--build a global SME collaboration platform for a greater future
The Global Alliance of SMEs (GASME) is a non-profit multinational NGO approved by the US government, and was founded by the US-China Exchange Association (USCEA) together with more than one hundred prominent trade organizations from the G20 countries in 2009.
The mission of GASME is to build a global SME collaboration platform for a greater future.
GASME has set up its offices in New Jersey, USA, Shanghai, China, Paris, France, Seoul, South Korea, Lima, Peru, and Abuja, Nigeria, etc.
Christian Wulff, Former President of Germany, serves as the Global Chairman of GASME. Global Advisors include Lee Myung-bak, Former President of the Republic of Korea and Jean-Pierre Raffarin, Former Prime Minister of France. Carlos Magariños, Former UNIDO Director-General, serves as the Chairman Emeritus of GASME. Senior Vice Chairmen of GASME mainly include former ministers from G20 countries. GASME operates the Center for World Economic Studies, Institute for Global Business Leadership, Internet Finance Committee, Society of Women Entrepreneurs and Future Business Leaders Club. The Secretary-General of GASME assumes the overall operational responsibilities of the Alliance.
GASME is the expert and leader in the exchange and cooperation among global SMEs. On November 22nd, 2012, GASME was granted the Consultative Status with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
GASME has become the leading organizer of high-level forums – Global SMEs Summit, China’s SMEs Global Development Forum, and Global Forum for Fortune 500 and SME Cooperation are GASME’s major international conferences.
GASME is connected with key political and commercial figures around the world, providing entrepreneurs access to the essential advisory, supervisory, and speech services. GASME’s resources include renowned political, business, and academic leaders such as Kofi Annan, Former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Bill Clinton and George Bush, Former Presidents of the United States of America, Christian Wulff, Former President of Germany, Lee Myung-bak, Former President of the Republic of Korea, Jean-Pierre Raffarin, Former Prime Minister of France, Henry Paulson, Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Steve Wozniak, Co-Founder of Apple Inc, JB Straubel, Co-Founder of Tesla Motors and Nobel Laureates in Economics including Robert Mundell and Thomas Sargent.
GASME actively promotes bilateral and multilateral cooperation among SMEs worldwide. Currently, “SME Global EZPath Program”, “1000 China-Africa SMEs Partnership Program”, “1000 China-South Korea SMEs Partnership Program” and “1000 China-EU SMEs Partnership Program” are being implemented.
GASME is a provider of public services designed to promote the international development of SMEs. White Paper on Global SMEs Development, Global SMEs Development Index, and White Paper on the Investment Environment of Countries Along the Belt and Road Initiative have been or are being introduced to the public.
GASME has initiated the establishment of Global Alliance of Business Organizations, planning to engage at least 1,000 prominent business organizations from 237 countries and regions so as to build the “United Nations” of SMEs.