Unternehmerverband Südtirol/Confindustria Alto Adige is the Employers’ Association of the Province of Bolzano. Founded in 1945, it currently represents a system of 500 innovative, export-oriented and productive member-companies with a total of more than 40.000 employees.
The Association's activities are aimed at guaranteeing the central importance of companies, the drivers of economic, social and civil development. By representing companies and their values at institutions of all levels, the Association contributes to social well-being and progress, and from this standpoint guarantees increasingly diversified, efficient and modern services. Qualified consultancy covers key corporate issues: industrial relations, taxation, welfare, finance, research and innovation, tenders, energy, environment, education, business law and technical regulations.
Unternehmerverband Südtirol/Confindustria Alto Adige is member of Confindustria, the main association representing manufacturing and service companies in Italy, with a voluntary membership of more than 150,000 companies of all sizes, employing a total of 5,5 million people. Since 2011, Unternehmerverband Südtirol/Confindustria Alto Adige organizes and hosts the European Business Forum between Confindustria and Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie, the main associations representing Italian and German industrial companies.