Midwest SME Forum & Annual Members Meeting

With almost 1,400 German businesses operating in the Midwest, the region represents an attractive business location, particular for transatlantic trade.

For small and mid-sized enterprises there are several challenges that need to be navigated. Topics that will be covered at the Midwest SME Forum will be announced soon. 

Want to learn more?

The day will be filled with keynotes, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and plentiful networking opportunities. 

We encourage you to participate – attend, speak, sponsor!  Block your calendar to participate in  this special event.

Not a member yet? We have a special opportunity for you – join us as a new member prior to April 2017, and we will waive the event registration fee.

Our Midwest SME Forum aims to provide a platform that connects business partners, provides insights on economic as well as industry trends, and enables further exchange of ideas and opinions between peers.

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Time: 7:30 am - approx. 4:30 pm 

Costs: Members: $95 | Non-Members: $125

Location: Harper College, 1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, IL 60067


Please note that cancellation notice is needed 3 days prior to the event in order for a payment refund. Cancellations that are received within 3 days before the event cannot be refunded.


Kirsten Schmandt
Events & Membership Coordinator
Tel.: +1 (312) 494-2176

Sponsorship Opportunities

Please take the time to review the various sponsorship levels and benefits and secure your place at the Midwest SME Forum 2016.