Business opportunities for Bulgarian SMEs in the Chinese market
Date: November 1, 2013, 9:25 to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hilton Hotel, Sofia
Prolonged stable economic growth in China helps create new business opportunities for SMEs in the EU in many sectors of industry. European Centre for Small and Medium Enterprises in the city of Beijing has recently launched a new business tool - "Are you ready for a business with China? " To provide step -by-step basic knowledge of the Chinese business environment and enable SMEs to assess their readiness to start business in China. This half-day training will enable you to learn more about the opportunities that exist for small and medium enterprises in China, and the range of support services to companies wishing to do business in China.
9:00 - 9:25 Registration
09.25 Opening speech by Milena Tzenova, Executive Director of the Association of Bulgarian exporters (ABE)
9.30 Opening speech by Deputy Minister Krasin Dimitrov
9.35 Opening speech by His Excellency the Ambassador of the People's Republic of Bulgaria
9.40 Opening speech by Ivo Todorov, Chairman of the Board of ABE
9:45 - 10:30 Is China on your radar?
Experts from the European Centre for Small and Medium Enterprises in the city of Beijing
- Presentation of the European Centre for Small and Medium Enterprises and diagnostic tools for SMEs doing business in China
- General introduction to the macroeconomic framework of China and what is its importance for European SMEs
10.30 - 11.00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:45 Special Opportunities by Industry
Expert from the European Centre for Small and Medium Enterprises in
11:45 - 12:00 Questions and Answers
12:00 - 12:15 Presentation by Viktor Azmanov, Chairman of the Bulgarian
Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry
12:15 to 12:45 Intellectual Property Protection in China
Expert from the Office for Protection of Intellectual
12:45 - 13:00 Questions and Answers
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 1/1 consultations conducted by the expert from the European Centre for Small and Medium Enterprises in the city of Beijing
Registration: till 29 October 2013
Participation in the training is free.
Working language: English. Interpretation will be provided in Bulgarian.