At the occasion of the 120 anniversary of the establishment of the first Bulgarian worker cooperative, the fifth European Forum on Social Entrepreneurship will be held from 31 March to 3 April 2016 in the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria, co-organised by CECOP.

This Forum includes the Fifth European Fair of Enterprises and Cooperatives in Social Economy, where more than 100 cooperatives and social enterprises from over 16 countries are expected, as well as a European conference with round tables on current issues regarding the social economy, among others.