In December 2010 the non-profit voluntary organization Bulgarian Association for Geotechnical and Tunnel Construction (BAGTC) was officially established. The aim of the Association is to contribute to the development and recognition of this sector in Bulgaria and abroad as well as to encourage the use of underground space for the benefit of sustainable infrastructure development, protection and improvement of the environment and more effective urban planning.

In October 2011 BAGTC organized the First International Conference for Geotechnical and Tunnel Construction GEO PROJECTS 2011.