One of the oldest business organizations in Italy and, for size, the most representative in the system Confindustria. It is a privileged place of aggregation, expression and protection of entrepreneurial interests and has about 6,000 member companies operating in the provinces of Milan, Lodi, Monza and Brianza. Its base is made up of SMEs and large companies, both national and international, which produce goods and services in all product sectors, for a total of more than 300,000 employees. The aim of Assolombarda is the development of industry and entrepreneurship in the area. It therefore carries out an action of protection and representation of the interests of companies in relation to institutions, public administration, the political and trade union world and society in general. It provides its members with an information and assistance service on all strategic and management aspects of corporate life. It also encourages collaboration between member companies.