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INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF EMPLOYERSUnion for Private Economic Enterprise (UPEE) is a member of IOE since 1996. INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF EMPLOYERS is the only internationally recognized organization, representing the interests of employers in international social and labour policy matters. The International Organisation of Employers (IOE) is the largest network of the private sector in the world, with a membership of 150 business and employer federations in 143 countries. IOE is the recognized voice of business at the highest international summits as the United Nations, the International Labour Organization and in the G20.


UEAPME (Union Européenne de l’Artisanat et des Petites et Moyennes Entreprises)

is the employers’ organisation representing the interests of European crafts, trades and SMEs at EU level. UEAPME is a a non-profit seeking organization and is a recognised European Social Partner. It is and non-partisan organisation. UEAPME incorporates around 80 member organisations from 34 countries consisting of national cross-sectorial SME federations, European branch federations and other associate members, which support the SME family.


THE ASSOCIATION OF THE BULGARIAN EMPLOYERS’ ORGANIZATIONS is the only existing Union of the officially recognized Employers’ organizations in Bulgaria at a national level as well as of other Bulgarian employers’ organizations concerned.


Regional Information Center – Sofia
The Regional Information Center – Sofia was established as a rapid and adequate resource that provides information and advice to all stakeholders on all potential beneficiaries of EU funds under the Operational Programmes.

The Applied Research and Communications Fund’s (ARC Fund) is one of the leading organizations in the field of popularization and adoption of the innovative society principles based on the knowledge at national, regional (South-eastern Europe) and local level. The ARC fund actively supports the government and local authorities, the politicians, the business and the industrial associations, the NGOs and the representatives of the civil society.
The Applied Research and Communications Fund’ is a contact partner for Bulgaria of the Enterprise Europe Network.
The Enterprise Europe Network is the local gateway to a wealth of information on doing business, finding collaborative partners and increasing business competitiveness in Europe.
The Enterprise Europe Network provides information and consultation services for:
· Finding Business Partners
· Transfering New Technologies and Know-how
· Applying for European Funding
· Participating in European collaborative R&D
· EU Laws and Standarts
· Protecting Intellectual Property
· Having SME’s say in Europe

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