Meeting of the business in Stara Zagora and the region, 4 April, Park-hotel Stara Zagora
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The event

Capital 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.

Topics
  • 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. 
When and where
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

Speakers

  • Jivko Todorov

    Jivko Todorov Mayor of Stara Zagora Municipality

  • Daniela Koeva

    Daniela Koeva Deputy Mayor of Kazanlak Municipality

  • Ognyan Georgiev

    Ognyan Georgiev Editor, Capital

  • Vladimir Spasov

    Vladimir Spasov procurator, M+S Hydraulic

  • Petar Angelov

    Petar Angelov Executive Director, "Standard Profil Bulgaria"

  • Nadya Dankinova

    Nadya Dankinova Representative of Fund Sustainable Cities, Executive Director of Fund for Local Authorities and Governments (FLAG)

  • Petar Ganev

    Petar Ganev Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Market Economics

  • Parvan Simeonov

    Parvan Simeonov Sociologist

  • Victoria Grozeva

    Victoria Grozeva Chief Architect of Stara Zagora Municipality

  • Belin Mollov

    Belin Mollov Spatial planning and urban development expert

  • Ivan Stefanov

    Ivan Stefanov Owner and general manager, Retail chain "Mondo"

  • Dora Ivanova

    Dora Ivanova Founder of "Buzludzha Project" Foundation

  • Borislav Boychev

    Borislav Boychev Account Manager, Corporate Sales, VIVACOM

Program


Preliminary programme

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

Topics:
« 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

Speakers:
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

Topics:
« 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

Speakers:
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

Partners

Vivacom Philip Morris NN Gradus Park Hotel St.Zagora

Contacts

Contact us for any questions about Economedia's events

  • Ognyan Georgiev, Capital
    ognyan.georgiev@capital.bg

    Mila Cherneva, Capital
    mila.cherneva@capital.bg