SQLSaturday #152 Bulgaria Event Recap and Follow-up

On September 29, 2012 Infragistics was host and sponsor the first conference in Bulgaria SQLSaturday.

SQLSaturday#152 Bulgaria was held  at Infragistics Bulgaria office: 110 B, Simeonovsko Shosse Bul., Office Floors II and III

Infragistics Bulgaria Office

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What is SQL Saturday:

Infragistics as a company that develops solutions for data visualization and business solutions has many common points in with areas covered from the  conference: BI, Reporting, SQL Server related solutions


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In the morning before the event:

The entire office layout was completely changed overnight from the work  environment to a nice conference layout.  

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The SQLSaturday Bulgaria conference:

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Infragistics speakers in action:

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SQLSaturday #152 Bulgaria Event Recap:

  • 219 registered for the event
  • About 150 participants
  • 21 presentations in 4 tracks: Development, DBA, BI and Windows Azure SQL Database & Personal Development
  • 15 speakers from 6 countries: USA, UK, Austria, Denmark, Poland and Bulgaria

The conference schedule could be found here:

Infragistics participation in the event:

 The conference was held with the help of:

  • PASS: Gold sponsor and SQLSaturday organizer
  • Infragistics: Gold sponsor and SQLSaturday #152 Bulgaria host
  • ICB, HP, Microsoft, SQL Master Academy – Gold sponsors

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  • JobTiger: Silver sposor


  • Cozyroc: Bronze sponsor


  • IDG: Media partner


I want to share with you some good news:

There is reserved date for SQLSaturday Bulgaria 2013 – 26 October 2013 with a host of Infragistics office in Sofia. I hope soon to have final approval for the conference.



See all news about SQLSaturday Bulgaria on SQL Saturday #152 Facebook page and follow #sqlsat152 on Twitter.

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About Mihail Mateev

am a Microsoft Regional Director currently living in Sofia, Bulgaria. My interests range from technology to entrepreneurship. I am also interested in programming, web development, and education. Technical Consultant, Community enthusiast, PASS Regional Mentor for Central Eastern Europe, chapter lead, Microsoft MVP – Microsoft Azure. Organizer of SQLSaturday, Azure Bootcamp, IoT and JavaScript conferences. My experience is in various areas related to Microsoft technologies, including Windows Platform, ASP.Net MVC, MS SQL Server and Microsoft Azure. I have a PhD in cloud computing and am a university lecturer on Smart Homes and Smart Energy IoT Solutions
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