A global forum for development banks
focused on micro, small
and medium-sized enterprises

The Montreal Group was founded in 2012 to
promote international cooperation, mutual learning
and exchange of technical expertise among its
member organizations.

Next Annual
General Meeting

The next Annual General Meeting will take place in Beijing, China, hosted by the China Development Bank (CDB).


The Montreal Group organizes an annual meeting where members discuss the previous year's activities and plan for the coming year. It is also when Leaders of Key Topic groups and their respective teams finalize their discussions throughout the year and present their findings.
The founding meeting was held in September 2012 in Montreal. The 2013 annual meeting was held in Mexico by NAFINSA, the 2014 in Brazil by BNDES, the 2015 in France by Bpifrance, the 2016 in India by SIDBI, the 2017 in Finland by Finnvera, and most recently the 2018 meeting was held in Canada by BDC.
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The SME Finance Forum operates a global membership network that brings together financial institutions, fintech companies, and development finance institutions to share knowledge, spur innovation, and promote the growth of SMEs. Our +130 Members and industry partners share a common commitment to advancing finance so that small and medium enterprises can flourish and grow.