UACS

Non-profitable employers body of associations for the Lisbon region, congregating 14 associations from different kinds of activities, focused on commerce and services.

The União de Associações do Comércio e Serviços (UACS) was established in 1870, and it is a private, non-profitable body of associations with its services being considered as public utility.
Through its 14 associations, its services and technical expertise, we aim to answer the entrepreneur’s questions, always keeping in mind the development of the sectors of commerce and services.
These sectors develop a major role in employment, generating business and contribute deeply to Portugal’s gross domestic product.
New brands, new concepts and entrepreneurship are our fighting flags in a sector that is able of continuous renovation, while working to keep the tradition, the charm and the sense of closeness.