During the traditional New Year's party of the HBCB over 500 members and friends of the Hellenic Business Council in Bulgaria met at Sofia hotel Balkan on the 31st of January, 2017, 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 11 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. Official guest of the event was H.E. Mr. Stavros Avgoustides, Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus in Sofia.
The fabulous event was completed with a cocktail reception, the performances of the Greek musical band Epta Ogdoa, Vassilopita and many gifts.
HBCB would like to thank its patron companies EKO Bulgaria, Chipita Bulgaria, Coca Cola HBC, ETEM Bulgaria, Intralot Bulgaria, United Bulgarian 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 to the Companies Sponsors of the Event: Alexandris Engineering, Baker Tilly Bulgaria, Chrysmetal, Drujba Glassworks, IKEA- House Market Bulgaria, Orbit, Piraeus Bank Bulgaria,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:
Aegean Airlines – Round trip Airplane ticket Sofia-Athens Alma Libre – Bulgaria, Vassilopita Coca-Cola HBC Bulgaria - Water and Non-alcoholic Beverages Congress Engeneering - part of the technical support 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 Premier Luxury Mountain Resort, Two (2) nights' free accommodation Report.BG – the Music, Sofia Hotel Balkan - 2 Complimentary Dinners for two persons 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.