Dear BBBA Members and Partners,

We would like to invite you to the “UK – where investment is a GREAT opportunity” workshop organised jointly by BBBA, the British Embassy in Sofia and the Foreign Direct Investment Team of the Department of International Trade. 

Date&Time: 21.03.2018 from 8:30 to 11:00 

Venue: The British Ambassador’s Residence in Sofia, 36 Vassil Levski Blvd. 

At this event you will have the opportunity to learn from the source about UK business opportunities and questions related to your intentions to set up a new company or expanding existing business in the UK. You will have the chance to talk directly to the FDI CEN Team and to find out how they can support you, as well as to receive tax and fiscal advice, government funding schemes, regional opportunities etc.

We will also invite Bulgarian companies doing business in the UK to tell you about their experience. Last but not least, you will be invited to constructive individual meetings with the FDI CEN. 

The day agenda is as follows:

8:30 - Registration and coffee

9:00 - Opening speech by Omourtag Petkov, BBBA Chairman (5 min.)

9:05 - Speech by Sarah Riley, Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy and introducing DIT (5 min.)

9:10 - UK as an investment destination – how can the FDI Team be of support (15 min.)

 Presentation by Maciej Baranski – Head of FDI CEN Team

9:25 - Tax and legal framework for investors in the UK; BREXIT and its impact on the investment process (15 min.)

Presentation by Svetla Marinova, Director, Tax & Legal Department, Baker Tilly Bulgaria, independent member of Baker Tilly International Network

9:40 - Success Stories from Bulgarian companies doing business in the UK

Escreo (10 min.)

BGO Software (10 min.)

10:00 - Q&A (20 min.)

10:20 - Closing remarks, networking and 1-2-1 meetings for companies willing to learn more directly from the FDI team

*Attendance is free of charge courtesy to the FDI CEN Team. 

More information will follow up shortly. 

Please register here.