FEBIS was formed in 1973. Its membership is comprised of 60 business information and debt collection agencies of nation-wide and international importance. Supported by a combined work force of more than 11,000 staff, FEBIS member companies generate over 25 million business information reports annually for over 400,000 European organizations, providing these clients with valuable business support. Aggregate sales turnover of all FEBIS member firms is worth more than ECU 1.5 billion a year.
ITBeurope is a network of European ICT associations with multiple functions: A Think Tank, bringing specialists together to think about Europe’s digital future. A Lobby, proposing and campaigning strategies and measures for Europe’s successful transition into a knowledge based economy and society.
ITBeurope focuses on the following goals: Promotion of Europe’s information technology industry. Fostering of B2B-cooperation. Easing the access to international markets and capital. ITBeurope assists international IT and content companies who need assistance in accessing European markets. In furtherance of these broad-based objectives, ITBeurope wants to encourage technology transfer, marketing for small and medium sized companies, and increase IT related business between central European countries and the rest of the world. ITBeurope is at the center of a worldwide partner network of large and small IT and content companies, international and national associations, universities, research institutes and governmental institutions. This partner network will soon be accessible to BIIA members.
In addition to the alliance with FCIB (An Association of Executives in Finance, Credit and International Business), BIIA is now allied with three important industry associations widening the network for BIIA members, broaden the experience base and strengthen the ability to promote and protect our industry.