Welcome to the Global Conference on SME, Entrepreneurship & Service Innovation 2012. The next in the series of this quality global conference will be held in Gold Coast, Australia on July 12 & 13. Hosted by the Griffith Business School, the 2012 conference is another opportunity for small business, family business, entrepreneurship and service innovation researchers, practitioners and policy makers to meet and discuss developments in their fields, and how to improve managerial practices, research, and policy making. Known for its quality and collegiality, the conference also provides an environment for early career researchers and more experienced academics to network, freely interact and strike collaborations in areas of mutual interest. Participants will also have an opportunity to experience the beauty of the Coast, which includes fine beaches, water sports, exotic wildlife and greenery. We look forward to welcoming you to Gold Coast, Australia.

Professor Nelson Oly Ndubisi PhD, Convenor