The British Bulgarian Business Association and the German Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce invite you to a joint conference on the topic 'Brexit - Outlook and Effects on Bulgarian Economy' on Thursday, 2 November 2017.

Official guest of the event and a keynote speaker will be Tomislav Donchev, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria.


PROGRAM

16:00 – 16:30  Registration

16:30 – 16:35  Greeting by Ognyan Zlatev, Head of the European Commission's (EC) Representation in Sofia

16:35 – 16:45  Greeting by Tim Kurth, Chairman of AHK and Omourtag Petkov, Chairman of BBBA

16:45 – 17:00  Speech by Tomislav Donchev, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria

17:00 – 17:40  Discussion Panel on the topic: Brexit - Outlook and Effects for Bulgaria, Germany and the UK

  • Mr. Tomislav Donchev, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria
  • Mr. Ulrich Hoppe - Director General,  German-British Chamber of Industry & Commerce,    London
  • Mr. Dr. Ilja Nothnagel – Head of Division, Association of the German Chambers of Industry and Commerce, Berlin
  • Ms. Anne-Marie Martin, Chief Executive, COBCOE
  • Mr. Fergus McReynolds, Director of EU Affairs, EEF, the British Manufacturers’ Organisation

    Moderator: Vessela Tcherneva, Senior Director of Programmes, European Council on Foreign Relations

17:40 – 18:00  Q & A

18:00 – 19:00  Networking & Cocktail

 

Working languages: Bulgarian and English with simultaneous interpretation provided

The conference will take place at the Premises of the European Commission in Bulgaria, 124 G.S. Rakovski Str.

Participation fee: 50 BGN (excl. VAT) for BBBA and AHK Members; 75 BGN (excl. VAT) for non-members

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, please contact Desislava Miteva, Executive Director, British Bulgarian Business Association, at desislava.miteva@bbba.bg.

Please register below or reply to events@bbba.bg no later than 30 October.


Special thanks to Novotel Hotel Sofia and Georgievi Bros. Winemakery Club for their sponsorship to the event!