Entrepreneurs gather in Brussels for fifth European Parliament of Enterprises

Entrepreneurs will gather in the European Parliament in Brussels today and tomorrow(9th and 10th  October 2018)   for the fifth edition of the European Parliament of Enterprises, the largest exercise at European level in economic democracy.

Twelve entrepreneurs, representing Chambers across the county will form part of the Irish delegation including Kildare Chamber . Speaking today,  Kildare Chamber CEO said ”With European elections due to take place next year, the objective of the Parliament of Enterprises is to enhance understanding between decision-makers and the real economy. The delegation will have the opportunity to address key EU figures, including Trade Commissioner, Cecelia Malmstrom and Chief Brexit Negotiator, Michel Barnier, where we will highlight not only the priorities of Irish entrepreneurs but also how European policy can be made more business-friendly.


Shine concluded by saying, “The European Parliament of Enterprises aims to bring companies and Institutions face-to-face for one day, so as to enhance mutual understanding. The EPE represents a unique opportunity for businesses and business representatives to have a direct debate with high representatives of the EU institutions and to provide them with a direct bottom-up feedback on EU policies.