Wirtschaftskammer Österreich

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

2,000,000€ - 2,249,999€

Financial year: Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

15 Fte (25)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

50

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Wirtschaftskammer Österreich   (WKÖ)

    EU Transparency Register

    10405322962-08 First registered on 07 Jan 2010

    Goals / Remit

    Die Wirtschaftskammer Österreich (WKÖ) ist die gesetzliche Interessenvertretung des überwiegenden Teils der österreichischen Wirtschaft. Sie vertritt die Interessen von rund 500.000 österreichischen Unternehmen aus allen Sektoren (Industrie, Gewerbe und Handwerk, Handel, Banken und Versicherungen, Verkehr, Tourismus und Freizeitwirtschaft, Information und Consulting). Die WKÖ ist eine als Selbstverwaltungskörper eingerichtete Körperschaft öffentlichen Rechts mit Pflichtmitgliedschaft. Die WKÖ ist Sozialpartner auf nationaler Ebene und über ihren Dachverband SMEUnited auch im Europäischen Sozialen Dialog vertreten.

    Main EU files targeted

    Main EU legislative proposals or policies targeted:

    • Promoting entrepreneurship – supporting re-industrialisation – actively shaping trade policy
    • Restoring the internal market & Schengen area and promoting employment
    • Strengthening innovation and digitisation
    • Harmonising sustainability at international level

    More information: https://news.wko.at/news/oesterreich/agenda-eu-wko-en.pdf

    Address

    Head Office
    Wiedner Hauptstraße 63
    Wien 1045
    AUSTRIA
    EU Office
    Avenue de Cortenbergh 30
    Brüssel 1040
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    25

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%10
    75%1
    50%3
    25%11

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    15

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Other organisations, public or mixed entities

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    Die WKÖ ist Mitglied bei folgenden europäischen Wirtschaftsdachverbänden:
    - www.eurochambres.eu
    - www.eurocommerce.eu
    - www.smeunited.com
    - www.sbs-sme.eu
    - www.europe-tpo.com

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    2,000,000€ - 2,249,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant GD Forschung, GD Bildung und Kultur, GD Unternehmen 685,520€

    Major contributions in current year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant currently not yet known, to be updated 0€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    2,000,000€ - 2,249,999€

    Other financial info

    preliminary numbers - will be updated shortly!

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Advisory Committee for the Coordination of Social Security Systems#X01783#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1783 #Alternate Member #C#Industry, SMEs#Advisory Committee on free movement of workers#X01784#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1784 #Member #C#SMEs#Group of National Coordinators to prepare the European SME Week#E02301#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=2301 #Observer #C#SMEs#Advisory Committee on Vocational Training#X01803#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1803 #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#Comité consultatif pour la sécurité et la santé sur le lieu de travail#X01211#SCHWENG Christa #https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1211 #Alternate Member #B#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    Der WKÖ obliegt die Vertretung der gemeinsamen wirtschaftlichen und rechtlichen Interessen ihrer Mitglieder. Gemäß § 31(3)Z 2 WKG hat sie diese Interessen in und gegenüber der Europäischen Union zu vertreten. Sie ist daher in allen Angelegenheiten aktiv, die von Relevanz für die österreichische Wirtschaft sind.

