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30 May 2023

Council of Presidents of BusinessEurope. Madrid 1-2 June 2023

What’s BusinessEurope’s COPRES?

It is the Council of Presidents of BusinessEurope, the largest European business organisation. It will be held on 1 and 2 June in Madrid, hosted by CEOE. It takes place ahead of the upcoming Spanish Presidency of the Council of the EU.

For two days, more than a hundred presidents, DGs and permanent delegates from 40 business confederations from 35 countries will discuss the challenges that European companies are facing, signaling their priorities at EU level for the next six months.

Competitiveness will be in the focus – calling the Spanish Presidency and EU institutions to pursue an ambitious agenda and concrete actions.

What’s BusinessEurope’s COPRES? >

Madrid Declaration Business Europe's Council of Presidents

Competitiveness is the road leading to a stronger EU position in the world and to economic and social progress

Photos COPRES Madrid


What is BusinessEurope?

Based in Brussels, BusinessEurope represents 20 million small, medium and large companies in all sectors.

It operates under the leadership of Fredrik Persson, its current President, and Markus J. Beyrer, its CEO. Antonio Garamendi, President of CEOE, holds one of the organisation's Vice-Presidencies.


La competitividad, eje de la acción empresarial. José Alberto González-Ruiz, Director General of CEOE

Por una Europa más competitiva para todos. Fredrik Persson, presidente de BusinessEurope; Antonio Garamendi, presidente de CEOE

«Las empresas están trasladando ya su producción a EEUU». Fredrik Persson, presidente de BusinessEurope

NEF Online con Mr. Fredrik Persson, Presidente de BusinessEurope >

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