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In the aftermath of covid-19, Bulgaria is set to receive Euro 6.2 billion in grants from the Recovery and Resilience Facility and can access loans worth Euro 4.5 billion on a voluntary basis. The Bulgarian National Recovery and Resilience Plan is built around four pillars: Innovation, Climate Transition and Nature Protection, Connectivity and Social Fairness. Next Generation EU, the new EU temporary recovery instrument, if used adequately and efficiently, shall provide significant support to promote the sustainable and inclusive growth of Bulgaria as well as the digitalization of key sectors.The Economist Events and Hazlis & Rivas shall once again bring together high ranking officials from government, business, finance, NGOs and academia and invite you to join us in an open virtual discussion on "EU RECOVERY AND RESILIENCE FUND FOR BULGARIA’S TRANSITION: Innovation-Green Agenda-Digital transformation", on February 16th 2021.
Aurubis Bulgaria AD is part of Aurubis AG, the largest copper producer in Europe and largest copper recycler in the world. Aurubis Bulgaria AD operates the copper production plant in the region of Srednogorie, near the capital city of Sofia. The company is the second largest business entity in Bulgaria and the largest tax payer. It has a structural importance for country’s economy providing 8 percent of Bulgaria’s export, 4 percent of the import, with a key contribution to GDP growth.
Schneider Electric is the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation in homes, buildings, data centers, energy infrastructure and industry. With presence in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric is a leader in energy management - medium and low voltage, energy security and automation. They believe that people and partners are what makes Schneider Electric a successful company and that their drive for innovation and sustainability ensures that Life is On everywhere, anytime, anywhere.
The heart of their technology is EcoStruxure - their open, interoperable system architecture and IoT based platform. EcoStruxure provides increased safety, reliability, efficiency, sustainability and connectivity to customers. EcoStruxure contributes to progress in IoT, mobility, monitoring, cloud services, analyzes and cybersecurity, to achieve innovation at every level. This includes connected products, data management, data collection, applications, analytics, and services. EcoStruxure is embedded in over 480,000+ systems, with the work of 20,000 system integrators and developers connecting more than 1.6 million managed assets through 40+ digital services.
UniCredit Bulbank is the leading Bulgarian bank, part of UniCredit Group.
UniCredit is a simple successful pan -European Commercial Bank, delivering a unique Western, Central and Eastern European network to its extensive and growing client franchise.
This set of commitments and targets covering Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) demonstrate how sustainability is part of their Group’s DNA and is fully integrated in their business strategies. Sustainability is a crucial component of their success.
They meet real client needs with real solutions, which harness synergies between their businesses: CIB, Commercial Banking and Wealth Management. The way in which these solutions are developed and provided is as important as the solutions themselves, which is why everything they do is based on their two core values: Ethics and respect.
By focusing on banking that matters, they offer local and international expertise, providing unparalleled access to market leading products and services in 13 core markets through their European banking network. Leveraging on an international network of representative offices and branches, UniCredit serves clients in another 16 countries worldwide.
28 years since its establishment, Alba Graduate Business School, has had a deep impact on the business education landscape in Greece.
Born to address the pressing needs for professional management skills, Alba strives for excellence, quality and continuous innovation in research and teaching. Its long-lasting mission is to educate the visionary leaders of tomorrow who will act as agents of change and help shape the future business.
Alba is accredited by NECHE. All Alba MBAs are accredited from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), while MSc in finance and MSc in SHRM are EPAS accredited.
Currently the business school offers 10 master’s programmes and 3 MBAs. Among them, a premium Executive MBA programme tailored to the needs of senior and upper-level executives with achievement record, leadership potential, and intellectual curiosity.
Its uniqueness lies in the real-time transformation it offers, mainly through its faculty, which comes from premier international business schools, such as Harvard, Wharton, INSEAD, LBS, IMD, LSE, SDA Bocconi etc. and the strong network of carefully selected peers coming from diverse functional and industry backgrounds.
