Token of Gratitude to H.E. Dr. Lilyana Pavlova

As part of the Europa Forum Wachau, which took place on 15 and 16 June 2018, Ambassador Dr. Elena Kirtcheva, General Secretary of Vienna Economic Forum, awarded the Golden Burial Mask from Shipka to H.E. Dr. Lilyana Pavlova, Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU 2018. Schipka's gold mask was discovered by Bulgarian archaeologists in 2004 in the 2,400-year-old tomb of a Thracian king near Schipka, 200 km east of Sofia and, according to ancient Greek authors, was worn during royal ceremonies.

As part of Vienna Economic Forum – Sofia Talks 2018, which took place on 18 May 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria, VEF Member Dr. Vladimir Penkov gave the mask as a gift to the six Prime Minister of the countries of the Western Balkans and to the Members of the Board of Vienna Economic Forum that participated at that conference.

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Vienna Economic Forum visits Novomatic AG

The President, DI Günther Rabensteiner and the Secretary General of Vienna Economic Forum, Ambassador Dr. Elena Kirtcheva, met with the CEO of Novomatic AG Mag. Harald Neumann, Vice President of Vienna Economic Forum on 11 December 2017 at Novomatic AG in Gumpoldskirchen, Lower Austria.

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Mag. Othmar Karas speaker of Bürgerforum Europa invited to the event “Europa-Lunch”

Member of the European Parliament and speaker of Bürgerforum Europa – Mag. Othmar Karas set a new input for the regional political and economic cooperation of Vienna by the “Europa-Lunch”, which took place in the framework of Bürgerforum Europa.

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14th Traditional Gardenparty of Vienna Economic Forum on 19 June 2015

On 19 June 2015 the Board of Vienna Economic Forum together with the Ambassadors of the Member Countries invited to the 14th traditional meeting of the friends between Adriatic Sea and the Black Sea.

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Musica Humana

Charity concert for Yana Urazova

Eugeniy Chevkenov (Violine)
Dmitriy Klimenko (Piano)

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Decoration of Merit for Dr. Josef Taus

Dr. Josef Taus, founding father, first president and member of the honorary committee of Vienna Economic Forum, was handed the decoration of merit for the services rendered to Vienna Economic Forum by Secretary General Amb. Dr. Elena Kirtcheva in the premises of the Management Trust AG.

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Secretary General Dr. Elena Kirtcheva on the New Bulgarian University

Upon invitation of the Interdepartment Seminar on the New Bulgarian University, Sofia Secretary General Amb. Dr. Elena Kirtcheva, held the lecture „On regional economic cooperation and the role of business administration“. („Регионалното икономическо сътрудничество и ролята на бизнес администрацията“)

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Working Visit of Representatives of Via Expo Ltd.

Secretary General Amb. Dr. Elena Kirtcheva was pleased to welcome Via Expo Ltd., Organizer of International Specialized Exhibitions, Bulgaria, Ms. Maya Kristeva and Ms. Desislava Ivanova in the premises of Vienna Economic Forum.

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Vienna Insurance Group in Ukraine

Purchase of Ukrainska Strakhova Grupa finalized.

Wiener Städtische Versicherung AG, Vienna Insurance Group, founding member of Vienna Economic Forum has significantly increased its engagement on the Ukrainian insurance market and has purchased 62 percent of capital stock of Ukrainska Strakhova Grupa.

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Dr. Boris Nemsic, Member of the Board of VEF, "Man of the Year" 2007

The Austrian monthly magazine on economy "trend" honoured Dr. Boris Nemsic "Man of the Year" 2007.

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