Sponsors

Meet our generous sponsors and partners

Platinum Sponsor

With over 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, fnancial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 employees working in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Cargill Business Services is a global organization within Cargill that offers shared services to our businesses in the areas of Finance, HR, Strategic Sourcing, IT and Transportation & Logistics. Our European center located in Sofa opened in early 2014 and is currently expanding.


Visit company website: http://www.cargill.bg



Gold Sponsors

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Driven by responsible operations, ongoing innovation, and open collaboration, we have established a competitive ICT portfolio of end-to-end solutions in telecom and enterprise networks, devices, and cloud computing. With more than 170,000 employees, Huawei is committed to enabling the future information society, and building a Better Connected World.


Together with telecom carriers, Huawei has built over 1,500 networks, helping over one-third of the world's population connect to the Internet. Together with our enterprise customers, we employ agile enterprise networks, including open cloud networks, to drive efficient operations and agile innovation across domains like Safe City, finance, transportation, and energy. With our smart devices and smartphones, we are improving people's digital experience in work, life, and entertainment.


Huawei advocates openness, collaboration, and shared success. Through joint innovation with our partners and peers we are expanding the value of information and communication technology to establish a robust and symbiotic industry ecosystem. Huawei actively participates in over 300 standards organizations, industry associations, and open source communities, having submitted over 43,000 proposals to drive standardization and pave the way for more effective collaboration. We have joined forces with industry partners to innovate in emerging domains like cloud computing, software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), and 5G. Together, we are promoting ongoing, collaborative industry development.


Visit company website: http://www.huawei.com/



UniCredit Bulbank is the biggest Bulgarian bank with assets above 17.4 billion leva as at the end of the first half of 2016. It is a leader in the lending to the real economy with a market share of 19.1% of the total loans of the banking system. UniCredit Bulbank has established itself also as the most trusted bank among depositors, a proof of which is the solid market share of 19.3% in the deposits as at June 30, 2016.


The Bank services over one million citizens and households, private customers, small and medium-sized enterprises, large local and international companies, etc.


In 2016 UniCredit Bulbank was declared the Best Bank in Bulgaria by a number of prestigious editions and economic rankings - Global Finance Magazine, EMEA Finance Magazine, the annual ranking К10 of Capital Newspaper. It has won also the awards Best Digital Bank in Bulgaria for 2016 of Global Finance Magazine, Best Innovative Bank in Bulgaria of the Bulgarian edition of Forbes Magazine, Best Trade Finance Bank in Bulgaria of Global Finance Magazine, Best Trade Finance Bank in Bulgaria of Euromoney.


UniCredit Bulbank is part of the leading European banking group UniCredit with banking activity in 17 countries in Europe and an international network in nearly 50 countries worldwide. UniCredit is a market leader in CEE and is one of the 28 banks declared to be Global Systemically Important Financial Institutions (G-SIB).


Visit company website: http://www.unicreditbulbank.bg/



Silver Sponsors

Telelink is a leading system integrator in Central and Eastern Europe with expertise in delivering a wide range of innovative services and solutions for network infrastructure, mobile and wireless networks, system integration and managed services; physical security, video surveillance and building automation. The company was established 15 years ago and has now over 500 professionals contributing to its success. Telelink has gained experience from major ICT projects in the region for corporate and public sector enterprises, and partner with key telecoms in countries.


To address modernday challenges of computing and networking infrastructures, we focus on providing complete solutions for Data Centers and Information Security Management, to help organizations adopt competitive, innovative and secure cloud computing services.


Our certified and experienced engineers can help customers design, plan, build, and support their data center infrastructure, to provide complete, scalable, and reliable turn-key solutions for their applications.


To help execute each project, Telelink has a comprehensive Project Management team that effectively use and adapt the PMI standards and methodology to the specifics of the market and the industry in Bulgaria and in each territory where Telelink does business.


Visit company website: http://www.telelink.bg/en


Melexis designs, produces and markets micro-electronic solutions that provide added value for customers in the global automotive, industrial and consumer markets. For over 25 years, technical innovator Melexis has made significant contributions towards a sustainable future. The integrated semi-conductors that Melexis produces address the worldwide demand for greener, safer cars, smarter machines and more environmentally friendly buildings.


Melexis is a Belgium company founded in 1989 with worldwide presence in Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Ukraine, USA, Italy, France, Switzerland, China, Japan and the Philippines. In Bulgaria, Melexis operates since 2000 with growing Development and Manufacturing site, employing more than 350 professionals.


Visit company website: https://www.melexis.com/en


Partners

Coca-Cola HBC Bulgaria started operations in Bulgaria in 1992. Since its establishment the company has invested over 500 milion BGN in the Bulgarian economy.


Based in Sofia, we operate 2 bottling plants across the country. In addition, we channel products through 9 warehouses and distribution centers. We employ about 1 000 people and indirectly support the jobs of up to 8 times more in our value chain. We aim to be our customers’ most preferred supplier, and conduct programmes to support our customers who sell our products to consumers.


Our company is part of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group, one of the largest bottlers of The Coca-Cola Company’s products in the world, and the biggest in Europe. The operations of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group span 28 countries, serving more than 581 million people. The group's holding company, Coca-Cola HBC AG, is headquartered in Switzerland and has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange as well as secondary listings on the Athens and New York stock exchanges.


Visit company website: http://en.coca-colahellenic.bg/Home/


At New Horizons Bulgaria, we are dedicated to delivering flexible and results-oriented IT & business training.


In partnership with many of the industry's top vendors, we offer training in subjects such as: Microsoft®, CompTIA®, IBM®, Information Security, PMP®, PRINCE2®, ITIL®, Lean Six Sigma, Business analysis, Business simulations and more.


Being a reputable training provider in Bulgaria for over 14 years, we hold prestigious industry awards. We are also part of New Horizons – the world’s largest independent IT training company, with more than 30 million students worldwide.


Visit company website: http://www.newhorizons.bg/en-us/


The Business Institute is a business and management skills catalyst.  We design and deliver training solutions.


We apply world-class business methodologies, tools and simulations of leading educational institutions like Stanford University, Cornell University, Harvard University, INSEAD, StratX Simulations, Business Model Foundry, Thomas International, etc., covering the whole range of business management areas.


The training and educational approach we apply focuses on action-oriented learning and real-world application to drive changes in knowledge, behaviour and action. This approach challenges the participants to analyse complex information and make decisions to solve holistic business cases.


Visit company website: http://www.thebusinessinstitute.eu/




Vyara yoga club is established in 2004 by Vera Zaharieva.  The club is a member of Bulgarian Yoga Federation.


The main goal of the club as a Non-profit Organization is to train and develop people with different interests and from various age groups - children, adults, expectant mothers - and to help them change their mindset and lifestyle inspired by yoga.


Visit company website: http://www.viarayoga.com/


For more information or questions: sponsors@pmi.bg