On 23 and 24 March 2017, a meeting took place in Berlin regarding "Supporting the test phase of the European Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for Sport and Active Leisure".  The event was attended by 51 people from 23 European countries.

The ICCE and ECC was represented at the meeting by José Curado (Portugal), Juan Maria Gavalda (Spain) and Michal Barda (Czech Republic).

José Curado made a presentation about the ICCE and ECC and the need to enhance the voice of the coach at all levels of decision.

Coaching Council

The ECC is a formally established continental body for Europe of the International Council for Coaching Excellence.