The mission of the Bulgarian Convention Bureau is the development of the convention and meetings industry in Bulgaria, through dedicated and strategic presentations on national and international markets,  demonstrating its all geographical and facility assets across the country, and proving we have a lot to offer as a modern destination for sustainable international events.


Joint effort and knowledge to present Bulgaria and its cities, being transparent and vibrant.

Respect partners and colleagues in order to prepare and execute events in the most effective and productive way.

Share values and strive to develop new opportunities.

Believe in the power of meetings!

Our daily priorities

Facilitating cooperation and knowledge exchange in the meeting industry, as well as in education, commerce, and other sectors of the economy.

Supporting the entire process from planning to execution of variations in size and category of events.

Cooperating with government authorities and institutions and other branch associations to achieve our strategic aims, as well as support our members and further policy development.

Promoting and encouraging the exchange of ideas and information, related to business tourism and event industry, as well as sharing cultural and historical values.

Support to our members

Representation and protection of the interests of individual members and the convention bureau in front of local government authorities and institutions.

Bid preparation

Participation in open tenders and call to host international conferences and events.

Info tours and fam trips

Support and organisation of inspection visits and media tours to showcase the destination and its meeting facilities


Preparation of marketing materials to present the services offered by our members.


Ensuring continuous and close cooperation between all stakeholders in Bulgaria, each acting within its scope of competence and in line with its objectives and tasks, to further develop the convention industry in the country, as well as contribute to other sectors.

B2B events

Organising the joint participation of all members in specialised B2B exhibitions and conferences worldwide.


Information About The Organizational Structure, Board, Administration

Bulgarian Convention Bureau is governed by The General Assembly, the Management Board, and the Executive Director.

The General Assembly is the supreme body of the Organisation, formed of all full-fledged members.

The Management Board consists of five persons, full-fledged member organisations of the bureau.

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    Penny Raeva
    Chairman of the Board
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    Ivaylo Ivanov
    Member of the Board
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    Rozalina Kreissl
    Member of the Board
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    Maria Arsova
    Member of the Board
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    Kaloyan Todorov
    Member of the Board
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    Teodora Jilkova
    Managing Director
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    Emil Shukadarov
    Administrative Secretary


Bulgarian Convention Bureau Is Member Of

As of 19th April 2021, all formats of live events are allowed on the territory of Bulgaria, following regulations for maximum indoor capacity (based on the size of the room) and masks wearing. For more details and advice, please feel free to contact us at office@bgcb.eu.

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