The CIE became a member of the Business Organizations Confederation (CEOE) and its board of directors in an effort to implement the lobbying activity necessary in this sector of the market.CEOE and its Board of Directors.

The CEOE is a no-profit private entity whose primary purpose is to protect and represent business interests when dealing with public authorities and society in general.

Founded in 1977, it integrates 2 million enterprises and freelance professionals from all sectors of the activity, linked to the CEOE through more than 4000 associations, on a voluntary basis.
SMEs are represented by the Small and Medium Enterprises Confederation (CEPYME), also associated with the CEOE.