Sponsors & Partners

Strategic Sponsor

Private Sector Award

We are glad to announce TBS as a Strategic Sponsor for the Bulgarian Project Management Awards 2021. 

Telelink Business Services
helps organizations transform, excel and stay ahead of the competition. By employing a holistic approach, TBS provides the clients with tailor-made solutions and services applicable to every industry and scale. The first success story in TBS portfolio was the network and connectivity rollout of Bulgaria’s biggest telecom operator in early 2000s. Since then the company expanded its business scope and specializations to engage in system integration activities, developing strong partnerships with leading technology providers. TBS teams work shoulder-to-shoulder with industry-leading partners to solve complex challenges in ways that optimize business performance and that bring more value to Customers.

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EU Funded Project Award

For nearly 20 years, Telelink Infra Services is maintaining an industry leading name as a premier provider of intelligent telecommunication and security solutions tailored to the needs of the customer. Headquartered in Sofia, Bulgaria, offering a wide range of talent and experience, from assessing your requirements to implementing cost effective and technologically advanced solutions to best fit mission-critical assignments.


Today the core business focuses on design and construction of network infrastructure, complete range of integrated security solutions and critical infrastructure protection systems together with developing and implementing future-proof smart technologies.


Serving hundreds of customers within the telecom, enterprise, industry and public sectors, extending the reach of our operations in five countries across Europe, Telelink Infra Services continues to set the standard for next generation intelligence and interconnectivity.


For more information, please visit Telelink Infra Services website.


Project Professional Award

New Horizons Bulgaria is dedicated to delivering flexible and results-oriented IT & business training, established as a reputable IT training provider in the Bulgarian market for over 18 years, holding prestigious industry awards. Part of New Horizons: the world’s largest independent IT training company, with оver 38-year history and more than 30 million students worldwide.


If you want to upgrade your skills and IT certifications, they gladly welcome you at their training and certification center, which is conveniently located in Interpred World Trade Center, Sofia.




Young Project Professional Award

The Business Institute is a catalyst for business skills, offering a wide range of trainings in the form of workshops, master classes, business programs in the fields of management, finance, marketing, sales, entrepreneurship and innovation. They also provide custom training solutions and management consulting services.


All trainings are based on real-life case studies provided by the participants or clients, holistic perspective in solving them and discussions with prominent guest speakers. The trainings are conducted physically, online or blended.


The Business Institute uses and adapts for the Bulgarian market official methodologies of Stanford University, Cornell University, Harvard University, Business Model Generation just to name a few.


The team of facilitators of The Business Institute is made up of experienced practitioners: managers, entrepreneurs and experts.


PMO Award

Raiffeisenbank was established in Bulgaria in 1994 and today is one of the leading banks in the country, offering services in all customer segments – individual and corporate banking, small and middle sized enterprises and retail banking.


Raiffeisenbank main values include collaboration, proactivity, curiosity and continuous learning and responsibility. Their long term vision is to become the most recommended financial services group. 


More details on the services provided in Bulgaria could be found in the bank’s website:  https://rbb.bg


Project for Social Good and CSR Award

Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) enables smarter cargo flow for a better every day with its leading cargo handling solutions and services. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. Through their unique position in ports, at sea and on roads, they optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value. Cargotec employs around 12,000 people globally.  


Cargotec Business Services was established in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2017 to provide Finance, Human Resources and Indirect Procurement services to Cargotec’s global businesses. Today, CBS offers services to over 80% of Cargotec’s employees worldwide. In addition to the main location in Sofia, Cargotec Business Services has a newly established APAC hub in Singapore, and hubs in the USA, and Poland.


Startup Award + Welcoming Drinks + Cocktail

VIDA Wine and Spirits Boutique is a Bulgarian company that is driven by the love for high quality wine, alcoholic beverages and gourmet food. It started its own wine line, inspired by the ancient traditions and spirit of the Vidin region. Vidin is a beautiful town situated on the coast of the Danube River and Vida is named after the well-known medieval fortress – Baba Vida. VIDA has a vast experience in the field and will organize the tasting of some finely selected wines. You can learn more about the brand selections they offer at https://vida.bg/blog/ or by following VIDA Wine & Spirits journey in social media.


Public Sector Award

Scalefocus is a software development and digital services company with a mission to help customers grow by leveraging the latest technology and top talent. Combining technical expertise with industry know-how, we help businesses navigate the technology maze, utilizing a mix of custom-built software and data, cloud platforms, process automation, advanced engineering, and ML. Since its inception in 2012, the company has successfully completed 500 projects in 26 countries, delivering software solutions that empower businesses to thrive today and be resilient to the future. Today Scalefocus is an employer of 730 IT professionals with six development centers in Bulgaria (Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Burgas) and North Macedonia (Skopje).


Pandemic Response Award

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 105,000 employees and annual revenue of over € 11 billion. In Bulgaria, Atos is presented by two legal entities with more than 1200 employees and the Project Management function is at the heart of every successful project of the group.


Atos IT Solutions & Services supports 20+ business functions and 1000+ processes by providing end-to-end services to Atos group companies. In addition, it delivers business communication services for customers in over 40 countries around the globe.


Atos Bulgaria Competency Center offers innovative IT solutions for international companies in the CPG and F&B sectors. The company is among the leaders offering world-class SAP solutions for corporate clients. Among them are Coca-Cola Hellenic, Swarovski, Thysenkrupp and SEB.


Both companies are among the leading employers in Bulgaria awarded several times as “Great Place To Work”.


Link to the website


Chocolate Degustation

"Giving makes people happy": a motto we can all live by as we all know and appreciate health benefits of chocolate and social benefits of a kind gesture of generosity from the heart.


Since 1913, the family business of Leonidas has had one mission: to make the most delicious, best-quality pralines accessible to everyone. Today, Leonidas is both a Purveyor to the Royal Household of Belgium, and serves millions of families in over 1300 shops worldwide. More than 100 different kinds of pralines, all made from chocolate with 100% pure cocoa butter. Discover their professional line of gift items: https://www.leonidas.com/gb_en/business/gifts


Cocktail and Wine Tasting

Villa Vinifera winery is located in the village of Brestovitsa near Plovdiv. The winery was established in 1936. The area is famous with the grape growing and the wine products that incorporate ancient traditions and modern day technologies.


The wine at Villa Vinifera is produced with care and love. The winery was built by a German architect whose name was lost through the years. Since then the owners have changed but the quality remains. The climate and the geographical location allow the winery to grow a variety of arrays - Mavrud, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Muscat, Chardonnay, Traminer.


The winery offers a wide range of products and services which you can check at https://villavinifera.com

Gift Contributions By

Kaloian Kirilov

Kaloian Kirilov is an entrepreneur with 20 years of experience. He completed his MBA with full scholarship from GVSU -USA and worked for SBDC and for Merrill Lynch there. After that Kaloian set up his own M&A and strategy consulting firm (Synergy Group) and for the last 5 years developed two
Edtech startups: daskal.eu and myeducationclub.com. He participated in the accelerators of NYU in New York, the corporate accelerator of MTS in Russia and the soft landing program for Startups in Taiwan. Mr. Kirilov is also the author of the books "Startup in BG" 1 and 2 part and "How to
sell your company?"



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