Bulgaria is a well-known tourist destination. It offers not only excellent summer and winter holidays, the country is a perfect destination for international conferences, business events, fairs, exhibitions, incentive trips and team buildings.
The main exhibition and convention centres – Sofia, Plovdiv and Varna – are hosting year-round various international events. Three, four and five-star hotels in big cities on Bulgarian seaside are absolutely suited for business events and meetings. Teams of brilliant professionals will turn each of your events into a real success. After a busy day, you can relax in the sport or SPA centre of the complex, or go sightseeing, shopping or clubbing.
SOFIA is a modern and lively city. It offers excellent conditions for international congresses, symposiums, meetings, conferences, exhibitions for organizing incentive trips and team buildings in its more than twenty five high-quality hotels of four and five stars. According to the specifics of the given event, there are soundproof, air-conditioned and comfortable halls with multimedia, screens, sound systems, possibilities for translation and everything one would need for organizing the perfect business event.
THE NATIONAL PALACE OF CULTURE is the most impressive multi-functional complex in South-eastern Europe, in which one can organize a rich variety of events covering the entire scope of cultural, social and economic life. Being a member of two of the most prestigious international associations in congress business – The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) and The International Association of Congress Centres (AIPC), the National Palace of Culture received in 2005 “The Best Congress Centre in the World” award from AIPC. Situated in downtown Sofia only 15 km away from Sofia Airport, the National Palace of Culture is well equipped technically for carrying out various events: conventions, congresses, concerts, film shows, exhibitions and shows.
PLOVDIV is the second largest city in Bulgaria and one of the main centres for organizing business events. The city offers excellent possibilities for relax and entertainment after the busy work day. One of the symbols of Plovdiv is the big architectural complex dating back to the Bulgarian Revival – the Old town, so charmingly romantic that it attracts thousands of guests. The Main Street is scattered with various shops and several new and modern shopping centres, offerings high quality goods on reasonable prices. There are many opportunities of night life – night clubs, restaurants, with live music, karting, disco clubs, etc.
Plovdiv and it’s vicinities are the excellent place for organizing business events, incentive trips, and team buildings. In addition to the International Fair there are 15 three-, four- and five-star hotels with numerous hall for meetings and seminars, equipped with high-tech installations and module separating walls, allowing for endless variety of interior arrangements, as per the needs of the respective clients. All the halls have up-to-date presentation aids, wi-fi, simultaneous translation equipment, etc.
INTERNATIONAL PLOVDIV FAIR is the first organization for fairs in the country member of the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry UFI. The perfect location – only 10 km away from the Plovdiv charter airport and 130 km drive from Sofia International Airport down the Trakia highway gives this city the advantage of year-round business events.
VARNA offers excellent options for organizing various business events. There are quite a number of modern three- and four-star hotels with numerous conference halls of different size and floorage, with modern equipment and, upon request, providing all the additional equipment.
Varna also provides fantastic possibilities for leisure time and relaxation after the busy day. The Roman Thermes are situated in the very centre of the city. The Assumption of the Holy Mother Cathedral is one of the symbols of Varna – or our sea capital, as we call it.
THE PALACE OF CULTURE AND SPORTS in Varna houses every month numerous events with national and international scope. The Palace is a multifunctional complex with six halls of different size where business, sport and cultural events take place, as well as training and competitions. It in there is also a recreation zone, fitness, press centre, modern business and shopping centre.
BURGAS is the second largest town on the Bulgarian seaside, it is also the largest port in the country. Burgas is hosting different festivals and celebrations. In Mladost Multifunctional Hall diverse business and sport events are held. Burgas also offers excellent possibilities for conferences, fairs, exhibitions, incentive trips and team buildings. There are three-, four- and five-star hotels each of them with a different capacity and equipped with up-to-date equipment.
PAMPOROVO About 85 km from Plovdiv is the famous winter ski resort Pamporovo. Both summertime and wintertime, any holiday in Pamporovo could be combined with business activities in this cosy environment with its numerous places of entertainment. More than 10 three- and four-star hotels offer excellent conditions for business meetings, conferences, seminars, corporate events, trainings and team buildings.
BOROVETS Only 60 km frm Sofia is Borovets –the oldest winter resort in Bulgaria. Borovets is the perfect place not only for winter sports and holidays, but for intensive trips, team buildings and business events. The four- and five-star hotels are the perfect place for business meetings, conferences, seminars. There are modern info centres with well-equipped up-to date technical appliances, professional services and modern conference halls.
BANSKO Tuced away at the foot of Pirin Mountain, about 160 km away from Sofia International airport, the town of Bansko with its year-round attractions is the right place for all four seasons holiday. The resort owes its popularity to the perfect conditions for ski tourism, combined with original folklore and revival architecture.
Some of the leading hotels with excellent conference facilities are situated in Bansko.
ALBENA resort situated only 30 km away from Varna with its international sea port and airport is the right place to organize international festivals, sport events, rallies, rock concerts, beach parties, exhibitions and many other happenings throughout the year.
GOLDEN SANDS RESORT is famous not only with its summer holidays but also with the organization of meetings and conferences. The four- and five-star hotels have anything one needs for holding diverse business events.
RUSE Many business and cultural events are held in Ruse. The rich and cultural program connected wth different festivals attracts annually thousands of visitors.
Transforming the home of Elias Canetti into a congress and festival centre as well as the renovation of the Municipal building, the so-called Profitable House, turn Ruse into a good location for various business events.
VELIKO TARNOVO is one of the most beautiful towns in Bulgaria. The symbol of the town is the tower of the hill Tsareves, encircled by the waters of Yantra River. The Varosha quarter is quite impressive with its architecture and its picturesque narrow cobbled streets. The Samovodska Charshia nests various crafts, workshops, souvenir shops and picture galleries. While you are in Veliko Tarnovo, do not miss the unique Sound and Light Show. The town also offers excellent possibilities for conferences, fairs, exhibitions, incentive trips and team buildings.