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Meeting of the business in Burgas and the region

Meeting of the business in Burgas and the region

The event

Capital Cities is a platform that discusses the development of local economies and important urban centres in Bulgaria. It consists of a series of special regional publications and events with business and local government.

The purpose of the Meeting of the business in Burgas and the region is to look at the tourism sector and what the solutions in the current context are, as well as whether a new sector 9 the IT one, can become key for the region.

"Capital Cities" is visiting the Southern Black Sea coast for the first time since 2018.

The event will be held on July 2 from 10:30 a.m. online, on the website of Capital, as well as on the Facebook page of the newspaper.

You can see a recording of the event here

First panel
Beaches and hotels: how the region will be saved from the current tourist crisis
10:30 - 11:10

- Is there salvation for the summer season on the South Black Sea coast
- The biggest challenges for the tourism industry and its readiness to cope
- What measures does the local government plan
- Which mistakes from the past are correctable and which - not so much
Moderator: Mila Cherneva, Capital Weekly
Dimitar Nikolov, Mayor, Municipality of Burgas
Tihomir Yanakiev, mayor, Sozopol municipality
Ivan Ivanov, Chairman of the Burgas Regional Tourist Chamber / BRTC /
Elena Ivanova, Deputy Chairman, Union of Owners in Sunny Beach
A representative of the tourism industry
Second panel

Can Burgas become the new IT destination in Bulgaria
11:20 - 12:00
Moderator: Todor Todorov, Capital Weekly

Ivaylo Slavov, Bulpros
Dimitrina Apostolova, Regional Manager, Vivacom Corporate Sales
Prof. Sotir Sotirov, Vice-Rector for International Cooperation and Postgraduate Qualifications, University "Prof. Dr Asen Zlatarov", Municipal Councilor
Petko Georgiev, Chairman, Cluster "Information and Communication Technologies - Burgas" (invited)
A representative of Smart Burgas - a municipal initiative

Participation is free but requires mandatory registration here.

You can ask your question in advance here

Target cities in 2020
Varna - 24 September
Sliven - 15 October
Plovdiv - 19 November



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Meeting of the business in Burgas and the region

Meeting of the business in Burgas and the region

2 July 2020

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Mila Cherneva, Capital
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Sashka Panayotova, Correspondent, Capital Weekly
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Event Department
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