Upcoming Events in Sofia
From Zero To Fintech Hackathon
6-14 March, online
The Bulgarian Fintech Association (BFA) and the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Sofia University organize the “From Zero To Fintech” Fintech Hackathon to be held between 6–14 March.
The participants will be able to create and develop brand new Fintech solutions, test them with ‘dummy data’ and solve real-life Fintech cases. The best ideas will be awarded and will receive support for further market validation.
The main goal of the hackathon is to facilitate the development of Fintech ideas and business plans in Bulgaria through a series of workshops and mentoring from the best experts in marketing, sales, law, technology, and investments in Fintech.
‘Social Innovation and the Role of Technology During a Pandemic’ Discussion
March 10, online
The Professional Association of Robotics and Automation (PARA), with the support of ClubHouse, Sofia Tech Park and Innovative Sofia, organizes an online discussion “Social innovation and the role of technology during a pandemic.”
The meeting will be held on March 10, from 17:00 on the Facebook pages of ClubHouse and PARA.
The Deputy Mayor for Digitalization, Innovation and Economic Development Mr. Gencho Kerezov will also join the discussion on best local practices in the fight against the pandemic, where digitalization has the strongest impact and who are its main adopters.
You can register for the event free of charge here.
Urban Infrastructure & Mobility Forum 2021
18 March, hybrid event
Urban Infrastructure & Mobility Forum 2021, organized by the City Media Group in strategic partnership with the European Investment Bank, will provide an opportunity to review trends, deficits, good practices and priorities in the development of urban infrastructure and improving mobility.
- Investments in green and technological urban transport infrastructure and mobility
- Tools, platforms and a flexible approach to financing urban transport infrastructure and mobility
- Municipal capital programmes 2021
- Development of the Sofia metro: future phases and expansions
- Improving urban mobility through innovative and technological solutions
- Planning and management through data, intelligent transport systems, e-mobility and related infrastructure, ecology and energy transition
Holiday & SPA Expo 2021
22-23 March, hybrid event
The 38th edition of the International Tourism Fair Holiday & SPA Expo will be held on April 22 and 23, 2021, at Inter Expo Center – Sofia.
During the upcoming edition of the event, hybrid side events will be held, including live and online discussions and meetings. For more information, please visit the website of the Fair.
Healthcare Industry: Innovations and Good Practices
23 March, online
For the seventh consecutive year, Capital organizes the conference ‘Healthcare Industry: Innovations and Good Practices’ to address the challenges and trends in the healthcare sector in Bulgaria. The event will focus on the trends in the coming post-COVID era from the perspective of legislators, regulators, hospitals and pharmaceutical companies.
‘Healthcare Industry: Innovations and Good Practices’ will be held on 23 March 2021.
7th eCommCongress 2021 – Purchase-ology
25 March, online
This year, the seventh annual congress for e-commerce comes under the motto Purchase-ology.
You will hear lectures focused on marketing psychology, data analysis, consumer behavior, how to manage video content and influencers, and much more.
Follow the facebook page of the event for news and updates.
Annual FinTech Summit
30 March, online
The Annual FinTech Summit will take a look at the future of finance, the opportunities for collaboration between FinTech companies and traditional financial institutions, the most probable consequences of the 2020 crisis, and emerging technologies to further grow and strengthen the industry.
FinTech Summit 2021 is a one-day digital conference with two parallel tracks:
- Fintech track – game-changing business models,
- Technical track – technologies enabling innovation,
and a live in-person networking event after the conference for a limited number of guests.