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AmCham PP & EUFAC Meeting, April 24



17:00 - 18:30h

American Corner, Sofia City Library, 4A Slaveykov Sq. Sofia
AMCHAM PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AND EU FUNDING ADVISORY COMMITTEE cordially invites you to a working meeting on April 24...

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AmCham Business Breakfast with Mayor Jordanka Fandakova, April 25th



08:30 - 10:30h

Sofia Hotel Balkan, Serdica Hall Sofia
Business Breakfast with the Mayor of Sofia Municipality Jordanka Fandakova When: Friday, April 25th, 2014, from 09:00 am ...

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AmCham HR Committee Meeting, April 28



16:30 - 18:00h

American Corner, Sofia City Library, 4A Slaveykov Sq. Sofia
AMCHAM HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE cordially invite you to a working meeting on April 28th (Monday), 2014 4A ...

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Medical Technologies Trade Mission



09:00 - 17:00h

Hilton Istanbul
Expand from Turkey Additional Regional Program at the Medical Technologies Trade Mission to Turkey Istanbul, May 09, 2014...

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National Restaurant Association Show May 17-20



08:00 - 15:30h

Commericla Section of the U.S. Embassy would like to invite you to join the offcial delegation to the ...

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Past Events & Activities



09.04.2014 BNP Paribas Hosts a Business after Hours Event with AmCham

BNP Paribas hosted a business after hours event as a new AmCham member. The event took place on 7th of April 2014 in the bank's Concept store- a unique place designed not only to service the clients of the Bank, but also to be a hotspot for networking and various events.


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08.04.2014 AmCham to Shelter a New Social Project

A new socially oriented project has been launched within the AmCham community on April 4th, 2014. The new corporate social responsibility initiative is developed by Forton International, the Bulgarian Charities Aid Foundation (BCAF) and Adecco, under the umbrella of AmCham Bulgaria. The purpose of it is to provide job opportunities for disadvantaged young people in Bulgaria.


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25.03.2014 General Assembly Elects Two AmCham BoD Members

The AmCham General Assembly held on March 24th 2014 approved the Annual Report for 2013 and the budget for 2014. The assembly elected two board members: Alex Nestor, Individual member and Venislav Yotov, General Manager of AIG Bulgaria. Mr. Nestor enters his third term on the board while Mr. Yotov has been elected on the BoD for the first time.


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Today's News


Topic of the Day


Bulgaria "Could Remain EU's Poorest Country Even after 2020"

Bulgaria could still have to catch up with average European levels of economic and social development after 2020, a report by the National Audit Office argues. Lack of priorities in distributing EU funds between 2014-2020 might be one of the reasons leading Bulgaria to lag behind, according to the document's conclusions, quoted by Investor.bg. In its report, the Audit Office was to find out whether the country is ready to manage European funding for the 2014-2020 period, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) wrote.


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Regulation authorities launch probe into personal data violations

Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission (CEC) will refer personal data violation tips to the Commission for Personal Data Protection and the Prosecutor's Office, said CEC spokesperson Kamelia Neykova, adding that the authorities would launch a probe into this issue and decide whether violations in the collection of signatures in support of political parties for the European Parliament elections on May 25 have been committed, Standart wrote.


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Climate Change Poses Threat to Ski Tourism in Bulgaria - Report

An analysis of the impact of climate change in Bulgaria predicts a lengthened summer season and a serious threat to winter tourism. According to the analysis, which has been published on the website of the Ministry of Environment and Water, the projected increase in temperatures and the decrease in the number of rainy days in summer, spring and autumn are expected to result in a longer summer season at the expense of a shorter winter season, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) wrote.


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EC Rejects Suspending Rural Development Payments to Bulgaria

The European Commission has not suspended rural development payments to Bulgaria, according to Roger Waite, EC Spokesman for Agriculture and Rural Development. In a Wednesday interview for the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR), he specified that an accounting procedure was underway on costs for 2013 and it was too early to say whether Bulgaria would lose money under the program and to identify the amount of the losses, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) wrote.


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EU parliament gives final nod to banking union

MEPs overwhelmingly approved the creation of a new authority and fund for failing banks – a missing element to the so-called banking union aimed at minimising the public cost of future financial crises, EU Observer wrote.


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BAPRA Bright Awards 2014 application deadline extended

Bulgarian Association of PR Agencies (BAPRA) announces an extension of the application deadline for participation in the fifth jubilee edition of BAPRA Bright Awards. Because of the ongoing great interest of the participants, application forms can be submitted online until 3 April, 2014, not later than 23:59, at www.bapra.bg/2014. Campaigns must be implemented by PR agencies and internal PR departments in the period March 2013-February 2014.


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The City in your pocket: Sofia Live App


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Children's competition inspired Leonardo da Vinci followers in Stara Zagora

The finalists in Leonardo – Artist and Engineer, the Stara Zagora-based competition for children's paintings, were announced today during an official ceremony by the organizer, Gala's Art Gallery. The date was not chosen by chance – it coincides with the birthday of Leonardo da Vinci, the famous Italian painter and scientist from the Renaissance whose creative work keeps inspiring the new generations. The gallery's project was implemented in partnership with the Municipality of Stara Zagora, and ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 is its official sponsor.


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American English Academy Campus September 2014

We are thrilled to inform you that our new school campus will open this September. Space is limited and registrations are filling up fast.


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Sofia Green Days 2014

Creativity, entrepreneurship, responsibility, solidarity, ethic, new business opportunities and horizons for tourist destinations which have just become to be heard of. It will be for the fifth year when in the first days of spring (May 8-11) everybody will join the inspiring mood at the Garden in front of the Soviet army monument (Sofia Downtown). The event is for those who share ideas for living in harmony with nature and tradition - keepers of culinary heritage, producers and distributors of healthy food and products, hosts of rural accommodations from around Bulgaria.


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Enjoy a well-deserved 5-star Easter in Sofia

Easter, a special and colourful occasion, can be splendid and memorable when celebrated in a different atmosphere with a local touch. And Kempinski Hotel Zografski invites you to disvover exactly this different festive mood!


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CFO Forum of EY Bulgaria

The third edition of the CFO FORUM 2014, organized by EY Bulgaria will take place on 4 June 2014 in partnership with FORBES Bulgaria. For yet another year, the CFO FORUM’s main purpose is to gather financial leaders and specialists from the whole country and give stage for networking and sharing of ideas.


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Turkish Week at Novotel Sofia


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