Announcement of events organized by EOQ and EFQM

The 63nd European Quality Congress is being held in Portugal/Lisbon on 23-24 of October 2019.

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European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) organizes EFQM forum 2018 SYMPHONY of Excellence

Date: 18th-19th of October 2018

Place: Vienna, Austria

This year's EFQM Forum is organised in collaboration with our Partner in Austria, Quality Austria.

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About forming an association SRMEK

The Serbian Quality Management and Business Excellence Association – SRMEK is become from Quality Managers Association – YUMEK in august 2017. Over the past 20 years the association has achieved significant results in the field of training quality and environmental managers/auditors in the Republic of Serbia (formerly FR Yugoslavia) with a total of 160 certificed managers/auditors – in cooperation with the ÖVQ - Österreichische Vereinigung für Qualitätssicherung (Austrian Association for Quality Assurance), now Quality Austria from Austria as members of the European Organization for Quality (EOQ).

Documents and structure of Quality Managers Association - YUMEK have been updated with inovated Statute, Objectives, Management Board.


The Serbian Quality Management and Business Excellence Association – SRMEK is a non-governmental and non-profit association established to operate in the field of international standards for quality management systems, environment, workplace safety, food safety, information technology, business excellence, product quality etc. in all economic sectors and at all levels in the Republic of Serbia.


Creat a society in which management the best proven business practices are applied.


The best management achievements in the Republic of Serbia will be supplied by connecting all participants in the field of science, theory and practice. Connecting Associations SRMEK with leading organizations from Europe and the world, such as EOQ (European Organization for Quality) and the EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management) , will be created conditions for taking and implementing the best quality management practice from the world.

Goals of the Association

Goals of the Association SRMEK are: research, improving and applying the theory, practice and culture of quality management, safety at work, food safety, environment, IT and other systems that help work efficiency; youth and adults education on more efficient management, raising competitiveness, working to achieve business excellence, reducing costs and preserving natural resources.

Support to the work of the Association

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia wholeheartedly supports Association SRMEK initiative:

  • to become a full National Representative in the EOQ of Republic of Serbia,
  • contribute and participate in the activities of EOQ,
  • to support and promote in an active way the key products and services of the European Organization for Quality in Serbian economy,
  • has a significant impact in promoting quality in the widest sense and has the ability to integrate the spirit of vision and mission of< EOQ (you can read official document from August 28,2017 HERE ).
Association SRMEK is supported by Ministry of economy and other important institutions.

SRMEK - member of the EFQM

Serbian Quality Management and Business Excellence Association - SRMEK became a REPRESENTATIVE of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) in Serbia, whereby domestic companies, institutions and individuals gain access to the knowledge of the best managers in the world. List of the current EFQM representatives can be seen HERE

Association SRMEK - member of the European Organization for Quality (EOQ)

On february 27th, 2018. Association SRMEK received the official confirmation that it was accepted as a full member of the European Organization for Quality (EOQ).