CEA-PME European Entrepreneurs

With us SME´s are in the centre of European Politics!

CEA-PME (Confédération Européenne des Associations de Petites et Moyennes Entreprises) is a Brussels-based business federation which currently counts 13 European associations of small and medium enterprises (SME) among its members, with approx. 600.000 associated companies, employing more than 14,5 milion people. Furthermore it maintains relationships with 11 partner associations in Europe, Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

The Confederation's current president is Mario Ohoven and its Secretary General is Walter Grupp.


CEA-PME was founded in 1991 and was registered in Belgium in 2004. It represents the interests of its members towards the institutions of the European Union and offers its members services in the field of public procurement and public relations. From 2006 to 2008, CEA-PME has coordinated a research project to the benefit of SME associations, which was co-financed by the EU, called InCaS - Intellectual Capital Statement.

CEA-PME is politically neutral and non-profit seeking.