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AmCham PP & EUFAC Meeting, April 24

24.04.2014

Thursday

17:00 - 18:30h

American Corner, Sofia City Library, 4A Slaveykov Sq. Sofia
AMCHAM PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AND EU FUNDING ADVISORY COMMITTEE cordially invites you to a working meeting on April 24...
   

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AmCham Business Breakfast with Mayor Jordanka Fandakova, April 25th

25.04.2014

Friday

08:30 - 10:30h

Sofia Hotel Balkan, Serdica Hall Sofia
Business Breakfast with the Mayor of Sofia Municipality Jordanka Fandakova When: Friday, April 25th, 2014, from 09:00 am ...
   

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AmCham HR Committee Meeting, April 28

28.04.2014

Monday

16:30 - 18:00h

American Corner, Sofia City Library, 4A Slaveykov Sq. Sofia
AMCHAM HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE cordially invite you to a working meeting on April 28th (Monday), 2014 4A ...
   

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Medical Technologies Trade Mission

09.05.2014

Friday

09:00 - 17:00h

Hilton Istanbul
Expand from Turkey Additional Regional Program at the Medical Technologies Trade Mission to Turkey Istanbul, May 09, 2014...
   

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National Restaurant Association Show May 17-20

17.05.2014

Saturday

08:00 - 15:30h

Chicago
Commericla Section of the U.S. Embassy would like to invite you to join the offcial delegation to the ...
   

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AmCham-BCAF "100 Jobs" Project

21.05.2014

Wednesday

13:00 - 18:00h

American Corner, 4A Slaveykov Sq. Sofia
Herewith we would like to inform you on the next steps of the new socially oriented project “100 ...
   

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Past Events & Activities

 

  

23.04.2014 AmCham Supports a Round Table on the Socio-economic implications of Osteoporosis

On April 10, 2014 the Parliamentary Healthcare Committee hosted a round table “National Program for prevention of osteoporosis” which was supported by AmCham and gathered a significant number of experts in the area of healthcare. Mr. Peter Lithgow, President of the Chamber had the honor to make an opening speech to the event.

   

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09.04.2014 BNP Paribas Hosts a Business after Hours Event with AmCham

BNP Paribas hosted a business after hours event as a new AmCham member. The event took place on 7th of April 2014 in the bank's Concept store- a unique place designed not only to service the clients of the Bank, but also to be a hotspot for networking and various events.

   

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08.04.2014 AmCham to Shelter a New Social Project

A new socially oriented project has been launched within the AmCham community on April 4th, 2014. The new corporate social responsibility initiative is developed by Forton International, the Bulgarian Charities Aid Foundation (BCAF) and Adecco, under the umbrella of AmCham Bulgaria. The purpose of it is to provide job opportunities for disadvantaged young people in Bulgaria.

   

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Today's News

  

Topic of the Day

23.04.2014

Construction in Bulgaria Grows For the First Time in 5 Years

For the first time in five years, construction in Bulgaria in 2013 posted a growth, shows the data of the National Registry of New Buildings and Reconstructions. In the past year the overall construction of new buildings grew by 21.96%, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) wrote.

   

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Politics

23.04.2014

Bulgarian Foreign Minister: Anti- South Stream resolution was an emotional decision

The resolution of the European Parliament, which recommended the suspension of the South Stream, is an emotional expression for the faster political and economic stabilization of Ukraine, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin noted, qouted by Standart.

   

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Economy

23.04.2014

Debts of Bulgaria's NEK Grew by a Quarter in 2013

Bulgaria's National Electricity Company (NEK) owed 24% more at the end of 2013 than it did the previous year. As of December 2013, its debt reached BGN 3.2 B (EUR 1.6 B), according to the newspaper Kapital Daily, which cites official data provided by the company, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) wrote.

   

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Business

23.04.2014

Outsourcing industry in Bulgaria to bring up to 3% of the country's GDP

Within the next three years the outsourcing industry in Bulgaria would bring up to 3% of the country's GDP, or around BGN 2 B, expect experts. By the end of next year the turnover of this industry in Bulgaria was around BGN 1 B, said Vice Prime Minister Daniela Bobeva who took part in a round table, organized by the Bulgarian Outsourcing Association, Investor wrote.

   

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International

23.04.2014

Time for EU energy union, says Polish PM

The European Union must create an energy union to secure its supply and reduce its dependence on Russian gas, Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk has said. Tusk's energy blueprint, set out in an article in the Financial Times on Tuesday (22 April), would establish a single European body that would buy gas for the whole 28-nation bloc, EU Observer wrote.

   

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Announcements

 

  

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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18.11.2013

The City in your pocket: Sofia Live App

   

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Member Updates

 

 

22.04.2014

Air Berlin Business Points

airberlin business points is the specially tailored free bonus program for companies which enables them to collect valuable points for each employee’s business trips. These points can then be redeemed into award flights, thereby saving the cost of a business trip. The more frequently the company decides to book a business flight on airberlin, NIKI and business points partner airlines, the more it will save!

   

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22.04.2014

Special Gifts from AIMS Human Capital

2014 is а special year for AIMS Human Capital Bulgaria – one of the leaders in the sphere of Human Resources consultancy services. 20 years ago the company started its mission to support its clients in discovering, managing and developing the best professionals and teams in Bulgaria and abroad.

   

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17.04.2014

Club Investor.bg Agroforum

   

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17.04.2014

Children's competition inspired Leonardo da Vinci followers in Stara Zagora

The finalists in Leonardo – Artist and Engineer, the Stara Zagora-based competition for children's paintings, were announced today during an official ceremony by the organizer, Gala's Art Gallery. The date was not chosen by chance – it coincides with the birthday of Leonardo da Vinci, the famous Italian painter and scientist from the Renaissance whose creative work keeps inspiring the new generations. The gallery's project was implemented in partnership with the Municipality of Stara Zagora, and ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 is its official sponsor.

   

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16.04.2014

American English Academy Campus September 2014

We are thrilled to inform you that our new school campus will open this September. Space is limited and registrations are filling up fast.

   

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14.04.2014

Sofia Green Days 2014

Creativity, entrepreneurship, responsibility, solidarity, ethic, new business opportunities and horizons for tourist destinations which have just become to be heard of. It will be for the fifth year when in the first days of spring (May 8-11) everybody will join the inspiring mood at the Garden in front of the Soviet army monument (Sofia Downtown). The event is for those who share ideas for living in harmony with nature and tradition - keepers of culinary heritage, producers and distributors of healthy food and products, hosts of rural accommodations from around Bulgaria.

   

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10.04.2014

Enjoy a well-deserved 5-star Easter in Sofia

Easter, a special and colourful occasion, can be splendid and memorable when celebrated in a different atmosphere with a local touch. And Kempinski Hotel Zografski invites you to disvover exactly this different festive mood!

   

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