the innovative capabilities (marketing, empowerment, relational capital, and entrepreneurship) of SMEs and how they have helped them to enter the Asian markets. They found a positive correlation between these innovative capabilities and the performance creating a competitive advantage. The studies by Oum et al (2014) aver the idea that SMEs must innovate to succeed because they have limited resources in accessing the market. The innovate capabilities extend to the ability to managing the intellectual property rights, effective information communications and invest in technology infrastructure. The aim is to lower the barriers that blocked them from advancing as they are affected by cultural, social, and economic factors, other issues include societal pressures, legal issues, and access to finance (Harvie 2015). Din et al (2013) in their research studies affirm a strong relationship between networking and innovation as solid relationships with customers, suppliers, staff, communities, and entrepreneurial networks will foster productivity and innovative performance.