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Budapest Economic Forum 2016

Date: 6th October 2016   Location: Hotel Sofitel Budapest

  • Is the "about 3% growth" a slogan or the reality?
  • Bank leaders’ roundtable: is lending really starting now?
  • Exchange of views between the Governor of the Central Bank: domestic and international monetary policy. Helicopter money in Hungary and in the world?
  • Investments: what is missing, capital or workforce?
  • How serious a problem is the shortage of labour force in Hungary?
  • What does Brussels give us? Are we waiting again for the EU to save us?

Our speakers among others

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Andor László
Head of Department
BCE, former Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of EU
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Balog Ádám
Chairman-CEO
MKB Bank Zrt.
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Bán Zoltán
CEO
Net Média Zrt. (Portfolio)
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Beke Zsuzsa
Head of Communication and Public Affairs
Richter Gedeon Nyrt.
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Bencsik László
Deputy-CEO
OTP Bank
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Bertalan Sándor
Deputy-CEO
MFB
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Bod Péter Ákos
Professor
Corvinus University of Budapest
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Chikán Attila
Economist
Corvinus University of Budapest, Competitiveness Research Centre
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Csepreghy Nándor
Deputy Minister for Prime Minister’s Office
Prime Minister's Office
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Csürös Csanád
CEO
Property Forum
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Darvas Zsolt
Senior Fellow
Bruegel Institute
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Duronelly Péter CFA
Senior Portfolio Manager
Aegon Magyarország Befektetési Alapkezelő Zrt.
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Fehér Tamás
Managing Director
Trenkwalder
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Felfalusi Péter
CEO
Intrum Justitia Zrt.
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Jelasity Radován
Chairman of the Board of Directors, CEO
Erste Bank Hungary
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Karvalits Ferenc
Director
Wallis Asset Management Ltd.
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Lakatos Péter
Co-CEO
Videoton
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HE Iain Lindsay OBE
Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Hungary
British Embassy Budapest
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Madár István
Senior Analyst
Portfolio
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Mészáros Csaba
Chairman - Owner
evopro Holding Zrt.
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Alain Nadeau
Head of Office
European Investment Bank Group
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Samu János
Head of reserch
Concorde Értékpapír
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Scheer Sándor
CEO
Market Építő Zrt.
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Székely Gábor
CEO
Appeninn Holding Nyrt.
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Urbán Zoltán
CEO
Eximbank
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Végh Richárd
CEO
Budapest Stock Exchange
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Virág Barnabás
Managing Director
Hungarian National Bank
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Weinhardt Attila
Analyst
Portfolio
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Heinz Wiedner
former CEO
Raiffeisen Bank
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Zolnai György
Chairman-CEO
Budapest Bank

Why you should come?

Portfolio is soon hosting the sixth of its annual economic summits, bringing policymakers together to exchange views on the current situation and future outlook on a global and national level. The Budapest Economic Forum is the place to discuss everything that really matters to the financial and private sector right now: growth and competitiveness, shortage of labour and appeal to investors, closing the wage gap and economic migration, EU funds and foreign direct investment, lending and banking sector outlook.

Our Sponsors

The Budapest Economic Forum is a unique event that offers an exceptional opportunity to discuss the most exciting economic issues of Hungary, the central and eastern European region and the euro area.

SPEAKERS WILL INCLUDE:

  • Video Interview with Marianne Thyssen (Commissioner (2014-2019) Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, European Commission)
  • László Andor, Head of Department, BCE, former Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of EU
  • HE Iain Lindsay OBE, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Hungary, British Embassy Budapest 
  • Nándor Csepreghy, Deputy Minister for Prime Minister’s Office, Prime Minister's Office
  • Barnabás Virág, Managing Director, Hungarian National Bank
  • Radován Jelasity, Chairman of the Board of Directors, CEO, Erste Bank Hungary
  • Heinz Wiedner, CEO, Raiffeisen Bank
  • Dr. Ádám Balog, Chairman-CEO, MKB Bank Zrt.
  • György Zolnai, CEO-Chairman, Budapest Bank
  • Urbán Zoltán, CEO, Eximbank
  • Richárd Végh, CEO, Budapest Stock Exchange
  • György Surányi, Economist, Former President of the Hungarian National Bank
  • Péter Ákos Bod, Professor, Corvinus University of Budapest, Former President of the Hungarian National Bank
  • Ferenc Karvalits, Economist, Former Vice-President of the Hungarian National Bank
  • László Bencsik, Deputy-CEO, OTP Bank
  • Péter Duronelly CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager, Aegon Magyarország Befektetési Alapkezelő Zrt.
  • Tamás Fehér, Managing Director, Trenkwalder
  • Zsolt Darvas, Senior Fellow, Bruegel Institute, Brussel
  • Attila Chikán, Economist, Corvinus University of Budapest, Competitiveness Research Centre
  • Péter Felfalusi, CEO, Chairman, Intrum Justitia Zrt., MAKISZ
  • Sándor Scheer, CEO, Market
  • Alain Nadeau, Head of Office, European Investment Bank Group
  • János Samu, Senior Analyst, Concorde Értékpapír
  • Gábor Székely, vezérigazgató, Appeninn Holding Nyrt.
  • Zsuzsa Beke, Head of Communication and Public Affairs, Richter Gedeon Nyrt.
  • István Madár, Senior Analyst, Portfolio

 

THE EVENT:

DATE: 6th October, 2016

PLACE: SOFITEL Budapest Chain Bridge Hotel, Budapest, Hungary
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COST: EUR 275 + VAT / person

Fee includes: conference documentation, full lunch and coffee breaks. The conference is bilingual with English-Hungarian simultaneous interpretation.

DISCOUNTS:

- 10% discount is available for 2 registrations,
- 20% on 3 or more

Discounts cannot be combined!

Our conference is expected not only to provide an opportunity to expand the participants’ knowledge base, but also to create an excellent forum for high-level networking and the forging of new professional relations. Our goal is more than just to organise another cut an dry event; we strive to make this conference a regular, interactive and international forum that keeps its finger on the pulse of the market.

Our goal is to create a forum where decision makers, academics, economic experts, market players and corporate leaders can discuss these issues together, evaluate the situation and have a debate on what short-term and long-term solutions they find best.

 

OVERVIEW:

Portfolio Conferences are organized by NET Media Inc, member of Central European Media and Publishing Group. Our events cover 7 different industries and attract more than 8000 participants annually and highly renowned for their great opportunities of networking and building business relationships, merely not just giving new professional knowledge. Our aim is not to have a one time occasion event, but creating a yearly international interactive forum about the changes of the market. Find out more on www.portfolio.hu/en or conference@portfolio.hu (e-mail).

 

Who we recommend

Our event can provide useful knowledge to those working in the following areas:
  • Private equity & venture capital investors
  • Financial directors
  • Middle and top management of financial institutions
  • Players on the sales side of the sector
  • Entrepreneurs and business owners
  • Financing experts
  • Consultants

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Budapest Economic Forum 2016

Contact

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István Madár
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