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05/05/10 -> 07/05/10
SMEs in the Time of Global Crises | Albania

SMEs in the Time of Global Crises

The representatives of the policymakeres and the business promotion agencies in the Black Sea Economic Cooperation countries will discuss for the economic development in their countries during the global financial crises and the role of SMEs.

06/05/10
Enterprise Finland cooperation in regional business services | Finland

Enterprise Finland cooperation in regional business services

Examples of good service practices and cooperation

10/05/10
“CIP Eco-innovation European Info Day” | Albania

“CIP Eco-innovation European Info Day”

Information to companies and Business Support Organizations regarding the new call of EC in the framework of CIP-EIP programme, Eco - Innovation.

12/05/10
Advantages of CEFTA agreement and application of Diagonal cumulation of origin rule in international trade | Serbia

Advantages of CEFTA agreement and application of Diagonal cumulation of origin rule in international trade

Signing of SAA and beginning of the full implementation of the Interim Agreement between Serbia and the EU enabled Serbia to apply rule on diagonal cumulation of origin for embedded materials made in EU and in CEFTA region. It is expected that this will be soon spread on Turkey and EFTA countries as well, having in mind signed free trade agreements. In order to inform, prepare and educate representatives of companies and chamber staff on diagonal cumulation of origin rule and direct benefit from full implementation of Interim Agreement between Serbia and EU, Serbian Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with Regional Chamber of Commerce of Subotica and Serbian Customs Administration will organize seminar with following topics: 1. Cooperation in the Region and implementation of CEFTA Agreement 2. Stabilization and Association Agreement and Interim Agreement between Serbia and EU 3. Diagonal cumulation of origin rule in international trade

13/05/10
Montenegro on the road to the EU | Montenegro

Montenegro on the road to the EU

High level Conference on the latest developments in Montenegrin accession to the EU

16/05/10
The Annual Event of the Center of Incubators for Technology Initiative. | Israel

The Annual Event of the Center of Incubators for Technology Initiative.

The event, organized by the Center of Incubators for Technology Initiative, will include 400 innovative incubator-stage companies in Israel from all sectors. The event will honor the most innovative incubator of 2009, and will include highlights of the activities of all of the SMEs involved in the iniitiative. Information will be available and promoted during the event regarding various support initiatives available for innovative SMEs. The Minister for Industry, Trade and Labor, Mr. Binyamin Ben-Eliezer ((Fouad) will be the keynote speaker at the event.

17/05/10 -> 18/05/10
Innovativeness- The Challenges of Economic Development | Slovenia

Innovativeness- The Challenges of Economic Development

Companies with absolute pitch for innovations in slovenian central region Support environment of Ljubljana urban region CCI ,Ljubljana Chamber of Commerce Regional development Agency of Ljubljana urban region Ljubljana Employment Office Trade enterprise zones and municipalities Technological park and incubators CCI Infocenter•; business opportunities Second international fair of innovations Best innovations of the year 2009 and the awards ceremony »UPP« Creative future enterprises new enterpreneurs introduce •Panorama of franchises Spirit of inventiveness in young people (Workshops for pupils) Open lab for young people in high schools Innovative student projects The European stage: •Round-tables discussions and workshops JAPTI •- international innovative nets SID •- financial funding of innovations European week of enterprise Innovations in services - round-table From idea to patent (workshops) Good workers - good investment (My work) Coffee-net bar with IPP specialists

18/05/10
Reach, Consortiums and Competition Law Which implication for enterprises (especially SME)? Which judicial remedies are available for enterprises? | Italy

Reach, Consortiums and Competition Law Which implication for enterprises (especially SME)? Which judicial remedies are available for enterprises?

Seminar on the implementation of Reach system, focousing in particular on consortium and competition law implication, with the aim to sort out solutions for possible disputes.

