Issue 16 | September 2014
Dear Mr. Foley,

This is the electronic newsletter of the British Chamber of Commerce in Hungary, where you can find the latest Chamber news. For more information about us, our ongoing projects and activities as well as advertising and membership options, you can always visit our website at or contact us at +36 1 302-5200 (BCCH) +36 1 302-5201 (British Business Centre) and

Best regards,
The BCCH team


BCCH 2.0

The BCCH is proud to announce the launch of 'BCCH 2.0', or in other words, the outcome of the strategic revamp its management started after the AGM in May. They have developed a new approach to events, services and Chamber activities in order to make the most of the wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise that the Council and the Chamber's membership represent, positioning the BCCH as a facilitator of knowledge sharing. Members will soon be informed about new projects and event series, and introduced to new communication channels. As always, all these activities aim at ensuring that BCCH members receive the best service possible and that they benefit from being members of an ever-changing and evolving organisation.
Embassy News
Minister for Europe David Lidington visits Hungary

UK Minister for Europe, David Lidington visited Budapest on 9 September 2014. The Minister participated in a series of discussions with senior Hungarian government officials on topics such as EU Reform, Energy security and Ukraine. "I am delighted to be back in Hungary to see Hungarian government colleagues to discuss a number of important issues including the future of Europe and the situation in Ukraine" - noted the Minister. He later visited the BCCH and British Business Centre in Budapest to hear about the excellent business opportunities in the CEE region.

BCCH participates in Runway Run

Csilla Csurgai and Éva Jónás from the BCCH were two of the 600+ runners participating in Runway Run 2014, an airport running race organised jointly by Budapest Airport, Nike, Wizz Air and British aviation portal on 6 September 2014. This was the second time athletes and amateurs (including the BCCH and British Embassy teams) competed over a distance of 12 kms or a relay of 6+6 kms on the 3 kilometre-long runway I at Budapest Airport, which was closed from early Saturday morning to accommodate this special event.


BCCH InfoPoint in Debrecen

In June 2014, the BCCH introduced its Debrecen InfoPoint as part of the programme of a trade mission from the UK. The InfoPoint was set up with the aim of expanding the Chamber's reach beyond the borders of Budapest, and is supported by the Hajdú-Bihar County Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Speakers at the press conference addressing the trade mission participants and representatives of the regional media were Ferenc Miklóssy, President of the Hajdú-Bihar County Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dr. György Nagy, Chairman of the Hungarian-British Chamber of Commerce in the United Kingdom, London, Éva Jónás, Executive Director of the BCCH, and Katalin Koszta, Manager of the InfoPoint.

Netis Zrt. introduces special offer package for fellow BCCH members

NETIS is a young, dynamic Hungarian IT company, offering system integration, hardware infrastructure and software development services, with additional high quality services such as project management and various forms of after-sales support. The company has ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 certification, and offers reliable support and services in completing EU-funded projects, from the first project idea through the project management to the final documentation, necessary training or follow-up activities. For more information on the company and their offers to BCCH members, please click on the Read more link below.

New Members
New members of the BCCH

Click here to see which companies have joined the Chamber recently. If you are a member and wish to indicate that on your website or anywhere else, contact us for a BCCH logo. If you are not a member but wish to learn about the benefits of becoming a member of the BCCH, please visit the Membership section of the Chamber's website or contact the office for more details.

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