Washington, D.C. – The US-Bulgarian Chamber in America launched its first regional Chapter for the state of Florida, with headquarters in Miami on Friday, September 24, 2021, with a reception at the Conrad Miami, Florida. The reception was well attended by Chamber Board members, business leaders, government officials, community leaders, and other Bi-lateral Chambers of Commerce members.


The evening began with remarks from Eliz Nestorov, President of the Chamber, officially launching the new Chapter and welcoming all guests. Then Svetoslav Stankov, Consul General for the Republic of Bulgaria in Chicago stated that this is a great opportunity for the Bulgarian community to connect and be more visible in Miami-Dade County region.  Afterwards, Mr. Thomas Alcala, Government and Community Liaison with Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava’s Office and Board of County Commissioners presented a resolution congratulating the new Chapter, wishing best of luck, and commenting Mayor Daniella L. Cava is excited for any opportunity, especially with their Bulgarian counterpart to be able to engage in trade, commerce, cultural exchange and to have increase connectivity.  Andrew Josh Markus, Honorary Consul for Republic of Bulgaria in the State of Florida said that he is honored be the Honorary Consul and he whole heartedly supports Bulgarian businesses, and in that respect, he is really happy that this Chapter comes to Miami because it will coalesce the businesses of both countries here in Miami. At last, Boyan Mintchev Chamber’s new Chapter Director introduced himself as the face of Miami/Florida Chapter and invited all guests to the reception.


Among guests were Petko Dinev, President with Imperx, LLC, Lynare Robbins, Global Chamber Miami, Dana Klein, Honorary Consul for the Republic of Macedonia, Bea Brickell, Philanthropist, Tatyana Ross, Partner with EUROzone Trading Partners, Jonathan Ward, Aaron Rosen, President of the World Affairs Council of Miami and many others.