AIBEST presented technology Oscars in 9 categories – At an official ceremony in Burgas, the Association for Innovation, Business Excellence, Services and Technology awarded the best companies and projects in the high-tech business field in Bulgaria.
The “Employer of the Year” award was won by the technology company SoftServe Bulgaria, which has been offering modern technologies and solutions for customers for 27 years. The award was presented by the Mayor of Burgas, Mr. Dimitar Nikolov, who in return received a special award for a business partner in creating the ecosystem for high-tech business.
“This is one of the most prestigious forums in Bulgaria and the fact that for the second time we host it in Burgas is significant enough. Over the years our partnership with AIBEST has grown into a real friendship, which led to the opening of the Vocational School for Computer Programming and Innovation in the city 2 years ago, the establishment of IТ academies, and by the end of this month we expect another large company to open its office in Burgas.”, commented the mayor of Burgas, Mr. Dimitar Nikolov.
“Our sector has been growing on an annual basis by about 20% in recent years and we expect this growth to continue. One of AIBEST goals is to make more and more companies open offices outside the capital of Sofia, because we believe that this is the future of the industry in Bulgaria and will enable young people to develop in their hometowns, ” said Mr. Iliya Krastev, Chairman of AIBEST Management Board.
Experian Bulgaria was announced as the winner in the categories “Project of the Year” and “IT Company for 2020”. The company is a global leader in providing information and analytical solutions for business clients and consumers. Experian Bulgaria employs over 1000 specialists and the office in Sofia is a strategic center where operations from data analysis, through product development, to their implementation with customers are performed. The company impressed the jury with the developed cloud-based Software as a Service platform for credit solutions, which accelerates customers’ access to the latest innovations, providing exceptional adaptability to their needs.
The “Innovation of the Yea”r award went to technology company BULPROS for the Power Teams 365 product they developed. The digital solution allows team members and customers to interact and access real-time information and processes. This streamlines key processes throughout the organization and improves the use and allocation of resources.
Sutherland Bulgaria was named “Business Process Outsourcing Company for 2020”. The company has 4 offices in Bulgaria located in Sofia, Plovdiv, Burgas and Varna and over 2500 employees. In the last year, the company has achieved great growth, continuing to serve over 20 global brands and adding new services to its portfolio.
The “Corporate Social Responsibility” Award was given to Telus International, which revised its overall strategy in less than a month to help local communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The award for “Best Business Sustainability Strategy in Crisis” was presented to ADataPro. The campaign emphasizes its strategy in three areas: process automation and efficiency; ensuring the continuity of services to its customers; maintaining sustainable motivation and commitment of employees.
For “Technology Business Building 2020”, AIBEST members awarded Building 3, Garitage Park.
AIBEST (former Bulgarian Outsourcing Association) has been a valuable long time partner of the German Outsourcing Association (Deutscher Outsourcing Verband e.V.)
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Yavorka Petrova, Account Director, V+O Communication