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AmCham-BCAF Volunteer Day 2016, May 14

14.05.2016

събота

10:00 - 14:00h

Multiple Locations Around Bulgaria
Dear AmCham Members and Friends, AmCham and BCAF are glad to encourage you and your colleagues to contribute once ...
   

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AmCham Healthcare Committee Meeting, May 18

18.05.2016

сряда

16:00 - 17:30h

Sofia City Library, 4A Slaveykov Sq. Sofia
AMCHAM HEALTHCARE COMMITTEE Cordially invites you to a working meeting on May 18th /Wednesday/, 2016 American Corner Sofia,  Sofia ...
   

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Past Events & Activities

11.04.2016 AON Study: Employees Look for Improvements in Recognition, Communication, Pay and Benefits

AON Bulgaria and AmCham organized a business breakfast entitled “HR Top Priorities In 2016: Employees’ Engagement Rewards, Recognition & Benefits Packages, Communication” on March 30 at the Radisson Blu Grand Hotel.

   

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28.03.2016 Economy, Energy and Judicial Reform Discussed at AmCham-Government Meeting

Bulgarian ministers and AmCham members discussed on March 25, 2016 measures for economic growth, judicial reform, energy diversification, and health reform during a discussion entitled “Priorities of the Bulgarian Government in 2016: Policies and Measures for Promoting Economic Growth” held at the Sofia Hotel Balkan with some 200 business reps, foreign envoys and media.

   

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25.03.2016 New companies join AmCham, present profiles

Six companies presented themselves during the traditional Meet the New Members’ party on March 24, 2016, held at the Arena di Serdica Residence Hotel.

   

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Today's News

  

Topic of the Day

26.04.2016

Stress Tests Needed before any Changes to Pension Schemes

Any changes relating to occupational pension schemes should be offered, discussed and implemented after conducting stress tests. This will make clear what their real state is, what is the assessment of their management and how effective the legislation that regulates their activity is. This is stated in the position of the Bulgarian Industrial Association (BIA) on the submitted by the Ministry of Finance for public discussion Draft Law amending the Social Security Code (SSC).

   

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Politics

26.04.2016

Bulgarian Agri Minister will present the new Foodstuffs Act

On 26 April, the Minister of Agriculture and Food Desislava Taneva and experts will present the main points of the new Foodstuffs Act, the press office of the ministry announced. The event will be held at 11:00 am in the building of the Regional Directorate for Food Safety in capital Sofia. After the presentation in the National Reference Laboratory for milk and milk products will be made a demonstration of laboratory testing of physical and chemical indicators and somatic cell count of raw milk.

   

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Economy

26.04.2016

A Quarter of GDP is generated by the industry

Economy Minister Bozhidar Loukarski said that for the first time in many years, a quarter of the Gross Domestic Product is generated by the industry, which shows the presence of economic development and that the EU funding is not the key factor driving the economy. Over 23% of the GDP is due to investments, Econ wrote.

   

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Business

26.04.2016

Bulgaria’s BEH Signs EUR 535 M Loan Deal to Repay Debt to Units of AES, ContourGlobal

State-owned Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) group has agreed a bridge loan of EUR 535 M to repay debt of its subsidiary NEK to the local units of U.S.-based AES Corporation and ContourGlobal, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said.

   

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International

26.04.2016

Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster

Ukraine is holding commemorations to mark the 30th anniversary of the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl. Sirens were sounded at the same moment as the first explosion at the reactor, in the early hours of 26 April 1986. The meltdown at the plant remains the worst nuclear disaster in history, BBC wrote.

   

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Announcements

 

  

01.03.2016

Virtual Dialogue on TTIP event

You are cordially invited to the Virtual Dialogue on TTIP event hosted by the U.S. Embassy. The event will be broadcast from IIP studios in Washington and include an opportunity for the audience to ask questions to the U.S. Chief Negotiator Dan Mullaney and EU Chief Negotiator Ignacio Bercero via webchat. The event will take place on March 10th, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the U.S. Embassy Sofia, 16 Kozyak Str.

   

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26.01.2016

European Investment Project Portal (EIPP)

The European Investment Project Portal (EIPP) is a web portal enabling EU-based project promoters to reach potential investors worldwide.

   

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05.05.2016

IBM SEE BusinessConnect 2016: A New Era of Thinking

Join SEE Business Connect on May 30-31 to see first-hand the potential of cognitive computing technologies to transform businesses, governments and society.

   

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20.04.2016

Traditional Easter brunch at Grand Hotel Sofia

Traditional Easter brunch at Grand Hotel Sofia

   

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20.04.2016

TMF Group to launch US Incorporation webinar

TMF Group will be launching the US incorporation webinar that will take place 26 April, 15:00 CEST.

   

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19.04.2016

Postbank received three awards at BAPRA Bright Awards 2016

For another year in a raw the financial institution is one of the big winners in the contest of the Bulgarian Association of Public Relations Agencies Postbank has received three awards at the prestigious PR and communications contest, BAPRA Bright Awards. The awards were handed to the bank and its communications agency, BBDO Group, at an official ceremony in Sofia Hotel Balkan on April 14th.

   

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18.04.2016

OFFICE SPACES OVERVIEW Q1/2016, PRESENTED BY MBL|CBRE

The vacancy rate started 2016 with a new sharp decline and is already slightly above 12.3%. Continuing the trend from Q4 2015, this was mostly driven by Class A properties in the central parts of the city, where demand remains was high, while the new projects are still under construction.

   

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13.04.2016

Mtel offers new Data Prima prepaid offer with 2GB mobile data included

Starting April 12th, Mtel will offer its clients a special prepaid mobile internet package with 2GB mobile data included. The new package is suitable for people visiting Bulgaria, who use popular online services (messenger programs, Viber, Skype, etc.) for communication with relatives and friends.

   

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12.04.2016

People Management Sessions

If you want to be up to date with the key people management trends and to explore how to lead multi-generational teams, PwC's Academy Bulgaria invites you to join our People Management Sessions. Rising the engagement levels, managing the ‘middle of the pack’ employees and exploring the new younger leadership mindset are some of the topics we will dig in during the 2 half-day sessions.

   

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