Invitation Letter from WLICSMB2012
On behalf of the Organizing Committee of the 14th West Lake International Conference on Small & Medium Business (WLICSMB 2012), I am pleased to take this opportunity to warmly invite you to the conference. The WLICSMB 2012 will be held from October 13 to 15, 2012, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, People’s Republic of China. The conference is jointly organized by Hangzhou Municipal Government, Zhejiang University of Technology, Zhejiang Small & Medium Enterprises Bureau, World Association of Industrial & Technological Research organizations, Chinese Society of Technology Economics, The University of Akron, and Clemson University Center for China Studies.
One of the conference’s unique features is its aim to provide an international forum for professionals both from academia and industry as well as from developing and developed countries to share their research, ideas, and perspectives. Hangzhou is an ancient lake city with profound Chinese culture and character. Located some 130 KMsouthwest of Shanghai, Hangzhou is the capital of Zhejiang Province. Zhejiang is not only one of the richest provinces inChina but it is also the home of the fastest growing small & medium businesses in the world.
The theme of WLICSMB 2012 is: TRANSFORMATION AND UPGRADING. Please refer to one of the WLICSMB Websites:http://www.wlicsmb.org/ for detailed information including the conference’s research tracks, call for papers, accommodation information, and registration (both in Chinese and in English).
Enclosed please find a pamphlet of the Conference announcement and its preliminary schedule. Please feel free to forward this invitation to any of your colleagues who may be interested in the theme and topics of this conference. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to the 14th West Lake International Conference on Small and Mid-sized Business in October 2012.
Renyong Chi, Ph.D.
Professor of Management
College of Business Administration
Zhejiang University of Technology
Hangzhou, People’s Republic of China