19/05/10 -> 21/05/10
First International South East Europe Automotive Suppliers Industry Trade Fair – SEE Auto Compo Net 2010 | Serbia

First International South East Europe Automotive Suppliers Industry Trade Fair – SEE Auto Compo Net 2010

SEE Auto Compo Net 2010 will be held on 1.600 square meters of exhibitor space in city trade fair ground and will be organized as three day trade fair, with following activities: round table discussions, presentations, supplier development programme, meet the buyers... As exhibitors are expected SEE automotive supplier industry, additional industry of machines and equipment, domestic and international organizations and institutions for support of automotive industry development, business associations, chambers of commerce and clusters. On the first fair day, the May 19th in partnership of Support to Enterprise Competitiveness and Export Promotion project- SECEP and Western Balkans Automotive and Supplier Industry Excellence Centre, will be organized meet the buyers- event of the day in the premises of the city fair ground.

19/05/10
Vækstfonden annual meeting | Denmark

Vækstfonden annual meeting

See and hear many excellent speakers and be part of an event that focuses on growth in small sized companies! Last year more that 1,000 entrepreneurs, owners and managers of growth companies, investors and others participated, and we expect just as many for this year's annual meeting.

20/05/10 -> 22/05/10
Fourteenth National Conference on Economy and Entrepreneurship | Croatia

Fourteenth National Conference on Economy and Entrepreneurship

Under high auspices of the Government of the Republic of Croatia and in co-operation with Šibensko-kninska County and City of Šibenik, the Ministry of Economy, Labour and Entrepreneurship is organizing Fourteenth National Conference on Economy and Entrepreneurship in Croatia. The Conference will bring together more then 500 participants (Chiefs of Counties, Mayors of Towns and Municipalities Executives Chiefs, representatives of chambers, co-operatives, banks, state agencies, entrepreneurs and their associations’ representatives) to exchange their practices and experiences in building the comprehensive support framework for entrepreneurship. The organizers have invited prominent speakers in order to introduce some of the best solutions developed in favor of a faster growth of the SME sector and economy in general.

23/05/10 -> 26/05/10
FIRST INTERNATIONAL SMYPOSIUM ON GOVERNMENT-UNIVERSITY-INDESTRY COLLOBORATION AND MARBLE COUNCIL | Turkey

FIRST INTERNATIONAL SMYPOSIUM ON GOVERNMENT-UNIVERSITY-INDESTRY COLLOBORATION AND MARBLE COUNCIL

The main objective of this symposium is to combine our university’s know-how with industry’s work-power by bringing forth the industrial potential of the South eastern Anatolia particularly Diyarbakır province, which does not possess a significant share in the industrialization of Turkey, thus achieving solution for the problems of Diyarbakır and industrial businessmen and making contribution to the development of industry by enhancing the cooperation between Dicle University, Regional Industry, Public Enterprises and Businessmen.

24/05/10
Entrepreneurship Week 2010 | Sweden

Entrepreneurship Week 2010

Seminar tour arranged by Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth. Key-note adress by the 2010 recipient of The Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research (www.e-award.org)

24/05/10 -> 04/06/10
The SMEs and the Small Business Act: realization and perspectives | Italy

The SMEs and the Small Business Act: realization and perspectives

To divulge and to discuss the objectives and the contents of the Small Business Act

24/05/10 -> 28/05/10
National Enterprise Week. | Ireland

National Enterprise Week.

This year, we will focus on 2 key elements : 1. Showing Your Business - we will open our doors to businesses throughout the country and allow them to showcase their products and services in our branches 2. Local events - we will host a number of events throughout the country, giving businesses the opportunity to gather advice and support and discuss ways in which we can get business moving.

25/05/10
START UP | Liechtenstein

START UP

The first event of the European SME Week in Liechtenstein concentrates on the start-up phase of a company. Questions in focus are: How to found a company? How to finance a start-up? Young entrepreneurs will talk on their experiences. Experts will give coming entrepreneurs fruitful hints for founding a company.

