Bulgaria Economic Forum, 14-15 November 2013

Let’s Talk about Economic Growth Generators

14 - 15 November 2013

Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan




Discuss together with the Bulgarian government:

  • Business climate in Bulgaria
  • Future major infrastructure projects - roads, transport and environment
  • Business opportunities during the new programme period
  • Business asspects of digital television and e-government


Find your new business partner in the two parallel events on:

  • Business with Serbia
  • Agriculture - how to support SMEs


11 sessions3 halls and more than 560 participants from 18 countries


Plenty of networking opportunities: Business Lunch, networking area for 
B2B meetings, BEF Casual Party

H.E.Mr. Plamen Oresharski, 
Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria

will welcome the audience during the
Official Opening


 H.E. Mrs. Iskra Mihaylova, 
Minister of Environment and Water 
of the Republic of Bulgaria 
will be the key-note speaker in the Business Lunch on
Major Environmental Infrastructure Projects 



Bulgarian Government:

  • H.E. Mrs. Daniela Bobeva, Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Development 
  • H.E. Mrs. Zinaida Zlatanova, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice 
  • H.E. Mrs. Anna Yaneva, Deputy Minister of Economy and Energy
  • H.E. Mr. Krasin Dimitrov, Deputy Minister of Economy and Energy
  • H.E. Mr. Branimir Botev, Deputy Minister of Economy and Energy 

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development:

  • Ms. Stefka Slavova, Alternate Director for Poland, Bulgaria and Albania. Boards of Directors, EBRD  

 European Commission:

  • Mr. Ognian Zlatev, Head of the Representation of the European Commission in Bulgaria
  • Mr. Florin Lupescu, Principal Adviser, DG CONNECT, European Commission and DAE Ambassador for Bulgaria 
  • Mr. Renaldo Mandments, Head of Unit E.3, Bulgaria, DG REGIO, European Commission   
  • Mrs. Gergana Passy, Digital Champion of Bulgaria 



Other officials:

  • Mr. Svetoslav Mladenov, Executive Director, InvestBulgariaAgency
  • Mr. Milos Jovanovic, Director, Montenegrin Investment Promotion Agency (MIPA)
  • Mr. Tsvetan Simeonov, Chairman, Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Mr. Miodrag Kostić, Deputy Director, Koridori Srbije
  • Mr. Dragan Kostic, President, Regional Chamber of Commerce Nish
  • Mr. Dejan Tosic, President, Regional Chamber of Economy Zajecar 


We are looking forward to welcome you at Bulgaria Economic Forum!

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