jQuery Bulgaria 2013–Event Recap

[Infragistics] Mihail Mateev / Tuesday, December 3, 2013

On November 30 was held the first in Eastern Europe jQuery Conference . jQuery Bulgaria is the largest free community event in Bulgaria with 700+ participants


What is jQuery Bulgaria


  • The very first conference in Bulgaria dedicated to jQuery and related JS frameworks
  • Community event organized with the support of Infragistics, jQuery Sofia UG and many volunteers
  • jQuery Bulgaria is FREE – attendees are not charged !
  • Thanks to the sponsors who helped cover the expenses!
  • An one day event with sessions dedicated to all that is jQuery.
  • It is a chance for the local community to immerse in their favorite web technologies
  • The largest event for WEB developers in Bulgaria
  • The largest community event in Bulgaria
  • The larges free event in Bulgaria


Event history:

After a few successful “Saturday” format events across different platforms, the JavaScript event received major interest.

Infragistics confirmed its support for the event: Thanks to Jason Beres: VP of Product Management, Community and Evangelism @ Infragistics
Community leaders also confirmed their support: Community leaders also confirmed their support: Thanks to Boris Simandoff!

We chose Inter Expo Center as the best location for this event.

All our speakers are also volunteers – they decided to cover their own expenses to be possible to avoid charging community members












Infragistics participation in the event:

Infragistics was the main sponsor and organizer of the event.

There was 3 technical presentation from Infragistics Inc.:


Some statistic

  • 700+ attendees
  • First jQuery event in Bulgaria
  • The biggest event for WEB developers in Bulgaria
  • The biggest free event for developers in Bulgaria
  • Average event rating : 4.30 (scale 1 to 5)
  • Average sessions rating : 4:05 (scale 1 to 5)
  • 20 sessions in 4 tracks
  • Attendees from 7 countries (USA, Ukraine, Russia, Macedonia, Serbia , Nederland and Bulgaria)
  • Speakers from 5 countries (USA, Ukraine, Russia, Macedonia and Bulgaria )

Pictures from the event:

Some photos are available here – special thanks to Viktor Nonov

Photos from the official event photograph are available here:


More information about the event can be found at jQuery Bulgaria website (www.jquerybulgaria.com ) , Facebook page jQuery Bulgaria ( https://www.facebook.com/jquerybulgaria) and  on Twitter @jQueryBulgaria

Presentations from jQuery Bulgaria are available here:  [Query Bulgaria schedule]:


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