The historical development of the Bulgarian territories and the people that inhabited them in the antiquity during the ancient times has been determined by one major factor – their crossing between Europe and Asia. Since its very foundation in 681 AD, Bulgaria has had the potential to become one of the major centers of Europe. Bulgaria’s territory had been inhabited by the Thracians for thousands of years before being conquered by the Roman Empire and later the Byzantine Empire. Bulgaria is one of the few exotic nations of Europe, due to the fact that it boasts provides magnificent beaches, lovely churches, winter sport opportunities and great hiking locations, to name a few.
In Bulgaria, there are industrial and services expos, as well as expos of new technologies. The tradition of hosting such events has resulted in development of a corresponding infrastructure for conducting conferences in Bulgaria. The four international airports in the country ensure easy access to all parts of the world. Bulgaria’s rich history and various natural resources allow for short cultural and ecological trips in addition to the main agenda of the event.
The city of Varna is situated in the North-Eastern part of Bulgaria, on the Black Sea shore. Varna is the third-largest city in Bulgaria and the largest city and seaside resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. Situated strategically in the Gulf of Varna, the city has been a major economic, social and cultural centre for almost three millennia. Today Varna is a large modern coastal city offering many opportunities for entertainment and recreation. There are many hotels in the city to satisfy every taste and budget. Varna is a major tourist destination, business and university centre, seaport, and headquarters of the Bulgarian Navy and merchant marine.
The University of Economics – Varna (UE – Varna), founded in 1920, is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the field of economics on the Balkan Peninsula. During its 99-year-long history, UE – Varna has trained more than 145 000 professional economists currently working in Bulgaria and abroad. Today, there are more than 10 000 domestic and foreign degree-seeking students at UE – Varna.
The University has established an innovative and dynamic high-tech environment for young people headed for careers in business, economics, management, and computer science worldwide. The University resources and facilities provide its academic community with a pleasant and inspiring learning experience which fosters the students’ numerous talents as well.