European SME Week
The European SME Week is a pan-European campaign that aims to promote entrepreneurship in Europe. An initiative of the European Commission, it helps existing entrepreneurs find information on available support and tries to encourage more people to set up their own businesses. The main objectives of the SME Week are to:
- Inform entrepreneurs about support available at EU, national, regional, and local level
- Encourage more people to become entrepreneurs
While there is special focus during SME Week in autumn each year, this campaign is really a year-round action. Events are held across 37 participating countries with a majority of European and international events taking place in Brussels. The main event takes place together with the SME Assembly and the European Enterprise Promotion Awards Ceremony.