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ISME, the Irish SME Association, is the only Independent representative association for small and medium enterprises and currently has in excess of 10,500 Members nationwide. Uniquely in Ireland, ISME is independent of big business, banks and government and gives voice to the issues facing SME owner-managers.

ISME gives Members….


Access & Advice

  • Business Advice & HR Services
  • Government & Key Decision Makers
  • Other Businesses and ISME Members
  • ISME ADVANTAGE Affinity Programme


  • Promote your Business
  • Network
  • Reduce Costs


  • Lobbying & Representation
  • Training & Development
  • Business & Compliance Resources

Our Services

Advice & Support

  • Dedicated HR Advisory Service
  • General Business Advice & Support
  • Resources

Find out more on our offering for Advice & Support.

Representation & Lobbying

We are always working on behalf of our Members to ensure that Owner-Managers are represented at all levels and that your voice is heard.
See our latest Lobbying Achievements.

Learning & Development

ISME Members can avail of discounts on all ISME Skillnets Courses. All courses are specifically designed for, and delivered to SMEs, offering practical tools that can be implemented immediately in your company.
Read about ISME’s Training Courses.

Affinity Programmes

ISME Members can quickly reduce their business costs by availing of attractive discounts negotiated by ISME on a wide range of services and financial products.
Learn more about our ISME’s ADVANTAGE Affinity Programmes.

Promote your Business

ISME offers Members the opportunities to promote their business through the ISME website, online publications, at events and networking.