Who we are

The Confederation of Industry is the premier business lobbying organisation in the Czech Republic providing a voice for employers at a national and international level.

We are here to assert the interest of our members. We speak for companies and associations of every size and of all kinds of industries, including many in the sector of SMEs.

Our main mission is to promote the conditions in which businesses of all sizes and sectors in the Czech Republic can flourish and stay competitive. We believe what we do is finally for the benefit of the whole country. To achieve this we work hard at home, in the EU and internationally.

More in details:
We act as an umbrella for 32 associations (so called collective members) together with over 150 direct members. The total number of our members is reaching 11 000.

Legally we are voluntary, non-political and non-governmental body which is acting as the most important employers´ organizations in the Czech Republic.


We are continuously and constantly participating in shaping of the economic and social policy of the Czech Government in order to create optimal conditions for business development in the country and we promote the same interests also on the EU and global level. We are achieving this goal also through the membership at the international organizations.

Our priorities

  • Cohesion policy
  • Digitalisation of the economy
  • Economic policy
  • Energy supply
  • Environmental policy
  • EU affairs
  • Export
  • Human Resources
  • Industry 4.0
  • Labour market
  • Legislative framework
  • Research, development and innovation
  • Taxes
  • Transport infrastructure

International trade

Besides lobbing you will find also strong support of international trade in the portfolio of our activities. It includes organization of business missions accompanying highest political representatives of our state, reciprocal receiving of the foreign business delegations, production of various seminars and trade promotion meetings and dissemination of related information. We are tightly cooperating with Czech and foreign embassies and other bodies all around the globe.
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