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Tájékozódjon eseményeinkről 6 iparágban: Offline és Online konferenciák

Lending 2024

Date: 14th May 2024  

Location: Marriott Hotel, Budapest




Session I: Banking sector and credit market recovery from the perspective of state actors

Moderator: Kata Tóth, Conference project leader, Portfolio

08:30 - 08:35

Welcome and opening

Speaker: Zoltán Bán, CEO, Net Média (Portfolio Csoport)

08:35 - 09:00

Credit market recovery and the tasks of the banking sector from the government’s perspective

Speaker: Máté Lóga, State Secretary for Economic Strategy, Financial Resources and Macroeconomic Analysis, Government of Hungary

09:00 - 09:25

Credit market outlook and financial stability as seen by the central bank

Speaker: Barnabás Virág, Managing Director, Hungarian National Bank

09:25 - 09:35

The role of financial instruments among EU funds

Speaker: Dr. Levente Sipos-Tompa, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, MFB

09:35 - 09:45

Corporate finance beyond credit through the eyes of Capital Holding

Speaker: Bence Katona, President, CEO, Nemzeti Tőkeholding Zrt., Hiventures Zrt.


Coffee break


Session II: Banking sector and credit market recovery from the market’s perspective

Moderator: Kata Tóth, Conference project leader, Portfolio

10:00 - 10:20

The situation of the banking sector and lending through the eyes of the Hungarian Banking Association

Speaker: Radován Jelasity, Chairman, Chairman of the Board of Directors, CEO, Hungarian Banking Association, Erste Bank Hungary

10:20 - 10:35

Commercial banks face a lending turnaround

Speaker: Levente Szabó, Deputy CEO for Business for Individual Services, MBH Bank

10:35 - 11:35

Roundtable of bank leaders

Moderator: Zoltán Bán, CEO, Net Média (Portfolio Csoport)

Conversation participants:


Coffee break


Session III/A: Consumer lending

Moderator: Kata Tóth, Conference project leader, Portfolio

11:50 - 12:05

The afterlife of unsecured loans – What has changed since Covid?

Speaker: Tamás Lencsés, Managing Director, EOS Faktor Zrt.

12:05 - 12:20

The buy now, pay later (BNPL) revolution in Hungary


12:20 - 13:00

Roundtable discussion on the situation of the personal loan market

Moderator: Péter Kuruc, , EY

Conversation participants:


Session III/B: Project real estate lending

Moderator: Gergely Ditróy, Business Development Director, Portfolio

11:50 - 12:05

Commercial real estate: A time bomb in Europe?

Speaker: Orsolya Hegedűs MRICS, Associate, RICS Registered Valuer, Head of Advisory & Head of Research Budapest, Cushman & Wakefield

12:05 - 12:20

Housing developments prospects

Speaker: Zoltán Sápi, Analyst, Eltinga

12:20 - 13:00

Roundtable discussion on the situation of project real estate lending

Conversation participants:

  • Ádám Banai PhD, MRICS, Executive director for monetary policy instruments, financial stability and foreign reserve management, Magyar Nemzeti Bank
  • Miklós Németh, Chairman of the Board, Specialised Lending Directorate, OTP Bank
  • Mihály Ország, Head of Specialized Finance Directorate, K&H Bank
  • Tibor Tatár MRICS, Head of Hungarian residential and office development, WING


Lunch break


Session IV/A: SME lending

Moderator: Kata Tóth, Conference project leader, Portfolio

14:00 - 14:15

Risks and side effects - challenges of the SME sector in 2024

Speaker: Dr. Hajnalka Csorbai, Head of Strategy, Opten Kft.

14:15 - 14:30

Through crises – Leveraged transaction financing in the SME sector, 2010–2025

Speaker: Gábor Szendrői, Deputy Chairman of the European Council, IMAP

14:30 - 15:20

Roundtable discussion on the state of SME lending

Moderator: Krisztina Bogdán, Head of Corporate Finance, Credit Management Group

Conversation participants:


Session IV/B: Home lending

Moderator: István Palkó, Senior Analyst, Portfolio

14:00 - 14:15

Home lending is on the rebound, but how long will the momentum last? Positive trends and risks in mortgage lending

Speaker: András Becsei, Deputy CEO, Vice President, OTP Bank, Hungarian Banking Association

14:15 - 14:30

Digital mortgage lending in domestic practice

Speaker: István Huszár, Co-CEO, Bankmonitor

14:30 - 15:20

Roundtable discussion on the state of housing credit

Conversation participants:


Coffee break


Session V/A: Macroeconomic outlook

Moderator: Kata Tóth, Conference project leader, Portfolio

15:40 - 16:05

Global outlook: Reflationary fears and central bank interest rate divergence

Speaker: Eszter Gárgyán, FX Strategist, UniCredit Research

16:05 - 16:55

Roundtable discussion on the macroeconomic prospects

Moderator: István Madár, Senior Analyst, Portfolio

Conversation participants:

16:55 - 17:00

Closing remarks

Session V/B: Corporate- and marketing communication

Moderator: Anita Király, Operative Director, Portfolio Csoport

15:40 - 16:20

Creative possibilities and limits in bank campaigns

What do banks convey, how can a communication strategy be distinctive?

Moderator: Gergely Marosi, Chief Creative Director, Mito Creative

Conversation participants:

16:20 - 17:00

Consumer needs and the message of advertising

How to align digital products with communication; should different consumer groups be addressed differently; how digitally mature are bank customers?

Moderator: László Palincsár, Senior Director, EY

Conversation participants:

Networking & Champagne toast

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Organisation, general questions

Kinga Molnár
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Sándor Takács
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  • Commercial Director
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Csilla Kiss
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István Palkó
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