During the traditional New Year's party of the HBCB over 400 members and friends of the Hellenic Business Council in Bulgaria met at Sofia hotel Balkan on the 24th of January, 2018, to raise a toast to a successful and eventful year. This year's event featured a festive program, Vasilopita cutting and a lot of exciting prizes.
The event was opened by the HBCB Chairman Mr. Stamatios Theodoropoulos, who welcomed the guests, thanked them for their commitment to the HBCB mission and the continuous support and wished them a Happy New Year, full of health, family peace and creativity. The HBCB chairman highlighted the last 12 years of the organization which were full of successes resulting from the support of the members of H.B.C.B. A congratulatory speech was made by His Excellency the Ambassador of Greece to Bulgaria, Mr. Grigorios Vassiloconstandakis and from His Excellency Mr. Stavros Avgoustides, Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus in Sofia. A special guest at the event was His Eminence Western and Central European Metropolitan Anthony. The fabulous event was completed with a cocktail reception, the performances of the Los Pambos Dance Company, Greek music and dances, Vassilopita and many gifts.
HBCB would like to thank its patron companies EKO Bulgaria, Chipita Bulgaria, Coca Cola HBC, ETEM Bulgaria, Intralot Bulgaria, Piraeus Bank for their invaluable support.
HBCB would like to thank the Postbank | Eurobank Bulgaria AD for the General Sponsorship of the event.
HBCB would like to thank the Companies Sponsors of the Event: Alexandris Engineering, Baker Tilly Bulgaria, Go Shipping, IKEA- House Market Bulgaria, Interplast, Mirkat, Orbit, Report BG, Sofia South Ring Mall, Stomana Industry.
We would like to thank the companies that kindly provided the gifts for the winners in the party raffle, the drinks, the Vassilopita and the musicians for the party as well:
Autotechnica – 2 overnight stay in a 4 stars Terra Compex, Razlog, for up to 2 persons, double room, with breakfast and dinner, Spa & wellness facilities; Alma Libre – Bulgaria, Vassilopita; Coca-Cola HBC Bulgaria - Water and Non-alcoholic Beverages; Kеmpinski Hotel Grand Arena – Bansko - 2 overnight stay in a luxurious double Deluxe Room; Meli Tours - 2 night Double room in 4 stars hotel – Halkidiki; four vouchers from Premier Luxury Mountain Resort - 2 nights' free accommodation and Spa & wellness facilities; Sofia Hotel Balkan - 2 Complimentary Dinners for two persons in Sofia Hotel Balkan.
We are glad that our event receives more and more attention each year and we hope the tradition will stay alive for years to come. Thank you all so much and see you next year!