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 around 80 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 more than 12 million enterprises, which employ around 55 million people across Europe.


Latest newsflash: 22/05/15

In this issue:

  • President Almgren speaks on growth & SMEs in Spain
  • New UEAPME position on SMEs & Sustainable Development
  • The CMU has to tackle real SME finance needs
  • Food Forum: Revision of Food Regulation
  • New European Master in Sustainable Food Systems
  • SBS encourages CEN Members to vote favourably on CPR
  • And more on projects
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