EOQ CONGRESS 2019 - Portugal, Lisbon, 23-24 October

Given the changes that we are all facing, this is a time for quality professionals to rediscover what quality means today in different parts of the world, types of organizations and sectors of activity. Come to Portugal, a country of many discoveries, and participate in this unique learning and networking opportunity.

Do not miss the 2019 EOQ Congress, and the opportunity it will provide to celebrate quality, as well as the 50th anniversary of the Portuguese Association for Quality (APQ), but also to participate and anticipate the definition of the Quality Future, by Rediscovering Quality in Lisbon.

Book the dates right now and pre-register to benefit from discounts and keep receiving additional information about this unforgettable event in 2019, the third time that Portugal is hosting the EOQ Congress, after having done so back in 1985 and 1994.

Come to Lisbon, in Portugal, where we will be Rediscovering Quality with your participation!

More information at: https://eoqcongress2019.apq.pt

64th EOQ Congress, 18-19 June 2020, Belgrade

50 years after the last time it took place in Belgrade, the EOQ Quality Congress will be held in the Serbian capital in 2020, EOQ Board of Directors decided.

The 64th EOQ Congress organizer is a professional Association for Quality and Business Excellence Management of Serbia - Association SRMEK.

EOQ (European Organization for Quality) is the European umbrella organization responsible the development and management of quality, education of Quality specialists in the sphere of the environment, health safety, food safety, social responsibility, anti-corruption...

Serbian Quality Management and Business Excellence Association - SRMEK Association was founded in 1997. with the same goals as EOQ (and EFQM). SRMEK is Serbia`s national representative both in EOQ and EFQM.

According to dr. Jovo Lojanica, president of the SRMEK Association, it is planned and expected participation of 600 experts from more than 50 countries in Europe and the world.

64th EOQ Congress will be an exceptional opportunity for the gathering of world biggest authorities in the Quality area which will share their knowledge and experiences with Serbian experts.

In the coming period, we will manage extremely extensive preparations, involve domestic experts and companies as well as experts and organizations from around the world.

Belgrade and Serbia will be the center of the world for the field of quality management and business excellence 2 days in 2020.

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.

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