In the month of October more than 50 Bulgarian professionals from the DMV area took part in a discussion on the topic of Bulgarian-American Trade and Economic Relations. The event was hosted by the Bulgarian Embassy in Washington D.C. and was introduced by Ambassador Elena Poptodorova. Mr. Ivo Konstantinov , the Bulgarian Trade Attaché, gave a presentation on the current state of trade relations between the two countries and identified the investment areas with high potential. During the second part of the event Mr. Ivaylo Guenov, a successful IT entrepreneur, took the floor. Mr. Guenov has extensive experience in working across Bulgaria, USA and Canada, and gave an excellent overview of the advantages and challenges of starting a business in Bulgaria and the States.