Annual Conference of the WFI 2015

The fourth Annual Conference of branches Furniture Production and Woodworking took place in Park hotel Saint Petersburg, Plovdiv at 27th November 2015. More than 250 managers of sectoral companies and partner organizations participated in the event.




The official opening of the conference was held by Mr. Galin Gospodinov – Chairman of the Managing Board of BBCWFI.


The participants were greeted by the official guests:


Mr. Luben Petrov – Deputy minister of economy

Eng. Georgi Kostov – Deputy minister of agriculture and food

Mr. Stamen Yanev – Executive director of Invest Bulgaria Agency

Mr. Nikola Stoyanov – Deputy executive director of the Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency

Mr.Tsvetan Simeonov – Chairman of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Mr. Bojidar Danev – Executive President of the Bulgarian Industrial Association

Mr. Vasil Velev – Chairman of the Bulgarian Industrial Capital Chamber




The ceremony of the 2015 Annual sectoral awards took place in the official part of the event. The awards were established to stimulate the achievements and good examples in the sector.




This year the event took place under the topic “Increasing the competitiveness of the companies in the sector”.




Guest lectors and experts were invited to participate:


•             Mr. UDO TRAEGER /Germany/, with 20 years of experience in the management of specialized exhibition all over the world, introduced presentation with topic “The secrets of the successful participation in international events”


•             Mrs. Christina Krancheva /Bulgaria/, international consultant of corporate etiquette and protocol with more than 11 years of experience in the area, presented “Business etiquette and work in a business environment”.


•             Mr. Ivan Yordanov /United Kingdom/ – representative of the British company GoLive UK for development and optimization of websites presented the topic “Proved methods for successful work with Internet”.





This year lectors from the Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Executive Forest Agency presented current topics for the companies in sector Woodworking in side panel of the Conference.




Official partners of the event were Auto France 3000 – official representative of Reanult, Dacia and Nissan for Bulgaria and Bulgaria Insurance AD.



Images from the even you can find  HERE.