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Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): SMEs Perspective

02.12.2014

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09:00 - 14:00h

Kempinski Hotel Zografski
The American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria and Confindustria Bulgaria have the pleasure to invite you to a ...
   

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AmCham General Assembly Meeting, December 8th

08.12.2014

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18:30 - 20:30h

Novotel Sofia
Dear Members, The AmCham General Assembly will take place on Monday, December 8th, 2014 at the Novotel Sofia...
   

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Past Events & Activities

 

  

25.11.2014 AmCham Thanksgiving Dinner Raises 55, 000 BGN

The AmCham Thanksgiving community dinner held on November 24th, 2014 collected 55, 000 BGN in total from open bid, silent auction, raffle, dinner fees and members’ donations. The funds are designated for “Get ready to succeed” program and “We Can” fund of Bulgarian Charities Aid Foundation (BCAF). The auction and raffle items are raised for scholarships in favor of orphan students in secondary schools and universities.

   

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22.10.2014 Six New Members Mix with the AmCham Community

Six AmCham members were warmly welcomed by Peter Lithgow, AmCham President, Solomon Passy, AmCham Board Member and Valentin Georgiev, Executive Director during the traditional Meet new members party on October 14th, 2014 held at the Radisson Blu Grand Hotel.

   

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10.10.2014 The U.S. Embassy Presents New Officers

The American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria and the U.S. Embassy had the traditional networking reception on October 2nd, 2014 to present the key officers and members of the U.S. Mission in Bulgaria. The event took place at the Grand Hotel Sofia where close to 80 members attended the event.

   

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Today's News

  

Topic of the Day

27.11.2014

Minister Vows Comprehensive Audit of Bulgaria’s Energy Sector

Bulgaria’s Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has vowed a comprehensive audit of the sector to establish the financial gap and identify ways of overcoming it. During a Wednesday sitting of the Branch Council for Tripartite Cooperation, she declared that urgent reforms aimed at coping with the imbalance in the system would be applied as soon as the current situation of the energy sector was clear, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) wrote.

   

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Politics

27.11.2014

EC may terminate 20 penalties against Bulgaria

The EC could terminate 20 penalty procedures against our country because we have fulfilled our engagements, the government's press service reported. Cabinet received a report on the extent, to which engagements to the EU have been fulfilled. The punitive procedures and prior violations are described under Art. 258 of the Agreement on the functions of the European Union as initiated by the EC, Standart wrote.

   

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Economy

27.11.2014

Bulgarian Energy Holding Conducts Top-level Reshuffle at Several Companies

The Board of Directors of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) has carried out a top-level reshuffle at a number of state-owned energy companies. Georgi Hristozov and Georgi Zlatev have been removed from the Board of Directors of the Maritza Iztok mines (Mini Maritsa Iztok EAD) and are to be replaces by Dian Chervenkondev and Nikolay Dikov, according to a media statement of BEH, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) wrote.

   

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Business

27.11.2014

Bulgaria's 2015 Draft Budget Includes Minimum Wage Freeze

Keeping the minimum wage at its 2014 levels and slashing money for salaries in the administration by 10 percent are among the core points of next year's draft budget published on the Finance Ministry's website. The latter move is related to a process of "optimization" that state structures are expected to undergo in 2014, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) wrote.

   

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International

27.11.2014

Risk from extreme weather set to rise

Climate change and population growth will hugely increase the risk to people from extreme weather, a report says. The Royal Society warns that the risk of heatwaves to an ageing population will rise about ten-fold by 2090 if greenhouse gases continue to rise. They estimate the risk to individuals from floods will rise more than four-fold and the drought risk will treble, BBC wrote.

   

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Announcements

 

  

11.11.2014

„NATO after the Wales Summit”, Presentation by Gen. Philip Breedlove, NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe

„NATO after the Wales Summit”, Presentation by Gen. Philip Breedlove, NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe

   

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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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Member Updates

 

 

25.11.2014

Sunday Brunch at Kempinski Hotel Zografski!

Every Sunday from 11.30 h to 15.30 h Intermezzo Lobby Bar becomes the centre of the most delicious brunch in town! Enjoy the time with your family and friends while delighting in a wide selection of culinary fantasies in the cozy atmosphere of our lobby or amid the beauty of the Japanese garden. Bring your kids and let them delight in moments of entertainment and fun in our dedicated Kids' corner while you have more time to yourself!

   

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24.11.2014

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko Won the Award for “Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel” for a Second Consecutive Year

For a second consecutive year, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko won the coveted accolade for “Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel” at the annual World Ski Awards 2014. The winners were announced during the official gala ceremony, which took place on Saturday, 22 November at Hotel A-ROSA Kitzbühel in Austria as part of a three-day programme of entertaining events and activities. More than 200 leading ski tourism experts, professionals and market leaders from all over the world gathered to celebrate the most anticipated evening in the international ski industry. General Manager Athanassios Manos was also present at the event and had the pleasure of accepting the trophy on behalf of the hotel.

   

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21.11.2014

The application deadline for Forbes Business Awards 2014 is being prolonged to November 28

   

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14.11.2014

INVESTOR Forex Forum – Investment as a manner of living

"Inter Expo Center" - Sofia will host the third edition of the unique investment and forex trading conference in Bulgaria - INVESTOR Forex Forum. The event will be held on November 28, and will bring together Bulgarian and foreign professionals, investors and traders, as well as representatives of the investment community.

   

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14.11.2014

Have a Very Merry Christmas Party at Hilton Sofia

The Hilton Sofia Christmas Party package includes irresistible culinary offers – choose one of the options: • The Hilton Family Christmas Table (all festive delights will be plattered) • International or Bulgarian four course Christmas menu • Sumptuous festive buffet featuring salad station, cold cuts & seafood corners, main courses, cheese station and sweet temptations • Festive drinks package: complimentary welcome drink, served in our Christmas Garden, selection of soft drinks, ½ bottle of local wine, mineral water, coffee & tea Price per person: BGN 66.00

   

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12.11.2014

Delicious Thanksgiving with a Takeaway Box from Kempinski Hotel Zografski

   

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12.11.2014

Forbes Business Awards 2014 continues to accept applications

   

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