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Profile of registrant

Handwerkskammer Dresden

Identification number in the register: 63350179708-88
Registration date: 26/09/12 15:29:34

The information on this organisation was last modified on 01/09/14 08:45:40
The date of the last annual update was 01/09/14 08:45:40

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Handwerkskammer Dresden
Acronym: HWK DD
Legal status: Legal Body
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Dr. Andreas Brzezinski
Position: Chief Executive

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Manuela Salewski
Position: Deputy Chief Executive

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 8 Am Lagerplatz 
Dresden 01099
Telephone number: (+49351) 4640400
Fax number: (+49351) 464034400
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Chamber of Grafts Dresden (Handwerkskammer Dresden) is representing 125,000 craftsmen in 22,700 craft enterprises in the area of Dresden in Saxony, Germany. As a public body, the Chamber of Crafts is responsible for economic, financial and political consulting. In the area of political consulting, the Chamber of Crafts is working on topics like regional, energy, and environmental policies as well as economic and financial policies.
Against this backdrop, the Chamber of Crafts Dresden has a vital interest to get involved in the consultation on the "Entrepreneurship 2020" initiative by the European Commission. Therefore, we are looking forward to answer the questionnaire and to offer constructive input which can be useful for your action plan.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information: Three persons who are working for the Chamber of Crafts Dresden are engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register, namely Mr.Dr. Brzezinski, Mrs. Salewski and Mr. Koch.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

As a representative of the Crafts, The Chamber of Crafts Dresden is interested in a couple of different political topics and policies at the European level, like e.g. regional policy, energy policy, EMU, cohesion policy, transport policy, e.g. TEN, environmental policy and social policy. In those branches, the Chamber of Crafts is an active participant in the debate.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Regional Policy
  • Taxation
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

The Chamber of Crafts Dresden is a member of the German Confederation of Skilled Crafts (ZDH), situated in Berlin, Germany.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 500000  € - 600000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 600,000 €
Grants: 250,000 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

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