Friedrich Naumann Foundation

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) is a German political foundation that promotes liberal democracy, rule of law, economic freedom and respect for human rights. Working hand-in-hand with its local partner organisations, the Foundation provides policy consultation as well as educational programmes for interested members of the general public, NGOs and governmental agencies worldwide. In so doing, it aims to contribute towards a freer, more peaceful and more open world society where people live freely and in peace.

The foundation operates in 62 countries around the world, giving knowledge and advice to voters, NGO activists, academics, economists, politicians and policy makers. It works together with local NGOs, civil-society organisations and educational institutions to share knowledge and to bring about peaceful and positive changes to their respective societies.


America For Bulgaria Foundation

The America for Bulgaria Foundation is an independent, non-governmental, non-partisan foundation that works in partnership with Bulgarian citizens, organizations and institutions to strengthen the private sector and democratic institutions in the country. To learn more about America for Bulgaria Foundation, visit:

The event is supported by America for Bulgaria Foundation. The statements and opinions expressed in it, belong to Association of European Journalists-Bulgaria and it does not necessary reflects the views of America for Bulgaria Foundation and its partners.

MOVE.BG is a platform for value creators and a think-and-do tank for innovative solutions. We are looking for workable ideas for social transformation, forging pathways into sustainable development and enabling a culture of constructive dialogue and participatory leadership.

We are proud to be one of the first independent software houses in Bulgaria with almost 20 years of experience and close to 300 professionals on board. Nemetschek Bulgaria’s teams are known for their professional attitude thus becoming a reliable software development partner to companies worldwide. In addition, we are a stable provider of software solutions on the Bulgarian and regional markets. What we do is run faster than the rest of the world: work with passion, innovate the future and make ideas turn into reality. We develop solutions that advance the present and give freedom of your business creativity.

Ontotext is a global leader and innovator in the area of semantic graph databases, Linked Open Data, Semantic Web, linguistic analysis, machine learning and artificial intelligence. The company develops key solutions to data challenges in various industries such as medical, pharmaceutical, publishing, financial risk management and compliance, legal as well as in the fields of text mining and text analysis, data integration and master data management. Some of the clients who have trusted Ontotext are BBC, Financial Times, Elsevier, UK Parliament, The Dutch Kadaster, S&P Global Platts, Springer Nature, Getty Trust among others.

SOFIA EVENT CENTER – SEC is a unique multifunctional hall with no equivalent in Bulgaria. The hall was created and designed by leading experts in the field of organizing events and implementing technical equipment.

SEC is fully equipped according to the latest trends in audio and visual technologies. In addition to the technological innovations and high quality equipment the hall offers its clients and visitors a perfect stage design and world class decorations.

ZAGORKA brewery enters in the second century of its operations in Stara Zagora. In 1994, ZAGORKA AD joined the global family of HEINEKEN. As part of the HEINEKEN company, the leading Bulgarian beer and cider brewer, ZAGORKA AD, is committed to developing its business sustainably and responsibly and has been recognized as the greenest company in its sector for 3 consecutive years. Successful implementation of its sustainability platform “Brewing a better world” focusing on the six areas: efficiency in water usage, decreasing CO2 emissions, local sourcing, responsible consumption, growing with communities, health and safety. ZAGORKA’s portfolio offers a variety of high-quality products that meet the tastes of the demanding Bulgarian consumer – Zagorka, Heineken, Ariana, Amstel, Stolichno, Desperados, Starobrno and the Cider apple and Strongbow cider. And for beer lovers products with 0.0% alcohol: Heineken 0.0%, Zagorka 0.0%, and Ariana Radler 0.0% with lemon and raspberry flavors.