Register now

Social Program

Tuesday Welcome Reception

Venue: Sofia Event Center (SEC) in Paradise Mall, Sofia

Date: Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Duration: 8.00 a.m. – 10.00 a.m.

Enjoy your morning coffee, tea and croissants whilst networking in a relaxed atmosphere with speakers, sponsors and delegates. Take this opportunity to break the ice, renew old acquaintances and forge new relationships for the future. The Registration and Welcome Reception will open at 8.00. The registration desk will be located on the 3rd floor of Sofia Event Center (SEC).

Admission to the Welcome Reception is included in the delegate registration fee and the accompanying person registration fee.


Venue: National Museum of History

Date: Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Time: 7.30 p.m.

An Evening to Remember

The IACB Grand Evening Event will take place at the National Museum of History, one of the largest history museums on the Balkans. It hosts world famous artifacts such as the Panagyurishte gold treasure, the Gradeshnitza tablets, the Vila Armira mosaics, the St. Theodor ceramic Icon and many others.  Witnesses of all European history periods – from Paleolithic, through Neolithic, Copper Age, Bronze Age, Thracian, Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine history, with focus on the 1300 years history of the Bulgarian state, the museum is one of the most interesting places to visit while in Sofia.

The elegant evening event will provide the IACB delegates with the unique opportunity to experience a spot of local culture, history and art. In a cordial atmosphere, surrounded by greenery at the foothills of Vitosha mountain, they will enjoy pleasant music, exciting performances, fine Bulgarian delicacies and many further surprises.

Please contact Mrs. Liliana Poppandova at if you are interested in sponsoring the IACB Welcome Reception and/or Conference Dinner.

Wednesday Happy Hour

Venue: Sofia Event Center (SEC)

Date: Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Duration: 5 p.m. – 6.30 p.m.

Enjoy a social happy hour after the last sessions on Wednesday. Join us for refreshments, continue started conversations and relax with peers and colleagues as we wind down another day of successful presentations.

Admission to the Wednesday Happy Hour is included in the delegate registration fee and the accompanying person registration fee.

Accompanying Persons Program

Embrace the cultural heritage, cuisine and entertainment in Bulgaria and bring to your mind unforgettable moments!

Sofia Sightseeing Tour (half-day):

  • An opportunity to get closer to the most famous highlights of the Capital of Bulgaria, including the impressive Alexander Nevski Cathedral, Former Royal Palace, National Theatre, National Assembly Square with the King Liberator Monument and more. In addition, the tour will offer you the chance to experience the vibrant pulse of the city with its vivid cafés and an outstanding concentration of pubs and restaurants next to historic monuments
  • Lunch at a Bulgarian traditional restaurant
  • Professional English-speaking guide

1-Day Excursion in picturesque Bulgaria:

  • A trip to the charming town of Koprivshtitsa with its romantic cobbled streets and unique old buildings, situated right in the heart of the Sredna Gora Mountain
  • Lunch at a traditional tavern in Koprivshtitsa
  • 1 coffee break at a cosy café
  • Shuttle service
  • Professional English speaking guide

Optional Tours – Enjoy Bulgaria in Your Way!

To accommodate all your needs and wishes we’d be glad to tailor individual tour and/or activity program at best price for you. These may include for example special city tours, visit of thermal springs & spas or activities like golf, off road and driving experiences on special locations. For further information, please contact


UniCredit Bulbank DB Schenker
« Back to previous page


  • DHL
  • Melexis
  • World Courier
  • Wolf Theiss