About The Organization

About the organization

The SME Development Association (SMEDA) is a membership-based, independent non-profit organization that aims to nurture and promote the growth and development of SMEs.

SMEDA is the first digital association in Georgia.


SMEDA's mission is to promote the sustainability, growth and development of SME businesses through advocacy, innovative approaches tailored to their needs, consulting and training;

In collaboration with businesses, the public sector, local and international donors, the non-governmental sector, financial institutions and other stakeholders, SMEDA ensures that small and medium-sized businesses play an important role in the country's economy.

SMEDA represents the interests of small and medium-sized businesses with all stakeholders, which may directly or indirectly affect the current state or future development of this sector.



Establish a strong, sustainable and innovation-oriented small and medium-sized business sector, where each entrepreneur will have multifaceted development opportunities;

Develop a sustainable business association model that ensures the creation of real, competitive and sustainable values ​​for both its members and specific sectors and clusters.


Why Digital Association?

  • Coverage throughout Georgia - the digital format allows us to more quickly and effectively reach out to the regions farthest from the capital and to small and medium-sized enterprises in those regions.
  • Surveys - Digital channels enable us to receive information on specific topics electronically and to advocate effectively and efficiently.
  • Reducing the impact of the pandemic on the activities of the association - digitally easier and safer communication in terms of COVID 19 related regulations.
  • Ability to effectively receive information from the members of the association, which will allow us to make the association and the benefits / services offered by it as much as possible tailored to their needs
  • Improving the skills of using digital channels in SME business - SME digitization is one of the priorities of SMEDA, and a special place in the digitalization strategy is occupied by the development of appropriate skills.
  • More active and effective networking and experience sharing
  • Better business model - more opportunity to maintain the sustainability of the association, which in turn means the effectiveness of the association in the medium and long term.

* In addition to digital channels, the activities of the Association will also be carried out in physical form


Where does SMEDA apply?

SMEDA is spread all over Georgia!

Particular attention is paid to the regions, because in our view SME businesses in the regions need special attention and support.

The concept of digital communication of the Association allows us to operate actively in the regions.

What are the conditions for joining SMEDA?

Joining SMEDA is free for any member for the first 6 months.

6 months is the time during which we have to prove to the new member that he has really hit the business association that is of real benefit to him.

After 6 months, each member individually decides who wants to use the membership package or makes a decision to leave the association.

You will get information about membership packages on our official website www.sme.org.ge.

Who we are

The SMEDA team is staffed by professionals with many years of practical experience in the private or public sector, as well as rich academic education, who have extensive experience working with small and medium-sized businesses and therefore understand the needs, problems and ways to solve these problems.

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