On November 26, 2013 in Serdika Hall of Sheraton Hotel Balkan, Sofia, the awards "Insurer of the Year 2013" were presented.
For the third year in a row, the awards are organized by the Bulgarian Association of Insurance Brokers (BACB), and again the consumer vote was decisive in the five main categories. For 20 days the clients of the insurers voted in a specially developed site of the competition - bgzastrahovatel.org
This year the initiative is organized and held in partnership with the Bulgarian Association of Disaster Victims.
For the first time since the establishment of the competition, BACB decided to vote by its members to nominate winners in two more specific categories related to the innovation of insurers and evaluation of their work with insurance brokers.
Media partners of the event were
Televisions TV7 and News7, Vestnik Zastrahovatel, mobile.bg, investor.bg, novini.bg, profit.bg, insurance.bg, sportal.bg, INS market and fakti.bg.
The official ceremony was attended by over 200 guests from the entire insurance industry. Special guests of the celebration were: Mr. Borislav Bogoev - Deputy Chairman of the FSC, Head of Insurance Supervision, Mr. Dancho Danchev - Chairman of the Association of Bulgarian Insurers, Mr. Orlin Penev - Chairman of the Board of the National Bureau of the Bulgarian automobile insurers (NBBAZ), representatives of the Guarantee Fund, the top management of all insurance companies in Bulgaria, insurance brokers, heads of pension and health insurance companies, representatives of the Union of Insurance Agents. The event was also attended by journalists from the leading media in Bulgaria. A report from the event was broadcast by TV7 and News7
The guests were greeted by Mr. Nikolay Zdravkov - Chairman of BACB and Deputy Chairman of the Financial Supervision Commission, Head of the Insurance Supervision Department, Mr. Borislav Bogoev.