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SME Assembly 2022 – A Sneak Peek at this Year’s Programme (Part 2)

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There are loads of incredible workshops to participate in at this year’s event, as well as two masterclasses. You can livestream them using the Promoting Enterprise app.

Aside from the awards to be presented, keynote speeches to be delivered, talks by renowned policymakers to be given, and Luc Soete’s Schumpeter ‘Innovation in Enterprise’ lecture, the SME Assembly 2022 will feature a host of educational workshops and masterclasses.


This year’s workshops will primarily deal with sustainability and the digital transformation. In these workshops, attendees will collaboratively learn about subjects like:

  • Technological ‘upskilling’
  • SMEs and carbon-neutrality
  • Circular economies
  • Green investing
  • The digital transformation

Workshops will also be offered in:

  • Female entrepreneurship
  • Regional industrialisation
  • Aerospace technology and data opportunities
  • SME financing

In addition, attendees will be able to learn from the success stories of young European entrepreneurs in the ‘33 Under 33’ workshop.


On November 29, a masterclass in sustainability (‘Supporting the Sustainable Transition’) will be held, as will one in which the key findings of an SME test project will be presented.

Discover the full programme here.

Download the Promoting Enterprise app to livestream this year’s workshops and masterclasses, as well as attend various webinars.

SME Assembly 2022 — A Sneak Peek at this Year’s Programme (Part 1)

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The countdown to Europe’s premier SME event has begun! This year’s edition of the SME Assembly will take place between November 28 and 30 in Prague. Here’s a glimpse of what’s in store for those attending in person (and online!).

The SME Assembly 2022 will be hosted by actress Lejla Abbasová (Prince Caspian) and will be packed with educational workshops, masterclasses, webinars, networking opportunities, and inspiring presentations by key European figures in entrepreneurship and innovation. Numerous awards will also be presented throughout the three-day-long event in the picturesque Czech capital.

To kick-off the SME Assembly 2022, attendees will be treated to a tour of the headquarters of the European Space Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA). Later that day, Professor Luc Soete, Dean of the Brussels School of Governance (BSoG), VUB will deliver the Schumpeter ‘Innovation in Enterprise’ lecture. Jozef Sikela, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, and Thierry Breton, Member of the European Commission for the Internal Market, will also deliver keynote speeches. Attendees can expect to hear from the European Commission’s Director for Strategy, Outi Slotboom, as well as other notable policymakers, on the final day of the event.

This year’s workshops and masterclasses will revolve around subjects like sustainability, digital transformation, and female entrepreneurship, amongst many others.

Throughout the event, the winners of the European Small and Mid-Cap Awards; European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA); and the Youth Essay Competition will be announced. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with one another during receptions, dinners, and breaks. All attendees both onsite and offline connect and network on the Promoting Enterprise app before, during and after the event.

This year’s event is fully booked. Download the Promoting Enterprise app to livestream and participate in the SME Assembly 2022 online.

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