Dolset, Co-President and CEO of Zed; and Salvador López, author of the book”ROCKvolución Empresarial” (literally translated “Business ROCKvolution”), which offers a different approach of facing problems and new challenges. All of them are entrepreneurs who have believed in technology and incorporate new forms of marketing to innovate their business.

The meeting, which counts with collaborating organizations such as Samsung, Banesto Foundation, ESIC and Territorio Creativo, can be followed on Twitter (@ConTuNegocio_es) via hashtag #ForoCTN

For Small and Medium-sized Enterprises access to the forum is free. Due to limited capacity, registration is necessary: www.forocontunegocio.es

All entrepreneurs from outside of Madrid or those who cannot come to Telefónica’s Headquarters on March 15th, can follow the event via livestream on Foro Con Tu Negocio’s Website: http://www.forocontunegocio.es/directo.html

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