Date: Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 18:00 (registration from 17:30
Venue: Radisson Blu Béke Hotel, (Budapest, Teréz krt. 431067)


The British Chamber of Commerce in Hungary and the British Business Centre

are pleased to invite their members to their


Annual General Meeting 2018



Date: Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 18:00 (registration from 17:30)
Venue: Radisson Blu Béke Hotel, (Budapest, Teréz krt. 431067)

Please note that the official part of the event is for BCCH members only, but the following 
Business Networking Reception is open to everyone interested.

In line with the BCCH Charter, the Council’s composition will remain the same for the next year, so no election will take place at this year's AGM, but the past 12 months will be discussed.

Chair’s table:

Her Majesty’s Ambassador HE Mr Iain Lindsay OBE
Mr Vazul Tóth, BCCH Chairman
Mr Árpád Balázs, BCCH Treasurer
Mr Oliver Strommer, British Business Centre Manager
Kinga Kalocsai, BCCH Council Member
Mr Csongor Tompa, CMS Cameron McKenna

Welcome and introduction of the agenda by Mr Csongor Tompa, CMS Cameron McKenna.
Mr Csongor Tompa acknowledges if there is a quorum – if yes, the AGM can be started, if not, it reconvenes at 18:15



18:00 Welcome speech by Her Majesty’s Ambassador HE Mr Iain Lindsay OBE
18:10 Chairman’s report by Mr Vazul Tóth, COO & Managing Director of Publicis One
18:20 Moderated discussion with participants of the BCCH-uSchool Entrepreneur ProgrammeSára Volom (Founder, CEO of Photon), Koppány Mátyás Zsoldos (Machine Learning Enthusiast), conducted by Ms Kinga Kalocsai, PR and Communications Director EMEA at GE


18:35 Financial Report and Auditor’s Report (approval of the BCCH accounts for 2017) by Mr Árpád Balázs, BCCH Treasurer, Partner at PwC Hungary
18:45 British Business Centre report by Mr Oliver Strommer, Manager of the British Business Centre
18:55 Approval of the modification of the Charter
(Any proposed amendments to this Charter shall be made by resolution passed with three-quarters of the votes of the members present at a General Meeting and having voting rights under Clause 7.3 of the Charter. The BCCH Charter amendment proposal is available both in English and in Hungarian with suggested changes by the BCCH with the professional help provided by Ormai és Társai CMS Cameron McKenna LLP Ügyvédi Iroda.)

Mr Csongor Tompa, CMS Cameron McKenna closes the AGM.

(open for non-members)

18:45 Registration for invited guests
19:00 Welcome drinks
19:15 Roundtable discussion on "What keeps CEOs awake at night - challenges of transforming a traditional corporation into an agile company", with panellists Ms Amanda Nelson (CEO, Vodafone Hungary), Dr Gabriella Ormai (Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna), Dr László Szakál (Partner and Sales Director, Capture IT Services), Mr Antal Kerekes (Partner, PwC Hungary),
moderated by Mr Endre Kántor (Presenter at Millásreggeli Morning Economic Show)
20:00 The buffet opens
22:00   End of event

Dress code:
Smart evening wear/Cocktail

If you wish to sponsor the AGM, please fill in and send us back the sponsorship agreement which you can download by clicking here.

Participation fee:
BCCH members
 - free of charge (but only a maximum of two people from any member company may attend, and each voting member company will have the right to one vote only)
Non-members: HUF 12,000 + VAT

Participation fees (a gross amount of HUF 12,000 + VAT for non-members) are transferable to Magyarországi Brit Kereskedelmi Kamara at Budapest Bank, HU72-10102244-82717800-01004000 (Swift code: BUDAHUHB, HUF bank account) with the indication of the event title (AGM). Please note that the original invoice will be issued and sent to the email address provided in the registration process of the event once the event has taken place.

Please confirm your attendance by Thursday, 17 May 2018 the latest by clicking on the button below.
Participation at the official part of the AGM is for members only and free of charge, but please note that only a maximum of two people from any member company may attend, and each voting member company will have the right to one vote only.

Please note the following:

Members who are entitled to vote but cannot delegate anyone from the company to attend the AnnualGeneral Meeting will have the option to appoint a representative of another BCCH voting member with discretionary power to vote for and on behalf of them with a written proxy, a form for which is available here. The number of proxies that a BCCH member can present at the event is limited to a maximum of two. (Please note that the form has to be presented only if the delegate works for another member company, it is not needed if the delegate works within the same firm).

A member whose membership fee has not been fully paid before the AGM shall not be entitled to attend and vote, so if in doubt please contact our colleagues at the Finance Department of the BCCH at

Individual and Honorary members are non-voting members but have the right to attend and observe the AGM.

We can only accept a limited number of registrations on a first come first served basis.
We can only accept cancellations 48 hours prior to the event.
Late cancellations and no-shows will be invoiced.


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