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Upcoming events in Sofia

Academy of Innovation 2019

Innovation Starter, in partnership with the leading universities in Bulgaria and with the institutional support of the European Commission in Bulgaria, is organising an Academy of Innovation – Sofia Innovation Hackathon for students.

Again, the event will be organised as a 24-hour Innovation Hackathon with a prize pool of $ 10,000 for the student team with the most creative and feasible idea, and a visit to Brussels for the winners provided by the European Commission in Bulgaria.

Within the Academy of Innovation 2019, students will have the opportunity to develop and present their own ideas on the following topics:

“Road War”

“Depopulation of regions, care for the elderly”

“Health and Technology”

“Cleanliness, Green Ideas and Ecology”

“Communication projects with a social mission”

Presentations start on 11 May, at 14:00.



Save the date for Europe’s innovation, tech & digital policy event – Webit.Festival Europe 13-15 May 2019.

Webit.Festival is one of the most influential forums in Europe dedicated to business, technologies, and innovations. Sofia is one of the annual locations of the prestigious festival together with Istanbul, Dubai, Singapore, and New Delhi.

Webit.Festival Europe 2018 in numbers:

– 10’000+ ATTENDEES (7200 Webit.Festival participants and 3000 Webit.X visitors)



– 110 HOURS of conference agenda & amazing content

– 75% C-level (executive) ATTENDANCE




Programme, keynote speakers, attendees from 2018 and registration link for 2019 are available here.



Buldental is one of the most prestigious exhibitions in the field of dentistry in South-East Europe. It covers all aspects concerning equipment, materials, and consumables. It provides a professional platform for the demonstration of the latest innovations in the field of dental medicine from Bulgarian and foreign producers, representatives, distributors, and traders. Buldental is traditionally held under the auspices of the Health Ministry and with the support of the branch organisation Bulgarian Dental Association.

The Buldental will take place on 3 days from Wednesday, 15 May to Friday, 17 May 2019 in Sofia.


10th Credit Risk Management Conference

ICAP Bulgaria is organizing the 10th Credit Risk Management Conference in Bulgaria.

How the Bulgarian companies managed credit risk during the last ten years and what is the current economic situation, in the context of automation and digitization of products and services, are some of the topics to be discussed during the Credit Risk Management Conference. Bulgarian and international keynote speakers will provide useful information enabling debates and brainstorming on Credit Risk issues.

ICAP Bulgaria is a member of ICAP, group of companies, the largest Business Information and Consulting group in Southeastern Europe.

Agenda and speakers

Participation form





Join hundreds of 3D artists, designers, and developers in a global gathering in Bulgaria’s capital this May. A host of inspiring talks by world-class artists, hands-on masterclasses and certification opportunities promise to make TotalChaos19 another truly unforgettable experience.

Total Chaos runs May 16 – 18, 2019 at Sofia Tech Park, with masterclasses and VRay certification opportunities on May 16, followed by two packed days of presentations and sessions from May 17 – 18.

Get more details here.


jPrime Conference 2019

The jPrime Conference, organized by the Jprime will take place from 28th May to 29th May 2019 at the Sofia Tech Park. This is a conference with talks on Java, various languages on the JVM, mobile, web and best practices, run by the Bulgarian Java User Group and backed by the biggest companies in the city.

jPrime features a combination of great international speakers along with the best presenters from Bulgaria and the Balkans. It is divided into two tracks and provides great opportunities for learning, hacking, networking, and fun.


South East Europe Tech Tour 2019

The second edition of the South East Europe Tech Tour 2019 will take place on 28-29 May in Bucharest, Romania and Sofia, Bulgaria. The South East Europe Tech Tour 2019 promotes innovation and investment into the best technology companies from across Europe and is a chance to connect companies with VCs, entrepreneurs, industry experts, and thought leaders to foster new connections, business, and investment.

The Eastern Europe Tech Tour will showcase a total of 24 of the most promising high technology companies from SEE region:

  • Bucharest, 28 May – from Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Moldova, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Ukraine (12 presenting companies);
  • Sofia, 29 May – from Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia (12 presenting companies).

Entrepreneurial companies will present their business to an invited delegation of 30 local and 30 international investors, active in the region.

More information at



DigitalK is one of the leading European events on technology and digital transformation. It is a growing and powerful community of some of the most curious digital minds in the CEE region: business leaders, corporate representatives, entrepreneurs, investors, and digital professionals.



Sofia, Bulgaria | May 30th and May 31st, 2019

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