25/05/10
Modern cooperative strategies | Finland

Modern cooperative strategies

Seminar of understanding cooperative advantage

25/05/10
Entrepreneurship Week 2010 | Sweden

Entrepreneurship Week 2010

Seminar tour arranged by Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth. Key-note adress by the 2010 recipient of The Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research (www.e-award.org)

25/05/10
Business Speed Dating | Malta

Business Speed Dating

Business Speed Dating Event in collaboration with Junior Chamber International

25/05/10
Challenges and opportunities | Hungary

Challenges and opportunities

A Hungarian SME WEEK National Opening Conference

26/05/10
Entrepreneurship Week 2010 | Sweden

Entrepreneurship Week 2010

Seminar tour arranged by Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth. Key-note adress by the 2010 recipient of The Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research (www.e-award.org)

26/05/10
Introduction to the innovation support system in Iceland | Iceland

Introduction to the innovation support system in Iceland

All major support institutions in Iceland will introduce their services to the SMEs and entrepreneurs in Iceland.

27/05/10
GROWTH , INTERNATIONALISATION | Liechtenstein

GROWTH , INTERNATIONALISATION

The second event focuses on growth and internationalisation. The main questions are: how to organise and manage growth? What are the reasons for a growth strategy? What opportunities offers an internationalisation?

27/05/10
Business Breakfast "Training Business Champions" | Malta

Business Breakfast "Training Business Champions"

A Business Breakfast will be organised by Malta Enterprise with the kind participation of distinguished speakers and guests so as to celebrate the SME Week 2010 in Malta.

27/05/10
International Engineering Cooperation Day - Engineering 2010 | Slovakia

International Engineering Cooperation Day - Engineering 2010

Brokerage event International Engineering Cooperation Day - Engineering 2010, organised by the SARIO (Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency) and BIC Bratislava, coordinator of Enterprise Europe Network in Slovakia, will be organised on the 27 May 2010 in Nitra, Slovakia as an official accompanying event to the 17th International Engineering Trade Fair organised on 25-28 May 2010 in Nitra, Slovakia. The event is targeted to organisations offering or looking for technologies, tools and solutions in their products, services, development and manufacturing processes or commercial activities in the field of engineering industry. It will be a unique opportunity to establish new business contacts and mutual co-operation during B2B negotiations with potential partners from Slovakia and other European countries.

27/05/10
The National Business and Civic Forum: "Practical Solutions and Corporate Partnerships for Relaunching the Antreprenorial Environment through EU Supporting Policies and Funds in Romania and | Romania

The National Business and Civic Forum: "Practical Solutions and Corporate Partnerships for Relaunching the Antreprenorial Environment through EU Supporting Policies and Funds in Romania and the Black Sea - Danubian Region"

- Exchange of Best Practices using Success Stories using the Knowledge Management (KM) ultra-modernistic techniques; - Information and Personalised Advice modules on the newest financial instruments and methods; - Networking and search of best partners for business and corporate projects at the Central Meeting Point; - Simulation team games - Awarding Excellence Entrepreneurship Diplomas

27/05/10
Got an idea? Follow the best! | Slovenia

Got an idea? Follow the best!

JAPTI as a national coordinator of the 2nd European SME Week in Slovenia, is organizing the main event. entitled: Got an idea? Follow the best! Themes of the event will focus on the presentation of funding opportunities open for business ideas in Slovenia and abroad. Due to financial uncertainty in the downstream markets, the opportunities to invest in good business ideas are minor than we would like to be. JAPTI wants at one spot to represent the potential funding from public to private, and then further-on, with 2 separate workshops deepen the knowledge and practical information on the implementation of entrepreneurial projects.

27/05/10
Regional ideen market on corporate social responsibility issues related to busness organisation - small, medium and large busness organizations | Bulgaria

Regional ideen market on corporate social responsibility issues related to busness organisation - small, medium and large busness organizations

The aim of the initiative is giving to the busness organizationa and society more information on issues related to corporate social responsibility. Busness organisations - small, medium and large organizations have the possibility to meet the local needs by social responibile behaviour. This initiative gives them the possibility to meet with NGOs and exange ideas how to contribute to the local interests.

