WEBIT 2019 Solidifies Sofia as Digital Capital

Monday, 13 May 2019

From May 13 to May 15 the Bulgarian capital will host the biggest event for digital technologies, innovations and entrepreneurship in Southeastern Europe - Webit.Festival Europe. Sofia is building its image as a destination for international business and as the new digital capital of Europe. The international investment and entrepreneurial scenes are now located in Sofia. Leaders from the corporate, political and scientific sectors, lecturers, European Commissioners, and start-up companies meet here. In 2019, the event will bring together participants from more than 111 countries, over 10,000 delegates, 500 investors, 500 accredited media, 300 exhibitors and 100 selected startups that will be able to present themselves during the festival.

Parallel to the festival, the Urban summit is also held –a series of cultural events that include meetings with entrepreneurs from around the world and provide marketing resources and mentoring, create opportunities for young and innovative companies to connect with investors, media and corporations , and share creative innovative ideas for the development of the city. More than 40 meetings with hosts that will talk on topics such as marketing and innovation, digital transformation, large databases and cloud services, financial technology, privacy and security, and software development are planned. In the three days of the festival, the beautiful Vitosha Boulevard turns into a stage for music, culture and flash mob and Sofia is the face of the digital solutions of the future.

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