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SCG presented OP                               09.05.2012

Smart Consulting Group Ltd. presented the funding opportunities in the field of technological modernization and standardization within Operational Programme Competitiveness during a seminar organized by the German-Bulgarian Industrial and Trade Chamber. The participants in the event held on 5th April were representatives of German and Bulgarian enterprises.


Investment forum in Geneva            27.04.2010

Smart Consulting Group Ltd. participated in an investment forum in Geneva organized by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and focused on investment and development.

 


Book presentation                               10.03.2010

On March 10 at the University of Sofia was the official presentation of the book: The role of the EU Funds in Southeast Europe written by Dr. Vladimir Zinoviev, Managing Director of Smart Consulting Group Ltd., and published by the European Institute. Among the participants in the event were Renaldo Maendmets from the European Commission Regional Policy department; Juliana Nikolova, Secretary of the Council of EU Funds Management by the Council of Ministers of Bulgaria; Lyubov Panajotova, Director of the European Institute; Dr. Michael Angerer, Commercial Counselor of Austria in Bulgaria.


Investment Forum in Minsk              17.11.2009

On Novermber 12th, 2009, the Manager of Smart Consulting Group Ltd. took part in a round-table Development of the Financial Markets – Today and Tomorrow , held in Minsk, Belarus, within the Investment Economic Forum and Sixth Plenary Session of the Consultative Council On Foreign Investment at the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus.

 


SCG attended a Vienna forum         12.11.2009

Smart Consulting Group Ltd. presented the funding opportunities in the field of technological modernization and standardization within Operational Programme Competitiveness during a seminar organized by the German-Bulgarian Industrial and Trade Chamber. The participants in the event held on 5th April were representatives of German and Bulgarian enterprises.


SCG on a mission to Indonesia        19.10.2009

During a business trip to Jakarta, Indonesia, the manager of Smart Consulting Group Lts. Mr. Vladimir Zinoviev met with Ms. Mary Elka Pangestu, Minister of Trade, and Mr. Immanuel Inkiriwang, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Bulgaria and Albania. They discussed the possibilities to assist Indonesia in its efforts to encourage exports to South East Europe and the European Union. According to the Indonesian administration their key competitor for expansion in the SEE region and the EU is China.


Round Table on PPP                          07.10.2009

International Platforms for Public-Private Partnerships was the topic of a round table held on October 7th, 2009, at 9:30 in the Alexander Hall of the Radisson Hotel in Sofia. The event was co-hosted by Smart Consulting Group Ltd. and the Austrian Chamber of Commerce, with their key partners UniCredit Bulbank and the Union of Investors in Tourism.The main topics of discussion included opportunities for building platforms for public-private partnerships, legislative initiatives, as well as the public-private partnership development vision of the executive power.


Round table on Environment       30.04.2009

A round table on environment and energy issues was held in the Radisson Hotel Sofia. It was organized by the newspaper;. Participants were the chairman of the Sofia Chamber of Commerce and Industry as well as representatives of the Sofia water companies and other relevant institutions. Smart Consulting Group Ltd. presented EU funding opportunities in the field of environment.


SPA Congress in Sofia                    29.04.2009

The first SPA Congress was held on April 29th 2009 in Sofia. It was organized by team4tourism, Kohl and Partners Sofia; LVHT institute for applied building and bath hygiene; the technical testing and research institute; Myrtha Pools and Smart Consulting Group Ltd. Participants were Austrian and Bulgarian companies, as well as members of the Chamber of Foreign Trade Austria and representatives of ministries. Smart Consulting Group Ltd. presented the possibilities of EU funding in the field of tourism.


Round table in Plovdiv                  28.04.2009

A round table on the topic of the global financial crisis was held in Plovdiv. It was organized by the newspaper. Participants were the Deputy Minister of Economy and Energy, Mrs. Nina Radeva, the Deputy Mayor of the city of Plovdiv as well as representatives of the private sector. Smart Consulting Group, Ltd. discussed financing options by the EU for companies in the crisis.


SCG presented Ops                        25.03.2009

Smart Consulting Group Ltd. presented the funding opportunities to projects in the field of tourism within OPs during a Bulgarian-Austrian Forum in Hisar on March 24th and 25th 2009. In this annual forum organized by the Austrian Trade Commission in Sofia and the Austrian Chamber of Commerce participants were Austrian companies, Bulgarian tourist companies, representatives of local authorities, representatives of the Association of Investors in Tourism and others.


Online Forum                                    26.02.2009

Experts from Smart Consulting Group Ltd. have been answering questions from readers of a leading Bulgarian newspaper online on issues of EU Fundings. The event took place within a half-day online live forum where all incoming questions have been answered in real time.

 


SCG advises UniCredit Bulbank 29.01.2009

Smart Consulting Group Ltd. has signed a consultancy agreement with UniCredit Bulbank for the counseling of projects which are either funded or co financed by the operative programs of the EU or other donor programs. Smart Consulting Group Ltd. will be advising, planning and managing projects for clients of the bank that are to be funded.

 


PPP Round Table                            24.11.2008

Smart Consulting Group Ltd. and the E.C.U. (European Consultants Unit) organized a round table on PPP-projects in Sofia. The event was attended by over 70 representatives of the public administration, the branch organizations, the municipalities, the private sector and members of parliament. Mrs. Maria Cappone, member of the National Parliament and President of the United People, announced the legislation initiatives related to the PPP.


Austrian Showcase                        19.11.2008

Smart Consulting Group Ltd. presented the potential for funding projects within the Operational Programs in Bulgaria in the field of environment and renewable energy. The presentation took place during the Austria Showcase Environment and renewable energy in Sofia.

 


HR Seminar                                     15.10.2008

Smart Consulting Group Ltd. presented the funding opportunities in the field of HR during regional seminar in Ruse for HR-management and HR-development. Smart Consulting Group Ltd. was also an official partner of the event bringing over 100 representatives of the private sector from the north-eastern part of Bulgaria.

 


E.C.U.                                                01.10.2008

The Management of Smart Consulting Group Ltd. became member of the European Consultants Unit Europe (www.ecu-online.org). The Executive Director of Smart Consulting Group Ltd. became a President of the E.C.U. Bulgaria. European Tax Advisors, Auditors, Legal and Management Consultants (E.C.U.) has been established and still is the first European Association of Lawyers, Tax Advisors, Certified Accountants, Auditors and academic Management Consultants.


Danube Investment Forum          06.08.2008

Smart Consulting Group Ltd. presented the possibilities to develop and implement EU-funded projects in the region during an investment forum, organized by the Austrian Trade WKO. Over 60 representatives of the Austrian business attended the event. Smart Consulting Group Ltd. underlined the importance of the PPP-approach in the future.