The 7th AGM was held on June 9-10, 2004, in Varna, Bulgaria. It was focused on the topic «Infrastructure as the Basis for Sustainable Development of the Regions». The forum was held on a high representative level. Over 250 delegates took part in the session. The Bulgarian President, Mr. Georghi Pirvanov, the OSCE Chairman, Mr. Salomon Passi, Economy Minister of Bulgaria Mrs. Lydia Shuleva and the heads of Bulgarian regions took part in the AGM. The materials of the international conference were published on the Internet and received a wide media coverage.