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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

 

  

30.09.2014 AmCham Bulgaria Meets with BSP Representatives

On September 30th, AmCham Board members met with representatives of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) in a series of political parties’ meetings following the publication of the 2014 White Paper. The BSP was represented by Evgeni Uzunov, deputy chair of BSP, Roumen Gechev, economic expert, Atanas Merdzhanov, member of the Executive committee (Ex Co), Boris Ivanov, head of the cabinet of the Chair of BSP, and Denitsa Karadzhova, member of Ex Co.

   

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29.09.2014 AmCham Bulgaria Meets with Reformist Block’s representatives

After the publication of its 2014 White Paper, AmCham Bulgaria is pleased to announce its second meeting with one of the alliances which will participate in the elections on October 5, 2014.

   

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23.09.2014 AmCham Bulgaria Launches 2014 White Paper, Meets with GERB representatives

Following the launch of its 2014 White Paper, AmCham Bulgaria is pleased to announce its first meeting with one of the parties which will take part in the upcoming elections on October 5, 2014. On September 23, AmCham Board members met with representatives of the political party GERB. The party was represented by Ms. Rumyana Buchvarova and Mr. Tomislav Dontchev, members of GERB Executive Committee. The following AmCham Board members took part in the meeting: Peter Lithgow, president, Alex Nestor, vice-president, George Brashnarov, Nemetschek Bulgaria, Diana Pazaitova, Fama Consulting, Solomon Passy, Atlantic Club Bulgaria, and Valentin Georgiev, executive director.

   

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Today's News

  

Topic of the Day

30.09.2014

AmCham: Investors Find Unpredictability in Bulgaria More Frustrating than Corruption

It is no longer corruption but stability which has become a major concern for investors in Bulgaria, according to Valentin Georgiev, Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria (AmCham Bulgaria). In a Tuesday interview for the Bulgarian National Television, he claimed that the first question of companies studying the opportunities for investments in Bulgaria had been related to the level of corruption several years ago, but the focus had shifted onto stability and the availability of highly-qualified employees. The interview was qouted by Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency).

   

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Politics

30.09.2014

Reuters: Bulgaria election frontrunner open to talks with other parties

The frontrunner in Bulgaria's October election said on Thursday he was ready to hold talks with other parties after the vote, including to discuss securing cross-party support for legislation to ensure political stability. Boiko Borisov, the leader of the centre-right GERB party, is tipped to win the Oct. 5 poll, but may fall short of a majority, which risks dragging the Balkan state into more political turmoil and hurting its growth prospects.

   

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Economy

30.09.2014

Bulgaria can survive suspended gas deliveries for a month and a half: Deputy PM

“In case of suspended gas deliveries from Russia, under extremely cold winter conditions, Bulgaria will manage to cope with the situation for no more than a month and a half,” Bulgarian interim Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Police, Minister of Regional Development and Minister of Investment Planning, Ekaterina Zaharieva, said speaking for the Bulgarian National Television (BNT).

   

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Business

30.09.2014

Corpbank clients will start getting their money back in November

The case of the Corporate Commercial Bank is making progress. The assessment commissioned by the bank with the auditors and conservators entrusted is almost ready. It should be completed early next month, announced caretaker Finance Minister Rumen Porozhanov on Nova TV.

   

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International

30.09.2014

Juncker defends lobby-friendly restructuring of commission services

New EU commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has defended his decision to shift the health technology and pharmaceutical policy services back to the more lobby-friendly internal market directorate - a move that has been criticised by MEPs and NGOs.

   

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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

 

 

24.09.2014

Coface Roundtable on Export Financing and Protection from Non-payment Risks

The roundtable will take place at Plovdiv Technical fair on Sept. 29th.

   

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19.09.2014

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko organises Kids party

As per tradition, just a day before the start of the school year, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko organised a fun day of games and surprises for its employees’ children. The annual Children Staff Party took place this Sunday, 14 September, on the terrace of Bella Vista Bar & Lounge. More than 40 kids of all ages joined the party and played joyfully together. In attendance, a seven-month-old baby was the littlest member of the Kempinski family, which gets bigger and bigger every year. Happy parents took time to spend the last day of the summer vacation together with their children and to participate in various interesting activities with them.

   

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19.09.2014

Oktoberfest Celebration at Hilton Sofia

The Oktoberfest celebration at Hilton Sofia promises authentic bavarian atmosphere and culinary temptations. DJ Carsten from Muenster, Germany, will take care of the entertainment.

   

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18.09.2014

Sunday Brunch at Kempinski Hotel Zografski - delicious food, cozy atmosphere, wonderful mood!

Every Sunday from 11.30 h to 15.30 h. Intermezzo Lobby bar at Kempinski Hotel Zografski becomes the centre of the most delicious brunch in town!

   

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17.09.2014

BGBC, Sustainability Forum Sofia 2014, 26 September, Hilton Hotel, Sofia

Mr. Roumen Lyutskanov, in his role of Member of the Board at the Bulgaian Green Building Council (BGBC), has the pleasure to invite you to the fourth annual conference Sustainability Forum Sofia 2014, 26 September, Hilton Hotel, Sofia.

   

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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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