HUP Hosts Gathering of European Employers’ Associations

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ZAGREB, December 5, 2019 – The Croatian Employers’ Association (HUP) is hosting a two-day conference of representatives of 40 employers’ associations from 35 European countries, which started in Zagreb on Thursday, HUP said in a press release.

The gathering of “CoPres – Council of Presidents” has gathered 100 delegates, business people and executives of employers’ associations who arrived in Zagreb for discussions on topics important for Europe’s economy and trade relations with other economic powers, including the USA and China.

The gathering is taking place in the capital city of Croatia, the next chair of the European Union.

HUP is thus hosting representatives of BusinessEurope, including the president of this Brussels-headquartered organisation, Pierre Gattaz.

BusinessEurope introduces itself as “the leading advocate for growth and competitiveness at European level, standing up for companies across the continent and campaigning on the issues that most influence their performance.” It also says that its speaks “for all-sized enterprises in 35 European countries whose national business federations are our direct members.”

HUP joined this organisation in 1994.

HUP President Gordana Deranja was quoted as saying in the press release that HUP has over 6,000 members – small and medium sized enterprises and big companies – which employ over a half million workers in Croatia and account for over 70% of revenues in the private sector.

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