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AmCham Independence Day Celebration

04.07.2015

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17:00 - 23:00h

American College of Sofia
Dear Members and Partners, You are kindly invited to attend the 20th celebration of the American Independence ...
   

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Past Events & Activities

 

  

26.06.2015 Business Breakfast with Deloitte Bulgaria

Find attached the presentations from the event.

   

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25.06.2015 AmCham Takes Part in international business forum of BCCI

Bulgarian capital Sofia hosted an international business forum themed “Role of the Business Organisations in Support of the Entrepreneurship”. The forum was organised by the organised by the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) to mark the 120th anniversary since its establishment.

   

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22.06.2015 AmCham Open Letter on the role of KEVR for the stability of the Bulgarian Energy System

AmCham Energy and Mineral Resources Committee supports the Government and KEVR which in the last months have taken important steps in a positive direction in order to reform the Bulgarian energy sector. The long-term reforms in the energy system should be based on the principles of transparency, predictability and sustainability, and in particular should strive to: maintain an independent energy regulator, stabilize and strengthen the regulatory environment and address the deficit and liquidity of the sector.

   

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Today's News

  

Topic of the Day

30.06.2015

Westinghouse-led Group Wins EU Funding to Diversify Nuclear Fuel Supply to VVER Reactors

Westinghouse Electric Company and eight European consortium partners today announced that they have received EUR 2 million in funding from the European Union (EU) to establish the security of supply of nuclear fuel for Russian-designed reactors in the EU. Five EU Member States (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary and Slovakia) are operating a total of 18 such reactors, which are currently 100 percent dependent on supply from Russian fuel manufacturers.

   

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Politics

30.06.2015

Bulgaria to invest EUR 100 mln in projects financed by European Fund for Strategic Investments

Bulgaria will contribute with EUR 100 million to projects financed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments, which is the major element of the Investment Plan for Europe, the press office of the Bulgarian Ministry of Finance announced.

   

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Economy

30.06.2015

Business climate indicator in Bulgaria decreases by 0.7 pps in June 2015 compared to May 2015

In June 2015 the business climate indicator decreases by 0.7 percentage points compared to its May level due to the more unfavourable business climate in retail trade and service sector, Bulgaria’s National Statistical Institute (NSI) announced.

   

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Business

30.06.2015

28% of Bulgaria's banking assets are Greek-held, but are liquid and well-capitalized

In Bulgaria, the European Union's poorest nation, 28 percent of banking assets are Greek-held, according to the central bank. With that ratio higher than in any other nation in the EU, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev last month said the country is the 28-nation bloc's most vulnerable to potential Greek spillover. However, Bulgarian banks, including the units of Greek lenders, are well-capitalized and wouldn't be affected by a default in neighboring Greece, the Bulgarian National Bank said in an e-mailed statement on Monday.

   

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International

30.06.2015

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce Expresses Deep Concern regarding developments in Greece

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce expresses its deep concern regarding the latest developments in Greece and their increasingly negative effects on the already weak and fragile Greek economy. The decision for a referendum that resulted in the closing of banks, and the implementation of capital controls, are creating an unprecedented, suffocating environment for all businesses and their employees, as well as for the self employed.

   

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Announcements

 

  

01.06.2015

Win the 2015 "John Atanasoff” Awards of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria!

On May 20th began this year’s contest for the “John Atanasoff” Presidential Awards that distinguish rising stars – researchers and entrepreneurs alike – in computer science and related fields, including cryptology, computational linguistics, robotics.

   

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07.05.2015

EuroDIG 2015: Shaping the internet together. On 4 - 5 June 2015 in Sofia

   

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Member Updates

 

 

26.06.2015

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko Announced Its New General Manager

As of June, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko has a new General Manager – Mr Carsten Seubert.

   

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25.06.2015

Sitel Granted National Golden Prize Award for Human Resources 2015

Sitel, one of the global leaders of outsourced customer experience management, has been granted the National Golden Prize Award for human resources 2015 in May. By this award, the board of HR Magazine and foundation “Human resources in Bulgaria and EU integration” acknowledged Sitel’s record in employee programs. This is the third time that Sitel in Bulgaria wins a major business award. Prior awards were the IAOP – Global Outsourcing 100 and the Global Services 100 “Best Performing Contact Center”.

   

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25.06.2015

Pirin Run Gathered Professional and Amateur Bikers and Runners for a Fifth Consecutive Year in Bansko

For a fifth consecutive year, the annual competition for mountain running and biking Pirin Run was held on Sunday, 21 June in Bansko. The event was organised by the Municipality of Bansko and the Marathon Association. The technical meeting and registration took place the day before in one of Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko’s meeting rooms. Later in the evening, the hotel also organised a pasta party for all registered participants at The Gallery Restaurant. All guests had the opportunity to taste a variety of tempting dishes with homemade pasta.

   

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23.06.2015

Tourism forum: Bulgaria - Italy

The forum will take place on July 6th, Monday at the Central military club.

   

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17.06.2015

Summer Cinema Soiree at Grand Hotel Sofia

Summer Cinema at Grand Hotel Sofia

   

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17.06.2015

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko reveals the recipe for a healthy and enjoyable vacation

Guest who have chosen Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko for their summer break can take advantage of the special Summer Well-Being Programme, offered as an additional BONUS.

   

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16.06.2015

Hands on Culinary Retreat at Premier Luxury Mountain Resort

26-30 June 24-28 July | 21-25 August | 18-22 September

   

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