The name of the awards – “IN-5” stands for the five basic pillars of economic performance – industry, investments, innovations, intellect and initiative.
Every year the prize is given to firms, science teams, individuals and media with a special contribution to the Bulgarian economy development.
This is the third edition of the “IN-5” ceremony.
Guest to the event was the deputy minister of the economy Anna Yaneva.
There are three degrees of the prizes:
1. First prize – “Ikar” statuette (made by the sculpture Slavi Minekov), a Certificate and an entry into the BIA Book of Honor
2. BIA’s sign of honor and a Diploma
3. Lapel decoration and a Diploma
Awarded in this year’s ceremony are:
Lapel decoration and a Diploma:
Holsim Bulgaria – from Beli Izvor, executive director Todor Kostov
LVK Vinprom – from Targovishte, executive director Petko Mateev
Perla – from Nova Zagora, executive director Nikolai Monev
INA – from Panagiurishte, executive director Vesselina Raltcheva
BIA’s sign of honor and a Diploma:
Enemona – from Kozldui, procurator Bogdan Prokopiev
Optix – from Sofia, executive director Ivan Tcholakov
Cheh Plast – from Vratza, executive director Dimitar Ivanov
Air Liquide Bulgaria – from Pirdop, director general Marin Dimitrov
Intelligent Systems for Security – from Vratza, manager Ivo Varganov
First prize – “Ikar” statuette, a Certificate and an entry into the BIA Book of Honor:
In category “Intellect” – Science team from Technical University – Sofia, rector professor Kamen Vesselinov
In category “Initiative” – Venus - B korp SPJSC – from Mezdra, executive director Andreas Ispiridis
In category “Investments” – Mizia Milk – from Targovishte, manager Stephan Hristov
In category “Innovation” – Orgachim – from Rousse, executive director Ivan Sokolov
In category “Industry” there are two enterprises awarded: Helios-Metalurg – from Plovdiv, manager Vassil Vassilev; and “KCM” SA – from Plovdiv, executive director Stoyan Pehlivanov.
With Lapel decoration and a Diploma, traditionally, are awarded media representatives:
In category “Journalist in informational agency” – Ekaterina Toteva – Bulgarian telegraph agency
In category “Journalist in press” – Mila Kisiova, “Pari” newspaper
For journalist from ðåñîð “Social policy” sphere – Sonia Galabarova – “Trud” newspaper
In category “Radio journalist” – Natalia Ganchovska – Bulgarian National Radio’s Program “Horizont”,
In category “TV journalist” – Alexander Raykov – TV 7,
In category “Regional media” – “Vratza today” newspaper – from Vratza, editor in chief Ivo Yordanov,
In category “Starting media” – Ikonomika TV.