General Information About Us

SMEs Competitiveness Consultancy (Pty) Ltd is a consultancy firm known by the acronym SMEs Compete that helps Namibian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) grow business, create wealth and employment.

SMEs Compete provides assistance and support for income growth and job creation in the Namibian SME sector. The primary objective of the firm is to improve entrepreneurial, management, marketing and information technology skills of SMEs in Namibia. For firms in Africa, particularly SMEs, to grow they must improve their business performance and competitiveness at home and abroad. The same applies to SMEs in Namibia.

SMEs Compete is a source of support for SMEs, the business community, for business service organizations (BSOs) like Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Manufacturers

Associations, and other representative bodies. Services are provided to government ministries and departments, and to municipalities too. In short SMEs Compete’s service provision guiding principle is on finding and then working with stakeholders in expanding the country’s economic base and increasing national competitiveness.

SMEs Compete receives support under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) Programme from the German Development Service, Deutscher Entwicklungsdienst. (DED). The firm is also supported by way of a long-term service engagement, by First National Bank Namibia Ltd (FNB).

Additionally SMEs Compete has provided services to the following entities or their clients:

Arandis Town Council, Bank Windhoek, BP Namibia, Exxaro Rosh Pinah Zinc Corporation, Development Bank of Namibia, Lazarus Shinyemba Ipangelwa (LSI) Foundation, Methodist Church of Southern Africa in Namibia, Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), Namibia Asset Managers (NAM), Namibia Chamber of Commerce & Industry (NCCI branches around Namibia, Namibia Development Trust (NDT), Namibian Artists Association, Obib Training Centre, Okakarara Trade Fair Society, Old Mutual Namibia, Oranjemund Town Management Company (OTMCo), Polytechnic of Namibia – Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Institute (REEEI), Pupkewitz MegaBuild, Rössing Foundation, Skorpion Zinc and SmartSwitch Namibia.

please read more about our history, our present situation and some of our results and achievements.