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
The SME Congress became a unique meeting – a business summit assembling representatives of the SME sector and big companies, scientific world, business environment institutions, local governments and the authorities of the government administration. For three days, the City of Katowice was the capital of a small and medium-size entrepreneurship, occupying a special position on the economic map of Europe, turning into a ground of multiple debates and discussions on the present state of the SME sector in Poland and indication of directions for its development and chances standing in front of the Polish entrepreneurship.
Similarly to the previous editions of the Congress, the final effect of the conducted debates was elaborated in the form of recommendations containing the submitted postulates. This collection constitutes a guidepost for the creation of better conditions for the development of the biggest economic sector and leveling the barriers making impossible the SME’s entrance onto the foreign markets.
In the nearest future, the post-congress material will be forwarded to the Representatives of the European Commission, European Parliament, Polish Parliament, Polish Government, Local Governments, creative and scientific milieu, economic self-governments and entrepreneurs.
The proposed recommendations were formulated in the groups according to particular problems in identical schemes: diagnosis of the present state, recommendations and addresses.
Once again, We would like to thank you for your contribution and participation in the III European Congress of Small and Medium – Size Enterprises. At the same time, we forward you an invitation to the debate taking place on the 15-17th of September 2014 in Katowice.