Venue Sofia


Dear Friends,

It is a pleasure to welcome you all to the 3rd International Conference on New Business Models at the University of National and World Economy in Sofia, Bulgaria. We are looking forward to have engaging discussions spread over two days of the conference, followed hopefully by many more conversations afterwards. Please have a look at the rich conference program presented in the following pages, and thanks to all of you for your contribution.

In case of urgency, please note the following mobile phones and do not hesitate to contact us:
• Nikolay A. Dentchev: +32.477917121
• Abel Diaz Gonzalez: +32.484413091
• Philippe Eiselein: +32.478794051

We wish a fruitful and enjoyable stay in the beautiful city of Sofia!

Sincerely Yours,

Nikolay A. Dentchev, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Philippe Eiselein, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Abel Diaz Gonzalez, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Neda Muzho, UNWE and Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Rumen Gechev, UNWE
Pencho Penchev, UNWE

The conference will take place at the University of National and World Economy in Sofia, Bulgaria. The campus is located at the suburbs of Sofia.
Address: Str. “8-mi dekemvri”, 1700 Sofia, Studentski grad, UNWE
Getting to the campus:  Public transportation and taxis are very accessible in Sofia. From the airport to campus you come best by taxi, the price is less than 10 EUR. From the city center, bus line 280 takes you to the University, but taxi is also rather convenient.


Practical Information
Main Hotel and Lunch: Suite Hotel Sofia, Str. “Doctor Yordan Yosifov” 1A, 1700 Studentski grad, Sofia,
Conference Venue: University of National and World Economy, Str. “8-mi dekemvri”, 1700 Studentski grad, Sofia, Bulgaria

Hotel booking should be made directly by each participants. We suggest one of the following properties, conveniently located around the campus of the University:

  1. Suite Hotel Sofia:
    Address: 1A Yordan Yossifov Str.  1700 Sofia, Bulgaria
    Note: Lunches and social activities are going to be organized in the facilities of this hotel.  It is located 8 to 10 minutes walking distance from University campus.
  2. Vitosha Partk Hotel
    Address: 1, Rosario Str., Sofia 1700, Bulgaria
    Note: This hotel is located 10 to 12 minutes walking distance from the campus.
  3. Vega hotel sofia.
    Address: 75 D-r G.M. Dimitrov Bvld., 1700 Sofia, Bulgaria
    Note: This hotel is located 14 to 17 minutes walking distance from the campus

The national currency is Bulgarian Lev (BGN). There is a  fixed rate 1 EUR = ± 1,95 BGNATM are located at the exit of the Airport and across the city. Local currency can be easily withdraw through ATM or via currency exchange locations.

To move from and to the airport, and around the city, we suggest to use OK Taxi company. You can find more information at: Metro is a very convenient mean of transport to reach the city center. All information about the metro system is