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EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Identification number in the register: 0014082722-83
Registration date: 04/12/2008 14:14:21

The information on this entity was last modified on: 19/06/2015 11:05:39
The date of the last annual update was: 19/05/2015 23:55:27
Next update due latest on: 19/05/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry



    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

avenue des arts, 19AD
Brussels 1000

(+32) 2 282 08 50

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Richard Weber


    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Arnaldo Abruzzini

Secretary General

    Goals / remit

(1) The main purpose of the association is on the one hand to promote the European integration and on the other hand to identify related actions in favour Chambers of Commerce, their member companies and their national organisations.
To achieve its purpose, it shall engage in an economic, scientific and technical examination of the proposals formulated by the European Union institutions as well as in research and in the organisation of projects.

(2) The association’s secondary purpose, and without prejudice to the main purpose is to present to the European Union institutions the needs, aspirations and opinions of its members in the strongest possible manner.
It shall also indicate to the European Union institutions the capacity of its members - owing to their geographical distribution, and proximity to European enterprises - in providing information on Community policies and programmes and in promoting economic and trade relations with the European Union Member States and non-EU countries.
It also intends to improve the capacity of its members to supply high quality services to the European business community and to develop joint actions and programmes.

  • European
  • global

    Specific activities covered by the Register

To achieve its statutory objectives , Eurochambres mission is to develop a business friendly and competitive economic environment in the EU and beyond .
In this regards, the main EU policies and initiatives are followed by our organization
In this regards, the main EU policies and initiatives are followed by our organization
• Smart Regulation,
• Small business act
• Europe 2020
• Horizon 2020
• Innovation
• Digital Europe
• External Trade
• Internal market
• Enlargement and neighbourhood policy
• Taxation
• Company law
• Customs
• Energy
• Educational and vocational training
• EU cooperation/ technical assistance programmes towards third countries
• SME policy

EU policies and programs of interest for the Chamber member companies are discussed within Eurochambres committees composed of experts coming from our member delegations
These committees are the following :
• Access to finance
• Energy and environment
• Enlargement and neighbourhood
• Europe 2020
• Internal market
• Internationalisation
• People and skills
• Smart regulation
• SMEs and innovation
• Trade and investment .

The outcome of these discussions are materialized either through
• position papers, press releases
• conferences
• business breakfasts , meetings with high level representatives of the EU institutions
• publications , surveys
• participation in EU projects

All these information are available on Eurochambres website


SME envoy meetings
EEN consultative Forum

European Qualification Framework Advisory group
European Credit System for VET expert group
Stakeholder group on early education
Market access advisory committee

European Credit System for VET expert group
EFA and VET strategic partnership experts
Technical working group on transversal skills
EAQVET ECVET working group
European skills, competencies and occupations Taxonomy

SMEs Intergroup


Since 2008 Eurochambres organizes every two years an important event within the hemicycle of the European Parliament : " the European parliament of Enterprises " This event gathers more than 1000 participants from which 750 entrepreneurs recruited following the number of MEPs by country in the EP

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

100%: 18   25%: 2



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Michael STEURER 29/07/2015 27/07/2016
Philippe ADRIAENSSENS 13/11/2014 11/11/2015
Richard WEBER 28/01/2015 26/01/2016
Irma ORLANDI 13/02/2015 05/02/2016
Guendalina COMINOTTI 05/08/2015 23/07/2016
Iwona MERTIN 29/07/2015 27/07/2016
Simona OBREJA 05/08/2015 03/08/2016
Ben Joseph BUTTERS 04/12/2014 02/12/2015

    Fields of interest

  • Budget
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Food Safety
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport
  • Youth

    Membership and affiliation

please see our website

EUROCHAMBRES is the founding member of The Global Chamber Platform (GCP) which brings together the major national and trans-national Chamber organisations from Latin America, China, India, Iran, the Mediterranean countries and the African, Caribbean and Pacific region. The objectives of the GCP is to facilitate trade and market access internationally and to develop a coherent answer to the challenges of globalisation, by fully using the potential of Chambers around the world..

    Financial data

01/2014  -  12/2014

7,600,000 €

387,229 €

European Commission

4,185,658 €

European Commisions

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.