The Serbian Chamber of Commerce & Industry officially marked the beginning of the “Start-Up for Your Business” Association of Entrepreneurs. The Association will bring together entrepreneurs who have participated during the past six years in the entrepreneurship support programme “Start Up for Your Business”, which is conducted by NGO ENECA, with the support of company Philip Morris.
The association will also be open to all micro and small enterprises operating on the territory of Serbia and will focus on advancing operations and improving the position of entrepreneurs and small family-owned companies on the local market. The association’s activities will be coordinated in accordance with the EU Small Business Act and will be aimed towards creating a favourable environment for the development of entrepreneurship in Serbia.
The ceremonial event commemorating the founding of the association was attended by Serbian Economy Minister Željko Sertić, as well as representatives of Philip Morris, the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, the National Employment Service, NALED, AmCham, USAID, the Serbian Association of Managers and other organisations that support the development of entrepreneurship in Serbia.