16 tech Oscars for Innovation, Technology and Sourcing were given during
16 tech Oscars for Innovation, Technology and Sourcing were given during the first SEE ITS Summit in Plovdiv
During an official ceremony which took place in Imperial Hotel in Plovdiv for the 4th year were awarded the highest achievements in the sphere of innovation, technology and sourcing, organized by the Bulgarian Outsourcing Аssociation and BASSCOM.
The tech Oscars were the culmination of the first regional forum for Southeastern Europe, which gathered companies from the tech and outsourcing sector from Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania, Romania, Kosovo, Serbia, Montenegro, Ukraine, Bosnia and Herzegovina – SEE INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY AND SOURCING SUMMIT.
Over 300 business leaders, more than 30 international speakers and representatives of central and local authorities discussed together the future of the industry and the sustainable business models in the Region.
„We work in close collaboration with the education system, the business and the local authorities and together we created and ecosystem, which is dynamically growing. Our way of thinking about the competition is now global and we measure out competitiveness as our region against the rest of the world. Our region is becoming stronger and stronger in terms of developing a knowledge economy.” – said Mr. Ivaylo Slavov, Chairman of the Managing Board of BOA.
The winners in the 15 award categories are:
• Innovation in Technology - Cobuilder International
• Technology Employer of the Year - Experian Bulgaria
• Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year - Modis Bulgaria
• Shared Service Center of the Year - Cargill Bulgaria
• IT Product of the Year - Imperia Online JSC
• IT Project of the Year - Dreamix
• Software Company of the Year - ScaleFocus
• Startup of the Year – Cargotec Bulgaria
• The Most Innovative Workspace of the Year - Bulpros
• Research and Development Center of the Year - Experian Bulgaria
• Innovation in Business Processes and Operations - SoftServe Bulgaria
• Most outstanding Education-Business Collaboration of the Year - School Board of Vocational School for Computer Programming and Innovation
• Corporate Citizenship - Experian Bulgaria
• Fastest growing technology city - Burgas
• Technology Business Building 2019 – Space Tower by Experian Bulgaria
The city of Plovdiv was awarded with a special recognition for Excellence in ITS ecosystem development.
„Plovdiv is a city which purposefully and consistently supports the development of the sector. Our long-term partnership with the Bulgarian Outsourcing Association and BASSCOM motivates us to turn Plovdiv into a business oriented city with focus on education and improving the quality of life.” – commented Mr. Ivan Totev, Mayor of Plovdiv.