PCCI – a reliable and experienced business support organization and project partner


The Plovdiv Chamber of Commerce and Industry /PCCI/ is registered in 1990 as legal person, non-profit organization, unifying representatives of the business community of a region, covering a population of 1,2 million and more than 34 000 companies. It is based on the principles of voluntary membership and independence from the state institutions. It is a self-sustaining organization. Main objective: to support and promote regional industry, operating at national and international level. PCCI is a holder of 29 years of experience in the field of identifying and promoting business and investments opportunities at domestic and international level.

Juridical person, non-government, non-profit organization, registered at the Plovdiv County Court on 03.04.1990. Based on the principle of voluntary membership.

The General Assembly of members – supreme body.The Management Board – manages the Chamber within General Assemblies, President and CEO – operative management, representative and administrative functions.

MAIN OBJECTIVE according to Chamber Statutes “to support and promote the initiatives and activities of companies and organizations engaged in business, to represent and protect members’ interests and to co-operate to further their development in foreign trade relations and partnerships.”

Self-financing organization. PCCI does not receive subsidies from the state. It relies on its own methods of income generation such as membership fees, services, EU programs, etc.

District of Plovdiv and the Southern-Central Region of Bulgaria, operates within the Bulgarian Chambers of Commerce system(28),the World Chamber Network, the Enterprise Europe Network Network(600), provides business-oriented services for approximately 300 members and 5000 clients per year.
Being a non-profit association, the Chamber works on the basis of a wide range of business services and is recognized to be a representative of the biggest national employers’ organization.

Main services/activities: Business cooperation, Consultancy, International Projects, Awareness-raising, Events, Seminars, Company missions and B2B meetings, Vocational training, etc.

NetworkingPCCI collaborates actively with the respective public authorities, branch organizations, environmental service providers, academic and research bodies, etc.
Centers: The Chamber hosts a number of specific centers:

Enterprise Europe Network -Plovdiv – an EEN centre that is part of the largest network in Europe supporting SMEs competitiveness and innovation; a gateway to a wealth of information on doing business, finding collaborative partners and increasing your competitiveness in Europe.

Vocational Training Center, acknowledged for its excellence and efficiency. It organizes vocational training in environmental regulations, business administration, various specialized courses for qualification and training in safety at work, catering, accounting, language courses, etc.

Specific expertise: consultancy in foreign trade, business cooperation, access to finance, start-ups, enhancing management capacities, vocational training, EU project management, female entrepreneurship, agrofood sector, tourism and cultural heritage, etc.




The Plovdiv Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a provider of the following range of business services :

Certification services

Trade representation offices of foreign persons – see more

Entering companies in the Trade Register of the BCCI
Preparation and attestation of invitations for business visits of foreigners in Bulgaria
Attestation of certificates of origin and invoices
Attestation of signatures on international contracts, invoices and other documents
Certificates for the free sale of goods
Verification of signatures on documents
Other certificates and reference letters

Business Services

Services for foreign investors – real estate, engineering,construction
Access to sources of business data
Information for funding programms
Protection of industrial property: trademarks, patents, etc
Foreign trade consultations
How to write a business plan
How to write a project-proposal
Rent of seminar rooms
B2B events, fairs, exhibitions
Translations and legalization
Advertising in the Chamber media

Other activities

Publications – Economic Yearbook of Plovdiv Region
Partnering with local institutions
Bulletin “Business Paraleli ”
Enterprise Europe Network
Consultation for foreign investors
Organization of courses, seminars and business –meetings
Language courses
Domestic and international business missions





Dr. Dobrina Prodanova


President of Plovdiv Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Тel: +359 32 908 989

Angel Hronev

Chief Executive Officer

Тel: +359 32 908 989



Ivaylo Kolev
Expert “Business Services”

Expertise: Enterprise Europe Network
Internationalisation, Invitations for foreigners,
Certificates, Trade Register.

Languages: EN/RU Теl: +359 32 908 991
Мobile: +359 878 809 138

Elena Boyadzhieva
Expert “Business Services”

Expertise: Enterprise Europe Network
Internationalisation. Projects, Business offers.
Languages: EN/IT
Теl: +359 32 908 999
Мobile: +359 878 809 140

Dilyana Gerdzhikova
Management Consultant

Expertise: Enterprise Europe Network
Management Consultant; European Funding, Business Cooperation

Language: EN; Теl: +359 32 908 997
Мobile: +359 899 22 10 61 een@pcci.bg

Emil Valov
Expert “Business Services”; Financial officer.

Expertise: Enterprise Europe Network
Accounting,Trade Register, Certificates, Invitations for foreigners.

Languages: EN Теl: +359 32 908 989
Мobile: +359 878 809 150

Miroslava Mollova
Expert BCCI-Sofia

Expertise: Trade Register, Certificates, Invitations for foreigners.
Languages: EN/RU
Теl: +359 32 908 990
Мobile: +359 878 809 156


Address: 7, Samara Str. / 4003 Plovdiv, BULGARIA

General Inquiries:
E-mail : office@pcci.bg
Phone.:+359 32 908 989

Plovdiv Chamber of Commerce and Industry




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