The European Small Business Alliance is a non-party political
group, which cares for small business entrepreneurs and
the self-employed and represents them through targeted
EU advocacy and profiling activities.

Today, ESBA is one of the largest organisations based
on voluntary membership in Europe. Through its
direct membership, associate membership and
cooperation agreements, the Alliance now
represents almost one million small businesses
and covers 35 European countries.

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Latest News

ESBA Welcomes Agreement on Data Protection Rules

Yesterday (15 December) the European Institutions reached a long awaited agreement in trilogues on the subject of Data Protection. A revision of the existing data protection r... Read More »

ESBA responds to the Circular Economy Package

On the 2nd of December 2015, the European Commission presented its new Circular Economy Strategy. The European Small Business Alliance (ESBA) welcomes this new ambitious strat... Read More »

UMU Gives Annual Award for Excellence towards SMEs

On 16 October, German ESBA member, UMU give its annual award the ''Deutscher Elite Mittelstandspreis'', an award given to people who have shown extraordinary s... Read More »

ESBA responds to the Single Market Strategy

On the 28th of October 2015, the European Commission presented its new Single Market Strategy. The European Small Business Alliance (ESBA) welcomes the new strategy, in partic... Read More »

ESBA responds to the new Trade and Investment Strategy

On the 14th October 2015, the European Commission presented its new Trade and Investment Strategy for the European Union, entitled 'Trade for All: Towards a more responsib... Read More »

Small and big business join forces on the Digital Single Market

Today, (Tuesday), the European Small Business Alliance (ESBA), eBay and Choice in eCommerce have teamed up to organise a whole day of activities in Brussels around small busin... Read More »

ESBA Responds to the Capital Markets Union

On 30 September 2015, Commissioner Jonathan Hill presented the Action Plan on Building a Capital Markets Union. ESBA welcomes the Action Plan, which will provide SMEs with muc... Read More »

Welcome by tina sommer, esba president

David Caro, ESBA President

Welcome to the website of the European Small Business Alliance. Founded in 1998, the European Small Business Alliance (ESBA) is a non-party political group which rep…

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