27/05/10
Accessing the EU's coffers | Malta

Accessing the EU's coffers

An interactive workshop on how to tap EU funds and an overview of the various EU funding programmes.

27/05/10
Winning International Business | Malta

Winning International Business

This is an interactive hands-on workshop for companies interested in tapping foreign markets.

28/05/10
The National Business and Civic Forum: "Practical Solutions and Corporate Partnerships for Relaunching the Antreprenorial Environment through EU Supporting Policies and Funds in Romania and | Romania

The National Business and Civic Forum: "Practical Solutions and Corporate Partnerships for Relaunching the Antreprenorial Environment through EU Supporting Policies and Funds in Romania and the Black Sea - Danubian Region"

- Exchange of Best Practices using Success Stories using the Knowledge Management (KM) ultra-modernistic techniques; - Information and Personalised Advice modules on the newest financial instruments and methods; - Networking and search of best partners for business and corporate projects at the Central Meeting Point; - Simulation team games - Awarding Excellence Entrepreneurship Diplomas

28/05/10
Eco-innovation for European SMEs | The Netherlands

Eco-innovation for European SMEs

Are you an SME with European aspirations and are you developing or implementing an eco-innovative product, process, technology or system? This afternoon will provide you with all the information you need. Presentations will be held by members of the European Commission giving more information and background on European funds for Eco-innovation. Workshops dealing with European funding on different phases of your project (research, demonstration or market introduction) will be organised.

29/05/10
Feira Internacional de Negócios para PME's No ano passado justo: http:, www.youtube.com, watch? v = TQ9dTI2JUf8 recurso, = fvsr | Portugal

Feira Internacional de Negócios para PME's No ano passado justo: http:, www.youtube.com, watch? v = TQ9dTI2JUf8 recurso, = fvsr

ORDEM DO DIA LOCAL DO EVENTO PORTO -, PORTUGAL ALFÂNDEGA Centro de Congressos (www.ccporto.com)        Sessão Oficial Welcome - Sala D. Maria (D. Maria Hall Grande) 09:30 h - Boas-Vindas à Feira Inaugural por Mario Ohoven, presidente da Confederação Europeia das Associações de Pequenas e Médias Empresas; Chenev Simeão, representante da Comissão Europeia, Fernando Augusto Morais, presidente da Associação Nacional Português de Pequenas e Médias Empresas . PAÍSES DE REPRESENTAÇÃO   Angola Áustria Bielorrússia Belga Brasil Búlgaro Verifique República China Dinamarca Finlândia França Alemanha Grécia Holanda Índia Itália Israel Japão Letónia Lituânia Luxemburgo Macau Moçambique Polônia Portugal Romênia Rússia Sérvia, Montenegro República Eslovaca Eslovénia Espanha Suécia Turquia U. Brasil Ucrânia   Conferência Internacional - Sala do Infante (Hall Infante G

01/06/10
CORPORATE SUCCESSION | Liechtenstein

CORPORATE SUCCESSION

This event focuses on the corporate succession. How to plan a successful succession? How to implement a successfull succession? Entrepreneurs and experts give hints.

