AmCham Bulgaria Welcomed Seven New Members with a scent of Asphalt, Cargo, Cyber-security, Property, and Essential Oils

On September 24th, 2019, AmCham Bulgaria officially welcomed to its community seven new members.

As usual it was event full of positive atmosphere and networking. Playing well with both languages and with a solid doze of humor the event was opened by Petar T. Ivanov, Executive Director. He addressed the audience at the first for the re-start of the business season for the Chamber.

“There is no better way to meet our membership but to throw a party at which to present our new friends from the newly accepted companies. I would like to thank you all for coming here tonight and I can assure you that networking with us worth it,” said Petar in his opening remarks.

The new members of AmCham Bulgaria are: Acronis Bulgaria, BG Nova, cargo partner, Esseterre Bulgaria, Park Lane Developments, PFSweb Bulgaria, USA Immigration Kareneva.

Founded in Singapore in 2003, incorporated in Switzerland in 2008, and opened their office in Bulgaria in 2018, Acronis sets the standard for cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage.

“Our company protects all data in any environment, including physical, virtual, cloud, mobile workloads and applications. Having a long track list of successful projects, we can provide quality service and support to our clients,” said Ivan Dudin, Regional Director, Balkans and Turkey.

“We decided to join the AmCham Bulgaria because we see it as a positive and vibrant community. Our business smells of asphalt, which might be some how unusual to you. However, we are here because we see a perfect match between our goals and your slogan “Bring Businesses Together”,” said Mr. Vesselin Gospodinov, General Manager of BG Nova, during his presentation.

BG Nova is known with its expertise in infrastructure of urban and industrial environment, as well as with their road construction projects.

“Many companies offer transportation and logistics. cargo partner is different because we provide solutions to your business that meet the highest standards,” said Adriana Damianova, Director Business Development.

cargo partner is full-range info-logistics provider offering a comprehensive portfolio of air, sea, land transport and warehousing services. They are experts in IT and supply chain optimization. The company has 130 offices in 30 countries across the globe.

Esseterre Bulgaria is essential oils producer which is subsidiary of the US-based doTERRA. The company opened its first distillery in 2016, doubled its production capacity this year by building and putting into operation a second distillery in Dobrich, and in 2020 plans to open another distillery in the Rose Valley.

“Our company utilizes unique experience and traditions in oil distillation in Bulgaria. In addition, the country is rich in many and varied aromatic herbs and essential oil crops. An important fact that describes us well is our social responsibility to local communities” – said Plamen Nikolov, General Manager of Esseterre.

“Our brand-new project offers spectacular views to Vitosha mountain, spacious floors with high ceilings that provide inspiring spaces for work and creativity. ». It is developed by Park Lane Developments, a leading commercial property developer and asset management company ,” said Tanya Kosseva-Boshova, managing partner. 

Park Lane Developments is a joint venture of the leading real estate holding company in Bulgaria – AG Capital and the Managing Director Tanya Koseva-Boshova. Financial investor in the office project is the entrepreneur Dilyan Pavlov – co-founder of Dynamo Software.

PFSweb Bulgaria has two major brands. The first one – PFS is -an eCommerce company that brings together world-class solutions, services, and systems. “We take customers’ need, mix them with our vast set of tools and expertise, and then we end up with tailor-made solutions for their e-business,” said Mr. Georgi Bachev – Regional Manager of PFSweb.

The second brand – LiveArea – is a global commerce services provider for B2C and B2B brand that brings digital commerce to life with strategy, design, technology, and digital marketing.

Lat but not least, was presented the USA Immigration Kareneva. The firm provides clients with realistic case assessments and practical strategies in matters before the U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service and other important institutions, including courts. It was presented by Mr. Teodor Petkov, Office Manager Bulgaria: “Over the past 20 years we gained experience in helping our customers in finding their best solution for any immigration issue they might have in the United States. Among our benefits, is that we welcome our Bulgarian clients in true Bulgarian language.”

During the raffle four lucky winners got pleasant prizes from Acronis, BG Nova, Cargo-Partner, and Esseterre.

View the Photo Gallery of the event