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    50 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 16 Nov 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital colicy, creative industries, startups
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio Budget and Administration
      Commission
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Sep 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Current economic developments
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio Budget and Administration
      Commission
      • Barbara Herbolzheimer (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Jun 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject General Economic Outlook; Teleworking and lessons learned; Future of Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio Budget and Administration
      Commission
      • David Mueller (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 May 2022 Location Vienna, Austria
      Subject Global Gateway
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen
      Portfolio International Partnerships
      Commission
      • Jutta Urpilainen (Commissioner)
      • Sandra Bartelt (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 11 May 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject General exchange on European priorities
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio Budget and Administration
      Commission
      • Barbara Herbolzheimer (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Feb 2022 Location Videoconference call
      Subject Upcoming Proposal for sustainable corporate governance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio Budget and Administration
      Commission
      • Natasa Athanasiadou (Cabinet member)
      • Barbara Herbolzheimer (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Dec 2021 Location online
      Subject minimum wage, platform workers and skills
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Ana Carla Pereira (Cabinet member)
      • Christoph Nerlich (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Nov 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject European recovery. Current economic developments. Epidemiological situation in Europe.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio Budget and Administration
      Commission
      • Barbara Herbolzheimer (Cabinet member)
      • Johannes Hahn (Commissioner)
    • Date 11 Oct 2021 Location Linz
      Subject European recovery; Green Deal.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio Budget and Administration
      Commission
      • Johannes Hahn (Commissioner)
    • Date 28 Sep 2021 Location video-conference
      Subject Investment protection and facilitation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 28 Sep 2021 Location Virtual Meeting
      Subject Investment protection and facilitation.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Agnieszka Drzewoska (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 30 Aug 2021 Location Alpbach
      Subject Basel reform, Sustainable finance, payment systems, Intra-EU investment treaties, AML
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Jul 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject European Recovery Plans; Green Deal
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio Budget and Administration
      Commission
      • David Mueller (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Mar 2021 Location virtual
      Subject Digital green certificates Austrian post Covid-19 recovery and RRP Sustainable finance and taxonomy Industrial strategy and the role of SMEs
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Valeria Miceli (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Mar 2021 Location Brussles (online)
      Subject Post Covid-19 recovery with a focus on digital and industrial policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Werner Stengg (Cabinet member)
      • Kim Jorgensen (Cabinet member)
      • Alina-Stefania Ujupan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Jan 2021 Location Conference Call
      Subject Speaker at WKÖ Wirtschaftsclub: Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio Budget and Administration
      Commission
      • David Mueller (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Oct 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Recovery. Wirtschaftsentwicklung.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio Budget and Administration
      Commission
      • Barbara Herbolzheimer (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Jun 2020 Location VC meeting
      Subject VC meeting with Cross-Industry Initiative (CII) to discuss the REACH/OSH interface and Improving the RMOA process – a tool for achieving the Chemical Strategy objectives
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Camilla Bursi (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 17 Apr 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Chemicals strategy for sustainability
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight
      Commission
      • Frauke Hoss (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 02 Mar 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Consultations on the New Pact on Migrations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Ylva Johansson
      Portfolio Home Affairs
      Commission
      • Raul Hernandez Sagrera (Cabinet member)
      • Ylva Johansson (Commissioner)
      • Alexandra Cupsan-Catalin (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 03 Dec 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Exchange on the Alpen Adria Macro programme
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio Budget and Administration
      Commission
      • Johannes Hahn (Commissioner)
    • Date 05 Apr 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Investment Plan and next steps
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Florentine Hopmeier (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Mar 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Presentation of DSM
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Feb 2019 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject consumer protection and gender policies
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Eduard Hulicius (Cabinet member)
      • Renate Nikolay (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Feb 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject MFF
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
      • Kilian Gross (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Jan 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject ePrivacy, AI, open data
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 26 Nov 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM, geoblocking, data, security, startups
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Oct 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject European Labour Authority, transparent and predictable working conditions, coordination of social security system and work-life balance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Piet van Nuffel (Cabinet member)
      • Christoph Nerlich (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Oct 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject MFF
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Oct 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Mobility package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Matej Zakonjsek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Sep 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Single Market, InvestEU, Industrial Policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 06 Jun 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Long term strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Joachim Balke (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 May 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Future of Europe and EU trade policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 11 Jan 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Investment Plan and financial instruments post-2020
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Florentine Hopmeier (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject MFF
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Markus Schulte (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Jun 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Posting of workers, social security coordination
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Piet van Nuffel (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 26 Apr 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject To discuss competition trends
      Commission
      • Johannes Laitenberger (Director-General)
    • Date 15 Mar 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject CETA, JAPAN, Mercosur, Mexiko
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Christian Burgsmueller (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Mar 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Natura 2000
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio European Neighbourhood Policy &amp; Enlargement Negotiations
      Commission
      • Emma Udwin (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Feb 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Economic policy issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio European Neighbourhood Policy &amp; Enlargement Negotiations
      Commission
      • Michael Karnitschnig (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Trade policy; TTIP; CETA (panel)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Cecilia Malmström (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 27 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject TTIP / CETA
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Christian Burgsmueller (Cabinet member)
      • Maria Asenius (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Sep 2016 Location Linz
      Subject digitisation of industry
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 12 Jul 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Exchange of views on Economic Policy and Enlargement
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio European Neighbourhood Policy &amp; Enlargement Negotiations
      Commission
      • Michael Karnitschnig (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Nov 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject ETS revision
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Yvon Slingenberg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject TTIP
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Christian Burgsmueller (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 Jul 2015 Location Belgium, Brussels, BERL
      Subject Capital Markets Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Sebastian Kuck (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Jul 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Mid-term review of the White Paper on transport / Social legislation relating to transport
      Commission
      • Joao Aguiar Machado (Director-General)
    • Date 12 Mar 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Package Travel Directive, Data protection, Digital Contracts
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Simona Constantin (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Dec 2014 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy and Climate Policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Commission
      • Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
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