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Upcoming Events in Sofia in September



September 10, 2018

In September, Sofia Investment Agency will organize the Paths of Digital Transformation Workshop as part of the European Commission’s Digital Cities Challenge project. The workshop is part of Sofia’s participation in the Digital Cities Challenge project /Phase 2: Formulation of a Strategy for the Digital Transformation and Industrial Modernization of Sofia.

The discussion is open for new participants and will be devoted to the roadmap development and the identification of preliminary investment priorities for Sofia’s digital transformation.

If you want to learn more about the project and to book your attendance, please contact Nadia Soultanova, Head of ‘Investment and Business Development’ at Sofia Investment Agency by email:



September 14, 2018

After a hugely successful first edition in Kyiv, Ukraine, NEXT BLOCK is now coming to Sofia, Bulgaria, on September 14, 2018.

✔ 400+ attendees

✔ 25+ top speakers

✔ Exceptional networking

✔ 20mln+ media reach

✔ 500k+ social media reach

✔ Live online streaming

The event will include engaging panel discussions, fireside chats and presentations; ICO pitch session; exhibition zone where Blockchain ventures, ICOs, and other exhibitors will present latest products, and side events and parties: VIP pre-party dinner with speakers and investors only, followed up with an after-party and more.

For more information please visit the website of the event.



September 15-16, 2018

Aniventure is an annual two-day festival for traditional and modern Japanese culture. It brings together fans of Japanese animation – anime, manga comics, console and computer games, martial arts, cosplay and provides a platform for young talents in the field of art, the production of costumes and accessories, theater, video editing and effects.

This year Aniventure Comic Con will be held on September 15-16, 2018 at Inter Expo Center.



September 15-16, 2018

HackConf is Bulgaria’s premier “by developers, for developers“ motivational and knowledge sharing event. Topics include all walks of software development, regardless of technology stack.

HackConf 2018 lectures will be held in English. The conference will include 2 days fully packed with high-class software development talks and 1 day of interesting and hands on workshops.

Join the event on September 15-16th in the Sofia Tech Park | Innovation Forum John Atanasoff. Special workshops start Friday, September 14.

More about the vent is available here.


MASTERCLASS: Truly Effective Presentations

September 19, 2018

356labs, the agency behind presentations that have won multimillion deals, investments from people like Bill Clinton and presentations concerning critical moments such as IPO, are organizing their own masterclass for creating and presenting effectively. The masterclass will contain 6 modules and will be held both online and offline, between 19 September – 15 November.

Find out how to apply HERE.



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September 25, 2018

Bulgaria’s first ever Biotech Atelier will offer a day of insights focusing on triggering the Biotech Ecosystem in Bulgaria. Topics include biotech entrepreneurship, business leadership, intellectual property as well as RWE, HTA, value based healthcare, and many more.

The event is organized by the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum (BBLF), the Bulgarian Association for Personalized Medicine (BAPEMED) and Prescriptia.

Follow the link for updates.



September 27, 2018

The conference is aimed at IT managers and experts from all segments of the economy: Directors and Managers “Information Security”; Managers of Risk Management; Infrastructure managers; System architects; Security engineers; IT managers; IT auditors; Information security auditors; Consultants.

Organizers: ICT Media & ISACA-Sofia Chapter

In partnership with the: State e-Government Agency

Venue: Sofia Event Center

Visit the website here.



September 28-29, 2018

The potential of the most important unit in every economy – the person, is the focus of the first edition of Soft Unit Conference, which will be held on September 28 and 29, 2018, in Sofia Event Center. The event is organized by SoftUni, one of the largest and most respected educational institutions in Bulgaria, in partnership with FlyEvents, and aims to meet people looking for personal and professional development in Bulgaria with the local business and its needs.

Soft Unit Conference targets young talents as well as experts looking for professional development in the field of software development, digital marketing, entrepreneurship, blockchain technology. The main focus of the event is the practical cases and tasks set by some of the most advanced companies on the Bulgarian market, which will enable everyone to challenge themselves and show their knowledge and skills.

Follow the news about the speakers and the Soft Unit Conference program on and the conference Facebook page. The event is supported by Sofia Municipality, Paradise Center, Visteon Bulgaria and Aeturnity Ventures.