Thank you for your interest in joining the Bulgarian Economic Chamber.
Please fill out the Application Form below in English [typewritten, not in manuscript], print it, sign it, scan it and email it in PDF to [email protected]
You can find the Application Form here.
The Bulgarian Economic Chamber is one of the largest international chambers of commerce and industry in Bulgaria, representing a lot of leading corporations and organizing many events each year. Our platform and network is unparalleled in the sphere of Bulgarian business, with commercial access and business content delivery to members. The Bulgarian Economic Chamber is a non-profit, member-driven organization promoting business ties between Bulgaria and other countries.
We would like to invite companies with international and local business relationship deemed by the Chamber’s Board to contribute towards the objectives of our organization to join the Chamber.
WHY JOIN THE BULGARIAN ECONOMIC CHAMBER
Our aim is to help your business grow by striving to organize, provide and improve the following:
- A wide range of benefits and services for our members through our activities and events in Bulgaria (often benefiting the business communities at large in the process).
- A local presence to service members and potential members, and encourage the development of business enterprises.
- Initiatives which ensure that we are and will continue to be recognized by policymakers, media and business people as an effective voice for the business communities that trade between the Bulgaria and other countries.
- Encouragement for co-operation and promotion between various governmental, non-governmental and business entities, including social, cultural and charitable groups, which can contribute to an improvement in trade and investment, as well as general well-being of civil societies.
Support for the work of organizations and initiatives which best reflect the views and promote the activities of the business community in Bulgaria.
Promotion and assistance to our members to achieve their aims and objectives in Bulgaria.
Use our business platform to network and gain insights. You and your colleagues can also attend our upcoming events and committee meetings at members’ prices.
The Bulgarian Economic Chamber provides a wide range of benefits to members, from marketing and sponsorship to networking, social and educational events. As an effective voice for business communities, the Chamber also organizes representation to state institutions, and hosts events with key dignitaries and officials when they visit.
As a member, you can enjoy exclusive discounts and concessions on other members’ fees, fares and rates when using their services. And by taking part in our programs and activities, you can help shape the future of the Bulgarian Economic Chamber.
We are a Bulgarian-registered non-governmental organization. Over the years, we have built a high quality brand and a reputation as one of the leading professional business organizations.
To summarize, the Membership’s benefits are related to:
- Networking with the Bulgarian Economic Chamber’s members and other chambers and business associations.
- Participating and acquiring new knowledge and capabilities within the Bulgarian Economic Chamber’s activities – business breakfasts, conferences, seminars, round tables, workshops, social gatherings and other.
- Support in establishing contacts with institutions and government representatives.
- Support for exporters and importers in the sphere of international business.
- Special rates for member services including market research, advisory and other professional services (member-to-member benefits).
- Company profile on the Bulgarian Economic Chamber’s website.
- Use of the Bulgarian Economic Chamber’s logo in own promotional materials.
- Advertising in the Bulgarian Economic Chamber’s publications.
- Direct access to some of most engaged companies and professionals in Bulgaria.
- Business referrals and connections with influential fellow members.
- Expansion of your network of key contacts in government and business.
- Your voice will be heard as part of an influential and reputable business organization that takes your message and concerns to policy makers.
- You can effectively market your products and services through our Chamber’s website and events.
- Learning more about issues and developments that affect your business through our trade information.
- You can host events on topics of interest to your fellow members, promoted by the Bulgarian Economic Chamber.
- You can take advantage of our list of preferential pricing and discounts from a variety of valuable sources.
- Opportunity to participate in our committees and working groups responding to issues affecting your business.
- Opportunity to attend prestigious events, meetings, conferences, seminars, round tables, breakfast forums, luncheons or evening events, with prominent and influential leaders, from both private and public sectors.
- Access to industry specific events that target like-minded individuals and provide an opportunity to share and discuss the latest information and trends related to their business environment.
Engage with Governments
We organize business contacts with state institutions, provide feedback to the government on important issues affecting the ease of doing business in Bulgaria.
We have 10+ committees that meet once a month for committee meetings – intimate discussions over breakfast or lunch with peers in the industry.
Speak at the Bulgarian Economic Chamber’s events
Our members actively approach us and take part as speakers in a variety of business events if they have news and findings to share.
Special prices for advertisements
Enjoy discounts when you purchase advertisements in the Bulgarian Economic Chamber’s publications. Member companies receive exposure in the following ways:
– Listing in Membership Directory
– News about member companies is publicized on our e-Newsletter.
– Access to sponsorship opportunities
Becoming a member means you’ll be joining a network of business leaders and industry experts. Whether the biggest multinational or smallest start up, companies join our membership program to network with the experienced, develop strategies for expansion, and contribute to policy development. Our membership is designed to suit businesses of all shapes and sizes at different stages of entry to the market. Whether you are completely new or are already well established, our membership is tailored to your needs so you receive the advice, support and assistance to support your objectives in Bulgaria.
Corporate Membership is for companies that are serious about doing business and require business advice, practical services and networking. Benefits include:
- Dedicated relationship managers in Bulgaria.
- Initial consultation session with relationship manager to discuss objectives and develop an action plan.
- Business review meeting.
The Bulgarian Economic Chamber membership includes free access to a number of practical business support services, along with exclusive access to our member only services. This covers a wide range of support services:
- Exclusive access to Request for Proposal (RFP) service, helping member companies to identify service providers to assist with Bulgarian company incorporation, tax structuring, contract drafting and other specialist requirements.
- Certain period of free access to our professional business consultants.
- Advice on simple, cost effective, low-risk and legal means of having a presence in Bulgaria, before you set up your own office.
- Exclusive access to the Bulgarian Economic Chamber’s Employment Advisory Service.
Whether looking to establish and expand your business or connect with businesspeople, building a strong network of contacts is vital. Through our extensive networks in Bulgaria and priority access to events, the Bulgarian Economic Chamber membership offers the ideal platform for high level business relations and support for your business success in Bulgaria. Membership is related to:
- Member to member introductions: free direct introductions to our members and partners in Bulgaria.
- Listing in our Online Member Directory: a searchable resource for companies in Bulgaria.
- Priority access to meet visiting delegations, including sector-specific business delegations.
- Priority attendance and discounted rates for important business events, conferences and dinners in Bulgaria.
- Exclusive opportunity to participate in our work programs.
Marketing & PR
Our membership offers a platform for companies to raise their profile, from providing sponsorship and advertising opportunities to using our business platform to help promote member news and activities.
- Exclusive sponsorship opportunities for our events and activities (including conferences, seminars, round tables, cocktail parties).
- Opportunity to distribute company news and press release to the Bulgarian Economic Chamber network via Chamber’s website, e-Newsletter and social media platforms.
- Priority speaking opportunities at events (including conferences, seminars, round tables)
- Exclusive opportunities to host joint events.
We keep you informed of everything that is happening in the business in Bulgaria. Our membership provides you with the news and information most useful to your company, thereby saving you time. As well as weekly and monthly members’ communications, members can join forums with other like-minded businesses. You also get the following benefits:
- Updates on latest business news and events by email.
- Email alerts for latest business opportunities in your sector.
Full access to all articles, reports, and other exclusive content.