Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

SME Assembly

SME Assembly

The SME assembly is the most significant event for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe. The conference takes place once a year during the European SME week. Together with the network of SME envoys, the assembly creates the governance structure of the small business act.

SME assembly 2020 – Online assembly

The 2020 SME assembly will be held on 16 and 17 November 2020, together with the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union. It will be the first ever fully online and virtual assembly.

Further information

Participation in the SME assembly and European enterprise promotion awards is by personal invitation from the European Commission only. If you would like to register your interest for future editions, please contact:
Updates about programme and speakers are announced on this page, on the promoting enterprise news portal, via Twitter @EEPA_EU and on Facebook. The official 2020 event hashtags are #SMEassembly2020 and #EEPA2020.

SME week

The SME assembly takes place during the European SME week. You can keep up to date on European SME week news and events on Twitter @EEPA_EU. The official hashtag for European SME week 2020 is #SMEweek2020. The Commission also posts more widely about the importance of SMEs for Europe on Twitter @EU_Growth and Facebook.

Join the SME assembly LinkedIn and share your thoughts on what can we do together for European businesses to scale up across Europe and beyond.

Earlier SME assemblies