Partnership Opportunities

Partnering with PAOSMI can unlock significant benefits for your organization, especially if you’re involved in any aspect of Africa’s vibrant and rapidly growing SMI sector. Here are some compelling reasons to consider a partnership:

  1. Market Access and Expansion:

Reach a vast network: PAOSMI boasts a strong presence across Africa, with national chapters in over 50 countries. This extensive network provides you with direct access to a massive pool of potential customers, suppliers, and business partners.

Navigate local complexities: Partnering with PAOSMI leverages their deep understanding of local markets, regulations, and cultural nuances, making it easier for you to navigate the complexities of doing business in Africa.

Benefit from trade missions and events: PAOSMI regularly organizes trade missions, matchmaking events, and business forums, creating valuable opportunities to connect with relevant stakeholders and expand your reach.


  1. Advocacy and Policy Influence:

Shape the SMI landscape: PAOSMI actively advocates for pro-SME policies at national, regional, and continental levels. Partnering with them allows you to amplify your voice and influence policy decisions that impact your business and the broader SME ecosystem.

Gain insights and stay informed: PAOSMI provides valuable insights and keeps you updated on the latest policy developments affecting SMIs in Africa. This knowledge can help you make informed business decisions and adapt to changing regulatory environments.

  1. Capacity Building and Skills Development:

Access training programs and resources: PAOSMI offers a range of training programs, workshops, and mentorship initiatives designed to equip SMIs with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed. Partnering with us gives you access to these valuable resources for your own employees or to offer to the wider SMI community.

Promote innovation and technology adoption: PAOSMI actively encourages the adoption of new technologies and innovative practices among SMEs. Partnering with us can help you stay ahead of the curve and leverage the latest advancements to enhance your business operations


  1. Brand Reputation and Credibility:

Align with a respected organization: PAOSMI is a well-respected and recognized organization with a strong track record of supporting and empowering African SMEs. Partnering with us  enhances your own brand reputation and credibility by associating your organization with a trusted and impactful player in the African business landscape.

Contribute to social and economic development: PAOSMI’s mission is closely aligned with promoting sustainable and inclusive economic development across Africa. Partnering with them demonstrates your commitment to social responsibility and creating a positive impact on the continent.