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The First National Educational Competition “Digital Stories from School and University” is open

All teachers, high school students, and Ph.D. candidates can participate in the competition.

(Български) Предстои надграждащ обучителен уебинар по програма “ГИС в училище”

Sorry, this entry is only available in Български.

The International Hackathon “Hack for a Sustainable Future” is open

Teams can submit their projects until September 13 on topics related to environmental and socially significant topics.

GIS applications help monitor and report wild fires online

They are created in order to support communication in emergency situations in Bulgaria.

Upcoming training related to “GIS at School” program

Esri Bulgaria organizes free training: Work with the provided GIS software and training resources according to the program "GIS at School".

Join Esri User Conference

Esri User Conference 2021 will be a virtual event starting from the 12th until 15th of July. Join tens of thousands of GIS users

Jack Dangermond honored by IGU with Planet and Humanity Аward
The award is given once in every four years 
The cleaning actions of “Let’s clean Bulgaria together” are starting and they will be marked on Esri map
Esri Bulgaria was chosen again for 
Digital map by Esri helps people around the world to participate in Earth Day

Using the global map developed by Esri

A introductory training program “GIS in Schools”

Upcoming introductory training under the "GIS in school" program.

Winners of the “Favourite places on the map of Bulgaria” contest

The first of its kind contest gathered in one interactive map more than 1,600 photos from participants from all over the country.

GIS map tracks the progress in the development of vaccines against COVID-19
The world's first coronavirus vaccine tracker is now just a click away.
Bulgaria marks World GIS Day 2020 with an online conference with record rating

The event gathered more than 1,800 views from participants across the country.

Johns Hopkins University and NASA will be part of the GIS Day in Bulgaria
Web GIS application for monitoring the progress in the development of a vaccine against COVID-19 worldwide will be presented at the event.
Photo contest “Favourite places on the Map of Bulgaria”
"Capture the beauty of Bulgaria through your photo lens" is the motto of the first of its kind competition in Bulgaria, which will combine GIS technology and photography with the mission to show beautiful Bulgaria on an interactive map.
ESRI Bulgaria with an award for sustainable policies in COVID-19
The company was honored for the social GIS projects it developed to combat the pandemic.
ESRI Bulgaria celebrates its 25th anniversary
The company will provide specialized GIS solutions for this year's edition of the largest initiative for an active lifestyle in our country "Nestle for Live Actively!".
Free GIS software and training to support people who lost their jobs due to the pandemic
Esri's program aims to improve the skills of more people in times of crisis.
Frontex informs about the COVID-19 Restrictions with GIS Map
Еveryone who is about to travel in Europe will be able to see the measures that are still in force in different countries.

Esri Offers Students Free Access to Software for Continued Education
The "Learn ArcGIS" program aims to support students' distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Esri GIS in support of the National Coronavirus Information System

Internationally established geographic technologies used by the World Health Organization are part of the National Coronavirus Information System.

New GIS application helps fight the coronavirus in Bulgaria
Everyone can track the spread of COVID-19 in the country with a specialized web GIS application.
The EU shows with GIS the scale of climate change in Europe

The maps show that Central Europe, the Iberian Peninsula, Scandinavia, Brittany and Venice are among the most sensitive regions of the continent.

The world monitors the spread of COVID-19 in real time
An interactive GIS map answers the most important questions about the scale and pace of the epidemic.
The winners in the National Map Contest “Stories, Projects and Dreams on a Map”
The official award ceremony of the winners took place on 13 November at Sofia Hotel Balkan.
The GIS Society in Bulgaria celebrated GIS Day 2019

The prestigious event was held under the motto "See What Others Can't" and was officially opened by Minister Rosen Zhelyazkov.

Bulgaria will celebrate the International GIS Day on 13 November at Sofia hotel Balkan

Among the international speakers who will take part in the prestigious forum is Adriano Baptista, Director of Operations at the Satellite Center of the European Union (SatCen EU) and Francisco Nobre, Vice-President of the European Emergency Calls Association (112).

