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Networking Reception

02.10.2014

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18:30 - 20:30h

Grand Hotel Sofia Garden Sofia
The American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria is pleased to invite its members to a Networking Reception On ...
   

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Past Events & Activities

 

  

23.09.2014 AmCham Bulgaria Meets with GERB representatives

Following the launch of its 2014 White Paper, AmCham Bulgaria is pleased to announce its first meeting with one of the parties which will take part in the upcoming elections on October 5, 2014. On September 23, AmCham Board members met with representatives of the political party GERB. The party was represented by Ms. Rumyana Buchvarova and Mr. Tomislav Dontchev, members of GERB Executive Committee. The following AmCham Board members took part in the meeting: Peter Lithgow, president, Alex Nestor, vice-president, George Brashnarov, Nemetschek Bulgaria, Diana Pazaitova, Fama Consulting, Solomon Passy, Atlantic Club Bulgaria, and Valentin Georgiev, executive director.

   

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11.09.2014 Politicians, Diplomats and Experts Discuss New Mechanisms for Better Regulatory Impact Assessment

Bulgaria urgently needs to revise the outdated Law on Normative Acts that was passed some 40 years ago and to consider regulatory mechanisms on the lobbying as soon as possible, said Hristo Ivanov, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice at the opening of the forum entitled Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) for Better Governance held at Hilton Sofia on September 10th, 2014. In the words of the minister the lost legitimacy of Bulgaria’s institutions led to the political crisis, protests and in the end to the upcoming early elections.

   

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09.07.2014 President of Bulgaria: Trust Deficit Should Motivate the Political System for Action

"The rule of law is the most important priority for Bulgaria today. Without respecting the law neither the freedom of the individual, nor a business initiative can be guaranteed," stressed Bulgaria’s President Rossen Plevneliev at the forum on the rule of law organized by AmCham Bulgaria, German-Bulgarian Chamber and the Austrian Business Council on July 8th, 2014. The conference gathered more than 200 participants.

   

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Today's News

  

Topic of the Day

23.09.2014

Bulgaria's State Watchdog to Discuss Gas Price Hike

An increase in gas prices from October 1 is to dominate the energy regulator DKEVR's agenda on Tuesday. The watchdog's session comes as state-owned gas company Bulgargaz has demanded a 1.6-percent hike, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) wrote.

   

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Politics

23.09.2014

Humankind finds itself in a partial and potential Third World War: Bulgarian Vice-President

“The humankind finds itself in a partial and potential Third World War,” Bulgarian Vice-President Margarita Popova said at a round table discussion themed Future of European Diplomacy, a reporter of FOCUS News Agency announced. According to Vice-President Popova there are very much worrying moments in our way of life and these topics are important, difficult and extremely responsible.

   

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Economy

23.09.2014

European Underground Gas Depots 91.37% Full by Sept 21

A total of 4.88 billion cubic meters of gas was injected in European underground gas depots in the first three weeks of September, according to data of the Association of the European operators of underground gas storages (GSE). According to GSE data, as cited by ITAR-TASS, gas supplies in underground gas storage facilities amounted to a total of 75,774 billion cubic meters by September 21, being 91.37% full, compared to a rate of 88.29% at the beginning of the same month, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) wrote.

   

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Business

23.09.2014

17 Boulevards, Streets in Sofia to Be Repaired under Projects worth BGN 100 M

An ongoing large-scale program for a major overhaul of streets and boulevards in Sofia will be extended into 2015. The plans of the Sofia Municipality include 17 sites and the repair works will cost BGN 100 M, according to reports of 24 Hours Daily. The repair works will be launched in spring, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) wrote.

   

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International

23.09.2014

New EUR10 Banknote Starts Circulating on September 23

A new EUR 10 banknoteof the Europa series will enter into circulation on 23 September 2014, according to a media statement of the European Central Bank (ECB). Like the new EUR 5 banknote, the new EUR 10 banknote has several enhanced security features as well as a fresh look. Its hologram and watermark include a portrait of Europa, a figure from Greek mythology, according to the ECB, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) wrote.

   

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Announcements

 

  

18.08.2014

#truSofia HR and Recruitment Disruptive Tech Unconference Agenda

#truSofia - the first unconference event for HR and Recruitment professionals anounces the #truAgenda: Join the conversation on 21 August from 10:30 AM @ Vivacom Art hall

   

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27.03.2014

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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Member Updates

 

 

19.09.2014

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko organises Kids party

As per tradition, just a day before the start of the school year, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko organised a fun day of games and surprises for its employees’ children. The annual Children Staff Party took place this Sunday, 14 September, on the terrace of Bella Vista Bar & Lounge. More than 40 kids of all ages joined the party and played joyfully together. In attendance, a seven-month-old baby was the littlest member of the Kempinski family, which gets bigger and bigger every year. Happy parents took time to spend the last day of the summer vacation together with their children and to participate in various interesting activities with them.

   

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19.09.2014

Oktoberfest Celebration at Hilton Sofia

The Oktoberfest celebration at Hilton Sofia promises authentic bavarian atmosphere and culinary temptations. DJ Carsten from Muenster, Germany, will take care of the entertainment.

   

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18.09.2014

Sunday Brunch at Kempinski Hotel Zografski - delicious food, cozy atmosphere, wonderful mood!

Every Sunday from 11.30 h to 15.30 h. Intermezzo Lobby bar at Kempinski Hotel Zografski becomes the centre of the most delicious brunch in town!

   

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17.09.2014

BGBC, Sustainability Forum Sofia 2014, 26 September, Hilton Hotel, Sofia

Mr. Roumen Lyutskanov, in his role of Member of the Board at the Bulgaian Green Building Council (BGBC), has the pleasure to invite you to the fourth annual conference Sustainability Forum Sofia 2014, 26 September, Hilton Hotel, Sofia.

   

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11.09.2014

Autumn Sunday Brunch at Hilton Sofia

Savour Autumn with Andre Tokev's Big Family Sunday Brunch at Seasons Restaurant

   

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08.09.2014

airberlin business points program

airberlin special: We are welcoming you to the airberlin business points program with a one-way award flight* within Europe after your first four flight segments!

   

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03.09.2014

UniCredit Bulbank offers third party liability insurance through online banking service

The bank's new service allows comparing the best offers of leading insurance providers in Bulgaria. For the first time in Bulgaria, UniCredit Bulbank offers its customers the opportunity of buying third party liability insurance through its online banking service. The new service provided by UniCredit Insurance Broker allows a comparison of the best offers of leading insurance providers in Bulgaria.

   

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