Suomen Yrittäjät is the largest business organization (in terms of membership) in Finland. The activities are made up of almost 400 local associations, 20 regional organizations and 61 trade organizations.
The highest decision-making body of Suomen Yrittäjät is the general assembly that gathers every second year. Between these meetings, the council decides on the policy and actions of SY. The coucil has delegated preparatory work and operative decision-making to the board. In addition, the board has appointed committees and networks to support its work.
The activities of Suomen Yrittäjät are governed by the rules of the association. Regional associations, trade associations and local societies follow their own rules.
Enterprises are members of local entrepreneur sociesties or trade associations. Local societies are members of regional associations. Regional associations and trade associations are members of Suomen Yrittäjät.
Regional associations, the largest local societies and some trade associations have paid staff.
The SY office carries out day-to-day advocacy, communication and services for member businesses.