Brussels, 28 May 2013 - The conference will provide a unique opportunity to discuss how to promote the successful participation of SMEs in standardisation activities, and make it easier for them to access the results.
In this respect concrete examples and best practices resulting from the SMEST project will be explained. Speakers will include representatives of the European and National Standard Organisations, European Commission, and business and industry associations active on critical issues concerning standards for SMEs.
European Standards offer a wide range of benefits to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). They enable companies to improve their efficiency and competitiveness, minimize waste and reduce costs. They ensure the quality and safety of products and services, and make it easier to sell them throughout Europe and around the world They help to create a level playing field, allowing SMEs to access more markets and attract new customers. SMEs can take full advantage of the benefits and opportunities offered by European Standards, but often don't know how.
Save the date: 28 May 2013
Venue: Square - Brussels
Visit the conference website for updates: http://www.cencenelec.eu/news/events/Pages/EV-2012-013.aspx
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