Bulgarian Investment Forum in London

Bulgarian IT and BPO investment forum 

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InvestBulgaria Agency (IBA) and Entrea Capital are pleased to present you with the exclusive opportunity to participate in the first edition of the Bulgarian Investment Forum in London, to be held on 1st December 2011 at the London Hilton on Park Lane Hotel.

The event is aimed at presenting the UK and global ICT and Business Service community with new and exciting business opportunities in the IT and BPO sectors in Bulgaria.

The event is a unique opportunity to meet personally with the Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism of the Republic of Bulgaria, Mr. Traicho Traikov, as well as other government officials, industry professionals, investor representatives and founders of dynamic Bulgarian IT and BPO companies. The event is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to gain:

  • Perspective on key features of the macroeconomic and financial environment in Bulgaria, including possible government incentives for the IT and BPO sectors
  • Insights on the IT and BPO sectors including case studies from prominent foreign investors
  • Opportunity to receive in depth information on specific business opportunities and meet potential partners from Bulgaria

Attendance is free of charge and by invitation only. Places are limited, hence we would encourage an early registration by filling the registration form or directly contacting Ms. Evelina Georgieva by phone or e-mail:

 

        For further details, please contact:

        Evelina Georgieva

        Tel: +359 2 862 7838; +359 886 837 432

        E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Draft Agenda

09:30 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 10:15 Mr. Traicho Traikov

Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism

10:15 – 10:30 Mr. Evgeni Angelov, Deputy Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism

10:30 – 10:45 Mr. Borislav Stefanov Executive Director, InvestBulgaria Agency

10:45 – 11:00 Mr. Detlev Hoch, Director at McKinsey Business Technology

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 – 11:45 Mrs. Sasha Bezuhanova, HP, CEE Public Sector Director

11:45 – 12:45 Discussion Panel: Bulgaria’s environment for IT and BPO

Mr. Cristopher Solheim, Founder of Commetric

Mr. Atanas Garov, CEO of Colliers International, Bulgaria

Mr. Richard Clegg, Partner at Wolf Theiss

Moderator: Mr. Rossen Ivanov, Partner at Entrea Capital

12:45 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:30 Mr. George Brashnarov, Chairman of the Bulgarian Association of Software Companies (BASSCOM)

14:30 – 15:30 Discussion panel: Bulgaria’s IT companies with global reach and presence

Xavier Marcenac, Co-founder and Executive Director of Call Point New Europe

Mr. Stefan Bumov, CEO of Sofica Group

Mr. Vassil Terziev, CEO of Telerik

Mr. Kostadin Yordanov, CEO of Bianor

Mr. Krum Hadjigeorgiev, CEO of Melon, Inc.

15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break