THE HONORARY PATRONAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND BRONISŁAW KOMOROWSKI
UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF MR JOSÉ MANUEL BARROSO, PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION
THE HONORARY PATRONAGE OF MR MARTIN SCHULZ, PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
Press conference announcing the Congress with participation of Deputy Prime Minister Janusz Piechociński took place in the Ministry of Economy.
During the conference, Deputy Prime Minister Janusz Piechociński emphasized the significance of Katowice as an place for important debates on the state of economy. Deputy Prime Minister distinguished the European SME Congress as one of the events that have a real influance on the development of this sector of economy. - Poland is becoming a significant place of discussions on the development of Europe. This is the experience that other EU countries don't have. We need to show the scale and rationality of activities of a small and medium - size entrepreneur, because he is the strength of the Polish Economy - adds Mr. Piechociński.
- III European SME Congress will once again become one of the most significant economic events in the country. Within the three days, over a dozen sessions and a number of workshops and social meetings attended by experts from Poland and abroad are planned to take place. We are expecting over 3000 participants - said Tadeusz Donocik, President of the Chamber of Cmmerce and Industry in Katowice, organizer of the Congress.