01/06/10
Conference: The directions of companies’ transformation | Poland

Conference: The directions of companies’ transformation

The European SME Week 2010 set of events in Kuyavian and Pomeranian region will be ended up with conference which is taking place on 1st of June in Torun Technology Park. The event is under the patronage of The Marschal Office of Kuyavian and Pomeranian voievodship– the regional authority of the region. The special guest of the conference will be the former Finance Minister of Poland Mr. Jerzy Osiatynski. The event will be accompanied with awarding ceremony of the contest “Regional Leaders of Innovation”. The conference aims at giving recognition to entrepreneurs for their contribution in regional, national and Europe’s welfare and innovation. It will point out the directions and ways how to transform the companies outgoing from the economy slowdown into well-managed and strong firm acting in the European market. The lectures will present the examples of "Best Practice" action in region's enterprises activity. The forum will be the one of the National Key Eve

02/06/10 -> 04/06/10
The 8th World Investment Conference "Europe's Attractiveness in a Changing World" | France

The 8th World Investment Conference "Europe's Attractiveness in a Changing World"

The World Investment Conference (WIC) is pleased to invite leading innovation clusters,centers from around the world for its upcoming eighth 2010 event. Since 2003 the conference brings together global stakeholders in business, technology, investments and policies through an exclusive high level platform. This year, WIC is more than ever committed to providing positive answers and sustainable solutions to overcome the current downturn affecting our regions, countries and businesses. Speakers include the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, the vice-president of the European Commission and Commissioner for Enterprise and Industry, Antonio Tajani, as well as the EU Internal Market and Services Commissioner Michel Barnier. This unique event offers access to both policy makers and global economic leaders, and provides oppportunities to showcase regional innovative cluster’s technologies, companies, talent, and thought leadership; to foster partnerships, regional expan

08/06/10
“ Venture capital as a strategic leverage for the start up and development of SMEs - Public support role and measures for the market development “ | Italy

“ Venture capital as a strategic leverage for the start up and development of SMEs - Public support role and measures for the market development “

Taking into account the strategic role that “venture capital” plays in the start up and development of enterprises, during the European SMEs week (25 May to June 1st ) the Italian Government will launch several technical and scientific initiatives addressed to industries, institutions and interested stakeholders, as well as training-informative initiatives, addressed to SMEs. The workshop takes place in this framework. This event - that will involve governmental authorities, institutional investors, companies and their associations - is aimed, in particular, to assess the state of the art of the Italian risk capital market, highlighting strengths and weaknesses. After describing the main measures recently introduced by the Government and taking into account the outcomes highlighted in the above-mentioned market analysis, the workshop intends to encourage a joint debate on the potential need for a re-definition of public intervention to support the capital risk market, in orde

10/06/10
Austrian Export Day 2010 - Meet the World | Austria

Austrian Export Day 2010 - Meet the World

The Austrian Exporttag 2010 (Export Day) is the largest export exhibition in Austria and provides an attractive platform for the topic internationalisation. The Außenwirtschaft Österreich (Austrian Foreign Trade) expects more than 2,500 visitors at this event. Austrian companies can obtain information about their chances on the export market by participating in various workshops and panel discussions and by consulting more than 60 Austrian Trade Commissioners from all over the world. Furthermore, more than 35 export-oriented companies present the range of their services offered. At the following gala, Austrian companies are awarded with export prizes in five different categories.

16/06/10
The Foreign Economic Mission's of Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIDA) and entrepreneur 's meeting | Latvia

The Foreign Economic Mission's of Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIDA) and entrepreneur 's meeting

The entrepreneurs will be informed on following business activities via discussion cycle from 16th till 18th June: - Employers’ Confederation of Latvia support for entrepreneurs - business, industry, regional, national, EU and international levels; - SME support - from words to deeds (Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Plan for 2010, opportunities for SME development program in partnership organized training, micro support measures); - LIDA - full-service support agency business; - Latvian SME Week 2010 Ambassador's speech; - Experts talk about the macroeconomic situation in Latvian; - Presentation of sectoral opportunities abroad; - Bilateral meetings with the Foreign Economic missions leaders and LIDA project managers, as well as financial aid establishers in Latvia; - EU trade policy instruments and their role in Latvian export promotion.

