Sofia 2018, Events in August
Several events, part of the “Sofia – European Capital of Sports” programme will take place in Sofia this August.
The traditional Vitosha Run, a race from Sofia’s city centre to the highest peak on Mt. Vitosha, the Cherni Vrah Peak (2290 m above sea level) will take place on August 26th. On the next day, August 27 the traditional 66th cycling tour of Bulgaria begins in front of the National Assembly.
Meeting with Chinese companies at BCCI, August 18
The Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the sub-council of the Tianjin province to the Chinese Council for the Promotion of International Trade organize a meeting with Chinese companies to visit the country in order to familiarize with the business climate and investment opportunities in Bulgaria. The delegation will represent the sectors: construction and eco-production of building materials, security and cabling systems, production and processing of aluminum, bicycle and electric bicycle production, parts and components for machine building and electronics, plastic products, organization of exhibitions and fairs, and others. Companies willing to participate in the meeting shall fill in a registration card by 15.08.2017. Participation is free of charge. Full information can be found on the BCCI website.
DEV.BG all in one – 12 speakers, 2 tracks, 1 day, 26 August
A meeting of the largest user group of IT specialists in Bulgaria will be held in two rooms of SoftUni Software University. The event “DEV.BG all in one – 12 speakers, 2 tracks, 1 day” will bring together 12 speakers on two parallel tracks, held in 1 day. All events are free but require preliminary registration. More information and a participation request link can be found here.
Ideas – this is us, 6th Edition will be Held on September 1-4
The sixth edition of the biggest forum for social entrepreneurship and innovation “Ideas – this is us” will be held September 1-4. This year, the forum is under the heading “Digital Innovation: choose your social innovation tool”. The event can be attended by pupils, students and young professionals looking to develop creative projects that solve real issues of social significance. Registration is open until 09.08.2017. More information can be found on the organizers’ page www.oib.bg
Forum “Career in Bulgaria. Why not?”, September 5
At Inter Expo Center the 10th edition of the biggest Bulgarian career forum for Bulgarians abroad shall be held. The Forum gathers Bulgarians abroad with over 100 employers in Bulgaria, in order to present the variety of professional opportunities in the country. The purpose of the event is to give Bulgarians abroad the opportunity to return to Bulgaria, start their own business or non-governmental organization, meet them with Bulgarian entrepreneurs and their successful examples in a specially defined start-up zone. The presentations of the speakers from the seminar section will also be broadcast live online. Participation is free of charge but requires preliminary registration here.
Business conference Business in the City: Explore | Share | Grow, 8-10 September
Business conference Business in the City: Explore | Share | Grow is a 3-day business conference focused on the main aspects of doing business and achieving sustainable growth in the modern city. Approximately 250 managers and entrepreneurs from Bulgaria and abroad as well as 9 guest speakers with experience in international companies will give presentations. Part of the agenda of the conference are trainings and workshops, networking and Gala dinner with the speakers. Speakers, topics and passes – on the website of the event.