AMCHAM HUMAN RESOURCES AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE
Cordially invites members to a meeting on
May 23rd /Thursday/, 2019,
at the American Corner Sofia,
Sofia City Library, 4A, Slaveykov Sq.,
at 9:00 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
9:00 – 9:15 Registration
9:15 – 9:20 Welcoming remarks
Iva Todorova, Co-chair, AmCham HR and Education Committee
9:20 – 9:50 Presentation and Q&A – “Culture and Engagement for Growth”
– Historically the approach of CCH to measure and impact on Engagement
– 2018 – the year of Involvement and Empowerment
– 2019 – the year of Culture and Engagement for Growth (the Growth behaviors)
Anna Gabrovska, Country HR Manager, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bulgaria
9:50 – 10:20 Presentation and Q&A – “Charitable giving in the workplace”
How doing good together could increase employee engagement and strengthen our bond with local communities.
– Bulgaria Giving 2019 – presentation of the report on charitable giving in Bulgaria, produced by Charities Aid Foundation UK: how do we give our money, time and efforts
Iva Petrova, Fundraising and CSR Expert, BCause Foundation
10:20 – 10:50 Presentation and Q&A: “ Employees engagement and benefits”
Rumiana Boseva, CEO ARS Bulgaria and Gergana Gancheva, Project Lead Best Employers Study Bulgaria
10:50 – 11:05 Coffee Break
11:05 – 11:35 Presentation and Q&A – “National Engagement Survey 2018 – Main Results:
– Leading Engagement Drivers
– Differences White collars – Blue collars
– Lessons learned
Svetlozar Petrov, Managing Director, JobTiger
11:35 – 12:05 Presentation and Q&A: – “Building a winning culture – how a company can contribute to employees’ goals”
– Why there was a need to switch from making employees happy to enabling employees feel fulfilled at work
– Changes towards fulfillment at work made within the company
– Difference between the company’s approach and the approach of Startups
Toufic Hawly, Co-founder and Director of Business Development, Easy Exhibit
12:05 – 12:10 Miscellaneous
Moderator: Iva Todorova, Committee Co-chair
Working Language: English
To attend the meeting, please register below by May 22nd, 2019. Please note the meeting is open to AmCham members only!
- 30/05/2019 - 31/05/2019
DigitalK is the leading tech event in CEE designed to guide you through digital transformation.
It’s a 2-day must gathering for 1500 + C-level business professional, inspiring entrepreneurs, owners of various scale companies, startups and investors. The conference offers a carefully selected group of world-class speakers, deep-dive practical workshops and excellent networking opportunities and side events.
AmCham Bulgaria Members benefit with 20% discount of the ticket price with promo-code AmDigitalK20.
For more information visit DigitalK.bg.
- 26/06/2019 - 27/06/2019
Time is approaching for the annual Plovdiv Economic Forum II which will take place at the Imperial Plovdiv Hotel on June 26 and 27, 2019 bringing together once again highly esteemed speakers from the world of politics, business and academia.
H.E. the Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria Mr. Boyko Borissov has in principle confirmed to open the Forum this year too as has also the Mayor of Plovdiv, Mr Ivan Totev.
Plovdiv Economic Forum is a high-level meeting of the most influential Bulgarian and international political, corporate, and intellectual leaders.
AmCham Bulgaria is partner of the Plovdiv Economic Forum for a second consecutive year.
All members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria are entitled to a 50% discount on the participation fee.
Visit PEF website for more information and updates.
- Power shifts and their impact on Bulgaria
- The populist-authoritarian wave in CEE
- Where is Europe heading how? The new EU Parliament and Commission. What to expect?
- Western Balkans: The Regional Stability challenge.
- Developments in FDI & regional economic clusters
- Bulgaria’s roadmap to ERM II and the Banking Union
- Discussion on start-ups in Bulgaria
- Rule of Law in the EU framework
- Energy Geopolitics – Shifting forces in the Region
- The global business cycle in the Balkans
- The conditions for transforming Bulgaria as an European digital hub
The 10th edition of the International Conference “Education and Business” will present “Stories from the Future” is organized by Bulgaria ON AIR (part of Investor Media Group, AmCham Bulgaria member) Doors open at 19:00 o’clock.
