52 FIAT-IFTA ICD 2023 Annual Meeting

30th anniversary of the UFCB

Varna, Bulgaria

June 07 - 09, 2023
  • Logo FIAT-IFTA
  • Logo Union of the funeral companies in Bulgaria
Registration is closed. See you all on June 07 - 09, 2023 in Varna, Bulgaria.

In 2023, Varna (Bulgaria) will host the 52nd FIAT-IFTA ICD (International Council of direction) as well as the meeting of the Union of the Funeral Companies in Bulgaria on the occasion of their 30th anniversary of the establishment of the organization. It is certainly a significant milestone in the history of the Bulgarian Association and its contribution to the funeral industry in the Country.

The meeting will once again be a great opportunity for FIAT-IFTA and UFCB members to gather together and exchange knowledge and experience.

The FIAT-IFTA meeting will focus on the latest developments of the organization, funeral heritage as well as the education project.

In addition to the UFCB and FIAT-IFTA meetings, a conference will be held for the exchange of knowledge where we can learn from industry experts. More details will be available soon.

The conference will explore new leads within the funeral Industry to help our businesses and ultimately the families we serve.

All this will take place in the beautiful city of Varna where the Bulgarian organization is preparing a great experience with wonderful Bulgarian hosting for all those attending.


Bulgaria is located in southeastern Europe, and occupies the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula, on the coast of the Black Sea. The country has been a member of the European Union since January 2007.


Varna is the largest city in northeastern Bulgaria, located on the shores of the Black Sea and lake Varna, and is the administrative center of the municipality and district of the same name. It is the largest city in northern Bulgaria and along the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. In terms of population, the city ranks third in Bulgaria. Varna is often called the "sea capital" or "summer capital of Bulgaria" and is an important tourist and educational center, starting point for the resorts along the northern Black Sea coast.

A brief history of the city

Golden Sands

Golden Sands is one of the three major Bulgarian seaside resorts, located in the northern part of the Bulgarian Black sea. It is located in the municipality of Varna, 17 km from the center of the city of Varna. The beach strip, covered with golden sand, is 3.5 kilometers long and up to 100 meters wide.

More information about the resort



INTERNATIONAL HOTEL CASINO and TOWER SUITES is located in the heart of the Golden Sands resort and is only meters away from the beach.

hotel location icon Front Beach Alley, Golden Sands Resort, Varna 9007, Bulgaria hotel phone icon +359 896 666111

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How to book

After registration, you will receive a discount code on your email address.


The deadline for registration is May 20, 2023.

For members

The registration fee includes all conferences, event catering and invitation to the Gala dinner. A panoramic tour of Varna and an evening of Bulgarian grill and rakia are also included.

550.00 EUR

Accompanying guests

Registration includes everything except the conferences

500.00 EUR

Registration is closed. See you all on June 07 - 09, 2023 in Varna, Bulgaria.

9:30 Registration for the members of UFCB
10:00 - 12:00 General assembly of UFCB - reporting
13:00 - 15:00 FIAT-IFTA ICD board meeting - closed meeting
15:30 - 17:00 FIAT-IFTA Heritage Committee meeting
19:30 - 22:00 Welcome cocktail party