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Youth and Women Entrepreneurship in Challenging International (Global) Business Environment

Ninth International Conference
11 - 14 June 2018

Lighthouse Golf and SPA Resort, Black Sea, Bulgaria

The Conference
Call for Papers
Conference Team
Keynote Speakers
Conference Venue
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The Advisory Committee

David Smallbone (Kingston University, United Kingdom), Antti Haahti (University of Lapland, Finland), Ken O’Neill (University of Ulster, United Kingdom), Frank Hoy (Worcester Polytechnic Institute, (MA), USA), Alain Fayolle (EM Lyon Business School and Visiting Professor at Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles), Robert B. Hisrich (Thunderbird School of Global Management, USA), J. Hanns Pichler (Austrian Institute for SMEs Research, Austria), Andrew Burke (Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin, Founding Editor of the International Review of Entrepreneurship), Raymond Saner (Diplomacy Dialogue, University of Basle, Switzerland), Herbert Chan (Tsinghua University Science Park, Beijing, China), BTadeusz Popławski (Technical University of Bialystok, Poland), Lester Lloyd-Reason (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, United Kingdom), László Vasa (Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary), Marijan Cingula (University of Zagreb, Croatia), Irina Kuzmina (Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Riga, Latvia), Konstantin Theile (Educatis University, Switzerland), Renaud Redien-Collot (Novancia Business School Paris, France), Rodrigo Varela (Universidad Icesi, Cali, Colombia)


The Conference Team

The conference is organized by the the Chair of Entrepreneurship, Business Faculty, and the Institute for Entrepreneurship Development (IED) at the University of National and World Economy (UNWE) in partnership with the Bulgarian Association for Management Development and Entrepreneurship (BAMDE) and the European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ECSB).

Conference Chair:                 Kiril Todorov

Conference Assistants:          Kostadin Kolarov, Maria Vasilska, Branimir Yordanov

If there are any questions in order to plan your visit,
please contact the Conference Secretariat:

Conference Secretariat

Chair of Entrepreneurship, Business Faculty
University of National and World Economy
1, 8th December Blvd.,
Hristo Botev Students Town,
1700 Sofia, Bulgaria
mobile: (+359 88) 8738132
(Kostadin Kolarov)


Alternative Contact


Bulgarian Association for Management Development and Entrepreneurship

10, Acad. Jacques Nathan Str., app. 506,

Studentski District,

1700 Sofia, Bulgaria

phone/fax: (+359 2) 8195622