During the event, one of the most iconic buildings in Bulgaria will become a space where the past, present and future will meet to prove that when education and business work hand in hand, success is guaranteed.
“Education and Business” will present innovations in all spheres of life, including the latest trends in fashion, automotive industry and arts. The aim of the event is to illustrate how crucial the link between education and business is. Further emphasis will be placed on the new digital revolution, the robotization and the digitalisation of art, culture and entertainment. The conference will also analyze how the educational process of those born in the new millennium changes the world of technology, online communications and social media.
The nine previous editions of the conference reviewed the importance of education for the development of sustainable communities, regions, cross-border projects, etc.
More details about the past events, as well as up-to-date information on the upcoming conference, will be available here.
- 13/05/2019 - 15/05/2019
Webit.Festival is the leading Digital and Innovation event for Europe (part of the Global Webit Series with annual locations in Sofia, Istanbul, Dubai, Singapore and New Delhi), with more than 10’000 attendees from 111 countries, 400 speakers and over 200 selected European and global pitching Startups at Founders Games.
AmCham Bulgaria is partner of the festival. Members are entitled with 20% discount with WFAMCHAM20D promo code.
1) choose ticket type;
2) email and password entry;
3) promo-code input.
Over 15 parallel summits with more than 400 speakers, partner events, networking and exhibition zones social events and parties turn Sofia into Digital Capital of Europe for the days of the festival.
Some of the parallel events hosted at Webit.Festival include:
➔ Innovate! & Plenary Session
➔ Cities 4.0 Summit
➔ Climate|Tech Summit
➔ Blockchain Global Summit
➔ Money Summit
➔ Cybersecurity Summit
➔ Health Summit – innovations and integration of new technologies in healthcare
➔ Digital Entertainment and Media – Trending topics like fake news, future of television, advertising and media will be discussed
➔ Sofia Night Urban Summit
➔ Founders Games
➔ Webit.Awards Ceremony + more
During the years, Webit remained committed to one very important thing – creating happiness and better future for people’s life adopting the best solutions from the technology revolution and innovations that improve the quality of life. We believe that happiness is where people are successful while staying together with their family and friends. Developing communities and live entrepreneurial ecosystems is what Webit platform is a high level global impactful tool for.
Webit is achieving this goal by creating a density of opportunities and bringing the top entrepreneurs, investors, enterprise leaders, academia and policy makers from all around the world to the locations where we are needed.
Webit is stated as a leading event for innovations, technology and entrepreneurship in Europe by global media. For over 10 years the festival creates its own unique ecosystem. More than 73% of the attendees of Webit are c-level executives.
Webit in numbers:
– 10’000 attendees
– 111 countries
– 15 parallel industries focused summits
– 73% C-Level Attendance
– 1500 founders
– 500+ investors
– 500+ Journalists
– 300+ exhibitors
– 200 Europe’s Top Startups and Scaleups
– 1:1 meetings with investors
– Digital Policy Round Tables
– 150+ Meetups, Workshops, Partners’ Events
AMCHAM ENERGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE
cordially invites members to a meeting
on May 9th /Thursday/, 2019,
at 8:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Office of AES Bulgaria,
32A Cherni Vrah Boulevard,
Aries Office Building, Floor 2
1. Discussion on proposed changes of the Mining Act
Pavlin Stoyanoff, Managing Associate Legal | Energy & Technology, Deloitte Legal Law Firm
Members are invited to send comment on the Bill for amendment and supplement of the Underground Natural Resources Act, published on the Portal for Public Consultations of the Council of Ministers on April 15th, 2019, to [email protected] by May 8th, 2019.
2. Latest Developments in the Energy Sector
Ralitsa Tihova, Senior Associate in Energy and Litigation, Penkov, Markov and Partners
Olivier Marquette, Committee Co-chair
Alex Nestor, Committee Co-chair
Working language: English
Please note the meeting is closed for AmCham members only!
If you would like to attend the meeting, please register below by May 8th, 2019.
Unlocking the potential of Business in Eastern Europe Gas Market - Competition, Alternatives, Markets, Projects, Security Through Diversification. The Case of LNG29/04/2019 - 30/04/2019
Don’t miss the event that maps the LNG role for the CE/EE Region.