In cooperation of Slovenian national standardisation organisation  SIST and project SMEST 2 on Wednesday April 24th 2013 in Ljubljana Slovenia a workshop “Benefits of involvement of small and medium-sized enterprises in standardization and the benefits of using standards” is being organised. Mr. Simon Vrečar from CEKTRA – Centre for Knowledge Transfer from Slovenia, which is the supporting organisation for smeSpire project in South-eastern Europe, will in his presentation “Good practice – the importance of the participation of SMEs in the development of European standards” present the benefits of smeSpire projects.