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Budapest Economic Forum 2018

Date: 4th October 2018  

Location: New York Palace Budapest


  • Is the golden age of Hungary's economy just beginning? - Government plans for maintaining 4% economic growth
  • Is the EU slowly falling apart? - The effects of market tensions in Italy and emerging markets on the euro area and Hungary
  • Has one engine of growth been shut down? - EU funds to slow to a trickle
  • Will Hungary's budget put on the brakes? - Preparing for disturbances in the global economy

Our speakers among others

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Timothy Ash
Head of EM research
Blue Bay Asset Management
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Bakonyi András
Deputy CEO for Corporate and Treasury
MKB Bank
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Bán Zoltán
Net Média Zrt. (Portfolio Csoport)
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Bencsik László
OTP Bank
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Bernáth Tamás
Appeninn Holding Nyrt.
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Bod Péter Ákos
Budapesti Corvinus Egyetem
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Dan Bucsa PhD
Chief CEE Economist
Unicredit Bank AG in London
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Willem Buiter
Special Economic Adviser
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Darvas Zsolt
Senior Fellow
Bruegel Institute
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Egerszegi Ádám
Deputy CEO for Transformation
MBH Bank
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Dr. György László
State Secretariat for Economic Planning and Regulation
Ministry for Innovation and Technology
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Vazil Hudák
Vice President
European Investment Bank - EIB
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Jelasity Radován
Chairman, Chairman of the Board of Directors, CEO
Hungarian Banking Association, Erste Bank Hungary
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Krisán László
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Lajkó Ferenc
Waberer’s International Nyrt.
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Madár István
Senior Analyst
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Kevin A. Murray
Citi Magyarország & Közép-Európa régió
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Müllner Zsolt
Wallis Asset Management Zrt.
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Nagy Márton
Minister of Economic Development
Government of Hungary
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Orbán Gábor
Richter Gedeon
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Palócz Éva
macro analyst, CEO
Kopint-Tárki Zrt.
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Samu János
Head of reserch
Concorde Értékpapír
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Dr. Simák Pál
CIB Bank
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Varga Mihály
Minister for Finance
Ministry of Finance
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Virág Barnabás
Managing Director
Hungarian National Bank
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Weinhardt Attila
Senior Analyst
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Zolnai György
Raiffeisen Bank
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Zsiday Viktor
Portfolio Manager
Hold Alapkezelő Zrt., Citadella Származtatott Befektetési Alap

Why you should come?

Portfolio is holding its economic summit for the eighth time, an event where economic decision-makers, top executives, EU experts, economy policy experts, and domestic and foreign market analysts can meet and discuss the Hungarian and global situation and outlook. At the Budapest Economic Forum, everything that really concerns representatives of the business and finance sectors will be discussed.

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Who we recommend

Our event can provide useful knowledge to those working in the following areas:
  • Top executives and businessmen
  • Representatives of banks
  • Investment fund professionals and investors
  • Experts of regulatory and supervisory authorities
  • Representatives of venture capital funds
  • Business and finance managers
  • Consultants
  • Lawyers

Our Sponsors

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In association with


Arrabona-Frigo Kft., Aegon Befektetési Alapkezelő, Agrár-Vállalkozási Hitelgarancia Alapítvány, Amundi Alapkezelő Zrt., Appeninn Holding Nyrt.,Areus Zrt., BISZ Zrt., BNP Paribas Asset Management, Bezenye Községi Önkormányzat, Blue Bay Asset Management, Bruegel Intézet, Budapest Alapkezelő Zrt., Budapest Bank Zrt., Budapest Lízing Zrt., Budapesti Corvinus Egyetem, CIB Bank, Central Médiacsoport Zrt., Cib Bank Zrt., Citadella alap, Citi Magyarország & Közép-Európa Régió, Citibank Europe Plc Magyarországi Fióktelepe, Colas Hungária Zrt., Concorde Értékpapír, Diófa Alapkezelő Zrt.,

E2 Hungary Zrt., ECC-Consulting Marketing és Gazdasági Tanácsadó Zrt., EIB, EVK Szakkollégium, Erste Bank Hungary Zrt., Európai Beruházási Bank, Eximbank Zrt., Financial Communications, Forestay Group, Garantiqa Hitelgarancia Zrt., Gránit Pólus Management Zrt., Heller Farkas Szakkollégium, Hungária Med-M Kft., ING Bank Magyarország, ITM, Innovációs és Technológiai Minisztérium, Intrum Justitia Zrt., JLL, AVOSZ Zrt., KNK PR, KPMG Tanácsadó Kft., Kisvárdai Szakképzési Centrum, Kopint-Tárki Zrt., Kornan Studió Kft.,

MEHIB Zrt., MFB Zrt., MKB Bank Zrt., MKB-Pannónia Alapkezelő Zrt., Magyar Nemzeti Bank, Magyar Posta Zrt., Majosz, NVTNM, OKFON Zrt., OTP Bank Nyrt., OTP Jelzálogbank Zrt., OpenText Software AG, Oxford Economics, Pharma Patent Kft., Posta Biztosító, Property Market Kft., Provident Pénzügyi Zrt., Pureco Kft., Pénzügyminisztérium, Raiffeisen Bank Zrt., Rajk László Szakkollégium, Rescon, Richter Gedeon Nyrt., SZHISZ (Szövetkezeti Hitelintézetek Integrációs Szervezete), Sberbank Magyarország Zrt., Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Szent István Egyetem, Takarék Jelzálogbank Nyrt., Takarékbank Zrt., Unicredit Bank AG in London, Videoton Holding Zrt., Waberer’s International Nyrt., Wallis Asset Management Zrt.


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Budapest Economic Forum 2018


Organisation, general questions

Gábor Ócsai
  • Gábor Ócsai
  • rendezvényszervező
  • Phone: +36 1 472 2095
  • Email:


Sándor Takács
  • Sándor Takács
  • Commercial Director
  • Phone: 428-9094
  • Email:
Zoltán Schultz
  • Zoltán Schultz
  • key account sales partner
  • Phone: +36 20 319 9024
  • Email:
Lippai Judit
  • Lippai Judit
  • Key account sales partner
  • Phone: 06/30 311 87 02
  • Email:
Csilla Kiss
  • Csilla Kiss
  • Phone: +36 20 287 3256
  • Email:


István Madár
  • István Madár
  • Senior Analyst
  • Phone: 428-9063
  • Email:
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