Within its SME-Alliance the BVMW - Bundesverband mittelständische Wirtschaft, Unternehmerverband Deutschlands e.V. represents 650,000 member companies, which employ 12 million workers. Thus, the BVMW is the largest voluntarily organized German SME-association and is perceived as the voice of Germany´s small and medium-sized businesses. The tasks include the representation of interests of SMEs as well as the expansion of national and international trade relations between the members.
The Gesellschaft für Wissensmanagement e. V. (GfWM) is an active, regionally based and nationally affiliated network of Knowledge Management (KM) professionals. The association provides a KM community forum to individuals, institutions and companies in German-speaking areas. GfWM supports the professional and responsible use of knowledge and promotes the holistic view on Knowledge Management.
As a location initiative of the Hamburg digital and media industry,
nextMedia.Hamburg accompanies the digital transformation at the interface of content and technology. The goal: A sustainable innovation system for the Hamburg media industry.
The Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) helps businesses to innovate and grow on an international scale. It is the world’s largest support network for small and medium-sized enterprises with international ambitions. EEN can also support clusters with advice on EU-funding and internationalisation.