17/06/10
Against Crisis Project – Awarding Gala Ceremony | Czech Republic

Against Crisis Project – Awarding Gala Ceremony

The aim of this project is to find evaluate and promote small and medium entrepreneurs who managed to be successful with no regard to the economic crisis and current economic downturn took as an opportunity. By this project we would like to point out at new effective trends in entrepreneurship and present them to general public. Each participant of the project, who will pay the administrative fee, will receive analytical report of Czech Chamber of Commerce (CCC) and consultancy company PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to the precautions made against the crisis. Participants will further receive impartial evaluation of their business position (so called SME rating) and his enterprise will be presented in the promotional outputs of the project. The representatives of ten most successful entrepreneurs will participate at awarding gala ceremony on 17 June 2009. Profiles of successful entrepreneurs will be then presented to general public in a special programme on Czech TV, ČT24 channel,

17/06/10
The Foreign Economic Mission's of Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIDA) and entrepreneur 's meeting | Latvia

The Foreign Economic Mission's of Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIDA) and entrepreneur 's meeting

The entrepreneurs will be informed on following business activities via discussion cycle from 16th till 18th June: - Employers’ Confederation of Latvia support for entrepreneurs - business, industry, regional, national, EU and international levels; - SME support - from words to deeds (Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Plan for 2010, opportunities for SME development program in partnership organized training, micro support measures); - LIDA - full-service support agency business; - Latvian SME Week 2010 Ambassador's speech; - Experts talk about the macroeconomic situation in Latvian; - Presentation of sectoral opportunities abroad; - Bilateral meetings with the Foreign Economic missions leaders and LIDA project managers, as well as financial aid establishers in Latvia; - EU trade policy instruments and their role in Latvian export promotion.

18/06/10
The Foreign Economic Mission's of Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIDA) and entrepreneur 's meeting | Latvia

The Foreign Economic Mission's of Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIDA) and entrepreneur 's meeting

The entrepreneurs will be informed on following business activities via discussion cycle from 16th till 18th June: - Employers’ Confederation of Latvia support for entrepreneurs - business, industry, regional, national, EU and international levels; - SME support - from words to deeds (Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Plan for 2010, opportunities for SME development program in partnership organized training, micro support measures); - LIDA - full-service support agency business; - Latvian SME Week 2010 Ambassador's speech; - Experts talk about the macroeconomic situation in Latvian; - Presentation of sectoral opportunities abroad; - Bilateral meetings with the Foreign Economic missions leaders and LIDA project managers, as well as financial aid establishers in Latvia; - EU trade policy instruments and their role in Latvian export promotion.

20/06/10
"Success Flower"Awards for Best Women Entrepreneurs 2010 | Serbia

"Success Flower"Awards for Best Women Entrepreneurs 2010

Since 2007, ABW has been organizing the annual “SUCCESS FLOWER” awards for best women entrepreneurs. In 2010, the awards for the best women entrepreneurs will be handed out for the following categories: 1) the most EU oriented company: innovative, CSR, export oriented; 2) the best model of employment of women; 3) the best model of self-employment Criteria for “the most European” women’s company: - is present and competitive on the European market and,or rendering services to EU institutions,enterprises that are located in Serbia - has achieved innovation - adheres to “good business practice” principle - supports the concept of a “socially responsible company” - respects ethical business code Criteria for “the best model” of employing women: The company has developed or contributed to the development of a successful model of women’s self-employment, thereby showing that it takes care of the employment problem in its local community. Also eli

24/06/10 -> 27/06/10
Establishing Project Stand in The Expo Gateway to Middle East Fair - 24-27 June 2010 | Turkey

Establishing Project Stand in The Expo Gateway to Middle East Fair - 24-27 June 2010

The fair is organized by some local partners including also Gaziantep Chamber of Commerce. The fair is established in Middle East Fair Center in Gaziantep,Turkey. Within the context of the fair the Enterprise Europe Network Project, aims increasing the capacity of internationalisation of SMEs, will be advertised and the promotion materials, including brochures, leaflets etc. will be distributed. On the otherhand as a part of the fair, the foreign companies will have the opportunity to make billateral meetings with Turkish companies.

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