Explore U.S. Conference

Explore U.S. Conference

Date(s) - 13/10/2022
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm

AmCham Bulgaria and the Small and Medium Size Promotion Agency (SMEPA) are organizing the Explore U.S. Conference 2022 to present the opportunities before Bulgarian entrepreneurs that plan to start and develop business in the United States.


Draft as of July 27th, 2022

12:30 – 13:30 Registration and Networking Lunch

13:30 – 14:20 Opening Remarks
  • Olivier Marquette, President, AmCham Bulgaria
  • Representative of the Bulgarian Government on Economy and/or Innovations, tbc
  • Representative of the U.S. Embassy in Bulgaria, tbc
  • Boyko Takov, Executive Director, Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency
14:20 – 15:30 Panel 1: Scaling Up: Opportunities for Business and Investments in the U.S.   
  • Omar Oweiss, Contractor Support for SelectUSA, U.S. Department of Commerce/ International Trade Administration, Washington DC
  • Ivo Konstantinov, AmCham Bulgaria U.S. Office Director, Washington DC
  • H.E. Georgi Panayotov, Bulgarian Ambassador to the U.S., tbi

15:30 – 16:00   Coffee break

16:00 – 17:00 Panel 2: Bulgaria in the U.S. from the Business Perspective

17:00 – 18:30 Break-out Practical Sessions
Sectors on Focus: ICT, Digital Health, Start-ups, Environmental Technology

Success Stories in the U.S.


Conversations on CleanTech; Cybersecurity; e-Commerce & Retail Tech; FinTech; MedTech; Software; Other

Sectors on Focus: Food & Beverages, Specialty Food, Sea Food

Success stories

17:45 – 18:30 Session 2.2: Potential versus Reality

Focus on Logistics & Transport,  Construction Materials, Furniture, Beauty & Skincare, Automotive Components, Nutritional Supplement

About the event

„Project № BG16RFOP002-2.052-0001 “Supporting the internationalization of Bulgarian enterprises through organisation of trade missions, business forums, conferences, brokerage events and bilateral meetings”.

The participation is complimentary for all interested companies – AmCham members and Bulgarian SMEs