Industrial Cluster Srednogorie in a partnership with Aurubis Bulgaria opened a regional center
On February 25, 2016 was held an official opening ceremony of a regional center for trade and investment which will support the activities of Industrial Cluster Srednogorie. The new office is situated in Zlatitsa, where until now was housed the Information Center of Aurubis Bulgaria.
The event was attended by Tim Kurth, executive director of Aurubis Bulgaria, Nikolay Minkov, executive director of Industrial Cluster Srednogorie, representatives of Cluster: members: "Dundee Precious Metals Chelopech", "Ellatzite-Med", "Assarel", "DB Schenker Rail Bulgaria", deputy-governor Emil Atanasov, the mayors of the Srednogorie region’s municipalities, and the chief director of the Bulgarian-German Chamber of Commerce – Dr. Mitko Vassilev.
"This should be done with the joint efforts of companies, municipalities, and our partners from the chambers of Commerce. From here on it will be realized projects aimed at making the region more attractive for the investors. This includes projects related to education in the region. The one of the main task of the regional center will be the attraction of young professionals and the improvement of the quality of the workforce.” said Nikolay Minkov, executive director of Industrial Cluster Srednogorie.
“We are happy to share with you that this regional center is a very good decision. We have emphasized in not one presentation the fact that the Srednogorie region is very important for Bulgaria not only because of the companies. Also I think it's very important this type of center to be built in the heart of this region. I believe that this center will become a very successful communication tool between businesses and local institutions. Last but not least, I wish success to you and your team.", said Tim Kurth, executive director of Aurubis Bulgaria, during the event.
The main objectives of the new center will be:
- Improving and promoting the opportunities of the region for attracting long-term investors;
- Active interaction with local government and community for developing of the region and local capacity;
- Development and implementation of programs and projects to enhance the competitiveness of Srednogorie region.
The Informaтion Center of Aurubis Bulgaria in Pirdop will fully assume the connection between the society and the company. All people interested in our activity will have the opportunity to receive information about the company in the most suitable time of the day.