The Alba Executive MBA programme has a modular structure that evolves around five strategy themes: Big picture challenges, business fundamentals, development of personal and organization capabilities and, finally, renewing the business. All 5 themes contain courses that engage with digital transformation from a strategic point of view.
EMBA has a programme-long combination of coaching, 360-degree assessments and team activities, aimed to help senior executives to foster their own authentic leadership approach. At the same time it features an unusually holistic innovation view which spans technology-based, marketing-driven, process-based, and business model innovation.
ΑEGEAN and its subsidiary Olympic Air carried 15 million passengers in 2019.
The company has been honored, for the ninth consecutive year and tenth time in the last 11 years, with the Skytrax World Airline award, as the best European regional airline in 2019 and has recently received a 4-star award from Skytrax (4-Star COVID 19 Arline Safety Rating) for hygiene and protection measures from COVID-19.
Pobuca, the customer experience (CX) company
Pobuca offers a go-to-market CX platform for brands and retailers. With Pobuca you can engage your customers and empower your people in sales, marketing, and customer service.
Pobuca is the one-stop-shop to grow your business by leveraging technology. The company offers state-of-the-art AI-based software and a broad range of services like consulting, technical integration, and after-sales support of Pobuca's solutions, aiming your digital transformation.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
“To unleash creativity in the workplace, giving back to the society”.
Pobuca employs Artificial Intelligence technology to undertake the boring tasks and let users do the creative thing. They take on the AI challenge to help them push their boundaries even further, with responsibility towards society and humanity. Their vision is to build a technology company that could leave a global footprint, while helping our society to empower its potential, creativity and forward thinking.
DHL Express is the largest international express company in the world, with one of the largest fleets of aircraft and the most expansive network that covers over 220 countries and territories worldwide.
In Greece it was the first international courier company to establish itself, and DHL Express (Hellas) SA remains a pioneer, constantly providing new solutions for its customers, solutions that make it the market leader. Whilst maintaining the largest market share, DHL sets very high levels of service and always seeks to serve the customer in the best possible way.
Having a constant presence in the Greek market since 1978, DHL has acquired a deep knowledge of critical shipments as well as unparalleled experience in the specialized handling of express deliveries for each industry sector.
Each shipment is handled in the most professional way by its highly trained personnel, who know well that speed and timely delivery of each shipment at destination cannot be achieved if the integrity of the shipment has not been secured first, at each stage of its passage within the network. To this end, extensive investment in its network on a global as well as a national level has allowed DHL to constantly renew and upgrade its infrastructure in order to meet the increased and varied demands of its customers.
Though an integral part of a global force, DHL Express Hellas recognises the importance of local knowledge. As pioneers of international express, it is from local expertise, experience in customs procedures, constant training of its personnel, always combined with the support of the most developed worldwide network, that DHL draws its strength, and it is these factors that have contributed to its leading market position for over 40 years.
Established 26 years ago, Hazlis & Rivas is a high profile communications company with two main areas of specialisation: conferences and publications.
Government Roundtables and Summits
Since 1996, our government roundtables and summits have provided opportunities for senior executives from multinational firms to assess business conditions across borders and in emerging markets. Participants enjoy access to prime ministers, presidents and high-ranking officials, local companies and senior international business executives in an informal and interactive setting. In addition to valuable analysis of the key political, social and economic trends in the country and within the region, the roundtables provide opportunity for probing issues with speakers in open discussion and during dinner and regular breaks.
With an indisputable reputation for excellence and editorial integrity, The Economist and Hazlis & Rivas aim to deliver first class programmes featuring leading thinkers and cutting-edge insights.
These conferences bring together senior executives from multinational corporations to discuss critical operating issues and share experiences. High level speakers from international, leading-edge companies provide innovative solutions to common challenges in various industries including automotive, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, water, energy, tourism, shipping, financial services, the environment, climate change, investment, privatisation, economy and other important topics.
Numerous companies and banks have seized the opportunity to sponsor our conferences and government roundtables in order to reinforce their business capabilities, enhance their brand image in the marketplace and combine their corporate name with the status of our world class events.
