The meeting of the HR and Education Committee has changed location. The meeting will take place at the premises of PWC Academy Bulgaria, located at blvd. Maria Luiza 9-11, Fl. 7.
AMCHAM HUMAN RESOURCES AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE
Cordially invites members to a meeting on
April 23rd /Tuesday/, 2019,
at PWC Academy Bulgaria,
blvd. Maria Luiza 9-11, Fl. 7
at 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
9:00 – 9:15 Registration and Coffee
9:15 – 9:20 Welcoming remarks
Zlatina Kushkieva, Co-chair, AmCham HR and Education Committee
9:20 – 9:50 Presentation and Q&A
“Employer of choice or employees of choice”
-Coca-Cola Hellenic Bulgaria EVP Strategy – the journey
-The macro context for Employer brand (numbers and insights)
-Our approach and achievements
-Ideas and practices
Anna Gabrovska, Country HR Manager, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bulgaria
Nikoleta Sveshtarska, Organizational Development Manager and HRBP, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bulgaria
9:50 – 10:20 Presentation and Q&A
“Invent Boldly, Reinvent Rapidly – the story of an EVP”
An employer branding journey to date – the why, the what, the how
-Understanding the employer brand identity crisis
-The plan of the tackle – what we did, who was involved, and most importantly where we tripped and what we learned
-The Go-to-market plan – how we embedded it in everything we do
-Where we are now and why employer branding continues to be a focus today
Maria Atanasova – Director, Human Capital EMEA, Progress
10:20 – 10:50 Presentation and Q&A
“The hunt for Talents: mission possible”
Building a strong employer’s brand – audiences, tools, measurement
Svetlozar Petrov, Managing Director, JobTiger
Katya Dimitrova, CEO, InterImage
10:50 – 11:00 Miscellaneous
Moderator: Zlatina Kushkieva, AmCham Human Resources and Education Committee Co-chair
Working language: English
Please note the meting is open to AmCham members only!
To attend the meeting, please register below by April 22, 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.
- 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
- 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
EY and AmCham Bulgaria have the pleasure of inviting you to a joint event on the AML topic and to be part of various discussions on AML and technology.
The communicators at the AmCham Bulgaria are invited to take part at the next meeting of the PR, Communications, and CSR Working Group.
Ms. Iliana Zaharieva, Corporate Communications Director, A1 Bulgaria.
“A1 Bulgaria Rebranding Communication: concept, plan, implementation”
Presentation of the Bulgaria Giving 2019 Report by Iva Petkova, bCause Foundation
AmCham Bulgaria Agenda
- Update on the AmCham Bulgaria events and activities.
- Future events and projects
- Discussion and feedback from the membership.
Members only event.
Due to reaching the hall capacity the registration is closed.
AmCham Members and Bulgarian companies, looking to expand their businesses in the United States, are invited to register for the Conference.
With an annual GDP of $20 trillion and population of over 325 million, the United States is the world’s most attractive consumer market, offering unmatched diversity, a thriving culture of innovation, and the most productive workforce. Companies of all sizes – from startups to multinationals – can find the ideas, resources, and market to succeed and grow.
9:00 – 09:30 Registration and welcome coffee
9:30 – 10:00 Opening Remarks
Olivier Marquette, President, American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria
Emil Karanikolov, Minister of Economy of Republic of Bulgaria
Justin Friedman, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy in Bulgaria
10:00 – 10:40 Panel 1: Opportunities for Business and Investments in the U.S.
Jana Dorband, Regional Senior Investment Specialist, SelectUSA, US Embassy Berlin
Gregory O’Connor, Regional Senior Commercial Officer, US Embassy Bucharest
Petar T. Ivanov, Executive Director, American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Panel 2: Bulgaria in the US from the Business Prospective
Ivo Konstantinov, First Secretary, Commercial Officer, Bulgarian Embassy to the USA
Krasen Kyurkchiev, CEO, Ficosota
Kiril Petkov, CEO, ProViotic
Ivan Kalibatsev, Member of the Board, Philicon
Irina Staneva, Investment Manager and Board Member of Walltopia
Ivaylo Slavov, CEO, Bulpros
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch & Networking
13:30 – 15:00 Panel 3: Key Aspects of Doing Business in the United States
Marchella Abrasheva, Regional Managing Director SEE, Kantar TNS
Peter Mitev, Co-founder and CEO, Chaos Group
Ivan Bogev, CEO, EWC Holding Group
Milena Videnova, Managing Director, Coface Bulgaria
Sevdalin Spasov, CEO, M Holding
Ivelina Minkova, Shipping & Export Coordinator, Malincho Inc.
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:30 Panel 4: Key Aspects of Doing Business in the United States 2
Atanas Sabev, Tax Manager, PwC Bulgaria
Omourtag Petkov, Partner, Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov
Svetoslav Pintev, Treasury and Trade Solution Head, Citibank Europe Plc., Bulgaria Branch
Iglika Yordanova, Managing Partner, Colliers International
Vassil Spassov, Consular Section, U.S. Embassy in Sofia
Participation is complimentary for one company representative from AmCham Members and from Bulgarian companies looking to expand in the U.S.
Additional guests will be charged with member fee of 50 BGN (VAT excluded) and with non-member 80 BGN (VAT excluded)
To attend the event, please register ONLINE by April 4th, 2019. Registration is now closed!
The one-day forum will gather high-level US and Bulgarian government officials, representatives from the international and local businesses from the region, members of the AmChams SEE network, international organizations, media to explore business opportunities in the United States, as well as latest policy & commerce global trends.
With the support of:
For contact and more information, please, email [email protected]
- 12/03/2019 - 13/03/2019
Not just a job but a guarantee of success! Work is an important part of everyone’s life.
For 18 years we have been helping young people in Bulgaria to start their first job or find the right internship program.
Visit the largest career forum “National Career Days” and meet with leading Bulgarian and international companies offering free internships and job positions in different business sectors. The event is already taking place in 8 cities in Bulgaria and the visitors’ entrance is free!
More information – here