1. Why you should join the distinguished member companies of the European Business Association?
The European Business Association is the biggest association of international and domestic businesses in Ukraine. The Association incorporates major representative offices of international and local companies of Ukrainian origin.
We will become your advisor and protect your company’s interests in both the regulatory and legal spheres. By joining the Association, you can build a new network of contacts and get unique opportunities for corporate and personal development. You can also find more details about our benefits here.
2. What do you need to join the Association?
To join the Association a company should provide three documents (signed and stamped): application form, letter of recommendation from an EBA member as well as a copy of the state registration certificate.
Depending on the type of membership, the invoices for entrance and annual membership fees will be made out in accordance with the original and the extract from the minutes of the Board Members’ meeting.
3. How can I get the latest information from the Association?
After officially joining the Association, every employee of your company has the opportunity to create his/her personal cabinet on the website.
The account sends info to the employee’s corporate email. It allows to manage subscription to relevant mailings, view announcements and sign up for them.
1. How can my company join the Lobbying activities of the Association?
Every EBA member has the right to protect its interests in the regulatory sphere with the help of the Association’s Lobbying.
Our Lobbying activities are based on a system of committees. Every committee aims to solve a specific problem facing an industry or sector. Committees of the Association incorporate representatives of EBA members in order to discuss issues relating to areas of interest, and also to identify and promote common ground for overcoming obstacles to doing business in Ukraine.
By joining a Committee, your company has the right to initiate and be engaged in direct dialogue with the Ukrainian authorities, share knowledge and experience, receive information about new technologies and trends in business development, products and services in the relevant markets.
2. How to become a member of a Committee?
There are “Open” and “Industrial” committees in the Association. Open committees incorporate representatives of EBA members of a particular industry and / or professional affiliation to discuss issues relating to their area of interest, define and promote common ground in order to overcome market problems in Ukraine.
All EBA members have access to open committees. The only thing required is to subscribe to the mailing of the target committee in your personal cabinet on the website. Once a month we send an Lobbying digest, which contains all lobbying events, news and other interesting information.
Industrial Committees are groups of EBA members that do business within a particular industry or market sector. Membership in industrial committees is strictly regulated and has specific criteria and entry requirements. It is possible by consent of existing members and after paying the committee membership fee.
3. Can I send individual requests from my company?
Yes, of course. If you are interested in the experience of other companies in solving similar problems, you can initiate the consideration of any issue in a panel session of the Committee in order to discuss it directly with representatives of the Association’s member companies.
In addition, you can contact the Association office in order to get consultation about available tools for solving a certain problem. You can also write an official letter of request addressed to the Executive Director of the Association with a description of the situation.
1. What events does the Association organize and where is it possible to check information about upcoming events?
Also you can find all information about the format of our events and the most interesting photos here.
2. Who can participate in events?
All employees of EBA members can sign up through the calendar on the website, or via the link in the invitation.
Please note that you can sign up for an event only after authorization in your personal cabinet.
3. Can I register for all Association events?
All Association events are open to all employees of EBA members, except several meetings which are held only for CEOs. Available places can fill up quickly so please do not postpone registration.
1. What educational programs are offered and who can participate in them?
Our educational programs are open to all employees of EBA members. They are divided into three types:
- Education Updates - open lectures and master classes;
- Education Workshops - workshops
- Business Schools - long or intensive training programmes
2. How can I find out about EBA Education events and programmes?
You can sign up for EBA Education announcements in your personal cabinet on the website. Once a month we send an Education digest, which contains all announcements of educational events, news and other interesting information.
3. How can I sign up for an EBA Education event?
Before registration, please check that you have entered your personal account on the website. You can sign up with the link in the announcement or in the event calendar.
1. In which regions is the Association represented?
2. How can I get information about regional operations?
In order to receive information about events in regional offices, please log in to your personal cabinet on the website and choose the news of the region that you are interested in. Once a month we post a Regional digest that contains all announcements of events in the regions, news and other interesting information. Check out the activities of Dnipro, Lviv, Kharkiv, Odesa and the ATO Working Group on their Facebook pages.
We also suggest meeting with representatives of our offices to get to know their activities better.
3. How can I join Lobbying activities in the regions?
There are only open committees in the regions. Every committee aims to solve a specific industry problem of a particular region of Ukraine, as well as identifying and lobbying for a common position for overcoming obstacles to doing business in Ukraine.
Having joined the corresponding committee in a particular region, you and your company can initiate and be engaged in direct dialogue with the local authorities, share knowledge and experience, receive information about new technologies and trends in business development, products and services in the relevant markets. To participate in regional committees, you have to subscribe to the committee mailing in your personal cabinet on our website.
1. What can my company send for placement on the Association website?
Sharing experience and useful information is easy! Today, everyone is able to become a blogger. We are looking for bright trendsetters that can easily and naturally explain complicated things in understandable language for posting in the Articles section. We also adore stories. Tell us about your business, about your love for your craft. Share bright events and the latest news in the Company Stories section.
2. Do EBA members get discounts on events?
The European Business Association hosts the most prestigious business events in Ukraine. You can get discounts on participation in interesting forums, conferences, panels, etc., if your company is an EBA member. Check out the announcements of partnership events that we support on our website and General digest.
3. I am responsible for marketing and / or PR / communication in my company. Does the Association hold any interesting events for me?
1. How to join the European Business Association team?
2. Can university students do an internship in the Association?
1. What is partnership with European Business Association?
Partnership with the Association is a unique opportunity to highlight your company among EBA members with the help of an Individual set of tools, developed in accordance with the objectives of every partner.
2. What types of partnerships exist?
There are five types of partnership: Official Partner, Partner of Education Center, Event Partner, Legal Partner and Regional Partner. Apart from these, we highlight collaboration of corporate sponsorship.
3. Can a company which is not a member of the EBA be a partner?
Unfortunately no, because partnership with the Association is long-term cooperation (beginning from 1 year), that is why partnership is possible only with EBA members. An exception can be partnering for a specific event.