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: 27/03/15

In this issue:

  • Secretary General Faross participates in WKO Europe Day
  • SBA discussed at SME Envoy meeting
  • BSR may not endanger financial services for SMEs
  • European Investment Plan: keep it simple
  • UEAPME contributes to ITRE opinion on circular economy
  • SMEs support high anti-corruption standards in the EU
  • UEAPME Annual Report 2014 is now online
Read more »