The voice of SMEs in Europe


UEAPME is the employers’ organisation representing the interests of European crafts, trades and SMEs at EU level. UEAPME is a recognised European Social Partner. It is a non-profit seeking and non-partisan organisation.

As the European SME umbrella organisation, UEAPME incorporates 67 member organisations from 34 countries consisting of national cross-sectorial SME federations, European branch federations and other associate members, which support the SME family.

UEAPME represents about 12 million enterprises, which employ around 55 million people across Europe.


Latest newsflash: 20/04/18

In this issue:

  • MFF has to provide strong support to SME financial instruments
  • SBA follow-up meeting focusses on retail files
  • Supporting SME finance is crucial for SME recovery
  • Investing in people is the best investment for SME growth
  • New step to promoting partnership for integration of refugees
  • Intellectual Property in the Digital World
  • And more...
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