About Us

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Bulgaria Economic Forum is a non-profit legal entity founded in 1998 with the main objectives to promote the business environment of Bulgaria and Southeast Europe to potential foreign investors, to facilitate the dialogue between government and business, to develop local territorial attractiveness. It currently has 40 members which are key stakeholders in Bulgarian economical and social life. Its activity covers the territory of whole Bulgaria. BEF has offices in Sofia, Montana and Kyustendil. Its members are key industrial chambers and associations, significant companies, financial institutions, public organizations, etc.


Bulgaria Economic Forum is an innovation support agency whose main objective is to encourage entrepreneurship and enhance the entrepreneurial skills of start-up and viable SMEs by developing and implementing various training programs for innovative support, as well as organizing regional, national and international business meetings and forums, thus creating favorable conditions for networking and SME development. BEF is an important supporting intermediary for services, innovations, new business models and digital technologies for SMEs that increase the competitiveness and efficiency of small businesses.


Photo Album 'Bulgaria Economic Forum - 20 Years of History'


BEF organizes various local, national and international forums dedicated to important economic issues. Those forums are venues where business representatives meet, exchange opinions and create useful contacts.


In the last 20 years BEF has organised more than 80 events among which are:


Besides the economic forums, BEF organises also promotional and information campaigns for companies, social events, seminars and trainings.

Among the main activities of BEF is implementation of EU and other donors financed projects. All projects, implemented by BEF, are in different ways related to improving business conditions as well as building and enhancing business capacities.

During the years BEF has published the following issues: Southeast Europe Investment Guide (First edition – 2000, latest edition 2007) and  The Southeast Europe Business Magazine “The Region” (Quaterly edition covering Southeast Europe key economic and political issues.)



If your company is planning a corporate event Bulgaria Economic Forum can be of service.

Our experienced and knowledgeable staff will successfully plan and produce your next corporate event. We are offering the following services:

Pre-Event Services:
Event Planning
Budget Development and Management
Researching and Selecting Site Locations and Venues
Developing/Designing Space and Venue Floor Plan 
Negotiating services and arrangements with suppliers 
Speakers Management
Attendee Registration (including sending invitations)
Air and Hotel Reservations
Social Events (Cocktails, concerts, business-breakfasts…)
Meeting Materials and Audiovisuals
Entertainment Booking and Coordination
Coordination of Media and PR campaign of the event
On-Site Management Services:
RegistrationDistribution of Welcome Packages (bags, folders….)
Hospitality/Information Desk
Social Events
On-Site Technical Management
For more information on those srvices, please contact us:

86, Vitosha Blvd., floor 4
1463 Sofia, BULGARIA

Email: info [at] biforum.org

(+359 2) 951 52 59
(+359 2) 951 68 10

Fax: (+359 2) 953 29 24


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