Antoniya Parapanova

Antoniya Parapanova

Antoniya is an active entrepreneur with three successful companies in her practice, one of which “Amaze Corporate Events” (www.amaze.bg) - one of the market leaders in the Corporate Events, Team Building and Training industries in Bulgaria. Antoniya graduated with a double Bachelor's Degree from the "American University in Bulgaria" in Business Administration and Economics. She received an additional qualification in Organizational Psychology and a Master's degree in International Economic Relations at the “University of National and World Economy”. Apart from her business initiatives, Antoniya is an active and award-winning athlete in equestrian sports - show jumping and endurance, track and field and martial arts - jiu jitsu.

Most relevant work experiences 

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July 2013 - Present

Founder, Owner and Chief Executive Officer at “Amaze Corporate Events”

Co-founder and Chief Business Developer at “Advertising Agency Amaze-INK”

Co-founder at “Mountain Horse Training Facility Svoge” and the “Polkan System”

Location: Bulgaria

May 2012 – July 2013

Management trainee at Modern Times Group working closely with the top management of the company

Locations: UK, Russia and Bulgaria

November 2011-May 2012

Project Coordinator at Coca-Cola Hellenic Group

Location: Bulgaria

May 2011-October 2011

Financial Coordinator: Building the financial portion of the business plan for the company

Location: New York, NY, USA

 

Education

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Dec. 2012 – Nov. 2014

Graduate, Master’s at the University of National and World Economy, Bulgaria. Major: International Project Management

August 2008 – May 2012

Undergraduate, Bachelors, with double major from the American University in Bulgaria

Majors: Business Administration and Economics

Minor: Web development and Information Systems

Additional Courses

Additional qualifications in the area of Presentation Skills, Public Speaking, Marketing and Advertising, Google Ads, Graphic Design, Sales and Project Management, Negotiations Skills, Business Phycology.

 

Languages: Fluent in English, Russian and Bulgarian and with conversant level in Spanish.

Other achievements include: Award winning athlete: equestrian (horse riding) in show jumping and endurance, track and field – gold and silver medals at national competitions, martial arts - jiu jitsu, golden medal at a Balkan competition.

Volunteering and activities: Secretary and Vice-President of Rotaract – Sofia club in Bulgaria; TV host on Next TV, BoxTV; Volunteer at the annual MTG United for Piece football tournament for children without parental care; Author of economic and business materials for “Your business” and “Bulgarian HR” magazines, others.