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The first EKO Smile winner  officially received the keys to the brand new  Suzuki S-Cross car

The first winner of EKO Smile launch campaign to win 1 of 3 new cars Suzuki S-Cross  has officially received his prize at an official ceremony. The 24 year-old Ivaylo Ivanov from Vidin was chosen by specially developed computer software and in the physical presence of a notary.

The special event took place at one of EKO Bulgaria's gas stations, where the Suzuki S-Cross welcomed its new owner in a festive setting, accompanied by EKO Bulgaria representatives, journalists and many celebrity guests. The CEO of EKO Bulgaria – Mr. Andreas Triantopoulos gave the keys оди the avant-garde award personally to the lucky participant.

I'm still very surprised and excited! When I registered for EКO Smile, I did not even imagine that the big smile from the logo would soon be transferred to my face. Thank you, EKO Bulgaria, this is a reward for our mutual loyalty!" shared the winner Ivaylo Ivanov.

The raffle started in early October, with thousands joining to win the grand prize - one of three new Suzuki S-Cross cars. The first winner was drawn on November 3, 2023 using a specially developed software and in the physical presence of a notary. To enter the first round of the raffle, users had to register for the EKO Smile program by the end of October and those who also created an account on the mobile app had double chance to win. As a result, more than 70% of the participants have registered on the mobile version of EKO Smile.

“Continuously improving Customer Experience is a cornerstone of EKO Bulgaria's customer-centric strategy and the new EKO Smile loyalty program and its digital version form a key component in implementing it. EKO Smile App enables us to be closer to our customer and better respond to their needs alongside with our long-standing commitment to provide excellent service and products of the highest quality in our continuously growing network of petrol stations, the number of which in Bulgaria is now 95 and 2 more are expecting by the end of 2023. I am sure that they will also welcome our regular customer and first winner Ivaylo Ivanov, to whom I wish accident-free driving and pleasure from every trip.", said Andreas Triantopoulos, CEO of EKO Bulgaria.  

The promotional game continues until the end of the year, with two more winners who will get to drive home in a new Suzuki S-Cross. The second draw will be held on December 4, 2023, and all existing and future participants who have registered for EKO Smile up to and including November 30th, automatically enter the promotional raffle. Those who create an account on the mobile app again double their chance of winning the grand prize. Participation in the promotion is not tied to any purchase.

EKO Bulgaria wishes good luck to all participants!

Those interested in joining EKO Smile can do so by downloading the app from Google Play, App Store, Huawei AppGallery or by signing up at

About EKO Bulgaria:
ЕKO Bulgaria EAD entered the Bulgarian market in 2002. The company is part of HELLENiQ ENERGY Group -  one of the leading energy groups in Southeast Europe. The successful development of ЕKO Bulgaria is a result of following its main mission – to offer a variety of products with guaranteed quality and the best possible service. The company has a continuously expanding network of – currently - 97 petrol stations, operated under the brand name EKO on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, where more than 1,000 people serve our customers. So far, the company has invested more than 200 million leva in the Bulgarian economy since 2002.