Following the planned activities in the districts, on October 31, 2018, in the city of Saranda, was organized the activity "Albanian-Albanian SME Development Program in Albania to respond to a new phase of entrepreneurship development , Growth and Competitiveness. Establish a Business Consortium "". This event was organized under the auspices of the Italian-Albanian SME Development Program in Albania, in close cooperation with the "Regional Development Agency of South-West Albania" Vlore.
The objective of this activity was to provide information and access to finance through the promotion of financial instruments and support programs available to the Albanian private sector, aiming at creating a communication space between venture-seeking entrepreneurs and banks or public actors who could 'financially respond to this demand, thus reducing costs and time to find the most appropriate funding line for Albanian entrepreneur projects.
Participants in the meeting were small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as representatives from private commercial banks and representatives of business associations.