Past HBCB events
HBCB marked the beginning of the new 2012 with unforgettable party
Over 800 members and friends of the Hellenic Business Council in Bulgaria gathered at Sheraton on the 19th of January, 2012 to raise a toast to a successful and eventful year at the HBCB Annual New Year’s party. This year's event featured a festive program, vassilopita cutting and a lot of exciting prizes. The HBCB party provided an excellent opportunity to meet old and new friends and welcome the 2012 with style!
Public Sector Director for Central Eastern Europe in Hewlett-Packard stimulated the thinking of what managers could do in Bulgaria
On the 28th of November 2011 in Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan, Mrs. Sasha Bezuhanova, Public Sector Director for Central Eastern Europe in Hewlett-Packard, gave a lecture entitled "Winning investment strategies - the experience of HP".
Make your message understood and remembered – HBCB Presentation Skills Workshop
On the 18th of October 2011 in one of the big conference room of Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan, the Hellenic Business Council in Bulgaria organized an open workshop on presentation skills. HBCB invited one of the best well-known and recognized trainers in the field - Mrs. Nadejda Savova. The workshop was attended by more than 170 managers. Participants learned modern presentation skills, including meaning, structure, rules, and means of influence.
Plovdiv between Athens and Rome - Meeting of Greek and Italian companies
The Hellenic Business Council in Bulgaria (HBCB) and Confindustria Bulgaria organized on the 28th of September 2011 a joint business meeting held in Plovdiv in the framework of the traditional international fair. The meeting was attended by the Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic, H.E. Mrs. Danae-Madeleine Koumanakou, the Ambassador of Italy, H.E. Mr. Stefano Benazzo, Mr. Constantinos Papadopoulos, Secretary General for International Economic Relations and Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic, the Chairmen of the two business associations - Mr. Stamatios Theodoropoulos and Mr. Pietro Luigi Ghia, business representatives and local authorities.
HBCB gathered more than 100 members at Back-to-Business Cocktail
The Hellenic Business Council in Bulgaria organized a Back-to-Business Cocktail on the 15th of September 2011 in Flocafe Lounge Bar & Restaurants S.A. At the well-attended networking event, guests were welcomed by HBCB Chairman Stamatios Theodoropoulos, who briefly reported on the Council's current projects and activities...
Evening in honor of Dr. Hristos Katsanis
01 06 2011Sofia, May 31, 2011, in a very warm and friendly atmosphere, indicative of the discussion that followed at the Sheraton Hotel Balkan took place a very successful event, organized by the Hellenic Business Council in Bulgaria, in the honor of Dr. Christos Katsanis and his contribution to the Greek Council and society at the occasion of the presentation of his book "FROM THE BALKANS TO EUROPE: with the eyes of a neighbor".
HBCB presented nine member-companies
20 05 2011Nine renewed companies - new members of HBCB - participated in the traditional presentations series Meet the New Members.
HBCB Welcomes its New Members
15 04 2011On April 13, 2011 in the HBCB Executive Office in Sofia took place a meeting of the Council`s new members. Among them were: Arketipo Bulgaria, Atlas Consulting Group, Brain Storm Consult, Contract Insurance Brokers, Daticum, Engineering & Risk Management Consultant, Eurofacility Management, Hard Bulgaria, MBL/CBRE, Megatex, Men Investment Group, Planitas BG, Telelink. The new member companies were welcomed by the HBCB Board of Directors Chairman - Mr. Stamatis Theodoropoulos, the Deputy Chairman Mr. Georgios Roussos and BoD members Mrs. Kleoniki Georgiadou and Mr. Makis Mavropoulos. Mr. Theodoropoulos outlined the main priorities of the new Board - more interactive website, modern digital magazine, events with added value to the members. He also expressed their readiness to bring the Council to the next level of business organization and to make all possible efforts so as give all members the possibility to feel the council as their business asset. The company executives introduced themselves and their activities and got acquainted with the HBCB executive office, its organization and functions. All guests expressed satisfaction with their membership in the HBCB professional business community, as well as their readiness to actively participate and support its activities! Welcome to HBCB!
HBCB Business Forum reveals HR’s role in leading business to economic recovery and growth
01 04 2011On March 30, 2011 in Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan took place the HBCB business forum under the title "Management and HR - a Strategic Partnership in the Post Crisis Period. Restart the Engine!" More than 130 members, friends, government representatives and representatives of the Embassy of Greece in Bulgaria, were attracted by the topics and the useful information, presented by the speakers. Participants were informed on thе trends thаt wіll impact thе operating environment іn thе future.
HBCB General Assembly - four New Members Join HBCB Board of Directors
17 03 2011The HBCB General Assembly took place on March 16th, 2011 at Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan with the following agenda: 1.Discussion and adoption of the report on the activity of the Board of Directors of the Association during the year of 2010. The report was unanimously accepted. 2.Approval of the annual financial statements of the Association for the year of 2010. After voting, the financial statements were unanimously approved by the Assembly. 3.Releasing from liability of the members of the Board of Directors for their activity during the year of 2010. After voting, the Board was released from liability unanimously. 4.Discussion and adoption of the budget of the Council for the year 2011. The Assembly approved of the proposed Budget 2011 unanimously. 5. Election of new members of the Board of Directors Nine candidates run for the six vacant seats at the HBCB Board of Directors. Mr. Nikolaos Kalaitzidakis, Country General Manager, Coca-Cola HBC Bulgaria, Mr. Evangelos Lytras, Country Manager, Alpha Bank Bulgaria, Mr. Makis Mavropoulos, Director, Report BG and Mr. Ioannis Xirouhakis, Country Manager, Unisystems Bulgaria join the HBCB Board of Directors. Mr. Stamatis Theodoropoulos, General Manager, Chipita and Georgios Roussos, CEO, Intracom Bulgaria were reelected.