EU funds for the participation of Bulgarian producers in exhibitions from three sectors

Bulgarian producers will receive partial funding from the Executive Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises for three of the exhibitions organized by Inter Expo Center, reported by the agency.

The funds are obtained under the Operational Program "Competitiveness and Innovation" under a special project "Creating conditions for sustainable development and successful integration of Bulgarian enterprises in the European and international markets by providing support for participation in international trade fairs and conferences."

The exhibitions for which companies can receive financing are MachTech & InnoTech Expo – for metalworking machines and tooling equipment (4 to 7 April) Technomebel and  World of Furniture – for furniture, machinery and materials (24 to April 28) as well as Bulmedica / Buldental - for human and dental medicine (from 17 to 19 May).

"The project aim that small and medium sized companies should initially present themselves at the domestic events, visited by foreign companies ,and thus gain experience get  ready to enter foreign markets," said Mr.Ivaylo Ivanov, Manager of Inter Expo Center.

He said that for the first time the Agency was able to finance exhibitions with European funds.

"Over the past two years IANMSP has supported partially Bulgarian companies with means from the national budget. Now again we expect strong interest from the companies, as this assistance is visibly favorable for their development, "said Mr.Ivanov.

More information can be found at www.sme.government.bg