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BSC SME – Ruse has been registered in January 1996 as a non-governmental and non- profit organization by the following member-organization: Regional Union of Private Economic Enterprise - Ruse, Ruse Municipality, Ruse Chamber of Commerce and Industry and  Bulgarian Industrial Association - Ruse.  It began active operation in April 1996 and till the present moment has proven to be very efficient thanks both to the efforts of its staff and the attracted consultants, as well as to the financial assistance granted by the Delegation of European Commission, European Commission, PHARE Program, Austrian Government and the US Department of Labor.


The Bulgarian Association of Information Technologies (BAIT) is the biggest, most representative and influential branch organization in the sphere of information and communication technologies in Bulgaria. Presently 90 member companies are enlisted in it. The Association includes companies in the trend of hardware, software, system integration, networks, telecommunications, Internet suppliers, etc. BAIT is a member of the European Association of Information Technologies (DIGITALEUROPE) and of the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA). For more information, please visit our website  or contact us at email

Bulgarian Association of Travel Agents (BATA) is a non-governmental, non-profit making organization, established in 1992 to represent and protect the economic rights and interests of tour operators and travel agents, to support and encourage their economic activities. BATA members generate 75% of the incoming tourism and 70% of the outgoing tourism of Bulgaria. Our member companies are working actively on the Romania, German, Greek, Russian, British, Scandinavian, Spanish, Italian, Turkish, Macedonian, etc. markets, and successfully develop new products on destinations still unfamiliar for Bulgarians.

National Association of Industrial Security Companies (NAFTSO), established in 2001, is a non-profit association and incorporates trading companies that provide security services.

NAFTSO is a recognized representative employers organization of the private security sector in Bulgaria.

Since 2005 NAFTSO is a member of Confederation of European Security Services CoESS, representing private security industry at European level. 

For more than ten years the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria (ICCB) has successfully helped businesses in internationalizing their activities.

The ICCB is registered in Sofia tribunal register and recognized by the Italian government with a decree of Italian Ministry of Economic Development included in law n. 518/70.

The Italian Chamber of Commerce is fully integrated into Assocamerestero network (Association of Italian Chambers of Commerce abroad,, that comprises 78 chambers with 140 offices in 52 countries and more than 24000 businesses as members.

Branch Chamber of Woodworking and Furniture Industry (BCWFI) is a voluntary non-profit association whose mission is to protect and represent the interests of its members and the industry. BCWFI is the only official representative of employers in the Furniture, Woodworking, Manufacturing and supply of equipment and materials for the woodworking and furniture sectors.

The Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (established in 1895) is an independent, non-governmental organization for assistance, promotion, representation and protection of the business interests of its members, which contributes to the development of international economic cooperation and provides assistance for the European and international integration of the Republic of Bulgaria. The activity of the Chamber is based on the principles of voluntary membership, autonomy and self-financing. BCCI seeks to establish straightforward and ethical relations among the business circles.

The Bulgarian Industrial Association – Union of the Bulgarian Business is a non-governmental organization founded on 25 April 1980.

BIA is a nationally recognized organization of employers and participates with its representatives in the operation of all national consultative councils, supervisory and managing bodies of state public institutions.

BIA is the only business organization which is a member of BUSINESSEUROPE, a confederate-like European business organization, thus representing the Bulgarian companies and employers’ interests on a European level. Furthermore, it actively participates in the work of the International Labour Organization (ILO), the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the South East European Employers’ Forum (SEEEF). BIA is also among the founders of the Union of Black Sea and Caspian Confederation of Enterprises (UBCCE).

The specialized international exhibitions and convention events organized by Inter Expo Center are the meeting place for friends and partners from all over the world, generating ideas and stimulating the creation of new projects.

Inter Expo and Congress Center – information in figures:

Area: 42 000 sq. m

Location: in the south-eastern part of Sofia, 3 km away from Sofia Airport, directly on the highway Vienna – Sofia – Istanbul, 6 km from the city centre and 15 minutes away from the central railway station and the international bus station

Exhibition pavilions: 6 exhibition pavilions and open exhibition area

Congress halls: 7 congress halls

Parking lot: 2 500 places 

Services: restaurants, cafes, bank, insurance and tourist services, hotel booking, flight booking, rent-a-car.

Romalimenta Federation brings together all employers in the food industry large processing companies , local and multinational companies. Is the unified voice of the sector, the legally recognized representative and signatory to the Collective Agreement on the branch .

The major objective of the federation is to support the rapid development of the food industry in the context of the EU market. They have thousands of operators working with European standards of hygiene and quality, but there are many others who are still working in this direction.

They plan to support the exports of food on a single market and they know that progress depends on the restriction of the underground economy and the balance of contractual relations with the commercial sector, especially big retail . In this context, they are involved in the organization of Romanian participations in international fairs in collaboration with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Business Environment and Romanian Center for Trade and Investment .

AMCOR , National Association of Consultancy firms and training in Management, is a member of the European Federation of Associations of Consulting, FEACO Brussels , and the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes , ICMCI .

Nationally, AMCOR is the regulatory body of the profession of management consultant , a member of the Liberal Professions of Romania , UPLR .

AMCOR mission is to add value to its members by promoting a climate of professionalism and ethics in management consulting market in Romania .

AMCOR is the only full member of the Romanian Association FEACO, European Federation of Management Consulting, based in Brussels ( ) and ICMCI , International Council of Management Consulting Institutes ( ) .

National College of Social Workers was formed in February 2005 in the Law 466/04.11.2004, as a professional, governmental, public, non-political, non-profit legal person, autonomy and independence.

It is autonomous and independent in relation to any public or private legal person and can exercise his powers without any interference from them.

National College of Social Work, through its bodies, the representative body of social workers from Romania in relations with authorities and non-governmental, and international.

Automotive Cluster Bulgaria is a cluster that supports automotive industry companies with headquarters or subsidiaries in Bulgaria in setting-up and further development of production, assembling, R&D, sales or service.

ACB attracts car manufacturers, manufacturers of special vehicles and leading international suppliers of automotive components to Bulgarian market; demonstrate locational advanta­ges of Bulgaria over other Eastern European countries, the Middle East and North Africa. All these tasks aiming to make a major contribution to the future growth of the Bulgarian industry.


Spiru Haret University is the biggest private university in Romania set up by Law 443/05.07.2002 under MO 491.09.07.2002 as a higher education institution of public utility, part of the national education system. USH has established its reputation in building an Education for Life, in a modern, progressive and welcoming institution, offering specific and unique educational opportunities to students of varied backgrounds. Oriented to excellence in education and research, Spiru Haret University serves more than 15,000 students and over 800 staff, providing educational and societal skills within over 75 undergraduate and master programs supplied by the 24 faculties of Bucharest and other 5 academic centres. USH is totally centred on the students’ knowledge, satisfaction and entrepreneurial academic approach. 

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