The National GIS Contest “Stories, Projects and Dreams on a Map” is Launched
The contest encourages all young and grown-up explorers to tell their stories on a map with the help of Geographic Information Systems.
The pilot project for the Management of Iskar River begins
The project is part of the first phase of the implementation of the Bulgaria National Water Management System in real time.
ESRI supports the young talents in the “We Love Maps” contest
The initiative encourages children to draw creative maps of the world, helping them to develop their cartographic knowledge and talent.
The Ministry of Interior` GIS system won the “IT Project of the Year” award
The GIS of  MoI Bulgaria received a prize for most significant IT project in the category "Central Administration" at the prestigious competition "IT Project of the Year".
Evgenia Karadjova was awarded a valuable map of the Black Sea from the XVI century
The portolan map is considered one of the most beautiful and informative maps for the Black Sea.
Rediscover Bulgaria with GIS – the winners in the national map contest

On November 14 in Sofia hotel Balkan were officially announced the winners of the national map contest "Rediscover Bulgaria with GIS".

A record number of participants in the jubilee World GIS Day
Nearly 700 representatives from more than 150 organizations participated in the forum.

Bulgaria will celebrate the 20th International GIS Day on November 14, 2018

A technical conference "20 Years Designing the World Together through GIS" brings leading world and Bulgarian specialists in Sofia.

The implementation of GIS system for the “Single Information Point” begins
Esri Bulgaria will implement the GIS system for the "Single Information Point" in Bulgaria.
Interactive GIS map helps the fight against Tuberculosis in Bulgaria
Esri Bulgaria developed web GIS map for the needs of the programs for prevention and control of tuberculosis in Bulgaria at the Ministry of Health.
ESRI GIS Will Help Power the United Nations’ New Global Data Hub
For the first time, a unified system will be set up to measure the progress on the implementation of the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
International GIS Day 2017 in Bulgaria
ESRI Bulgaria in partnership with more than 30 leading organizations once again gathered the Bulgarian GIS community together.
Play clean with GIS technologies from ESRI
Specialized GIS technologies help participants in the seventh edition of “Let`s Clean Bulgaria Together” win “green points”
New ESRI GIS applications for “Let`s Clean Bulgaria Together” initiative
The biggest volunteer initiative in the country chooses ESRI Bulgaria again for its technological partner. 
First Scientific-Industrial Forum: Day of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle 2017
For the first time in Bulgaria, the event will bring together representatives of leading government, scientific and corporate organizations to share their experience and demonstrate the possibilities of UAV and their application.
The first in Bulgaria GIS for Monitoring of the Black Sea
The system supports the sustainable development and protection of the Black Sea and facilitates the Bulgarian authorities` planning and management activities.
Еsri and NCI Agency sign agreement on GIS technology provision
Esri and NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) signed an Enterprise Agreement (EA).
Esri Supports the National Children’s Map Drawing Competition

The six best map drawings will represent Bulgaria at the International Competition "Barbara Petchenik"  in Washington, USA this July.

Second award for the BPI Co.` Information System
The system for real-time monitoring of the Black Sea was awarded in the thirteenth edition of the "IT Project of the Year".
Esri Ranks among Fast Company`s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies

Location strategy platform continues revolutionizing decision-making for businesses and governments with The Science of Where

ArcGIS 10.5 Brings Major Advancements in GIS
The latest version of the world`s leading GIS platform is available for the Bulgarian customers.
Bulgaria Celebrates the 18th International GIS Day
GIS Day in Bulgaria was held with the special participation of Piotr Malinowski, Service Development Team Coordinator, Frontex.
How Esri helps fighting Zika Outbreaks
The Pacific Disaster Center uses Esri GIS solutions to deal with the dangerous virus.
RIA` GIS system receives a prestigious international award
Third award for "Road Infrastructure" Agency`s GIS system.
GIS technologies help volunteers in an environmental conservation project
Advanced GIS solutions support the participants in the sixth edition of Bulgaria largest voluntary initiative.
The GIS of the Road Infrastructure Company with a prestigious award
The RIA’s GIS system was honoured with an award for contribution to the development of the infrastructure in Bulgaria
ArcGIS 10.4 – the Most Powerful GIS platform is Here
Many new products, expanded functionality, increased performance and security. All that is fact with the latest version of the world's leading GIS platform – ArcGIS. From powerful specialised GIS solutions to light and easy to use GIS applications, ArcGIS 10.4 will meet all your needs.
The International GIS Day in Bulgaria gathered nearly 500 participants

The Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva and Pedro Basabe, Senior Programme Officer of UNSDR leaded-off the prestigious forum.

Esri City Engine with Oscar nomination
Esri's software for 3D modeling is among the contenders for the prestigious Academy Awards of the United States for technological innovation.
Esri Web Map for the Summer Anti-AIDS Campaign 2015 in Bulgaria
Esri Bulgaria developed an interactive Web GIS map for the needs of the anti-AIDS campaign of the Ministry of Health.
GIS Supports the Big Cleaning of Bulgaria

Innovative GIS applications support the largest voluntary eco project in Bulgaria.

