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Budapest Economic Forum 2019

Date: 16th October 2019   Location: New York Palace Budapest

  • Interrelation between climate change, energy, and technological changes
  • Downturn or recession? – The consequences of global macroeconomic developments for economic policy
  • The place of the CEE region and Hungary in Europe
  • Hungary’s economic policy goals and outlook: The next three years of fiscal and monetary policies;
  • Decoupling, high pressure – Prospects for the region
  • Changes to the geopolitical map, new balance of power and its impacts from trade conflicts to Brexit
  • Booming lending, skyrocketing investments – Will these last forever? Objectives of the local banking sector and its outlook
  • Past EP elections, before Brexit (?) – The business environment of the Hungarian economy
  • How long can Hungarian wages grow so rapidly? Hungarian companies gripped in a vice of labour shortage and competitiveness

Why you should come?

Portfolio is holding its economic summit for the ninth 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.

Our Sponsors


Aegon Befektetési Alapkezelő, Agrár-Vállalkozási Hitelgarancia Alapítvány, Amundi Alapkezelő Zrt., Areus Zrt., ARRABONA-FRIGO Kft., Bezenye Községi Önkormányzat, BISZ Zrt., Blue Bay Asset Management, BNP Paribas  Security Services Magyarországi Fióktelepe, BNP Paribas Asset Management, BNP Paribas Hungary Branch, Bruegel Intézet, Budapest Alapkezelő Zrt., Budapest Bank Zrt., Budapest Lízing Zrt., Budapesti Corvinus Egyetem, Central Médiacsoport Zrt., CIB Bank Zrt., 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., Erste Bank Hungary Zrt., European Investment Bank, EVK Szakkollégium, Eximbank Zrt., Financial Communications, Forestay Group, Garantiqa Hitelgarancia Zrt., Gefco Magyarország Kft., Gránit Pólus Management Zrt., Heller Farkas Szakkollégium, Hungária Med-M Kft., ING Bank Magyarország, Innovációs és Technológiai Minisztérium, Intrum Justitia Zrt., JLL, KAVOSZ Zrt., Kisvárdai Szakképzési Centrum, KNK PR, Kopint-Tárki Zrt., Kornan Studió Kft., KPMG, Magyar Nemzeti Bank, Majosz, MEHIB Zrt., MFB Zrt., MKB Bank Zrt., MKB-Pannónia Alapkezelő Zrt., NVTNM, OKFON Zrt., OpenText Software AG, OTP Bank Nyrt., OTP Jelzálogbank Zrt., Oxford Economics, Pénzügyminisztérium, Pharma Patent Kft., Plotinus Nyrt., Posta Biztosító, Property Market Kft., Provident Pénzügyi Zrt., Pureco Kft., Raiffeisen Bank Zrt., Rajk László Szakkollégium, Richter Gedeon Nyrt., Sberbank Magyarország Zrt., Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Szent István Egyetem, Szövetkezeti Hitelintézetek Integrációs Szervezete, Takarek Jelzálogbank Nyrt., Takarékbank Zrt., Unicredit Bank AG in London, Videoton Holding Zrt., Waberer’s International Nyrt., Wallis Asset Management Zrt...

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


Budapest Economic Forum 2018


Organisation, general questions

Gábor Ócsai
  • Gábor Ócsai
  • Event Organiser
  • Phone: 06/1 472 20 95
  • Email:


Sándor Takács
  • Sándor Takács
  • Commercial Director
  • Phone: 428-9094
  • Email:
Csilla Kiss
  • Csilla Kiss
  • Key-Account Manager
  • Phone: 06/20 287 32 56
  • Email:
Judit Lippai
  • Judit Lippai
  • Key-Account Manager
  • Phone: 06/30 311 87 02
  • Email:


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