On June 21, 2010, in Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan, HBCB in collaboration with the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry organized an event under the title "European Regional Development Fund" and the Funding Opportunities for Bulgarian Businesses 2007-2013". More than 150 peoples were attracted by the topics and the useful information, presented by the speakers, including were the Ambassador of Greece in Bulgaria, H.E. Mrs. Danae-Madeleine Koumanakou, Mr. Petros Efthimiou, Member of the Hellenic Parliament and representatives of the nongovernmental sector, HBCB members and friends.
The Information Workshop was opened by the Secretary General of the HBCB, Mr. Spyridon Argyropoulos. Introductory notes were addressed by Mr. Evgeni Angelov, Deputy Minister Ministry of Economy, Energy & Tourism, Minister Plenipotentiary Mrs. Ioanna Sotirakou-Yannaros, Head of the Economic and Commercial Section of the Embassy of Greece in Sofia and Mr. Tsvetan Simeonov, President of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce & Industry. The goal of the Information Workshop was to explore the opportunities for Bulgarian Businesses, included in the operational programme Competitiveness for the period 2007-2013.
The aim of HBCB is to continue this type of cooperation with the member-companies and to offer different forms of value-added services.