Bulgarian Construction Chamber (BCC) once again presents recognition of the best companies in the sector. “Oscars” will be given on 26 October – St. Demetrius Day, when traditionally is held the Annual ball on the Day of the builder, organized by BCC in partnership with “Stroitel” newspaper. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development and Investment Planning Ekaterina Zaharieva and BCC Chairman Eng. Svetoslav Glosov will host the celebration. Among the special guests at the holiday are expected also Deputy Prime Minister for EU Funds Management Iliyana Tsanova, Minister of Environment and Water Svetlana Zhekova, Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Nikolina Angelkova, Deputy Minister of Economy and Energy in charge of “Tourism” Branimir Botev, and Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova. The celebration will bring together leading construction companies all over the country.
In this year’s ranking participate 3,268 companies, that are listed in the Central Professional Register of Builders (CPRB) and performed the procedure under Article 20, paragraph 2 of CBA for 2013 as of 30 September 2014. They are divided into groups according to the priority of the group of construction works, determined in CPRB. The first group includes 2,343 companies performing high-rise construction (housing, public services, industrial), adjacent infrastructure, electronic communication networks and facilities. The second group includes 219 companies working on sites of transport infrastructure. The third group includes 428 companies, involved in energy infrastructure and the fourth – 278 companies specialized in public utility infrastructure, hydraulic engineering and environmental protection.
Winners will be determined by a three-member committee under the declared information from the annual reports for 2013 in the electronic system of CPRB and according to the specified evaluation indices under Article 3, paragraph 2 of Regulations for the annual ranking.
The committee is headed by Eng. Nikolay Stankov – Deputy Chairman of BCC. His deputy is BCC Executive Director Eng. Ivan Boykov, while member of the jury is Georgi Grancharov – head of Central unit “Register” at the Chamber.
Among the evaluation criteria with the highest weight is “Net income from sales” for which companies receive 15 points. Then follow “Average staff for the last financial year” with 10 points and “Tangible fixed assets for the last financial year” with 5 points.
After the official part, when this year’s winners of “Oscars” will become clear for construction practice, proven with quality and scalability of the implemented projects, Sentimental Swingers and Mihail Yossifov Sextet will be responsible for the good mood of the guests.
But the celebration of the professional holiday of builders will continue after St. Demetrius Day. On 31 October at 13:00 Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova and BCC Chairman Eng. Svetoslav Glosov will open the photo exhibition for the Builder’s Day “Look at Sofia – where construction meets history with the future”. It is organized by BCC and “Stroitel” newspaper in cooperation with Sofia Municipality and with the support of “Geostroy” AD and “Geotechmin” OOD. The exhibition will be on the pedestrian bridge over Bulgaria Blvd. near the National Palace of Culture. It consists of 60 original works of the photographer of “Stroitel” newspaper Denis Buchel and will continue until 14 November.