Welcome back to the Promoting Enterprise Newsletter. We hope that you were all able to enjoy some time off and are ready for some 2021 news from Promoting Enterprise.
To start the year we are celebrating our European Enterprise Promotion Awards winners from the 2020 cycle and getting to know them better. Read their testimonials to get an insight into their journey to the finals and their advice for future applicants.
2021 is also an opportunity for us to celebrate some other winners from 2020 – the SME Week Youth Essay Competition finalists and winner. These inspiring youth have plenty of ideas to share as well as what it was like to take part in the 2020 edition of the competition, all of which is revealed in their testimonials, now available on the News Portal.
We also want to hear YOUR stories, how are you overcoming these challenging times? Share your news and updates to be featured in an upcoming issue or on the Promoting Enterprise News Portal.
European Enterprise Promotion Awards – Meet the 2020 winners
The European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA) are one of the highlights of the SME Assembly, and 2020 was no different! The 2020 winners are sharing their EEPA 2020 experiences over on the News Portal, make sure to check them out:
Visit the News Portal each week for a new EEPA testimonial, learn about what it is like to be an EEPA winner and read the tips from the successful projects!
SME Week Youth Essay Competition 2020 – Meet the finalists & winner
This month on the News Portal we are excited to bring you interviews with our SME Week Youth Essay Competition finalists, Georgina Whiteman and Pablo Pastor Vidal, as well as our 2020 winner Sabine Kerssens!
We asked them to share their experiences of the competition, advice for future applicants and their exciting plans for the future.
Make sure to read their interviews and keep up to date with their work:
Are you an SME or entrepreneur from or based in France? Would you like to feature in a European Commission publication?
The European Commission is looking for French entrepreneurs and SMEs that have been innovative during COVID-19, found ways to keep their businesses afloat and adapted to the many challenges faced by SMEs during these times. For more information on this opportunity and for a chance to feature in the publication, get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org, we would love to hear from you!
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