Meet New Members Party, Dec. 13
On December 13th 2017 at the Novotel Hotel the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria hosted its “Meet New Members” party. Peter Ivanov, Executive Director of AmCham, gave a warm welcome to the new members and the guests.
“Welcoming new members is among the most important and pleasant moments for the Chamber” Ivanov said in his address to the new members and the guests. AmCham’s Executive Director added that this year the Chamber has experienced a 10% increase in membership, which is a significant increase to the average increase throughout the past several years.
Six companies who joined the Chamber in the second half of 2017 had the chance to present themselves and their activities in front of the rest of the membership.
Yana Dinchiyska, Executive Manager Europe, presented 1–STOP Bulgaria EOOD. Since 1998 the company offers translation services to more than 630 LSP companies in 3 continents – Asia, North America and Europe with office in Los Angeles, Seoul, Tokyo, Plovdiv and Shenyang. They can deliver a translation project for their clients within 24 hours thanks to their 24-hour worldwide customer support and 75 in house native translators. For their most common languages — Chinese, Japanese, and Korean — we have in-house departments and language leaders in their offices in the US, Korea, and China. About 80% of the linguistic work in these languages is done by their in-house teams, and the remaining work in those and other languages is completed by freelance linguists.
Victor Vilcu, General Manager, presented Bulauto AD. The company is one of the leading distributors of trucks in Bulgaria, operating in the automotive sector for 24 years. The brands represented by Bulavto group of companies in Bulgaria include: Ford Trucks, Iveco, Iveco Bus, Magirus, FPT, Fassi, Dacia/Renault/Nissan, Toyota. From the beginning of 2017 Bulavto AD became the official importer of Ford Trucks for Bulgarian market, offering to its customers the complete range of trucks, as well as aftersales services. The company’s philosophy is to offer integrated transport solutions to its clients as well as to provide the highest standard of aftersales services, including 24 hours road assistance for Bulgarian territory.
BGO Software was presented by their CEO, Mr. Ivan Lekushev. BGO Software provides a full range of IT solutions – from development and support, through IT training and consultancy, to application modernization. They help, support and consult a variety of governmental institutions, private enterprises and IT organizations globally. Their services are based on the latest technologies, programming languages and platforms – from back-end & front-end to modernizing.
Venislav Yotov, General Manager, presented Colonnade Insurance SA Branch Bulgaria. Colonnade provides innovative general insurance products to companies and individuals in selected Lines of Business. Registered and licensed in Luxembourg, it is 100% owned by the Toronto based Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.
Law and Internet Foundation was presented by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Daniela Ilieva-Koleva, Executive Director of the organization. The Foundation is a Bulgarian NGO & Research centre which supports and performs applied studies, scientific researches, programmes and projects in the field of legal, technological, economic and social issues related to the fast penetration of information and communication technologies both in public and private sectors. Law and Internet Foundation research and policy reform projects were supported by prestigious donor organizations as the European Commission, the World bank, NATO, American Bar Association- Legal initiatives for Central Europe and Eurasia (ABA/CEELI), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), The Balkan Trust for Democracy, U.S. Department of State, etc.
Philip Tsvetkov, General Manager of Titan Machinery Bulgaria EAD presented the company in front of the audience. Titan Machinery Bulgaria EAD is a leading company in the Bulgarian market in the sales of high technology agricultural and construction equipment. Titan Machinery Inc. is the owner of the company, the largest CNH dealer worldwide. The company is an official importer of CASE IH tractors and combines and a wide range of implements of the leading brands VÄDERSTAD, SALFORD, KVERNELAND, TECNOMA. The company also offers road and construction equipment Case Construction.