Sofia hosts an International Geodetic Forum

FIG Working Week 2015 started with a high-level official opening ceremony.

Esri Assists Nepal Earthquake Response

Online GIS maps help to respond to the devastating earthquake in Nepal.

ESRI and the Young Cartographers of Bulgaria

ESRI Bulgaria supported a contest for children`s maps, whose winners will represent us at International Forum in Brazil.

GIS of RIEW-Rousse among the winners for IT project of 2014
GIS developed by Esri Bulgaria is again among the winners of the prestigious contest “IT project of the year”.
ArcGIS 10.3 is changing the way we use GIS

New products and tools, advanced functionality, increased productivity ... This is just a small part of ArcGIS 10.3

Bulgaria Celebrated the 16th World Day of Geographic Information Systems

At a Solemn Ceremony awards for special achievements in GIS were handed out

Esri Web Map for the Summer Anti-AIDS Campaign
Esri Bulgaria developed an interactive Web GIS map for the needs of the anti-AIDS campaign of the Ministry of Health.
On the trail of Ebola virus from 1976 to nowadays

Esri UK developed an interactive Web GIS map showing the 40th years history of Ebola virus.

Esri Launches Global Disaster Resilience App Challenge

Meet the challenge of Esri and develop a GIS application that increases awareness and defends against disasters.

GIS for Natura 2000 among the Top 25 GIS Projects in Europe

The GIS for Natura 2000 of the Ministry of Environment and Water won a prestigious international award for special achievements in GIS.

GeoNet – the First Social Platform for GIS is Already Fact
Esri developed a unique social GIS platform, whereby you can share, chat, collaborate, and exchange experience faster than ever.
NATO Informs the World about its Activities by an Interactive Web GIS Map
A web map based on Esri technology allows everyone to monitor NATO`s missions, operations and partner relationships.

Tell Your Story on a Geographic Map

Participate in the first-of-its kind Storytelling with Maps Contest, organized by Esri.

ESRI Bulgaria awarded as an investor in environment
ESRI Bulgaria was awarded for the implementation of web GIS application for bTV in the contest for Responsible Business Awards of BBLF.
The GIS of Natura 2000 was awarded as the IT Project of the Year

The GIS for Natura 2000 of the Ministry of Environment and Water, developed by ESRI Bulgaria, was selected for the IT Project of the Year. 

ESRI interactive maps tell stories from Sochi

ESRI has developed a series of maps track medals, present venues and tell about controversies during the Olympics.

World reads the news on geographical map

ESRI, the world leading GIS company, presented Storymap application, which allows 86 different English language media to be read on web map.

15th Aniversary GIS Day
For the 15th consecutive year ESRI Bulgaria had the pleasure to organize the World GIS Day in Bulgaria and presented the awards for Strategic GIS projects.
Unique site to compare cities according to different criteria
With ESRI technology the Urban Observatory website will map data from 16 cities in 35 different ways at a time.
ESRI President Honoured with UN Top Award
Jack Dangermond, founder of ESRI, the world leading GIS company, was recognized for his contribution to geosciences for the sustainable development of the planet.
ArcGIS 10.2 is now in Bulgaria!
Whether you're a GIS expert, an app developer, a business pro, or a student, the new ArcGIS will improve your ability to make a difference through mapping and analysis
GIS of Asenovgrad Municipality with BAIT award

BAIT rewarded the Municipality of Asenovgrad with a prize for the development of Esri Bulgaria Geographic Information System for tourist attractions.

ESRI Bulgaria with the first prize for Aktiven.BG

BBLF awarded ESRI Bulgaria with a prize for best social policy at the annual awards for responsible business.

ESRI International User Conference

More than 16,000 GIS users joined in the largest GIS forum in the world.

“the Earth under eye”

Esri platform support for the joint actions in solving environmental problems.

13th GIS Day

Every year in November the world celebrates the Day of Geographic Information Systems.

GIS Day 2011

On November 17 the world marked the Day of Geographic Information Systems.

Reports of irregularities

Municipalities and utility companies joined the initiative for better communication with the public, based on the latest GIS technologies.

Esri in support of Japan

11 March 2011 - In response to the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Esri assist the many organizations involved in dealing with the consequences of the disaster. The company works closely with local and international organizations and provides on-site teams, GIS consultations software, data, images, and technical assistance.