AmCham Independence Day Celebration 2022
On July 2nd, 2022, Saturday, AmCham Bulgaria celebrated the U.S. Independence Day with a huge family party at Sofia Tech Park.
The event welcomed more than 900 guests – both elderly and children – with a program included Lyubo Kirov and “hug or handshake”, charity raffle, party cake and fireworks. Master of Ceremony was Tony McMurray, General Manager of Ingram Micro Bulgaria.
The event had guests of honor incl. H.E. Herro Mustafa, U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria, Olivier Marquette, AmCham Bulgaria President and Petar T. Ivanov, CEO, AmCham Bulgaria, as well as the world-class football striker – Dimitar Berbatov. Thanks to the active participation of the guests, who bought raffle tickets, the event collected the amount of BGN 8,260 that will be donated to the Dimitar Berbatov Foundation.
AmCham Bulgaria would likes to thank to all of the sponsors, partners and vendors that made the event such a success.
The Diamond Sponsor was Asarel Medet JCS
Golden Sponsors were A1 Bulgaria, America for Bulgaria Foundation, Accenture Bulgaria, Coca-Cola HBC Bulgaria, Dundee Precious Metals Bulgaria, Glavbolgarstroy Holding.
Silver Sponsors were BMW, eMAG, EY Bulgaria, Force Delta, Iris Park, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, operated by Selectium, and Sofia Tech Park.
Such a traditional party couldn’t be made possible without the support of our long-term partners such as: McDonalds Bulgaria and Mc Cafe, Coca-Cola, Kamenitza and Stella Artoi, Jack Daniel’s, LEKI, Accenture, and Pain D’or.
We are thrilled to announce to you a long-awaited event – the AmCham Independence Day Celebration. In 2022 we shall get together finally in person.
The registration is now open! Stay tuned for details about the music and partners. One thing is guaranteed – this will be a great event thanks to you all!
July 2nd, 2022
Sofia Tech Park
Lubo Kirov is a music artist, lyrics author, and producer. Since child he plays the piano and on drums. He graduated the National Art Academy with a master’s degree.
Lubo is among the greatest Bulgarian music artists, while collecting many other talents within himself. He has written numerous of children songs for other artists that have turned into hits. He is a composer, instrumental player, painter, and producer.
During his career he has won lot’s of awards – for Best Performer, for Music, for Best Selling Album, etc. Lubo Kirov is in Forbes България chart as one of the 70 most influential individuals in the country. His concerts and club shows remain the audience’s hearths with their amazing live atmosphere. He is mentor at 2021 Voice of Bulgaria show.
hug or handshake
hug or handshake is an indie rock/pop duo consisting of Petar Trifonov and Anton Georgiev. They formed the band on a cold December night when they found out they listened to the same kind of music and their minds spoke the same language.
Anton Georgiev is part of the 2022 Forbes 30 Under 30 selection in “Culture, Art, and Media” category
Registration Process & Details
Registration is open till July 1st, 12:00 p.m. Only guests who have registered through the on-line system will be allowed to the party.
American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria
Citibank Europe Plc. Bulgaria Branch
BIC code: CITIBGSF
Note: Independence Day 2022
In case you have paid the participation fees and you are unable to attend, we can refund you if cancellation is received via email no later than 3 days before the event. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after this deadline.
AmCham Independence Day Celebration is well-known with its raffle full of superb prizes, thanks to our in-kind sponsors. This year is not an exception. Raffle tickets will be available during the event, July 2nd.
- BGN 10 per 1 ticket.
- BGN 40 for 5 tickets.
- BGN 60 for 8 tickets.
- BGN 100 for 15 tickets.
Buy tickets for BGN 60 or BGN 100 and you win a prize immediately.
Dimitar Berbatov’s success as a notable public figure and his concept of philanthropy not as an act aiming to attain further reputation, but rather as a tool to achieve a positive change of the environment we live in, has resulted in the establishment of the foundation after his name.
The mission of the Foundation is to variously help young people educate themselves, develop their talents, as well as give them a chance to share their abilities with the world.
|17:00 – 18:00||Welcoming the guests & music|
|18:00 – 19:00||Party begins with Live Music by|
“Hug or Handshake”
Intro by the MC Tony McMurray, AmCham Board member
|19:00 – 19:30||Official Opening|
Olivier Marquette, AmCham Bulgaria President
|19:30 – 20:20||Live Music by |
“Hug or Handshake”
|20:20 – 20:50||Charity Raffle|
|20:50 – 21:50||Live Music by |
|21:50 – ………..||Fireworks & Party Cake|
For details or cancellations, you can contact the AmCham office at [email protected] or at +359889 033713