The eventCapital Cities is a platform for discussion of the development of local economies on the main regions of Bulgaria.
The purpose of the Meeting of the Business in Stara Zagora and the Region is to introduce the projects, challenges and accomplishments as well as to create an opportunity for beneficial discussion between the most dynamic companies.
- What are the Municipality's plans for 2019 and how that will impact the local business climate.
- What is the future of the industrial zones in Stara Zagora and Kazanlak
- How does a city become appealing for citizens and what can Stara Zagora do to be more attractive for people
- The impact of cohesion policy of the European Union on the development of the region
- Clean air, industry and the future of the area.
April 4th 2019, Park-hotel Stara Zagora, Han Asparuh str. 50
Registration is free.
Target cities for 2019
- Varna - June
- Plovdiv - September
- Veliko Tarnovo - October
- Blagoevgrad - November
Jivko Todorov Mayor of Stara Zagora Municipality
Daniela Koeva Deputy Mayor of Kazanlak Municipality
Ognyan Georgiev Editor, Capital
Vladimir Spasov procurator, M+S Hydraulic
Petar Angelov Executive Director, "Standard Profil Bulgaria"
Nadya Dankinova Representative of Fund Sustainable Cities, Executive Director of Fund for Local Authorities and Governments (FLAG)
Petar Ganev Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Market Economics
Parvan Simeonov Sociologist
Victoria Grozeva Chief Architect of Stara Zagora Municipality
Belin Mollov Spatial planning and urban development expert
Ivan Stefanov Owner and general manager, Retail chain "Mondo"
Dora Ivanova Founder of "Buzludzha Project" Foundation
Borislav Boychev Account Manager, Corporate Sales, VIVACOM
09:30 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 10:15 Awards for successful SMEs in the area
10:15 - 11:45
Panel 1: Doing business in Stara Zagora
Moderator: Ognyan Georgiev, Editor, Capital
« What are the Municipality's plans for 2019 and how that will impact the local business climate.
« What is the future of the industrial zones in Stara Zagora and Kazanlak
« What can improve in investment and labour force policies
« What is the state of wages and training of employees in the area
« The impact of cohesion policy of the European Union on the development of the region
Jivko Todorov, Mayor of Stara Zagora Municipality (tbc)
Daniela Koeva, Deputy Mayor of Kazanlak Municipality
Vladimir Spasov, Procurator, M+S Hydraulic
Petar Angelov, Executive Director, Standard Profil Bulgaria
Representative of the production sector in Stara Zagora
Nadya Dankiova, Executive Director, Fund for Local Authorities and Governments (FLAG)
Petar Ganev, Senior research fellow, Institute for Market Economics
11:45 - 12:00 Coffee break
12:00 - 13:00
Panel 2. Quality of life and urban environment
Moderator: Parvan Simeonov, sociologist
« How is the urban environment improving
« What is the state of infrastructure in the region
« What investments are planned
« Quality of life and clean air
Victoria Grozeva, Chief architect of Stara Zagora Municipality
Belin Mollov, Architect and spatial planning and urban development expert
Ivan Stefanov, Owner and general manager, Retail chain "Mondo"
Dora Ivanovа, Architect, Foundation “Buzludzha Project”
Borislav Boychev, Account Manager “Corporate sales”, VIVACOM
13:30 - 14:30 Business lunch
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