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Kick-off Event

Official #ForBulgaria Kick-Off event at the 7th of June. High quality keynotes, high-level networking and all leading organizations and companies of Bulgaria.

The Event

Invitation only, please contact us for saving a spot for the Kick-Off Event


On June 7, the Industry Association Digital Bulgaria (IAD) will officially launch the IAD Fund #ForBulgaria. At the exclusive event, 150 high-level political and business leaders will be invited to witness leading organizations and partners working together for the future of the Bulgarian economy.

The IAD Fund #ForBulgaria provides millions in funding to the business community to drive digitization and innovation. Already, over 30 ministries, organizations, regions and partners are participating in the IAD consortium.

The IAD launch event will not only feature the IAD partners and the official signing of the collaboration with the partners, but also a start-up competition and high-level international keynotes.

Together we stand for the future of Bulgaria and a strong Bulgarian Economy. Together we are IAD.

With best regards,
Dr. Andreas Maier



Please note:

This event is invitation only!


16:00 Unofficial Start with “Playing and exploring”

17:00 Start-Up Pitches in front of audience and jury
Most promising Bulgarian Start-Ups are presenting their ideas in front of a jury to get internationalization and support packages.

17:30 Official Arrival & Start of the Event

18:00 Welcoming Message

1st Keynote – International Perspective
International Development in the fields of economic development, digitalization and usage of technologies.

Official Launch IAD Fund #ForBulgaria
Presentation of the common goals and scope, introduction to the launch-partners, supporters and involved organizations.

Official Signing with Partners and Press
Official signing of the cooperation by all partners of #ForBulgaria

2nd Keynote – Bulgarian Perspective
Developments in Bulgaria, challenges and outlook on the future of economic development, digitalization and innovation.

Official Launch SIX.MS
Public launch of the Bulgarian Success Story SIX Management Systems.

20:30 Networking & Dinner, Exchange
Rooftop networking event with high-level people from Bulgaria and #ForBulgaria

Start-Up Contest – Pitches of the Winners
The winners of the start-up contest will be able to pitch in front of the audience

Food and Music
Enjoying networking, interesting discussions with drinks, food and great view over Sofia.

Official Release









All IAD members are contributing to give every company and every organization in Bulgaria a possibility to future prove themselves. This is why every participant stands for the same pledge for Bulgaria.

Our Pledge for Bulgaria

  1. We give access to knowledge and share expertise
    2. We use technology for the good of everyone
    3. We will support SMEs and Corporates in the transition
    4. We will work together to strengthen the Bulgarian economy
    5. We ensure collaboration across industries
    6. We give everyone access to our international network
    7. We are IAD – We stand as one

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