“We have a key role to play in making sure that our model of social market economy continues to thrive. This is why we chose to focus BusinessEurope Day 2018 on the value.s of business”, President Emma Marcegaglia said at the opening of BUSINESSEUROPE Day on 1 March 2018 in Brussels. The fourth edition of the event coincided with BusinessEurope’s 60th anniversary. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the European Commission, and Michel Barnier, Chief Negotiator of the Task Force for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 TEU, also delivered keynote speeches to an audience of about 350 people, including top-level politicians and leaders of the European industry. “Under this slogan, we want to discuss the value of business for society as well as the values of European business”, Marcegaglia commented.