The President of BCCI Tsvetan Simeonov was re-elected as a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry (EUROCHAMBRES) for 2019, and the Vice-President of BCCI Georgi Stoev – as a member of the Budgetary Committee of the Association. This happened during the 124th session of the Board of Directors of EUROCHAMBRES, which was held on 11 October in Brussels.
The meeting was officially opened by the President of EUROCHAMBRES Christoph Leitl, who briefed the Board on the successfully held 5th edition of the European Parliament of Enterprises, in which a delegation from BCCI also took part.
Stephan Müchler, Chairman of EUROCHAMBRES’ Budgetary Committee, presented the current financial situation of the Association and the budget for 2019.
A debate on the upcoming European Parliament elections in 2019 followed, during which President Leitl stressed that chambers of commerce and industry need to encourage European businesses to believe in the future of Europe.
The meeting ended with a discussion of the calendar for next year’s sessions and of the organization of the EUROCHAMBRES Economic Forum in 2019.