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Networking Reception

02.10.2014

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18:30 - 20:30h

Grand Hotel Sofia Garden Sofia
The American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria is pleased to invite its members to a Networking Reception On ...
   

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Past Events & Activities

 

  

11.09.2014 Politicians, Diplomats and Experts Discuss New Mechanisms for Better Regulatory Impact Assessment

Bulgaria urgently needs to revise the outdated Law on Normative Acts that was passed some 40 years ago and to consider regulatory mechanisms on the lobbying as soon as possible, said Hristo Ivanov, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice at the opening of the forum entitled Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) for Better Governance held at Hilton Sofia on September 10th, 2014. In the words of the minister the lost legitimacy of Bulgaria’s institutions led to the political crisis, protests and in the end to the upcoming early elections.

   

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09.07.2014 President of Bulgaria: Trust Deficit Should Motivate the Political System for Action

"The rule of law is the most important priority for Bulgaria today. Without respecting the law neither the freedom of the individual, nor a business initiative can be guaranteed," stressed Bulgaria’s President Rossen Plevneliev at the forum on the rule of law organized by AmCham Bulgaria, German-Bulgarian Chamber and the Austrian Business Council on July 8th, 2014. The conference gathered more than 200 participants.

   

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26.06.2014 AmCham Bulgaria and German-Bulgarian Chamber Express Concern about Bulgaria’s Power Sector

On June 24th, 2014 AmCham Bulgaria and the German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce expressed significant concern over the latest developments in the energy sector in a formal letter sent to the Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski, with copies to Bulgaria’s President Rossen Plevneliev and to the Chairman of the National Assembly Mihail Mikov.

   

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Today's News

  

Topic of the Day

12.09.2014

Bulgaria Falls Into Bottom Group of EC's Competitiveness Ranking

Bulgaria has been estimated as an EU Member State with "modest and stagnating or declining competitiveness" in a report of the European Commission. The EC published Thursday two reports on industrial competitiveness. The reports are produced annually in order to provide evidence-based indicators to support policy making at EU and Member State level, according to the EC press room, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) wrote.

   

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Politics

12.09.2014

Kristalina Georgieva will manage EUR 140BN and 30,000

Bulgaria's Commsioner and newly appointed European Commission Vice-Presient Kristalina Georgieva will manage EUR 140 billion. She will be also responsible for 30,000 European employees. These are just some of the duties of the Bulgarian EU Commissioner, who received the Vice- President of the European Commission in charge of budget and human resources post, Standart wrote.

   

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Economy

12.09.2014

BDZ liabilities mitigated by more than BGN 100 million: trade union chairman

“By the moment liabilities of the Bulgarian State Railways (BDZ) were mitigated by more than BGN 100 million,” Chairman of the trade union of railway workers in Bulgaria with the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) Petar Bunev said for BG on Air television, Focus wrote.

   

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Business

12.09.2014

World Bank Continues Partnership with Bulgaria, Introduces New Country Manager

The World Bank continues its partnership with Bulgaria, supporting the country to make the most of its EU membership. The recent appointment of a new World Bank Country Manager for Bulgaria is further illustration of the institutional commitment to work for ending poverty and promote shared prosperity in the country, Standart wrote.

   

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International

12.09.2014

Russia reduces gas supplies, as EU imposes sanctions

Poland and Slovakia have said gas supplies from Russia are down, as the EU prepares to impose new sanctions. A Polish diplomat told EUobserver on Thursday (11 September) that volumes fell by 20 percent on Monday and were down by 45 percent by Thursday. The same day Slovak PM Robert Fico said supplies to his country had dipped by eight to 11 percent, EU Observer wrote.

   

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Announcements

 

  

18.08.2014

#truSofia HR and Recruitment Disruptive Tech Unconference Agenda

#truSofia - the first unconference event for HR and Recruitment professionals anounces the #truAgenda: Join the conversation on 21 August from 10:30 AM @ Vivacom Art hall

   

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27.03.2014

BAPRA Bright Awards 2014 application deadline extended

Bulgarian Association of PR Agencies (BAPRA) announces an extension of the application deadline for participation in the fifth jubilee edition of BAPRA Bright Awards. Because of the ongoing great interest of the participants, application forms can be submitted online until 3 April, 2014, not later than 23:59, at www.bapra.bg/2014. Campaigns must be implemented by PR agencies and internal PR departments in the period March 2013-February 2014.

   

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Member Updates

 

 

11.09.2014

Autumn Sunday Brunch at Hilton Sofia

Savour Autumn with Andre Tokev's Big Family Sunday Brunch at Seasons Restaurant

   

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08.09.2014

airberlin business points program

airberlin special: We are welcoming you to the airberlin business points program with a one-way award flight* within Europe after your first four flight segments!

   

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03.09.2014

UniCredit Bulbank offers third party liability insurance through online banking service

The bank's new service allows comparing the best offers of leading insurance providers in Bulgaria. For the first time in Bulgaria, UniCredit Bulbank offers its customers the opportunity of buying third party liability insurance through its online banking service. The new service provided by UniCredit Insurance Broker allows a comparison of the best offers of leading insurance providers in Bulgaria.

   

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02.09.2014

Cocktail Party for the Opening of the New Campus of the American English Academy

Mrs. Ruth Munsey, President of the American English Academy (AEA), has the pleasure to announce that this year AEA meets its students in a brand new, state of the art, campus. The new “green” building is located in Sofia, Lozen Area, and is built entirely in accordance with the principles of sustainable development. The building is energy efficient and full of natural light. It has a green roof and a library with access to an open terrace.

   

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29.08.2014

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko has been awarded as ‘Bulgaria’s Leading Spa Resort’ by World Travel Awards 2014

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko has been awarded once again as ‘Bulgaria’s Leading Spa Resort’ by World Travel Awards 2014. This year’s gala ceremony took place at the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso in Athens, Greece on Saturday, 2 August. During the most eagerly anticipated event in the European hospitality industry, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko topped the ranking as the hotel with the most awards received in this category throughout the years.

   

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25.08.2014

Industrial and Logistics Demand - What's Driving Change?

E-commerce enabled shipping, new technologies and sophisticated supply-chain networks are accelerating demand for industrial and logistics space in the Central and Eastern European region according to new research released today by global real estate services firm Colliers International.

   

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18.08.2014

All-new 2015 Jeep® Renegade: Most Capable Small SUV Expands the Brand’s Global Portfolio

   

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