The voice of construction SMEs in Europe

  • What's the contribution of real estate to the EU?
  • Find out what's new on posting of workers
  • Find it out here!


view all


The Irish National Guild of Master Craftsmen joins EBC

We are delighted to announce that the National Guild of Master Craftsmen, the Irish organisation representing tradesmen and builders, recently joined EBC. Founded in 1996, the National Guild of Master Craftsmen represents skilled and accredited tradesmen and builders in Ireland. With more than 4 500 members nationwide, the organisation promotes better standards of quality in the construction industry throughout the country.


SBS launches annual call for SME standardisation experts – Deadline: 26 October 2018

On Friday 28th June, SBS announced its Call for tenders for experts to represent SMEs in standardisation, requesting applications from candidate experts to represent SME interests at European and international level in 2019. The Call is open to any expert interested in representing SME interests in CEN, CENELEC, ETSI, ISO or IEC, and applicants are welcome from any sector, including construction.

Latest activities

Have a look at the EBC Annual Report 2016-2017. It's got a new fresh look and features key construction-related topics, from the performance of the sector and posting of workers to energy efficiency, circular economy, standardisation and much more. More linguistic versions available.


29-30 May 2018
SBS Board & Annual Conference, Brussels

4-9 June 2018
EU Sustainable Energy Week - EUSEW, Brussels

8 June 2018
EC Construction 2020 TG 1, Brussels

14-15 June 2018
UEAPME Board of Directors & General Assembly, Sofia

25 June 2018
Qualicheck Platform 1st European conference, Brussels

28-29 June 2018
EBC Annual Congress, Paris