The World in 2021 licensed publication for Greece & Cyprus
Since 2012, we have been the exclusive licensee for The Economist’s The World in... publication for Greece and Cyprus. This year Hazlis & Rivas will publish The World in 2021 in Greek under exclusive licence from The Economist. The publication contains a section of local content from Greece and Cyprus prepared by our editorial team. This year’s edition will be available at Public.
For further information on the above activities, please visit www.hazliseconomist.com and events.economist.com.
The national daily Trud is the oldest Bulgarian newspaper still on the market today. Its first issue comes to the stands in 1938.
To this day Trud remains leader among daily newspapers in Bulgaria and has a definite influence on social and political life in the country.
Trud is a respected news outlet among the active population most notably young to middle aged men. Editorial staff is an amalgamation between young and bright reporters of the highest order and seasoned veteran editors.
Trud is a politically independent newspaper with featured commentary and analytical editorials, always seeking the core issue within domestic and foreign process.
Agrocapital.gr delivers daily all the news from the farming economy, productivity, technology, research and development.
BBBA is a dynamic professional network providing a platform to facilitate dialogue and business among its members. BBBA works together with other business associations in Bulgaria and the UK creating opportunities for its members to connect with countless other potential business partners.
BBBA aims to provide a professional environment for business people and individuals who make up the British-Bulgarian business community. The needs and interests of its members are at the core of everything they do.
BBBA does this by focusing on the following core activities:
- Creating networking opportunities;
- Organising business delegations;
- Advocacy on essential business topics for its members
Contact them, if you need support with your business in Bulgaria or the UK, at email@example.com, or learn more about their activities at www.bbbg.bg.
Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum (BBLF), this country’s responsible business community, is a prominent association promoting business ethics, responsibility and sustainability.
As a distinct leadership group BBLF unites organisations with shared values that operate in a responsible, transparent and ethical way. They are a platform for exchange of best practice and ideas to enhance Bulgaria’s business, social environment. They engage and work with key figures in politics, business, diplomacy, NGOs, the media to drive social change together.
BBLF is multinational in membership and has a unique focus on CSR, sustainability and diversity as well as on leadership, practical action and cross sector partnerships.
The German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK Bulgaria) is the official representative of the German economy in Bulgaria. With its more than 25 years history and over 550 member companies AHK Bulgaria is the biggest bilateral chamber in the country. The German-Bulgarian Chamber plays a key role in fostering the German-Bulgarian economic relations.
Artecniko provides “State of the Art” video production, multimedia and Live streaming services that optimally combine technical sufficiency and artistic creativity.
Keeping their standards high and their expectations even higher, Artecniko's team of highly experienced professionals offers a comprehensive range of services of superior quality that ensure impeccable results.
With a strong focus on video production & live streaming events the company can holistically produce, from the capture of the idea and script making, to the final edited material, any style of video 2D to 3D, animation to live action, 360° video to social content.
Artecniko is a company that makes content with impact.
Their videos generate leads, go viral, increase landing page conversions, inspire trends on social media and communicate the selected message to the specific audience that makes a business grow!
They function as a hybrid between a high-end creative video production company and an accomplished photography and multimedia company, with a concentrated focus on the end result.
Regardless of the volume, difficulty and complexity of a project, quality is never compromised.
LiveOn, the innovative Digital Platform for seamless Business Communication.
LiveOn is an innovative, fully featured, Digital Platform that meets seamlessly the highly demanding needs for business communication across a wide variety of market sectors, livening on and enabling the entire marketing industry (events, exhibitions, meetings, presentations, general assemblies, IR & PR activities etc)
LiveOn completely transforms the entire business relationship experience around any kind of event, whether fully digital or hybrid, ensuring businesses and participants enjoy unique opportunities for engaging content, professional networking and targeted promotion, without the limitations (travel, space etc) of physical events and at a fraction of their cost.
Utilizing advanced web technologies and a secure cloud-based navigation environment, LiveOn provides a fast and user-friendly interface for organizers and participants, with low and scalable investment cost on its usage, and is built to provide multiple and successful business communication opportunities.
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