The Agency was established
in 1995 with the support of the USAID.
Serving as a liaison that strengthens communication between city
governments and the business community, it soon attracted as members
other local agents – municipalities, training centres and organizations
supporting the economic development of the region.
Members of the Agency are: the municipalities of Stara Zagora, Nikolaevo, Bratya Daskalovi, Gurkovo, Opan and Radnevo, the Thracian University, the Bulgarian-German Training Centre, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Stara Zagora REDA has worked on a number of programmes and projects,
funded by the European Union, USAID, British, Cannadian, Italian
and other bilateral programmes.
Stara Zagora REDA is a member of the Bulgarian
Association of Regional Development Agencies and Business Centres
(BARDA) and a regional representative of the
Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency, the Bulgarian
Foreign Investment Agency and the Bulgarian Trade Promotion Agency.
The Agency has a large number of partners and clients
throughout the Region including small and medium size enterprises,
local governments, state institutions, non-government organizations,
and citizens. The Agency partners with a number of national and
international organizations, and provides services to foreign companies.
Contact us at:
General Stoletov Street,
6000 Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
tel. (+359 42) 605007,
fax (+359 42) 638075,