Bulgarian-Chinese Forum (BCF) 2018

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 19 April 2018

Bulgarian-Chinese Forum “International Cluster Policies” (BCF 2018) will be held on 18th – 19th May 2018 in the Festival and Congress Center (FCC), Varna. The forum is organised by the Confucius Institute at the University of Veliko Tarnovo St Cyril and St Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo and the Black Sea Cluster Innovation and Development in partnership with the Cluster for Information Assurance of Black Sea Tourism Business and Veritas Consulting Cluster.

The Forum is under the auspices of the Governor of the District with Administrative Centre Varna - Mr. Stoyan Pasev.

BCF 2018 marks the beginning of a series of events related to the development of partnership relations between Bulgaria and China in the field of tourism, information and communication technologies, quality of life and education policies. The main focus of the event is placed on the cooperation between Bulgarian and Chinese companies, organisations and institutions through establishment of international cluster links and collaborations.

The forum will be attended by representatives of the state administration, organisations and companies working with Chinese partners, representatives of Chinese business, scientific organisations and universities, experts in tourism, digital technologies and smart education. Some of them include the following: Bulgarian Centre for Development, Investment and Tourism in China, Bulgarian-Chinese Association for Business Development, Thrace Economic Zone Cluster, Tianjin Pharm Culture Group, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law.

The BCF2018 promotes global and regional dialogue on International Cluster Policies. It brings together the two of the oldest civilisations in the world to discuss the business potential of EU-China international cluster policies and to encourage more Europeans and Chinese to visit, discover and appreciate each other's places, cultures, and traditions. The aim is reflected into the event slogan - From East to West via Bulgaria.

The discussions will be held in the following panels:

  • Tourism Cluster Development Models for Global Competitiveness
  • Digitisation Trends in Business: Exploring Innovative Solutions 
  • Creativity and Collaboration in Education: Meeting the Challenges Ahead

BCF 2018 Matchmaking and Networking Event will take place on 19th May 2018 from 9:30 to 13:00.

Registration and participation:

Participation in BCF 2018 is free of charge by registration: http://cnbgforum.eu/pages/bg/registracija.php

The forum offers an opportunity to promote your company and / or products at a presentation stand in the FCC lobby or in the area around the entrance of the FCC as well as to participate with an advertisement (A6 size) in BCF 2018 catalog (in Bulgarian, English and Chinese) at a price of 180 leva (without VAT).

For further information about the forum, please visit the official website www.cnbgforum.eu or contact the organisers on + 359 888 629 643, info [at] cnbgforum.eu.

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