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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

Our speakers among others

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András Bence
senior member, Financial Services Advisory
EY Hungary
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Balog Ádám
MKB Bank Zrt.
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Bán Zoltán
Net Média Zrt. (Portfolio)
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Pasquale Diana
former Head of Morgan Stanley CEEMEA macro
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Vazil Hudák
Vice President
European Investment Bank - EIB
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Steen Jakobsen
Chief Economist, Chief Investment Officer
Saxo Bank
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Jánoskuti Levente
McKinsey & Company
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Jelasity Radován
Chairman, Chairman of the Board of Directors, CEO
Hungarian Banking Association, Erste Bank Hungary
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Juscsák György
Executive Director
JP Morgan Asset Management
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Christian Ketels
Chief Economist
Boston Consulting Group
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Móró Tamás
Chief Strategist
Concorde Értékpapír Zrt.
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Kevin A. Murray
Citi Magyarország & Közép-Európa régió
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Nagy Márton
economic adviser of the prime minister
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Orbán Gábor
Richter Gedeon
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Nick Price
Team Leader
Fidelity’s Emerging Markets Equity
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Rákossy Balázs
Ministry of Finance
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Rózsai Rezső
KPMG Hungary
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Yoel Sano
Head of Global Political and Security Risk
Fitch Solutions
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Simák Pál
CIB Bank
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Vida József
Takarékbank Zrt.
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Világi Oszkár
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Wolf László
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Commercial Banking Division
OTP Bank Plc.

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

Gold Sponsor

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  • Please keep 1,5 m distance from others!
  • Wash your hands often and thoroughly!
  • Please use the provided hand sanitizer!
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw it out and wash your hands!
  • Avoid handshakes, greet with elbow bumps!
  • It is mandatory to wear a mask during the conference!

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We ensure maximum safety of our events!

  • The number of attendees at our events are limited
  • Ozone air disinfection method is used in conference rooms
  • Disinfection and air purifier machine is operated during the whole day
  • Contactless, safe entry is guaranteed by QR code
  • Body temperature is checked with thermal imaging camera at entrance
  • Staff and hostesses are wearing masks and working in gloves at all times
  • Hand sanitizer and masks are provided for our attendees
  • Seating arrangements made with the appropriate distance


Agrár-Vállalkozási Hitelgarancia Alapítvány, Amundi Alapkezelő Zrt., Atradius Crédito y Caución S.A. de Seguros y Reaseguros Magyarországi Fióktelepe, AutSoft Zrt., BCG, BIB Zrt. (Budapest Institute of Banking), BISZ Zrt., Boston Consulting Group, Budapest Lízing Zrt., Budapesti Corvinus Egyetem, CBRE, CÉH zRt., CGP Europe LLC, CIB Bank, Citibank Europe plc Magyarországi Fióktelepe, Commerzbank Zrt., Concorde Értékpapír Zrt., De Lage Landen Finance Zrt., Deutsche Leasing Hungaria Zrt., DryCom Kft., EBRD, Erste Bank, Eurolex Kft., Európai Beruházási Bank, EVK Szakkollégium, Eximbank Zrt., EY Magyarország, Federal-Mogul Systems Protection Hungary Kft., Fidelity’s Emerging Markets Equity, Fitch Solutions, Forestay Alapkezelő Zrt., G3 Consulting, Generali Alapkezelő Zrt., Gránit Pólus Management Zrt., GROUPAMA Biztosító Zrt., Grundfos South East Europe Kft., HEPA Magyar Exportfejlesztési Ügynökség, HM CURRUS Zrt., Hús Depó Kft., ING Bank Magyarország, Innovációs és Technológiai Minisztérium, Intrum Justitia Zrt., JP Morgan Asset Management, K&H Bank Zrt., Kandra Consulting Kft., KDB Bank Európa Zrt., KPMG Magyarország, KPMG Tanácsadó Kft., Lapker Zrt., Magyar Kereskedelmi és Iparkamara, Magyar Nemzeti Bank, McKinsey & Company, MEHIB Zrt., MFB Zrt., MKB Bank, MOL, Morgan Stanley, MTB Magyar Takarékszövetkezeti Bank Zrt., Okfon Zrt., Oriens, OTP Bank Nyrt., OTP Jelzálogbank Zrt., Palotási Mg. Zrt., Pénzügyminisztérium, Press-Inform, Property Market Kft., Raiffeisen Bank Zrt., REKONTIR Cégcsoport, Richter Gedeon Nyrt., Roth Immoinvest GmbH, Saxo Bank, Sberbank Magyarország Zrt., Semmelweis Egyetem, Slovnaft, Sopron Bank Burgenland Zrt., Szent István Egyetem, Techwave Hungary Zrt., Trans-LTL Kft., UniCredit Bank Hungary Zrt., Uniomedia Kommunikációs Ügynökség, Uniomedia Zrt., UTC Overseas Kft., Videoton Holding Zrt., VLG Kábelkereskedelmi Kft., VOLÁN Egyesülés, VOLÁNBUSZ 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 2019


Organisation, general questions

Gábor Ócsai
  • Gábor Ócsai
  • event organizer
  • Phone: +36 1 472 2095
  • Email:


Sándor Takács
  • Sándor Takács
  • Commercial Director
  • Phone: 428-9094
  • Email:
Csilla Kiss
  • Csilla Kiss
  • Key Account Manager
  • Phone: +36 20 287 3256
  • 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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